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Post Thanksgiving Thoughts on Black Feminism: “My Great Aunt Made Me Go There”

By Fallon 9:10 am November 25, 2011 So, yesterday was Thanksgiving and all I can say is that my great aunt pushed the ultimate button and questioned why I consider myself a feminist. I tried to ignore her comments about feminists being lesbians. I tried to take the higher ground when she said, “Our men […]

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Nikky Finney, the 61st National Book of Poetry Award Winner “Honoree,” Taught me how to “Honor” when she “Honored” Toni

By Fallon 12:00 am November 18, 2011 httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ty6z9QMFKNw I want to join the chorus of the many in honoring Nikky Finney for being awarded the National Book Award for Poetry. Her written words and the recounting of her words in her own voice are amazing. And, I use the term amazing not in the typical […]

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New Web Episode of The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl: Part 2 of “The Unexpected”

By Fallon 8:00 am November 11, 2011 I have written previously on how much I love the web series, The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl. The show is original and features a young black woman who navigates her way through seen and unseen awkward situations on her job and in her relationships. Well, I am happy […]

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New Web Episode of The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl: Simply Hilarious!!

By Fallon 7:33 am November 4, 2011 I have written previously on how much I love the web series, The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl. The show is original and features a young black woman who navigates her way through seen and unseen awkward situations on her job and in her relationships. Well, I am happy […]

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Sesame Street Does it Again: New Black Girl Video-Change the World

By Fallon 9:00 am October 21, 2011 I tell you, many television and movie companies including Tyler Perry can take a chapter from Sesame Street when it comes to creating positive images of black women and girls. So, last year, Sesame Street’s video, I Love My Hair, went viral with parents excited to see positive messaging about black girls’ […]

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness and Domestic Violence Awareness: But Are We Truly Aware of Both??

By Fallon 10:07 am October 14, 2011 So, I am sitting here trying to understand why during the month of October Breast Cancer Awareness gets more media attention and corporate sponsorship than Domestic Violence Awareness which is also remembered during the month of October. I know that most women have breast irrespective of their size, pigmentation, […]

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Brand New Web Episode of The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl

By Fallon 8:33 am October 7, 2011 httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i-iNpSVXbWU I have written previously on how much I love the web series, The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl. The show is original and features a young black woman who navigates her way through seen and unseen awkward situations on her job and in her relationships. Well, I am […]

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“I am the Baddest Bitch” LA Basketball Wives: Colorism, Draya vs. Laura, and Overall Worthlessness

By Fallon 8:37 am September 30, 2011 So, I will admit I watch Basketball Wives. Yes, I do. However, I think I have to draw the line at LA Basketball Wives. It’s too much. In particular, it’s the colorism of the show that is the most glaring issue for me. On the very first episode, […]

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I Know Why Black Men act the Way they Act: Peter Pan Syndrome!!

By Fallon 8:50 am September 23, 2011 http://youtu.be/gA-oSadHikY As I walked home yesterday from the market with my several bags of groceries and my godson in toe being harassed by young black men who probably could be my nephews, I finally understood why many Black men act the way they do. Why they are completely […]

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