Category Archives: Race Matters

FAQ: New Natural Hair Transitioning…

As of late going natural is the new trend & I get NUMEROUS questions from my new naturalista sistas about my crown of nearly 6 years. I decided to put ALL the info into one resource so its easier thus, … Continue reading

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Love Me So Naturally by Alicia James

Naturalistas, get into this.. like, ALL THE WAY into this…

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Attractive Qualities in a Man…

If you ask the average woman what traits she finds attractive in a man, you’ll hear a variety of answers including but not limited to physical traits, family values, etc. But I wanna delve a bit deeper into specific details … Continue reading

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Link-Up: Afeni Shakur-Davis’ Statement On The Occupy Movement

One of my favorite revolutionary sistas/walking testament and YOUR favorite hip hop mother, Afeni Shakur-Davis recently released a statement via the Tupac Amaru Shakur Foundation Facebook page on the Occupy Movement that’s definitely worth the read…   “The Occupy Wall … Continue reading

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Flashback Track: “Ya Strugglin’” by KRS-One | 1990

Listen!!

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Registration for the 100 Black Men Annual Conference Opens TODAY!

Men, gentlemen and Kings, the registration opens TODAY 12/1/11 for the Annual 100 Black Men 2012 Conference set for June 13 – 17, 2012 at Hyatt Regency Atlanta in Atlanta, GA.  This esteemed conference includes workshops on effective mentoring, community empowerment … Continue reading

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The Root: “They’ll Miss Obama When He’s Gone” -D. Swerdlick

The Wall Street Journal’s Peggy Noonan was probably right last week when she wrote that “nobody loves Obama” anymore. In last week’s Gallup poll, the president’s approval rating dropped to a George W. Bush-like 40 percent. While Obama probably still … Continue reading

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ELEVATE the Conversation for National HIV Testing Day

If you live in a predominately black city, behind every 100 doors you will find 70 African American men & women infected with the HIV virus. HIV is the worst enemy of our friends, families & lovers but even with … Continue reading

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Have You Heard of: “@ColoredMyMind”?

As the sister of an incredible young man who is severely autistic, the daughter of a woman who has struggled to hide the obvious pain she feels and (as a result) the creator of a very small African American Autism … Continue reading

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“Dark Girls” Documentary & My 3 Most Beautiful Dark Skinned Sistas

“Dark Girls,” A Documentary About Dark Skin Prejudice and How It Affects Dark-Skinned Black Women” was directed by African American actor, director, producer and writer Bill Duke (aka Juice) and D. Channsin Berry is set to premiere in October 2011 at the International Black Film Festival … Continue reading

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