Black Women

How fathers and daughters can talk without killing each other

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download In this first episode of “Daddy Daughter Discussions,” I speak with my daughter Patrice about the importance of fathers and daughters being able to communicate with each other. We are coming together for this important (and on-going) discussion to help other fathers and daughters in our community who are working through their communications ...

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Olympic Gold Medalist’s Childhood Was So Traumatic That She Didn’t Talk Until She Was 5-Years-Old

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CELEBRITIESOlympic Gold Medalist’s Childhood Was So Traumatic That She Didn’t Talk Until She Was 5-Years-Old By staff | March 30, 2015 Claressa Shields is a demonstration of the American dream. In spite of the challenges she went through during her childhood, she managed to stay focused in life, rising to win a boxing gold medal in the Olympics. The 20-year-old overcame seχual abuse, ...

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Study Claims Natural Women Have Low Self-Esteem?

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It appears that a company called NewsNerd.com published a misleading story about black women with natural hair having low self-esteem.  If you want to read a synopsis of what they were saying, you can read it below.  But it turns out that none of it is true. By: Naturally Triece According to research by a cosmetic company, Bountiful Hair, women ...

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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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