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Our Own Worst Enemy

I’m not sure who women are more loyal to, themselves or men. I must say that after reading Ladies and The Hip Hop That Loves To Hate Us by Amanda Seales on Clutch Magazine. I’m inspired to voice my feelings. The fact is we as women don’t have to allow men to mistreat us but […]

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Crispy Chicken Wraps In Post Racial America

In early April everyone seemed to go crazy about the Burger King commercial with Mary J Blige singing about the new crispy chicken wrap. I actually enjoyed it and thought it was catchy, not to mention she was looking beat in that all black. The media and others went irate about it because they were […]

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Lent Lessons

I hope everyone had a great Easter weekend. Now that easter is over so is lent. Yay! I see a lot of people are excited to have completed the forty day fast from their various vices… and so am I. Those last two weeks were a struggle for me. *wipes forehead* I wanted to share […]

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It All Belongs to… Me?

In this day and age of the side chicks #winning and the power couples building, why the hell is Brandy and Monica singing about this foolishness- especially at their age- It All Belongs To Me? Women are not tricking off on men right now they’re getting tricked on. I mean seriously -__- If you’re giving […]

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Start Your New Year With A Laugh

Happy New Year, Everyone! I’ll let you all in on a little secret… I brought in the new year with Peaches. I was elated to see on my twitter timeline only minutes before the new year began this video by Billy Sorrells. I already loved watching “Shit Black Girls Say.”  Here he is again with […]

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Is Your Life A Tyler Perry Movie?

Is your life a Tyler Perry movie? I know you’re probably thinking “NO” … or maybe you said “YES” I get so tired of us (black people) bashing Tyler Perry saying this and that about his movies being coonery and misrepresenting the black community. I’d like to beg to differ. First of all, movies and […]

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Why Olivia Isn’t Succeeding…

  When it comes to guilty pleasures, reality television is mine. I hate to admit it but it is. I will pick a reality show over a scripted show any day, and as a educated, uplifting, advocating black woman I feel bad about it. *covers face* I feel like I’m not suppose to choose Bad […]

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A Lesson In Acceptance via J. Cole

This thing has been bothering me for a while now. This summer I kept hearing this song that was sooo west coast, the beat, the vibe, even the way it was rapped, but I didn’t know who’s song it was. At first, it was very seldom it would come on the radio. Gradually, I began […]

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Musical Chairs

Musical Chairs…  “The Music Biz Is Like Musical Chairs, It’s About Where You Are Standing Where The Music Stop Spinnin”- Jay-Z-“Hollywood” You may be questioning your purpose in life, your mission, your goals, yourself. In this game of life you will continue to question the game and all the games within it. We see the […]

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Homecoming

It’s that time of year, college students present and past come together for football, parties, and celebration. In my experience at Howard University, it was a time to just go all in on everything. I have such fond memories from Homecoming- that I will not be sharing with you- but in honor of this special […]