politics

In the Wake of Newtown: Chicago Mother Loses All F...

Amidst all of the hustle and bustle of of Congress' jumbled talk about gun policy, the black community is yet reminded of the dire consequences associ...
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Is it Okay for ‘Black’ People to Compa...

Not everyone is thrilled about parallels being drawn between Obama and Martin Luther King Jr. Find out why....
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BREAKING NEWS: Fiscal Cliff Averted Before the Thu...

So, you may have missed it amongst the Kim K. pregnancy news and New Year's celebrations but we just averted the fiscal cliff crisis. Happy New Year!...
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Commentary on the Crooked Room: You Mad Sapphire? ...

Ever had someone declare your anger? Without your input? Well, that's because you're an angry black woman, a Sapphire to be exact. Melissa Harris-Perr...
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On DOMA: Are We Defending Marriage or Hate?

Does marriage really need defending? And, if so, from what? Other kinds of marriage, like maybe interracial marriage? Sounds a lot like hate to me......
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Why Does the “Fiscal Cliff” Seem to Ma...

Whether we go over the cliff or not, everyone needs to have several seats and have an adult conversation. ...
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Commentary on the Crooked Room: Melissa Harris-Per...

You've heard about the "crooked room," now meet the characters posted on the walls. First up, the Jezebel....
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A Man’s Right to Choose: The Ongoing Battle over...

Does it seem like women’s reproductive rights have been at the forefront of virtually every senatorial, gubernatorial, or presidential election deba...
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Black Women vs. Black Women: Why Can’t We Al...

Vivica A. Fox versus Crystal Wright on BET’s Don’t Sleep once again depicts Black women in constant competition with one another. Political debate...
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Politics for Lazy And/Or Dumb People Brought to Yo...

The air is rife with the stench of poli-tricks, and sometimes I prefer to read things on my own rather than allow a news broadcaster to inform me of H...
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TRJ on, “No Need For Permission: Because Som...

"When someone wants you to be less than what you are only so they can THINK they're better, you have a duty to your family and yourself to be all that...
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Guest Poster, Stang Brumfield, Weighs in On Crazy ...

"This all reminds me of the way the South acted after Lincoln begrudgingly signed to free the slaves. The law was in place but the South did what the...
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No Disrespect but….I Could Give a [bleep!] A...

I’m sure after reading this some people will feel offended that I did not use words that make them feel good about their spiritual practices. A...
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