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Oh my goodness!  I am living in Montgomery now.  I remember the second case being shown on local news.  I really hate how black women's lives mean absolutely nothing to the DBR black community and America at large.  Black women take care of the whole world and in return we are vilified and diminished. 

7 hours, 12 minutes ago on DBRs Abound – A True Murder In The First

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@mzsunshine @KingsDaughter Wow...can't stand this type of buffoonery.  First it was said "inside of every gay man is a black woman".  Utter nonsense!!  

12 hours, 9 minutes ago on Open Thread. Summer is over on to Fall

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@kiki jones @darkandlovely Yes, too many times those of African descent turn a blind eye to reality.  You really have to be honest with yourself first.

23 hours, 49 minutes ago on I’m So Glad Russell Brand Opened His Big, Fat, Mouth. Proof the Many Liberals Practice Soft Bigotry

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@Maxine @jesslabellefleur @Browncow I have nothing good to say about this woman...Ann Coulter is one of the worst media pimps out.

1 day, 6 hours ago on I’m So Glad Russell Brand Opened His Big, Fat, Mouth. Proof the Many Liberals Practice Soft Bigotry

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@darkandlovely I can tell you it was painful and liberating at the same time. Painful because I thought all I had to was "stay in the dotted lines" not knowing the lines were not made for me or people like me.  Liberating because it meant just being myself and caring one bit what TPTB thought.

2 days, 19 hours ago on I’m So Glad Russell Brand Opened His Big, Fat, Mouth. Proof the Many Liberals Practice Soft Bigotry

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@dani-BBW You are absolutely right.  I used to be naive and took people for their word(s) but noticed their actions said revealed their true nature.  I learned by getting my getting stabbed in the back so many times I should have bled to death. 

3 days, 3 hours ago on I’m So Glad Russell Brand Opened His Big, Fat, Mouth. Proof the Many Liberals Practice Soft Bigotry

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Racism, sexism, ageism knows no political affiliation. There were just as many white conservatives as liberals that didn't give a flying flip about black people's plight prior to the civil rights era or now. I learned this a long time ago.  I have to look at the individual person rather than a group.

3 days, 5 hours ago on I’m So Glad Russell Brand Opened His Big, Fat, Mouth. Proof the Many Liberals Practice Soft Bigotry

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Great job lady!  Love to see the warriors 2.0

1 week ago on Man Candy Monday: Able Bodied Men

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@chocolateadmiral @Yorkshireman in Michigan @MissFLondon @caligirl94117 Beautiful!  Sometimes we are eager to throw out the baby with the bath water.  Whenever I hear people mention "Shartpon & Jackson" in a sentence or phrase I get leery. No one is perfect and yes these two have had many missteps--but so have we.  The only difference is their mistakes are public as with any public official.  One thing I hate to hear is how people are saying Al Sharpton runs to these racial incidents seeking publicity and cash.  He was called by Trayvon Martin's family and lawyer to get the awareness out about his murder.  The grandfather of Mike Brown personally asked him on his show to go to Ferguson. No one is perfect. 

1 week, 1 day ago on How to Talk to Your Partner About Racially-Charged Issues

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I loved it in the early to mid 70s.  Just about everyone wore a natural.  The baddest afros on the planet.  The women were feminine and the men was masculine...those were the days.

1 week, 4 days ago on TBT: It’s…………… SOUL……….TRAIN…………..!

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Works of art! @Karla Fears Wouldn't we like to have these bodies on our massage tables........................

2 weeks ago on Man Candy Monday: Arabesque, Allongé! The Beauty of Ballet

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She's smoking those boys....talented young lady.

2 weeks, 3 days ago on Throw Like a Girl; Take Your Team to the Little League World Series

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@tracyreneejoness You always do a great job.  Fine is fine......

2 weeks, 6 days ago on Man Candy Monday: The Blacker the Berry

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Thank you for doing this piece.  We have to give honor where honor is due :))  No matter how I feel about many black men, they still IMO have the most perfect bodies to ever grace this earth ;). Also let's not forget hottie Lance Gross.  That man is bar of dark chocolate!!

2 weeks, 6 days ago on Man Candy Monday: The Blacker the Berry

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@BeautyIAM WOW.............................

