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Sympathy

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the families and friends of the victims of this horrible tragedy at Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, SC on June 17th. 226 more words

General

Rachel Dolezal and the Problem of Colorism

Like many people, I’ve been fascinated (in horror) watching the Rachel Dolezal “passing” story unfold. I’m not going to rehash the various layers of how what she did was… 1,010 more words

Race

The Association of Black Sexologists and Clinicians - Black Family, Black Relationship, Black Sexuality Professional Conference

Guess who will be presenting at The Association of Black Sexologists and Clinicians – Black Family, Black Relationship, Black Sexuality Professional Conference for Scholarship and Best Practice….That’s right!! 13 more words

Sexuality

Bianca and Carol

Two generations of mothers!
Bianca is Carol’s child and Bianca has 2 young children
Carol’s gifts: empathetic and calm; a champion of women’s empowerment and an advocate for strong, happy marriages. 94 more words

Esther Magazine

The absent black father myth—debunked by CDC

by Frank Vyan Walton

We’ve been told, quite frequently and repeatedly that the problems in the black community that we’ve seen in Ferguson and Baltimore recently are not the fault of biased, paramilitary, paranoid and violent policing (even if the Bureau of Justice Statistics indicates that… 349 more words

Racism

Tanya reblogged this on Illuminate and commented:

Tanya's comment: I admit that I also bought into the black father myth. Unfortunately, many black women have bought into it, too, and often blame black men when family problems arise. I have even heard black women say they hate dating black men for these reasons. I’m pleasantly surprised that the CDC took interest in this issue.

The Myth of the Myth of the Black Father

Facebook friends have directed my attention to a study being hailed on the left as breaking the right-wing racist narrative about black fatherhood. Here is the link to the study, sans commentary… 510 more words