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Screw Gay Pride

Why a Black gay man is saying no to gay pride.

The Crisis of Citizenship in the Dominican Republic

An uncertain future for many Haitian-born Dominicans lies ahead

Reflections on the Charleston Shooting

A reader reflects on racial injustice in America.

To hear the inaudible threat

How suicide impacted my life and what I plan to do about it

Everyday Jail Without Bars

Black imprisonment in America

How I Achieved Emotional Freedom

Strategies for overcoming negative experiences

Getting The Most Out Of Family Reunions

Have you thought of your family reunion in this way before?

A Letter to Mike Brown

On his 19th birthday

How To Respond to Violence

A reader's take on violence in Black communities

How I Got Out

A story of when love turns dangerous

Understanding the Baltimore Mom

Why America should stop dissecting Black motherhood

A Quick Lesson On Baltimore

What they're not showing you

Pretty Girl Blues: Living With An Ostomy Bag

Life happens, but we have the power inside of us to survive.

Letter to My Young Self

Heal thy broken heart

A Lesson for White America: Stop Jocking Our Style

Cultural appropriation cannot be tolerated

When Rich Girls Cry

A reader is still ticked off at a celebrity sobfest

The Day He Divorced My Daughter

Reader encourages parents to never forget about the children

A New Era of Black Entertainment

It's time for Blacks to have more lead roles

Team Natural…or Nah?

To go natural or not? That is the question facing this contributor

Reader Shares “Remarkable” Poem

Check out this author's submission of a personal poem

5 Steps Toward a Stronger Marriage

Don't be a complainer. Be a cheerleader