Famous Friday!

2020-09-29T04:48:08+00:00September 15th, 2017|

Madison Keys You may have heard about the "Black Girl Magic" at the 2017 U.S. Open Women's Singles Tournament last week. Among the four semi-finalists, the excited media chatter reported, were three black women! This is a first for a sport that has historically been predominately played by white athletes. Well for this week's Famous Friday, we are going to take a look at one of those women - Madison Keys, who is actually multiracial and pretty magical!! When asked about the significance of three of the four women in [...]

Getting to the Essence

2020-09-29T04:50:36+00:00September 4th, 2016|

Getting to the Essence I don’t read Essence, Ebony, or any of the other popular lifestyle magazines for black females. I am not in their demographics in any fathomable way. But, every so often they publish something so offensive that it gets my attention. Once in a while they have a commentary that casts multiracial people or parents of multiracial children in uncomplimentary light. The dis pisses me off. Quite often, they take the self-identity of a multiracial person and make them black. It’s bad journalism, not to mention that [...]

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