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On Ciara and Future: Can A Wedding Ruin A Marriage?

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With each generation, weddings have come to be seen more as a gathering of hoopla and hype than a holy ceremony to mark a couple’s new union. Yet the decision to spend thousands of dollars on a celebration usually comes down to just that —...

IT HAPPENED TO ME: I Got a Breast Reduction and Men Shamed Me for It

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Apparently, I insulted the boner. I was also ready for the inevitable criticism. I knew this story would reach a lot of women who may not have found a space to truly discuss such a taboo topic. I know I’ve had a difficult time finding...

There Is No Debate: The Confederate Flag IS Racist & Gotta Go

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The first time I ever laid eyes on a confederate flag, it was plastered onto a truck parked outside of a gas station where my family– a single Black mother with three children– stopped to fill up the tank and stretch our legs. We were...

5 Responses To Rachel Dolezal Faking Blackness

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The Rachel Dolezal story broke and released a fury of opinions on Twitter. Of course, some of these are far more valid than others. It comes as no surprise that many are not only utterly clueless but ignorant to the reasons why every aspect of...