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Being Pro-Black When You’re Perceived As White

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Photo by Juli Kosolapova on Unsplash Being Pro-Black When You’re Perceived As White As told to Veronica Wells-Puoane of NoSugarNoCreamMag.com Originally published on MadameNoire.com When I started to interview therapists and parents about raising pro-Black children, I didn’t consider all realities. Being that the story idea was based on Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade, I was thinking about parents who…

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Black Doctors, Black Women, and Pregnancy: I Was Pregnant With A Hole In My Heart & Doctors Told Me To Toughen Up

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Black Doctors, Black Women, and Pregnancy: I Was Pregnant With A Hole In My Heart & Doctors Told Me To Toughen Up As told to Veronica Wells-Puoane of NoSugarNoCreamMag.com Brooke was pregnant with her second son when she realized something was wrong with her heart. But her doctors dismissed her, ignoring her concerns. Her story is one of thousands when…

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A Black Childhood Memory: An Indiana Black Girl’s Interaction With The Klan

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Photo by Etty Fidele on Unsplash An Indiana Black Girl’s Interaction With The Klan By Veronica Wells-Puoane of NoSugarNoCreamMag.com I’ve been thinking about the Klan a lot lately. One, because my husband had us watching some Vice documentary on “the new Klan” which purported to be different from the old one. As you might assume, it was some bullshit. They…

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“Your Behavior Diminishes Your Message” Iyanla Scolds Tamar Before Exiting Braxton Family Values Finale

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Iyanla Vanzant  By Veronica Wells I’m waiting with baited breath for the day WE tv shows the meet up between Iyanla Vanzant and the Braxton sisters. To put it simply, the Braxton sisters have a lot of things to work out and Iyanla has the type of no-nonsense, honesty that the family could use a lot bit more of.  For…

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Do You Ever Feel Guilty Choosing One Stylist Over Another?

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By Veronica Wells The lore of Black men feeling unhealthy and irrational attachments to their barbers is not reserved only for them. Black women have our own struggles separating from beauticians and stylists who have been doing our hair for some time. I’ve seen women tolerate bad attitudes, ugly styling, stagnant hair growth and even damage for the sake of…

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