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by / on December 14, 2014 at 10:57 am / in Culture, Current Events, Dysfunctional family dynamics, Society, Uncategorized, Women's issues

Your Blackness is Not My Blackness So Please Stay in Your Lane

The social media can be both a curse and a blessing. It is a blessing because you have the opportunity to read the viewpoints of millions of people. However, it is also a curse because very often, you are also exposed to the ignorant arrogance of people. Especially when it comes to defining “Blackness” because some Black folks have declared […]

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by / on December 6, 2014 at 8:12 pm / in Art, Body, Celebrities, Culture, Current Events, Editorials, Entertainment, Gender, Prejudice, Psychology

White Supremacy, Reality TV, and The African-American Woman

The history of African-American women in America is one in which there has been much joy and a lot of pain. It is not easy being a woman in this society, particularly an African-American woman because they have three strikes against them. They are women, strike one. They belong to a class that is associated with poverty and welfare, strike two. […]

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by / on February 11, 2013 at 2:45 pm / in Culture, Gender, Philosophy, Prejudice, Psychology

Triple Consciousness and the Black Woman

W.E.B Du Bois was a brilliant man. He was an important contributing factor to the new social science named sociology and one of the greatest writers of the African American experience. He introduced the concept of “Double Consciousness”, the way that African Americans viewed themselves, individually and as a group, through the eyes of the society they live in. “It […]

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by / on June 24, 2012 at 10:37 am / in Culture, Current Events, Dysfunctional family dynamics, Editorials, Gender, Philosophy, Prejudice, Relationships, Society

Race Woman No More

Feminism fascinated me greatly because I was taught from childhood that a black woman is supposed to suppress her feminist leanings in order to support the Black man…

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by / on June 7, 2012 at 2:15 pm / in Country, Culture, Media, Prejudice, Psychology, Society

Searching for Assata

Reading about Ms. Shakur’s experiences brought up feelings of pain and anger…Imagine being convicted for the murders of two people, one of them your best friend and you are innocent.

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by / on January 1, 2012 at 10:38 pm / in Culture, Current Events, Gender, Sexuality

A Village Without Love: The Sad & Sorry State of the Black Community

There has been an ongoing war between the sexes in the Black community for decades and it is time for it to end because it’s pathetic and the only people hurting are the children. 70% of Black children reside in a single parent household; usually the mother and Black children are highly overrepresented in the foster care system. Although Blacks […]

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by / on March 31, 2011 at 10:34 am / in Current Events, Editorials, Media, Miscellaneous, Prejudice, Society

Ignorance Writ Large

By: Mary-Margaret McSweene I woke up this morning and began my usual routine of coffee and reading. I started with the Chicago Tribune and was jolted out of my pre-caffeine coma by the headline “11 Hurt in Shooting, Bus Crash.” On the south side of my city, two men had jumped from their vehicle, each wielding a large firearm, and […]

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