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A Hockey Primer for Black Girls

So as I mentioned in the Valentines Day post, half-Canadian hubby and I took in a hockey game as our V-day date night activity.

I had already been to a hockey game once back in high school when the team first came to the area.   690 more words

Married Activities

Black Natural Hair and Mental Slavery

The c.1967 journey to Black ‘natural’ hair freedom came by way of defiance and happenstance for BlackParentSpeaks. I was working as Secretary to Attorney Julian Dugas in DC – the nation’s capital – at the time. 676 more words

Black Consciousness Movement

Anthony Mason dead at 48


I remember the great games of the ’90s between the Knicks and my Chicago Bulls. Anthony Mason was a force on the court. Sad to hear of his death at 48. 7 more words

Current Events

10 Women to Celebrate During Black History Month

As Black History Month comes to a close it’s time for us to reflect on the same black history speeches we got. In the midst of struggling to get through the same filtered Martin Luther King Jr. 803 more words

Bitchtopia

You Were the One (A Poem)

Yes, I placed enough hopes on you to

Fill a bottomless basket.

You were the one.

A best friend that she could protect and

Confess her secrets to in the… 278 more words

Black Women