black women

Common Aims To Honor Black Women From The Perspective Of Black Men With New “Love Star” Documentary

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It’s not every day you hear a black man — specifically a rapper — say he wants to honor black women, so when one makes such a bold declaration we have no choice but to listen. Common has focused his admiration of black women into a mini-documentary titled Love...

Cree Summer Is Right, There’s No Such Thing As A “Carefree Black Girl”

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Most of us can pinpoint a moment in life where we felt like a carefree black girl, but if we’re being honest, it was just that, a moment. And, truthfully, we most likely only felt carefree because we made a choice to feel that way...

Forget What White Feminists Are Talking About, We Need To Focus On Black Women Earning 60 Cents For Every White Male Dollar

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60 cents. How many times have you heard that figure come out of the mouth of a white female proponent of equal pay? We’re guessing none. But we know you’ve heard the number 79, the figure that’s become the arc of the equal pay movement and...

Black Women Are Done Supporting Black Men Who Don’t Protect Us

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“Why do Black men refuse to implicate other Black men in their wrongdoings?” This is a question I asked my male peers– lovers, friends, family members– countless times. The answer remained elusive, shrouded in a diaphanous film of deceit. No man would ever tell me,...