Monthly Archives: September 2014

The Trope of the Angry Black Woman Rears Its Head in Times Review and Twitter Answers

Actor, Viola Davis Television critic Alessandra Stanley was in for a rude awakening via Twitter slaying, after her piece Wrought in Their Creator’s Image was published in The New York Times on Thursday, September 18. Stanley’s review was focused on … More

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Bullied for ‘Acting White’ and Other Sentiments on Being Different and Unliked

School has started and youth bullying is certainly among the many issues that parents and educators must focus on.  We do not often discuss and analyze incidences of violence, prejudice and bullying among and toward black girls, particularly when the … More

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Repost: Hanging with the Big Girls in My Traveling Shoes by Patricia Spears Jones

This is a repost from award winning poet and author Patricia Spears Jones!  Check out her blog published at The Poetry Foundation! Hanging with the Big Girls in My Traveling Shoes by Patricia Spears Jones Last year when I was … More

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