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“Because you DESERVE to, that’s why!”

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by Akilah Peynado of www.akilahpeynado.com I’m calling all of my fellow Black women into the auditorium for a quick announcement with my bullhorn in my hand. I am going to say this once and for all: “Black Women it is okay to LUXURIATE”! Yes you read that correctly. I do not know about you; but, growing up in the Caribbean/traditional church…

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The Nappily Ever After Trailer is Here & It’s Just What the Therapist Ordered!

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Sanaa Lathan  By Erickka Sy Savané If you’ve ever wondered what it might look like to see all your black girl hair issues on film- can’t leave the house without your hair whipped, growing up with white dolls as the standard of beauty, spending yo’ last dime to get yo’ hair did- uhhhh, the Nappily Ever After movie starring Sanaa…

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How Long Will Women Sing About Men Doing Wrong Instead of Demanding That They Actually Do Right?

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 Queen Naija  By Mwabi Kaira I heard a song called Medicine by Queen Naija on the radio the other day and immediately thought, “Oh, we’re still doing this.” Each generation hopes that the one behind it gets all that we got wrong right. I really enjoy watching young girls being so sure of themselves these days and I foolishly thought…

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