2 weeks, 6 days ago on Man Candy Monday: The Blacker the Berry

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@PeBo @dani-BBW This is some nasty business. It sounds like some old school KKK ratchetry.

2 weeks, 6 days ago on Feelings About Renisha McBride…

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@Savannah18121 Thank goodness someone else saw that evil witch.  I have to give credit to racists--they really know how to take up for each other.  Dude could have been waiting to pounce on an unsuspecting black person for some time.  Glad you were okay..

3 weeks, 1 day ago on Feelings About Renisha McBride…

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@Tammy_Ghalden @DWB @dani-BBW @Browncow Bingo! Had to laugh at the tooth falling out :))

3 weeks, 1 day ago on Feelings About Renisha McBride…

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@The Working Home Keeper @FriendsofJay Same here WHK.  I get tears in my eyes now when I think of how my parents (both deceased) used to be so proud when talking about my accomplishments while in the military to all their friends.  They were cut from the "you are black and have to be better than anybody else" cloth.  It makes me sad to hear other black children/adults have had to deal with the opposite from their parent(s). 



3 weeks, 5 days ago on “Help! My Mother is a Mammy, and Resents My Desire for a Nicer Life Than Hers!!”

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@Yorkshireman in Michigan I hate to say it that way :))  I guess my biggest problem was I was so naive and thought everybody respected you if you were an honest, integral, and forthright person--not!! Can't begin to tell you how much white woman privilege reared its ugly head.  God forbid a handsome white dude look my way, something that happened a lot...wink wink. I am now retired (Jan 09) but it was quite the experience.  A fit and intelligent black woman is truly a threat to a lot of people.  

1 month ago on QOTW: “Help! My White Friends Ask My Black Girlfriend Dumb Questions!”

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@darkandlovely Oh yes--the annoying & pesky white woman that wants you to be attached ASAP.  Experienced this many many times in my military career.  The most stupid episode happened when I deployed to Iraq back in 2007.  As soon as I was introduced to the people in my unit one white average slightly overweight woman told me "we have to get you fixed up now!".  I was taken aback by this.  I was like what the what?  You are trying to fix me up with somebody in a war zone?  Please tell me why I have to be fixed up with anybody and ASAP at that.  For my whole tour there, she and 3 other white ladies were sabotaging me left and right.  I couldn't figure out if they were just jealous of me or had a dislike of black women.  Insecure women can be a handful but an insecure white woman can be your worst nightmare!!

1 month ago on QOTW: “Help! My White Friends Ask My Black Girlfriend Dumb Questions!”

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Way to go young Joshua.  Kudos to his parents as well.

2 months, 1 week ago on This Brown Baby is Oxford Bound! 8 Year Old Makes University History

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@LadyHumor @International_Responder Glad you pointed out these DBRs are the same wherever you go.  Too many people wrongly surmise west/east coast automatically means no problems.  I just got back from a graduation in Montgomery AL where on the white guys getting his associate was married to a large (about size 28 or 30) sized black woman.  The black men were looking like ;ooh, nasty" but I have seen the same thing when I lived in California.  In California the DBRs acted entitled & snooty at the same time :))

2 months, 1 week ago on Utter Hypocrisy: Let’s Talk About All the Dudes Hating On Eve’s Marriage

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@NatalieTucker1 Your skin is absolutely gorgeous!

2 months, 1 week ago on QOTW: “Do Non-Black Men Like THICK Black Women?”

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I see a young lady normalizing a natural act of nature.  I think in America and certain western countries women's bodies are only to be looked at as sexual objects. I remember when I saw my first open and very public breastfeeding mother in Italy circa 91.  We were at a restaurant and the Italian family was sitting adjacent to our table.  Her baby started to cry and she whipped out her nipple and baby started to feed.  My initial reaction was shock because I had never seen a public breastfeeding.  I was very uncomfortable at first but I realized that it was natural to her, her husband, their friends, and the rest of the restaurant.  No one was giving her a second glance.  She got the same reaction as if she pulled out a bottle.  When she pulled out her breast it was as if she coughed or laughed.  It was a normal everyday part of life as it had been for her women since they inhabited earth.  No shame, no guilt was attached.  The husband didn't care that other men saw his wife's breast.  It is all about societal conditioning. 

2 months, 3 weeks ago on Does This Picture Offend You? Now, Ask Yourself, WHY.

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Now that was a classy, educational--yet scathing response...LOVE it!

