Black America Has Every Right to be Pissed at Miley Cyrus

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[caption id="attachment_249" align="aligncenter" width="608"] Photo credit: ©ABCNews[/caption] Over the past few weeks, I have been watching people's reaction to Miley Cyrus appropriating the African-American culture by twerking. A dance done by us, blacks, is now being recognized as a dance created by whites (or in some articles, low income black females; I can’t exactly say which one is worse). I've seen some black men say that at least she's getting paid for it. I've seen people say that there are ...

homage to my hips [1980] by lucille clifton

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these hips are big hips they need space to move around in. they don't fit into little pretty places. these hips are free hips. they don't like to be held back. these hips have never been enslaved, they go where they want to go they do what they want to do. these hips are mighty hips. these hips are magic hips. i have known them to put a spell on a man and spin him like a top!

“man of my dreams” poem

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the man of my dreams listens to me read poetry
our legs intertwined,
lips close to touching
he takes breaks from me to sip his tea,and with warm lips
kisses that space behind my knees.-c

Sister, Don’t Tear Me Down

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Let’s get something clear, this post is in no way or form meant to be detrimental to black women. However, I feel it was one that had to be written. I’ve noticed that in this day and age, networking with like-minded black women is a little harder, especially when these women are already established. It’s as though, they look down on others since we aren’t quite where they need us to be. Ladies, THIS NEEDS TO STOP! So what if you have a degree, a great job, and money coming out of your ass! I’m sure you weren’t always like this; it took time, connections, and opportunity in order for you to get where you needed to be. Instead of frowning at the new “black” woman at your workplace, smile at her, get to know her, go on lunch dates together, etc. Introduce ...