"Four Women" Rocking

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I know I just posted last night, but I just had to post again, because I saw some of the BET “Black Girls Rock” last night, and what I saw DID NOT Embarrass the Race!!! Y’all know how BET usually gets down, but I was so happy and relieved. I say I saw “some” because […]

My Taken Back Night

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I didn’t find out until a few days ago that in addition to April being National Poetry Month, it is also Sexual Assault Awareness Month. This is an issue that has been close to my heart for a long time: I am a survivor of sexual assault. I never intended to discuss this on my […]

Mike Tyson, Stop Crying Already

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Before you read any further, I should remind you that I am a womanist/black feminist. And for all you people who think that a “womanist” is something else than a “black feminist,” please read your copy of Alice Walker’s In Search of Our Mother’s Gardens. As a womanist/feminist, and thus, someone who believes in the […]