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Grand Jury’s Decision Initiates #BoycottBlackFriday

As most of the nation’s population tries to make sense of the decision made by he grand jury to not indict Darren Wilson for the shooting death of Michael Brown, ...

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Al Sharpton’s Finances Reveal Questionable Activity

Al Sharpton’s rise to power has always been attributed to his ability to be the spokesperson and mascot for victims of racial injustice. Wherever disruptive activity dwells, Sharpton marches to ...

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Women with Children Are More Productive Than Most People

Juggling motherhood and a high-powered career takes careful planning and an almost flawless skill set, and according to a recent study highlighted in the Washington Post, all that hard work ...

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Fact: Being a Black Woman Employee at Google is Not Fun

The tech world has never been known for its open door policy towards people of color. Its one of the few industries that has managed to legally keep their number ...

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Open Thread: Does He Resent Your Success?

The next time you get a feeling that your boo isn’t as happy about your achievements as he should be, it might not just be in your head. According to recent ...

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You Were Cc'd: The Importance of Delicate Email Etiquette

As worker bees, doesn’t it make you sad that we can’t handle our work woes by wrestling in the mud or just hauling off and slapping someone in the face ...

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Women with Children Are More Productive Than Most People

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Juggling motherhood and a high-powered career takes careful planning and an almost flawless skill set, and according to a recent study highlighted in the Washington Post, all that hard work pays off. Research now proves that women with kids tend to thrive a lot better...

The Baby Fashionistas of Social Media: What Happened to Kids Dressing Like Kids?

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I’ll be the first one to admit a slight uterus tug (slight…very, very slight) at the adorable photos that pop up on Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, etc. showing off little boys and girls dressed to the nines in the latest fashions. You say, “Aw,” and you...

Facebook Group “Dead Beat Kenya” Shames ‘Deadbeat’ Parents

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Oftentimes we see children who have misbehaved, in the eyes’ of their parents at least, being shamed across social media. But what if it were the parents who were being shamed for being negligent? In Kenya, a new Facebook group “Dead Beat Kenya” – which...

Real Talk: On Debra Harrell’s Arrest, Motherhood & Race

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In last week’s Mommie Dearest column, I wrote about Debra Harrell, a South Carolina mother who was arrested for “abandoning” her nine-year-old daughter at a park while she worked at a nearby McDonald’s. (Just yesterday we learned that Harrell has been let go from her job.) I had...

Teaching Our Children to Love Their Natural Hair

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We all love our children.  They are the truest extension of ourselves. As we do our best to rear them into productive and positive individuals before they leave our nest we guide them on what is right and wrong, and how to survive.  We want...