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Legal Weed: White People Get Rich, Black People Get To Stay In Prison

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Ever since Colorado and Washington  legalized marijuana, people have realized how much of a big business it actually is.  So far Colorado has brought in over $200 million in revenue, and now it’s even a bigger hotbed of tourist activity.  Just imagine the other states that...

Dear White Gay Guys: If You’re Allies Of Black Women, Prove It

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Can we talk? Really talk? Good. Because I’m so sick of the word “ally” and the expectations that come with it that I don’t know what to do. When some Black men want to get play on Twitter, they all of a sudden become feminist...

Times Writer Tells White Gay Men To Stop Stealing Black Female Culture

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Time Magazine recently posted an opinion piece by Sierra Mannie, a senior at the University of Mississippi, titled “Dear White Gays: Stop Stealing Black Female Culture.”  And this is how I initially felt after reading the title, because I knew exactly where Mannie was going. You see,...

Open Thread: Should We Expect Black Men To Defend Black Women When Attacked Online?

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During the recent “Opie and Anthony” racist tirade, which resulted in Anthony Cumia being fired from Sirius radio, I noticed numerous threats and racial epithets directed towards black women who either wrote about the story, or even tweeted about it.  In what always appears to happen, black...

This Baby Sling Photo Gets All Of The Side Eyes

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In the photo above, you can see two different baby sling products made by Baby K’Tan. On the right, you have a loving white couple with their baby all bundled up and cozy.  On the left, a black woman, who is not coupled, but is...