Black Women

Study Claims Natural Women Have Low Self-Esteem

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By: Naturally Triece According to research by a cosmetic company, Bountiful Hair, women with natural hair are said to have lower self-esteem than women with treated hair. According to BlackHair.com, natural hair is considered to be: “hair whose texture hasn’t been altered by chemical straighteners, including relaxers and texturizers.” The most common natural hairstyles worn by many black women is ...

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Man With 34 Children by 17 Women Gets His OWN Reality Show

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A man who has 34 children with 17 women, and was once featured on Iyanla Vanzant’s “Fix My Life”, will get his OWN show on Oprah Winfrey’s network. Jay Williams, a native of Atlanta, will be featured on a show that chronicles his struggle to reconnect with his kids–aged 3 through 27–and the mothers of his children. According to OWN, ...

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Tarajii P. Henson Sends Her Son to a HBCU Due to Racial Profiling at USC

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by G. Brown You work hard to raise kids and teach them to do the right thing, treat others fairly and stay out of trouble. Still, sometimes trouble comes looking for them simply for the crime of being black. “Empire” star Taraji P. Henson’s celebrity doesn’t give her any passes as the parent of a black male. Henson told Uptown ...

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Watch Serena Williams Smack It to Beyoncé’s 7/11

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The woman named America’s greatest athlete by The New Yorker recently took time out to have some fun with one of Beyoncé’s many hits. A YouTube video shows Serena practicing and dancing to Beyoncé’s 7/11. “Our April cover star Serena Williams pulled a Beyoncé at the BallenIsles Country Club, practicing power shots and Bey-worthy dance moves to ‘7/11.’ Watch her ...

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Little White Lie: The Story of A Black Girl Who Thought She Was White

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By Joshua D.Copeland Could you imagine growing up your entire life believing that you’re something you’re not? That was the day and life of Lacey Schwartz, a young black girl who grew up as a white Jewish girl in Woodstock N.Y.  She was raised by he parents Peggy and Robert Schwartz in a predominantly white community.   But all this ...

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Dr Roosevelt Mitchell III: Why would someone call Mone Davis a slut?

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A college athlete recently received discipline for calling Mone Davis a slut. Davis is the young girl who wowed the nation with her baseball skills. She was in the news after the student made the remark on Twitter. Dr Roosevelt Mitchell III has a few things to say about this, and it’s not nice. Listen to what he has to ...

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Miss Japan is half-black, and a lot of people don’t like it

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Reported by Victor Ochieng The crowning of Ariana Miyamoto on March 8, 2015 as Miss Japan was historical. Her modeling role didn’t just end there, as her win meant that she’ll be representing Japan in the Miss Universe pageant. This is a reason for Japanese people to celebrate, because Miyamoto is indeed beautiful and has what it takes for the ...

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Actor Terry Crews’ Strong Views on Feminism and Male Pride

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by Kristina Byas Do you know when your pride is getting in the way of your personal growth? If you don’t perhaps it is time to evaluate how this could be damaging your relationships with women. Feminism and male pride have been an ongoing issue for years. Women have continuously fought to prove that they are just as equal as ...

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