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“The Help”: Is it just me or…

…are black people not feeling this movie trailer?  I’ve witnessed a very conflicted reaction to the trailer of the new movie “The Help” recently, in a movie theater that was filled with black folk.  Conflicted is the best way I … Continue reading

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Django Unchained: I’m not interested in any movie where black women are repeatedly raped

I don’t know about you, but a movie featuring mildly thought out black female slave characters who are repeatedly raped at a club for white slave owners is not my idea of a great film.  I don’t want to see … Continue reading

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Scott Sisters: I don’t like Haley Barbour, However…

…he gets 2 1/2 cool points for pardoning the Scott Sisters. He still reminds me of Boss Hog from Dukes of Hazard a little to much for me to even jokingly be comfortable with him as a viable candidate for … Continue reading

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No Wedding, No Womb: Sistas, Let’s Lead the Cause

I know black women who won’t swim because they might get their perm or weave wet. I know black women who won’t let you borrow their keys or give you a place to stay for a week or two. I … Continue reading

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Study Looks at Risks Associated With Oral Contraceptives for Black Women

Black women taking low-dose oral contraceptives have a risk of side effects that can lead to heart disease and diabetes, according to a study published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology, Reuters Health reports. For the study, NIH researcher Anne … Continue reading

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Were Black women in support of R. Kelly during the trial?

Here’s part of a recent Newsweek article titled “Why did so many African-American women support R. Kelly?” Were we in support of R. Kelly, Sistas???? Letisha Harlins made sure she took her lunch break early last Friday so she could … Continue reading

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African American Women and Type 2 Diabetes

ScienceDaily (Nov. 26, 2007) — Eating foods high on the glycemic index, which measures the effect of carbohydrates on blood glucose levels, may be associated with the risk for developing type 2 diabetes in Chinese women and in African-American women, … Continue reading

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HIV/Aids at Epidemic Levels in Wash DC, Afr Americans Impacted

I read the synopsis version of this article on the cover of the Washington Post Express this morning on the train…DAG.  It’s not a secret, just something people don’t want to admit is true.  I’d like to say I’m surprised, … Continue reading

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NBC Starting 5 Part Series on Black Women on Nov 26

NBC NIGHTLY NEWS WITH BRIAN WILLIAMS” SPECIAL FIVE-PART SERIES AFRICAN-AMERICAN WOMEN: WHERE THEY STAND” TO AIR BEGINNING ON MONDAY, NOVEMBER 26 NBC News With Brian Williams” will take a look at the issues facing African-American women across our nation in … Continue reading

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