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Talk Back: Why I Went to Planned Parenthood…Cramps

In defense of planned parenthood

My Biological Clock is No One’s Business

“When are You Having Babies" Is Not A Conversation Starter

How A Man Came To Understand Sexual Assault

A reader weighs in on the importance of sexual assault NOT happening

Matt Damon! Just. Stop.

Diversity from a privileged White perspective...yeah... #TryAgain

9/11: I Remember

A reflection on one of the crimes that changed America forever

Life As A 31-Year-Old Virgin

A reader on why he's "worth the wait"

How Hurricane Katrina Changed My Life

A story of pain, change and resilience

How I Loved, Hated then Celebrated Kanye

A reader reflects on her love, hate, then love again relationship with Yeezy.

Growing Up Fatherless

A reader talks about her personal journey of acceptance

Domestic Violence & Selective Outrage

Don't just speak out against domestic violence when you feel like it

When The Parachute Color Relates to Workers of Color

Standardize layoff stats so everyone gets a fair deal

The Petty Baby Mama Complex

What mothers can learn from Ciara

Book Excerpt: ‘Ladies Who Lunch & Love’

A tale of love, risks and going after your dreams

Still Seeking Justice

Black bodies are becoming hashtags at astronomical rates, justice must be sought and served

Black Wealth: Truth vs. Myth

Five common myths that keep us from being financially set

Book Excerpt: ‘Against All Odds’

From the projects to the penthouse

In Response to Black Poverty

Researchers challenge us to look at poverty from the inside out

A Message From A Young Single Mother

A young mother seeks to inspire women who may feel like giving up

Education Excellence for African Americans?

That would be dope.

Why Whitewashing Diversity In Tech Is A Big Problem

Practice inhibits wealth building in potential employees of color


One reader's account of suffering through tough times.