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Want to Really ‘Level Up?’ The One Thi...

There are a lot of ‘level up’ conversations happening in black women’s social media circles as of late. Heated debates over kinky vs...
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Serena Williams’ Catsuit Highlights the Chal...

Serena Williams stopped the show at the French Open when she debuted in a black catsuit with a red belt. She was truly a stunning figure, and people l...
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What?! Successful, Non-Black Men Don’t Like ...

Recently, a much-discussed topic has been bubbling up about whether or not “men of means,” that is, successful and eligible, prefer women ...
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Where are all the Black Media Reports Warning Blac...

Ladies, I realize that what I am about to say is preaching to the choir, but I think it is necessary to give a SPECIFIC INSTANCE of how the black comm...
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Hey Black Folks, Nobody Believes Us Anymore. Can Y...

  I already know that this post is going to be greeted with outrage, and even that is predictable because we black folks are really, really good ...
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Fighting Everyone’s Battles Keeps Us Busy Bu...

Therese Patricia Okoumou, a Congolese immigrant, scaled the Statue of Liberty to protect the Trump administration’s immigration policies that ha...
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If You Want a Boyfriend Upgrade, Get Better Girlfr...

Americans are a restless people. We’re always looking for an upgrade. We upgrade our flights, skills and education, cars and living spaces. But ...
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From 72% to 77% Out-of-Wedlock Births…are Bl...

At this point, I don’t even know what to say. For the last near decade, I’ve been trying to be the voice of sanity and common sense in reg...
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Black Women, Set to Be the Next ‘It’ G...

With all this talk about more commercials depicting interracial couples featuring a black woman as a wife, the next question comes: are we prepared fo...
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Open Thread: What Do You Think About the Target &#...

  The day after Father’s Day and the ‘baby daddy’ card featuring a black couple distributed to 900 stores was the hot topic of ...
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A Major Difference in a White Man’s Hero Jou...

Yesterday a friend of mine told me he was watching Braveheart when he came to an epiphany–so many movies about the white man’s hero journe...
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Ladies, Learn to Fight Right #pinkpill Wisdom

When it comes to conflict and telling people about themselves, black women are the undisputed leaders. But this dubious status has so many negative ri...
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The Real Reason Some Black People Hate Me…

Yesterday I got into a spirited argument with a “conscious” friend of mine regarding Meghan Markle, her biracial heritage and African Amer...
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Dr. Erica Marchand Shares Tips on How to Overcome ...

Sexual abuse against black girls and women is probably the most pervasive, insidious, and least-discussed issue in the black community. It is covered ...
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