Tag: culture

Mass Shootings: America’s New Norm?

Mass Shootings: America’s New Norm?
By Kym B. To date, there have been 355 mass shootings in the United States in one year. A mass shooting is defined as an incident in which four or more individuals have been injured or killed, and there have been 355 in 336 days, thus far. We have experienced more mass shootings than any... Read more »

Howard University Middle School Teachers Fired for Teaching Black History?

Howard University Middle School Teachers Fired for Teaching Black History?
by A Comeaux Our story is a dark and daunting one, that tells of a resilient people, so even our trials promote triumph because we’re still here! Despite the attacks on us as a people, as individuals, as children, women and men, we keep going. We keep fighting. That said, why in 2015 are Howard... Read more »

These 3 Women Married Themselves; Why Is the Black One 'Thirsty?'

These 3 Women Married Themselves; Why Is the Black One 'Thirsty?'
by Angela T. Jones Yasmin Eleby married herself at 40 years old. It has made headlines across the country. I don’t see what the problem is. She’s not the first woman to marry herself, and she won’t likely be the last. In fact, Nadine Schweigert married herself in a beautiful ceremony before friends and relatives.... Read more »
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Stop Shaming Our Single Mothers!

Stop Shaming Our Single Mothers!
But I thought He Wanted to Try By Sylvia Snowden I recently had an opportunity to read an article that featured a young woman I’ve known since high school.  In it, she discussed her journey to single motherhood.  She was quite candid and described the experience as heart-sickening and lonely at moments but, overall, incredibly... Read more »