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Miriam shares her experiences with her child's absentee father and juggling a boyfriend who doesn't understand their relationship.

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In light of the news about Kate Spade, Sheryl Underwood discussed the impact of her husband's suicide on a recent episode of "The Talk."

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The Black feminist is mad as hell and she has every right to be, but her anger is just as destructive as it is deserved.

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Harassment from men has become par for the course, but it was 2 Black women who screamed “Damn you got a fat ass!” that hurt me to the core.

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carmelo anthony, la la anthony, Living -

Instead, she said she puts her "focus and energy" on son Kiyan and her flourishing professional career.

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The African friend essentially acts as a breathe of fresh air to the white conscious.

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On an episode of "The Real," Tamera shared how much she wanted her daughter to look like her. But she feels she got a mixture in Ariah.

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Adrienne Banfield-Norris, Jada Pinkett Smith, Jaden Smith, Living, MommyNoire, Parenting, Willow Smith -

How Will and Jada reared their famous offspring has been met with criticism, including from her mom, Adrienne.

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A new parody tampon commercial has women asking themselves if they would let a man go down on them or give them head while on their periods.

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Marvel Studios, kids hospital gownsThanks to Marvel, children in the hospital will be able to wear superhero-themed hospital gowns.  According to Essence, Marvel has donated $1.25 million to Starlight Children’s Foundation to make 26,000 “Starlight Gowns” for children in the hospital through their …

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Check out the story and what she learned about fear, her work and more during her sit down with the ladies on "The Real."

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boundaries, Living, Setting Boundaries -

It’s time we have restrictions when it comes to what people can and can not do to us, and be unwavering with our wants, needs and the things we’ll accept.

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Brandi Boyd, Health, Living, love and hip hop hollywood, miscarriage -

Brandi Boyd, former Love and Hip Hop Hollywood star, and good friend of Brandy and Ray J, recently announced that she and husband, producer Max Lux, had suffered a miscarriage. She shared that sad news in a video on …

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Gabrielle Union, Jada Pinkett Smith, Living, red table talk -

While both women couldn't remember the reason for their tense relationship, they both knew they were at fault.

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Iraq War, Living, Memorial Day, veterans -

Sergeant Lisa Crutch isn't sad, but she's grieving, and has been doing so since returning home in 2005.

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Being busy isn't bad, but never taking a break could lead to a breakdown.

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Loni Love recently revealed that she has been on a weight loss journey and successfully shed 30 pounds, so far. While there are many advantages to losing weight, Loni says there was one …

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For this week's edition of Buy Black Friday, we're featuring the handbags from Love, Cortnie.

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Beyoncé's music speaks to Black women on a spiritual level because it is centered on us and our experiences.

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Black Girl Magic, Living, NASA -

When we dare to celebrate who we are, our character, our beauty, our intelligence--or when anyone outside of our community dares to do so--the world gets big mad.

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Cynthia Nixon, Living, reparations -

Cynthia Nixon caught a lot of heat for suggesting that decriminalizing weed might be a form of reparations for Black people in New York. These options might be a bit better.

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black women, Education, Living, Parenting, relationships -

Like a blonde-haired vixen named Joanne, college scammed us all. Running off with our financial freedom and leaving us $80,000 paper cuts.

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Napturalista Moji is the “first and only 3D Emoji App that celebrates the melanin-rich skin tones and Afro-textured, natural hairstyles of Black Women.” With hopes of launching in the next few months, a Kickstarter campaign is launching tomorrow (May …

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Check out these handmade ready-to-wear casual and bridal tulle skirts from 2live2love.

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An hour before the wedding was set to begin, Richard Williams text Serena and said he couldn't walk her down the aisle.

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Finding an anniversary gift is never easy, but MadameNoire is here to help with suggestions on great gifts that stick with tradition.

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When Issa Rae said "I'm rooting for everybody Black," it resonated with my spirit. But are there some exceptions to that rule?

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cutting, Health, Living, mental health, red table talk, self-mutilation, Willow Smith -

As she started gaining fame around the age of 9, Willow said she found herself on a downward emotional spiral.

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Check out the incredible artwork from Afro Futurism artist Jessi Jumanji.

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