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What is Africana Womanism???

— ADVERTISEMENT — “Dr. Clenora Hudson-Weems:  “Africana Womanism is a term I coined and defined in 1987 after nearly two years of publicly debating the importance of self-naming for Africana women. Why the term ‘Africana Womanism’?…. The first part of the coinage, Africana, identifies the ethnicity of the woman being considered, and this reference to …

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Queens of the Universe: African Women in African Civilization

Africans were the first to inhabit the earth. Fossil records as well as DNA analysis give scientific evidence to support this fact. Therefore, the first woman to give birth was a Black African woman. It is from us that all humans have come. The other races of humankind all evolved from Black Africans. Ancient Africans …

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Top 5 Disappointments in the Black Community Over the Past 50 years

The Destruction of The Black Family Pt 1: The War on Poverty

A couple months ago I wrote a blog called, A Few Well Known Black “Facts.”  In this article I laid out 3 black “facts” of Black America that weren’t based on any real numbers.  Regardless of whatever circumstantial situations that may arise to make these statements true in specific instances, on a general level they …

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Why '12 Years A Slave' & Movies Like It Are Ruining Your Life

Why ’12 Years A Slave’ & Movies Like It Are Ruining Your Life

It came as no surprise when the International Business Times reported that Toronto film goers walked out of the movie premiere for 12 Years A Slave.  The IBT cited scenes of slaves being beaten, tortured and killed as the main fare of the movie. Toronto movie studio chief Harvey Weinstein says that the number of …

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Sufferin Succotash... It's a black "Voice" in the media!  2

Sufferin Succotash… It’s a black “Voice” in the media!

Now I’m probbably going to be called an “Uncle Tom” or “White Washed” because of ths new post… But so the F^#% what. I see a growing problem in our community. That problem is the black journalist/TV reporter?correspondent/Talk Show Host ect, ect, ect… Who simply cannot speak proper english, or even clearly for that matter. I have …

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