2 months, 3 weeks ago on Tichina Arnold is Not Here for DBR Men and Their Interweb Bull*hit

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Awesome speciMENs there....

2 months, 3 weeks ago on Man Candy Monday: Enough to Share, Sexy Twins For You and a Friend

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That officer needs to be fired! A black man would have been cuffed, possibly beaten and jailed in less than an hour.

3 months ago on Black Victim Says Police Begged Her Not to Prosecute White Burglary Suspect

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A round of applause for what?  Showing blatant racism.....black people can be so crazy.  You can forgive but doesn't mean for you to act like this guy is some type of champion for African Americans because he isn't.  This was all a publicity stunt.  I bet he went home laughing saying "all you got to do is give a n____ some money and they will kill their own mama".  What a shame.

3 months ago on Donald Sterling Attends Black Church and Receives Round of Applause

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Look at them legs....:)) You look great @Christelyn Thanks for all the gardening/wellness tips.  Those of us with a brown thumb are soaking this in.

3 months ago on How Growing What I Eat is Getting Me the Body I Want

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@LadyHumor Pitch perfect!  Why does society think sex equals adulthood? All the social outlets missed the "I am a virgin at 22 and woe is me" tone.  Grown folks can do better by telling tweens/teens/young adults that rushing into sex is not some badge of honor.

3 months ago on #YesAllWomen: Why Do People Feel So Entitled to Women’s Bodies?

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Thanks Christelyn! I will definitely be checking out those smart pots--learned something new today.

3 months ago on Five Reasons to Grow Berries this Summer

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Maya Angelou...grace under fire!  She was a wonderful testament to black women's experience.  Another African queen gathered unto the ancestors.

3 months ago on RIP Maya Angelou: A Phenomenal Woman Has Left the Building

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@beauty.in.grace Excellent commentary!! Real truth that many are afraid to express....

3 months, 1 week ago on Big Mistake: When Slavery Makes Your Romanticize “The Struggle”

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@Savannah18121 @Lady ARight...we HAVE been so brainwashed that we have given our power to our abusers.  I have never bough rap music or high priced rap owned clothing.  I never could stand rap music except for Public Enemy and that was because of Chuck D.  Flava Flav has always been "cooning" from jump.  IF we black women collectively got our stuff together, we would be ruling....

3 months, 3 weeks ago on Before Dr. Dre Sold His Earphones to Apple, He Sold Black Girls Out to Everyone

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@Neecy Absolutely Necey!...blond hair/blue eyed girls would have had instantaneous world-wide attention. 

3 months, 3 weeks ago on Escaped Captive from Boko Haram Gang Said She Was Raped 15 Times a Day.

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@Swirlgirl28 Hmm...pay enough attention and you will see a lot of passive aggressive dissertations posted by those (OB) that supposedly have our backs {insert cough here} but will throw shade the first chance they get--just saying.  

3 months, 4 weeks ago on And People Wonder Why We Rail So Much About Colorism…

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@Lady A Don't ya know it....it's only gotten worse.  Rap music is another example of black men selling the black community down the river for $$$.  When will it stop?  I don't think ever....

4 months ago on Whorish NAACP Willing to “Forgive” Donald Sterling…So They Can Get That Money!

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@London Calling @Will E Uhm "In the black american community- the men are in the woman's role and the women in the men's role. And thats the problem. You guys want to be coddled, provided for, protected and treated like princesses. In other communities the men protect and provide for their women"


Excellent commentary!  This paragraph sums up the REAL problem of the black community.  Now they can 'run an tel dat'

4 months, 1 week ago on As If! Michael Baisden Asks Why More Black Women Don’t Date Interracially. Come On, Son! You Know Why!

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@dippedingodiva Worth its weight in gold.  If they spent just half the time trying to make something out of their life, the black community would come out of that 70+% OOW, the crime rate would plummet, and they wouldn't be such a joke on the world scene.

4 months, 1 week ago on RANT: I Am So SICK of Black Women Throwing THEMSELVES Under the Bus…

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Bwaaahhh!! They dusted those foolish idiots!  Queen Lupita is ruling because that's we were born to do.  I love this woman so dearly :))

4 months, 1 week ago on Don’t Come for Lupita! #AshyLarryBoyBands Throws Grenades At BW Haters

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