opinion

This Is How Ciara, With Her Black Power Blinders, Just Lost My Respect

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Ciara may think her ex-boyfriend Future has unmercifully drug her name through the mud, but she’s doing a pretty good job of tarnishing her own image from where I stand. That’s if she’s the type to give a damn about the opinions of Black Americans (which...

#HotepRepellent: Dating Tips for ‘Woke AF’ Black Women

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Black women were armed, black women were dangerous and the less money they had the deadlier the weapon they chose. pic.twitter.com/4OKQDPKbrP — 1-800-WOKE-AF (@gloed_up) January 6, 2016 As a 26-year-old black woman, I think us ladies deserve a moment of praise. Not only are black...

Who Cares What White People Say, ‘Formation’ Is Right On Time For Beyonce – And Us

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Sometimes I get the feeling Beyoncé’s not listening, both to the criticisms that surround her – which are so numerous blocking out the noise would be understandable – and the changing social climate by which her constituents, i.e. fans are greatly affected; this is, after all,...

14 Ways Black Men Can Be Better Allies in 2016

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Every year, new ideas are introduced to our society with hopes that we create a more inclusive culture that raises the voices and concerns of marginalized groups– making all spaces more inclusive and equitable. Of course, such attempts are often met with backlash from dominant...

#WasteHisTime2016: What If Women Reclaimed The Word Jaded?

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Bitch, bossy, these are just some of the words women have taken ownership of in the past few years and flipped into powerful descriptors of a woman about her business. But when it comes to our romantic lives, maybe it’s time to reclaim another term that...

8 Responses To Arguments That Support Bill Cosby

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Whatever your opinion on the veracity of the claims by scores of women– 40 or so supposedly?– that Bill Cosby drugged and raped or sexually assaulted them, one thing is for certain: these allegations have erupted a national debate. As the victims stood up, one...