I Snooped. He Snooped. We All Snoop. by Numa Perrier

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I Snooped. He Snooped. We All Snoop. by Numa Perrier

I'm a snooper.

One time I lucked up on a boyfriends email password and found evidence of him corresponding with someone he had frequent phone sex with. I wasn't mad though I tried to be because I knew that was the normative response. I was more intrigued and I loved knowing about something that he didn't know I knew.

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What's Mom Got To Do With It? by Ayinde Howell

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What's Mom Got To Do With It? by Ayinde Howell

The mother - son relationship is probably the most evolving relationship a man can have. For the fellas: Have you looked at a woman you're dating in awe thinking "How the hell did my mother jump in your body and start talking to me?!" Or are you the opposite like my cousin – who at first sight of any familiarity to his mom (i.e. skin color) sends him running for the hills?

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TEAM NATURAL v. THE WORLD: Who is your hair hero?

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TEAM NATURAL v. THE WORLD: Who is your hair hero?

Just like all elements in the black experience, our hair is a multi-faceted, complex symbol of who we are as women. Most of us can simultaneously agree with the immensely talented India Arie's declaration -- "I am not my hair"  -- while appreciating beauty and culture writer Michaela Angela Davis' conclusion that "black hair arguably is one of the quickest indicators of ethnicity, ethos and sometimes, politics."

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What are you bringing to YELLOW?

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What are you bringing to YELLOW?

But as the series approaches the halfway mark in the season, the verdict is still out on YELLOW and even Austin. A lot of folks are confused on whether or not the series is scripted or whether Austin’s claim to racial plight is even a valid one.

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