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Women. Society. Success.

March 9, 2012

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The picture of a successful man or woman varies between individuals, cultures, ethnicities, races and income level. I’d say that as a collective group, we have a very colorful idea of what success means and rightfully so. We all have our different paths and we must all play our role in society. Yet, I believe our media-forged […]

Re-Socialize Yourself. Africa is a continent.

February 27, 2012

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I thought it was obvious. I really did. Africa is a continent akin to North America and Europe. It seems that in our culture we take this fact for granted. And I mean a lot. The cast of Bravo’s The Real Housewives of Atlanta recently visited South Africa. Yet each time I tune in, one of […]

So Afrocentric

February 25, 2012

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“You are so afrocentric, so ethnic.” Please stop telling people this. Just stop. I seem to get this all the time. I guess people think its okay to let me know that I’m afrocentric because of my natural hair. It’s not. It’s not okay to use afrocentric for people who are being just who they […]

The Media’s at it Again

February 24, 2012

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Why do our media outlets continue to disrespect females and racial minorities? Check this out I can’t wait to see this documentary. It’s what we need in our society. We need to question the way the media portrays us. I am so tired of hearing “sex sells” and “It’s what the people want.” Please tell […]

“I don’t find black women attractive”

February 16, 2012

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“I think black women are just agressive; that’s just not sexy” “I don’t like black women because I don’t like their hair…their body…their culture…their this and their that.” Can I make a proclamation here? Can I? These are lies. Garbage. Trash. Made up narratives to make black women a peripheral statement in the dialogue of society. And […]

In the News: A Woman’s Right to Choose

February 9, 2012

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The legality of contraception is once again on trial but has it ever been resolved? Last week’s Susan G. Komen for the Cure and Planned Parenthood fiasco roused passionate debate around the country regarding a woman’s right to choose. This week, changes to the White House’s Affordable Care Act has once again pushed the debate […]

[Insert Sound Bite Here]

February 2, 2012

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Politics is truly a game of sound bites and quotes. How fast can you get this bite to spread through social media? What can I say that means nothing but will get people on board? Isn’t that what politics is today a game of lies, half-truths and promises. After debates and official addresses, Facebook and […]