I recently had a conversation with a young black female friend of mine who declared that, “If you are a black woman who wants to marry a bl...

Tis the season for cooking, cleaning, stressing, going broke, seeing folks you would rather not be related to and generally being stressed ...

As I was reading a recent Washington Post piece entitled “Blacks struggle with 72 percent unwed mothers rate,” I found that it raised some ...

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Dear Coach Mari: Yesterday, me and my boyfriend, 28, had an argument leading to a physical fight. We have fought from time to time in th...

, f I am a married woman and I believe in the whole forever thing. Marriage may be not be all sweetness and light and in truth, most partne...

I’ll have to be honest here and say yes they do. This is the only reason it is even acceptable as a theme in romantic comedies and romance ...

by GG Renee Transition is the movement, passage or change from one position or state to another. The concept of transitioning reverberate...

Yesterday, I taught Franz Kafka’s short story, “A Hunger Artist” to my Beginning Creative Writing class. It was deep, to say the least. So ...

Via The New York Times: More than 600 women and girls were recently raped along the Congo-Angola border during a mass expulsion of illegal...

As I walked in the door late from work earlier this week, I was greeted by a pitiful little sight. My 3-year-old daughter was sitting in th...

Toni Morrison has received virtually every recognition possible for her breathtaking works which include: Song of Solomon , The Bluest Eye ...

Dear Coach Mari: I am a thirty year-old, attractive, well-read, financially secure single woman who can’t seem to find a mate.  Most of m...

Last night, BET aired the 4th Annual Black Girls Rock award show, and the response has been overwhelmingly positive. It seems as the long ...

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Last night I headed into the warm-cold northeastern night to play. The Friday before Halloween in the grown-up world is when all kinds of ...

21 year-old Kye Allums has made waves as he challenges traditional constructions of gender. The George Washington University Junior has mad...

I have always been a person that was sort of flighty. I never wanted to conform to anything or any group of people when I was younger. I al...

Exit polls show Black voter turnout for the midterm elections at 10% meaning 1 of every 10 votes was cast by an African American. That'...

Coach Mari: My husband and I have been married for eight years. “Ed” is thirteen years older than me. We married when I was nineteen an...

This is the conclusion to "When The Blues Dont Move, Part 1: The Stigma and the Shame." “I Don’t Want People to Think I’m Crazy...

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