The Strong Black Woman – Myth or Fact?

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By Marcea Hibbert-Roye I am of the opinion that the strength of a Black woman is both a fact and a myth, in equal measures. Women of any color are inherently strong but it is the information gained from this … Continue reading

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Black Nativity: Movie I Don’t Wanna See But I Recommend

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Nope. Don’t wanna see it. Can’t make me! However, I do promote that you see it, for obvious reasons (Black cast and positive message), but I’m sure it’s a well done film. I’m just not in the mood for all … Continue reading

Top Story: Why Do Black Men Date Outside Their Race?

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Over the weekend, black women were honored during BET’s annual “Black Girls Rock!” event which got us thinking. We know Black women are amazing and deserve all of the kudos in world but do the men see it? In response, … Continue reading

If You’re An Asshole And You Know It Read This Blog!

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FreeBlogging: The Internet Is A Breeding Ground For Assholes, Including Me! I wrote this weeks ago as I was going off on a tangent. I’ve debated publishing it because I don’t think it’s written very well. Then I said, fuck … Continue reading

Say No To All Black Everything: How To Properly Work Black Into Your Wardrobe

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Black is a beautiful color when it used properly and in moderation.  When you are putting together your outfits, though, the key would be to make sure that you keep it that way.  Black is one of those bold colors … Continue reading

The Half Series Interviews: Jonathan R. Miller

What is the ethnic background of your parents? My father is Black and my mother is White.  My father is relatively light-skinned and so I regularly “pass” as white. What type of colorism have you had to face and how … Continue reading

Black History Month Spotlight: Cashel Sapphire Campbell – Actor & Burlesque Performer

Name and Occupation:  Cashel Sapphire Campbell, Actor/Belly Dance and Burlesque Performer & Instructor/Dance Therapy Student. What do you love most about being a Black woman? I love the color of my skin. I love the legacy of my ancestors that … Continue reading

Black History Month Spotlight: Tanisha Ward – Classical Singer & Realtor

Name and Occupation: Tanisha Ward, Classical Singer & Realtor What do you love most about being a Black woman? I LOVE how strong we are,  our spirits are not “easily broken,” we’re very independent and we have depth and soulfulness … Continue reading

The Half Series Interviews: Lisa Chase Patterson

What is the ethnic background of your parents? My father is Black and Sicilian, my mom is Cherokee and Spanish What type of colorism have you had to face and how did you deal with it? Since I was very … Continue reading

Liberia: Land of the Free and Home of The Slaves

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I was looking through some cards from a Trivial Pursuit-like game with questions only about Black history.  One of the questions asked, “why was the American Colonization Society formed in 1817?” The answer on the back of the card said, … Continue reading

Black Music Month Spotlight: Billy Hyatt

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Name:  Billy Hyatt Why is celebrating Black music important to you? Because Black Ppople have and continue to make such great contributions to music worldwide. Without the creative input that different Black culture’s brought to the game, music would be … Continue reading

Black Music Month Spotlight: L.A. Jackson

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Name: L.A. Jackson Why is celebrating Black music important to you? Because Black music is the foundation for all music.  So much has spun off from this music that it’s important to remember  where the heartbeat of it all came … Continue reading