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Black Women: The Epicenter of the Black Community

There’s a saying that states “a woman’s work is never done”, I think that doubles if the woman is African American.

It can be seen in modern times, dating back to ancient ones that women have always been the glue that holds a family together. 553 more words

Black Culture

What UP Wednesday: Chris Brown's Accuser Stinks of White Privilege

What up Wednesday, is a weekly article written by the founder of 6TwentySeven Magazine. Geared to talk about politics, culture, and current events, What Up Wednesdays, will offer you an alternate voice and perspective on today’s latest news topics. 818 more words
Life

Why Black People Should Not Accept The Racism Of Coronation Street

So Coronation Street has issued an apology regarding the racist joke that was made during the bank holiday Monday episode when Eva Price said “I have more roots than Kunta Kinte,” in  a visit to the hair salon to get her roots retouched. 1,822 more words

Opinion

Lucky or a Blessing: Fortunate or a Miracle

Usually my essays are directed at cultural and/or political subject matter, but for this one I plan  to deviate and touch on a subject more of a spiritual/religious nature. 881 more words

Black Culture

How Jamaica Changed My Life: The Difference Between Americans and Everybody Else

I was fortunate enough to visit Montego Bay, Jamaica for my 26th birthday. It was the best birthday trip thus far. It wasn’t my first time outside of the country, but this particular trip did something to me. 1,130 more words

Relationship Goals

Cliff & Claire. Will & Jada. Bey & Jay. Ayesha & Steph. Barack & Michelle.

In the nearly 100 years since humans created the ability to produce motion picture films with sound, there have been millions of depictions of Black Love. 473 more words

For the Chocolate Drops

“Being ‘Black’ is and will always be cool. Just embrace it.”
-Chelsea Odufu

Step 1: Read this. http://www.teenvogue.com/story/colorism-loving-dark-skin-essay

Step 2: Watch this.

Chelsea O, for the win!   241 more words

Enlightenment