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Open Thread: Spanking Children: Harmful or Helpful?

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In light of Adrian Peterson’s child abuse arrest the question that is at the tip of everyone’s tongue is does physical punishment hurt or help a child’s development? Several athletes have spoken out on the matter. From the NFL to the NBA, there is a...

Open Thread: What Are Your Thoughts on Prenups?

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This afternoon I received a text message from a coworker-turned-friend. It read, “I HAD to ask you, what are your thoughts on prenups?” I sat there and gathered my thoughts for a second. As a teenager in high school, I recalled having this conversation with...

Open Thread: Would You Date Someone With an Incurable STD?

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Recently I met a guy and everything seemed to be going well until he dropped the “H” bomb on me.  What’s the “H” bomb? Well dude told me he had genital herpes. Yup, the gift that keeps on giving. As many know, herpes is an...

Open Thread: Let’s Talk Domestic Violence, the NFL, Ray Rice and More

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Disclaimer: This is the sole view of Nikki Tucker, not Clutch Magazine. After observing the physical altercation, which transpired between Ray Rice and then fiancée, I needed a moment to gather my thoughts. Domestic violence is such a touchy subject I did not want to...

Open Thread: Is America For Black People?

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On the heels of the murders of Eric Garner and Michael Brown, Writer Greg Howard recently penned a poignant piece for Deadspin titled, “American Is Not For Black People”. And if what Howard wrote was a church sermon, the whole congregation would probably say “AMEN”....