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Nigger (Part 10145) Nigga (Part 27)

December 5, 2013

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By:CityFella The world stopped for a brief moment. For a few seconds the people in Concourse B, at the busy Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport between Gates 23 and 25 was in a state of suspended animation after two white girls screamed  there’s my nigga to a black girl.   The white girls had that suburban […]

Detangling racism: White women’s fixation with black women’s hair

October 26, 2013

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The ongoing obsession with black women‘s hair is now the stuff of art shows. One, in particular, raises questions BY BRITTNEY COOPER This post originally appeared on Crunk Feminist Collective. Pictures from a new exhibit by photographer Endia Beal called “Can I Touch It?” showcase several white women, all corporate execs, who agreed to get a “black hairstyle” and […]

Quite Possibly the Worst Online Dating Profile … Ever and Beyond

October 7, 2013

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By Lucia Peters/Betty Confidential With this Austin man’s list of girlfriend requirements, it’s no wonder he’s single. And no, we’re not exaggerating. Ladies, meet Sleepless in Austin. Like so many, Sleepless in Austin is on a quest. What kind of quest, you ask? A quest… for LOVE! Unfortunately he happens to be so bigoted that it’s […]

Dear angry white conservatives: Chill out The Sky is not falling

November 18, 2012

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All is not lost with Romney’s defeat — but it may be time to tune into a different news station Dear angry white conservatives who are mourning Mitt Romney’s loss, If Fox News is any indication, many of you are dismayed, upset, and befuddled by Mitt Romney’s loss to President Obama. Some of these feelings […]

White Men Dating Black Women (its a different world)

August 12, 2012

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“ For a Black girl she looks good, but I like my women pink”    the comment was from a co-worker at the UA Movies4  in Fresno, California  where I worked while I  was a student in college. The women, was Mona( Tracy Reed) who was the serious object of desire of T.C (Franklin Ajaye) in […]

First Miss Black France causes controversy

July 15, 2012

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Controversial beauty contest “Miss Black France” crowned a Senegalese student in Paris this weekend. But the event, picketed by far-right protesters, has divided opinion in France. Mbathio Beye, a 21-year-old Senegalese student of marketing strategy in Paris was crowned Miss Black France . Romy Niaba, a 22-year-old political science student of Ivory Coast descent, and […]

How Losing My Hair Helped Me Find Myself

July 1, 2012

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“Is my HAIR falling out?” I was trying to quell the panic in my voice and my head as my husband and I stood in the bathroom mirror. I think he muttered some niceties, you know, the way husbands do in an effort to keep the dust down. But I didn’t need him to confirm […]

My White Brother in Law*

June 15, 2012

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Oh to be a fly on THAT wall.  The  black (man) fiancee  is coming to dinner  and it’s not Sidney Poitier.  I’m sure there where quite a few questions from the Lodi family. Black People in Lodi? Marrying someone out of my race, wasn’t a total shock from my side of the family, my life was […]

Black and white twins

April 7, 2012

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James and Daniel are twins. What sets them apart is that one is white and one is black – and the differences don’t end there, as Joanna Moorhead discovers James (left) and Daniel Kelly, twin brothers The two teenage boys sitting on the sofa opposite are different in almost every way. On the left is […]

Zimmerman-Martin It’s not always Race

March 29, 2012

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If you are black/African American you may view the murder of Treyvon Martins as just one more example of a devalued black person. Another black man, another African american, a teenager killed because he was black…. Most americans are outraged by the events in Florida.   There are also  many white americans who believe Treyvon Martin actions may have contributed  to his death.   […]

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