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The rise of the African American Permanent Underclass PT1

I believe a African-American permanent underclass is here. Who are the underclass? According to Richard Florida’s article “The 66%: America’s Growing Underclass” 66% of Americans are in the

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Racist things that only Black women deal with at work

Black women are kicking ass in the work place. With success comes a whole bunch of crap. More like microaggressions. You can’t quite call HR on

December 10, 2014 Career and Business

#BLACKLIVESMATTER only if you are male, heterosexual and able-bodied

  When I saw this on MSNBC, I cried for my sisters. When I read twitter feeds and articles and when I saw images on television and

December 06, 2014 Uncategorized
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The NY Times and Alessandra Stanley figure out: How to get away with racist, sexist, colorist and ageist tropes against Shonda Rhimes and Viola Davis

by Shanay Watson-Whittaker Crossposted from Just when you think that the New York Times couldn’t sink any lower, they did! The “Gray Lady” wonders

September 19, 2014 Culture
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Parents of Black, Latino, First Nations or mixed raced children need to have the “talk” with our kids.

If you are the parents of Black, Latino, First Nations or mixed race especially Black children you need to tell them the truth. Love will

August 25, 2014 Culture, Family
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When Whites have Clashes, Blacks have Riots. When Whites are Revelers, Blacks are Rioters.

Yesterday I wrote a post about the rioting in Ferguson and how we need to focus on economic and political empowerment and this came on

August 12, 2014 Culture
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It’s time to drop the “one drop rule” and let Blacks define Blackness

Race is a social construct however race has real world implications. We see it with systematic racism in our everyday lives. I wrote this when

June 03, 2014 Colorism, Culture
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Mellody Hobson: Color blind or color brave?

Check out this awesome Ted Talks from Mellody Hobson. Mellody Hobson is a business woman, serves as a board of directors for numerous firms, is

May 29, 2014 Uncategorized
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Bougie throws a massive side eye towards the Black women haters who want us to be outraged over Donald Sterling

Dearest Negro, We here at Bougie Black Girl land find it absolutely ironic that your ass is upset about some old White man’s comments about not

April 26, 2014 Colorism, Culture
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100 Days to a Brand New You: Dear Sisters, An open letter to Black Women (66/100)

Dear Sister, Once again we are getting hit with another wave of antiBlack woman propaganda. I want to counter it and let you know you

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