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Jack And Jill Taught Me That Blackness Is In The Eye Of The Beholder

Originally published February 9, 2017 on Blavity

I’ve heard folks describe Jack and Jill of America, Incorporated as “a club for bourgeois black kids with rich parents,” but that sounds like one of Kellyanne Conway’s alternative facts. 1,090 more words

Professional

Pop Eyed 

​Me and my two older sisters were reminiscing over childhood memories not too long ago when my oldest sister brought something to our attention about our Mom. 294 more words

Writing

A Study on Mental Health Being Conducted by a Howard University PhD Student at Baylor

By Johanna Williams

Mental health concerns in our African American community are worthy of exploration and attention. Continued research is needed to cater to families in need both underprivileged and affluent. 135 more words

Affluent Blacks

Rib eye steak, three cheese macaroni and fresh steamed green beans

Fresh is where it’s at. Y’all, listen, you don’t know what you’re missing until you eat fresh vegetables. We grew up on fresh vegetables but in college I discovered canned vegetables and frozen broccoli. 492 more words

Black Blogger

Stolen At Birth, 18-Year-Old Is Reunited With Real Parents After 'Mother' Is Arrested

Now THIS is a super interesting story that’s tailor made for a book and a Hollywood production.

18-year-old Kamiyah Mobley has been missing since she was a newborn snatched from her birth mother… 485 more words

App Feed

Koch Bros new campaign wants to convince Black folks that dirty fuel is good for them

Fueling U.S. Forward, a public relations operation funded by the Koch brothers, is trying to spread the message that Black people benefit the most from cheap fossil fuels, according to a story in The New York Times.

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Health

Mommy needs a timeout 🍷🍷🍷

​​I became a mother in 2005. I had a baby girl. I again became a mother in 2011. I had twins. Anyone who knows me will tell you i sacrifice so my children can be funky fresh and fly…while i look like ms ceily on her way to shave mista. 288 more words

Kids