Black People Can’t Tell “Black Jokes” Now?

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Am I the only Black woman not offended by @Lesdoggg‘s slavery skit on SNL? — DangerousLee Network (@DangerousLee) May 5, 2014 The real issue is that a lot of people do not get her brand of humor. I got it! … Continue reading

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Are Thrift Stores Too Pricey For The Poor?

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Over the last couple of years, charity shops and thrift stores have become a magnet for bargain hunters. Austerity measures, a global recession and high inflation has meant that designer goods are less affordable, and savvy shoppers are increasingly sourcing … Continue reading

Has A New Generation Been Turned Off By Politics?

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Has the hope and enthusiasm that marked the 2008 elections carried through the polarization and divisiveness of today’s politics? The 2008 election saw 75 percent of 18- to 29-year-olds turn out to vote in the presidential election. A number of … Continue reading

Birth Control Pills for Men Are Coming Soon! Are You Ready to Swallow?

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The world of contraceptive techniques may be slated to get a refresher course if scientists’ optimistic reports are to be believed. Recent research has pointed attempts to create an effective male contraceptive pill in an entirely new direction. While there … Continue reading

Are You a Real Friend?

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By Margaret Paul, Ph.D. “A real friend is one who helps us to think our noblest thoughts, put forth our best efforts, and be our best selves.” ~Anonymous What kind of friend are you? Below are some of the things … Continue reading

Has The Onesie Peaked?

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With unflattering looks and the appearance of an oversized baby grow the onesie was an unlikely fashion trend which took the world by storm. One minute they were a whimsical novelty and the next it seemed like everyone had one. … Continue reading

Should You Believe Everything That Little Bird Told You?

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It’s hard to be sure that anything online is true – people’s profiles can be deceptive, there’s sales patter everywhere, adverts make astounding claims and gossip and unsubstantiated rumor abound. So when it comes to uber-hyped share launches, like Facebook … Continue reading