R. Kelly — Ephebophilia And the Elephant in the Room

R. Kelly — Ephebophilia And the Elephant in the Room

R. Kelly — Ephebophilia And the Elephant in the Room   First, allow me to begin by clarifying a common misconception. R. Kelly is not a pedophile, he is an ephebophile. While both illnesses are socially, physically, and emotionally destructive, there are some distinctions primarily along the line of preference…

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Billy Porter Wears Dress on Red Carpet at Oscars: There is Nothing Progressive About This for Blacks

Billy Porter Wears Dress On Red Carpet at Oscars

Billy Porter Wears Dress on Red Carpet at Oscars I seem to always find myself in the crosshairs of the LGBTQ community, and I am good with that. I believe that it is important that we do not ever cross over the line between tolerance/acceptance and co-signing behavior that is…

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The Strong Black Woman and Depression

The Strong Black Woman and Depression

The Strong Black Woman and Depression Dealing with mental health issues in the Black community is extremely challenging because of the stigma associated with it. Because of this stigma and the fear of judgment and ridicule, Blacks suffer in silence. You would be hardpressed to find a group that suffers…

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California State Senate Committee Bans Saying ‘He’ and ‘She’

California State Senate Committee Bans Saying ‘He’ and ‘She’

California State Senate Committee Bans Saying ‘He’ and ‘She’ Nick Givas / @NGivasDC / January 23, 2019 / 363 Comments | Courtesy of The Daily Signal “We are using the phrase ‘they’ and replacing other designations so that it’s a gender-neutral designation of ‘they,’” says state Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson, D-Calif. Pictured: Jackson speaks on equal…

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Kamala Harris: Tough on Crime or Just Tough on Black People?

Kamala Harris: Tough on Crime or Just Tough on Black People?

Kamala Harris: Tough on Crime or Just Tough on Black People?   Any time that I hear politicians talk about being tough on crime, I immediately interpret that as meaning they are going to be tough of Black people in specific. Unfortunately, we live in a crime-riddled culture where the…

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The Assault of Black Masculinity and It’s Impact of Black Boys

The Assault of Black Masculinity and It’s Impact of Black Boys 1.5 Million Missing Black Men

The Assault of Black Masculinity and It’s Impact of Black Boys The Assault of Black Masculinity and It’s Impact of Black Boys ~ It is no secret that I take issue with the nefarious machinations that are in play and aimed at African American males. I have expressed my concerns in…

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Ex-girlfriend: Accused Bank Shooter Fascinated With Violence

Ex-girlfriend: Accused Bank Shooter Fascinated With Violence

Ex-girlfriend: Accused Bank Shooter Fascinated With Violence By Associated Press | January 24, 2019 | Courtesy of Atlanta Black Star   SEBRING, Fla. (AP) — A former prison guard trainee accused of fatally shooting five people inside a Florida bank branch has long been fascinated with the idea of killing, but people who could…

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Former NFL Player Devon Still’s Daughter Is Still Cancer-Free

Former NFL Player Devon Still’s Daughter Is Still Cancer-Free

Former NFL Player Devon Still’s Daughter Is Still Cancer-Free by Kellee Terrell | Courtesy of Black America Web     Source: Gilbert Carrasquillo / Getty In a world inundated with so much bad news, this is a story that will warm your heart. Leah Still, the 8-year-old daughter of former Cincinnati…

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Lawyer claims 250 lb white man who punched 11-year-old Black girl in mall video defended himself

250 lb white man who punched 11-year-old Black girl

Lawyer claims 250 lb white man who punched 11-year-old Black girl in mall video defended himself against “pack of youths” By Melanie Eversley | January 16, 2019 | Courtesy of the Grio Man arrested after punching a Black child in the face at Asheville Mall in North Carolina. (WLOS) The lawyer for…

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Black News Anchor Fired After Wearing ‘Unprofessional’ Natural Hair

Black News Anchor Fired After Wearing ‘Unprofessional’ Natural Hair

CULTURE Black News Anchor Fired After Wearing ‘Unprofessional’ Natural Hair The award-winning journalist is taking action against the alleged racial discrimination she experienced at WJTV. By Christina Santi | on January 16, 2019 | Courtesy of Ebony Brittany Noble, 32, a former news anchor at WJTV, a local station in Jackson, Mississippi, has reportedly…

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