Black Women

Madam Prezident: I hate Love & Hip-Hop, here’s why

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Madam Prezident has some interesting things to say about Love & Hip-Hop. She says that people think that money gives you wealth, but the truth is that your wealth comes from your education level. You have to look at some of the shows that are being marketed to black people and ask yourself if any of this stuff is normal ...

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This woman’s doll helps girls see their natural beauty

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By Dana C. Ayres As the old adage states, “necessity is the mother of invention.” Well, mother and entrepreneur, Angelica Sweeting, decided to be the mother of her own invention by creating a doll that looks like herself.  Out of frustration and the need to guard her children’s self-esteem, she created a doll that contained the same broad and striking ...

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Doctor teaches black girls to love their natural hair

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By Robert Stitt She may be a doctor and bestselling author now, but Dr. Phoenyx Austin was not always the person she is today. In fact, when she was growing up, she lacked self-confidence and did not feel beautiful. She attributes much of how she felt about herself as she grew up to the role models she saw on television ...

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Towanna Freeman: How to overcome a cheating spouse

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download When we have infidelity in our relationships, some of us just want to throw in the towel. But most long-term relationships must overcome some form of betrayal. This video serves as a guide post to figure out how to move forward after such tragedy. There is a video you can watch with Dr ...

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Rachel Miller-Bradshaw: Be patient, the black family CAN be restored

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By Rachel Miller-Bradshaw During a recent conversation on Black America, I was frustratingly told by the black male I was conversing with that people of African descent are doomed in this country.  He referenced the “ghettoes” where so many Black Americans live, the mass incarceration of black males, and the disenfranchisement of black men in particular from corporate and entrepreneurial ...

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Was Law Enforcement in Baltimore Inciting Violence and Theft?

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Reported by Robert Stitt When people took to the streets of Baltimore to protest the death of Freddie Gray, several of the demonstrations spun out of control. The mainstream media showed video footage of fires, broken windows and looting. The videos showed protestors throwing bricks and bottles at police, destroying patrol cars, and looting stores. Threats were made against Mondawmin ...

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Dr Roosevelt Mitchell III: Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill is disrespectful

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Some people are voting that Harriet Tubman should be on the $20 bill instead of Andrew Jackson. But not everyone agrees. Roosevelt Mitchell, aka “The Disability Scholar,” says that putting Tubman on the twenty disrespects her legacy and fails to represent the scope of her contribution to the black community and to the world. Check out his video and tell ...

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NY Corrections Officer Allegedly Smuggled “Crack” in for Inmates

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By Victor O. A veteran correction officer in Manhattan has been busted and slammed with drug possession charges for allegedly smuggling contraband into the jail she worked in and dealing it to inmates. Patricia Howard, who has reportedly worked for more than 17 years with the New York Department of Corrections, was arrested Saturday night by the city’s Department of ...

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