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A very disturbing dinner conversation reminded me that far too many Black men would rather pass the buck than acknowledge that one of their own is wrong.

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By: Kiara Morgan I want to bring this out in the open because I’m tired of people making comments about my hair and black women’s hair in general. When I was younger, it used to be all about making your hair as silky as possible. Black boys in high school had no problem pointing out […]

The post Whether Straightened Or Natural, I’m Still The Same Woman appeared first on MyBlackMatters.

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By: Taja Haygood How do you love someone who looks like you when you don’t even love yourself? While an abruptly harsh and even loaded question this may be I still believe it holds merit. There isn’t a day that goes by wherein we don’t look into the mirror, some of us more than others. […]

The post Dear Black Men, I Love My Hue – Can You? appeared first on MyBlackMatters.

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Black Men, Issues, Life After 25, Love and Relationships -

By: Karabo Matsoso It has been exactly a month and a day since my current ex-boyfriend and I broke up and it has been so difficult because the urge to go back to him never goes away. Always haunting me. Reminding me of my loneliness. Reminding me of the beautiful memories we created. And reconsidering […]

The post The Depreciating Value of the Black Man: Are Black Women To Blame? appeared first on MyBlackMatters.

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Black Men, Dating, Love and Relationships -

By: AkinWrites @msakinnuoye As much as some women fight the fact that that they enjoy the company of a man, the fact still remains. We love, and at times even love men. We love the way they make us feel, we love the attention they give us, we love the small arguments we have with […]

The post He’s Your Man Not Your Father appeared first on MyBlackMatters.

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By:Aisha Naantaanbuu In light of Bill Cosby’s December 2015 arrest (and bail because you know, he got it like that), the black community has been extremely divided on their opinions of Cosby. What’s concerning me the most are the black men and surprisingly black women who are coming to bat for him.I really want everybody […]

The post Rape Culture in the Black Community: The Victim Needs Saving, Not the Attacker appeared first on MyBlackMatters.

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By:Stephanie Jean Alright. So it’s time to discuss Mr.Perry. Admittedly, I’d consider myself a big fan of him, along with the rest of my family. Tyler’s been a household name in my home since his very first film, “Diary of a Mad Black Woman”.  However, he’s been a long running joke about everywhere else. It’s no […]

The post Let’s Talk Tyler Perry: On Madea, Black Cinema, and Detecting “Uncle Toms” appeared first on MyBlackMatters.

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Black Men, Dating, Featured, Love and Relationships -

By: Ryan D. Daniels I always imagined myself marrying my “equal” or what I perceived to be my equal. He had to have a college degree and he had to make a certain income. I thought these things were what it really took for a man to be my “equal” in life. But what I […]

The post Dating Down? The Allure of a Blue Collar Brother appeared first on MyBlackMatters.

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Black Men, Issues, Life After 25 -

By: Saizya White Black women and girls are different from all other people for the simple fact that we face oppression and discrimination from not only the outside world, but also within our own community from both men and women. Everything about us is criticized from the moment we are born, are we light or […]

The post The Inner Struggles of the Modern Black Women & What We Need from Black Men Now More than Ever appeared first on MyBlackMatters.

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Black Men, Blog Post -

By: Aqueilla C. Terry When I was in college, I remember my professor one day explaining to the women in the classroom that we possessed more power than we realized. That we alone could change the social structure of campus, the appearance, and even the world we lived in. Now, when he said that I […]

The post Uplift the Black Men appeared first on MyBlackMatters.

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Black Men, Blog Post, Dark Skin, Self-Esteem -

By: Joshua T. Before we get started please scroll down and look at the tweets below. They are examples of the types of tweets that I would have posted in the past.(These are not my actual tweets) Click here to view Tweets If you’re reading this then the title probably drew you in. I am […]

The post Confessions Of a Former Self Hating Black Man who Used to Bash Black women on Social Media appeared first on MyBlackMatters.

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Black Men, Dating, Love and Relationships -

By: Alexis Ditaway Love is something that defies standard, goes beyond expectations, and breaks limitations. When it is real, it is something you cannot control, and something you cannot ignore. This is something that I believe in, and fully support. Therefore, before I go further, let me say this:I do not hate, dislike, or look […]

The post Black Men Who Refuse to Date Black Women appeared first on MyBlackMatters.

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Black Men, Empowerment -

By: Niyah Brooks You saw a problem, and chose to be the solution. You organized. You fought. You wore the tee-shirts. You carried the signs. You felt the rage. You saw the pain. You marched. Yes, you marched, and you looked good doing it. While it doesn’t matter how you look because you are a […]

The post Open Letter To Black Girls appeared first on MyBlackMatters.

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Black Men, Black Women, Education, Finances, Nation, REDUX -

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For decades, women have been trying to close the wage gap with men, who still earn more than their female peers with the same level of education. But one group — young, single women with no children — has closed that gap and is pulling ahead of their male counterparts.

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Black Men, Black Women, marriage, Nation -

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I watched an ABC News special the other night featuring Steve Harvey, Jacque Reed, Sherri Shepherd and my homeboys Hill Harper and Jimi Izrael. The show covered a tried and true topic that is sure to get sky rocket ratings from the black community:  The topic was, Why successful black women can’t find a good man.  

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