Why Iyanla Can’t Fix My Life

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I really believe that she can “fix” my life in a few areas. I like Iyanla and when I had cable I watched her show, Iyanla Fix My Life, religiously. I get unnerved by her use of the word Beloved, … Continue reading

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Men don’t smile all day. Why should we?

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 Estimated reading time: 1 minute, 35 seconds. Contains 317 words After an SMH and eye roll worthy experience I took to Facebook and asked: Men: Does it usually “work” when the first words you say to a woman are – … Continue reading

Why Has ‘Ratchet’ Behavior Become So Popular?

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By Chuck Checkman, Sr. Estimated reading time: 4 minutes, 16 seconds. Contains 855 words Worldstar Freaks Uncut has uncovered a vast phenomenon for which is rapidly becoming relevant among all aspects within our lives. Trends occur all of the time. … Continue reading

Law-And-Order Tactics Bring Neither To Ferguson

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By Larry M. Elkin We don’t know for sure exactly what happened in the moments before the first bullet struck Michael Brown on August 9. However, we do know with certainty, because the evidence is abundantly clear, that at nearly … Continue reading

I Am The 14% – Black People in America: Why We Will Never Overcome

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Remember the following fact the next time a Black woman or man is unjustly killed or why it is so hard for us to overcome the effects of racism in this country. We are a minority in more ways than … Continue reading

To the people who don’t find black women/men attractive, why? – GirlsAskGuys.com

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Question: To the people who don’t find black women/men attractive, why? Black people seem to be the least liked by a lot of people on GAG, and I really don’t understand why.. The responses to this “popular question” on Girls … Continue reading

The Hidden Life of the African Feminist

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By A George Gethsemane was not monster-proofed as is the perspective of the African feminist. She is the idea of the private life, the hidden life summoned up courageously in the face of insurmountable challenges. She is the futurist poet … Continue reading