Tag Archives: United States

Weiner: I Tweeted a photo of myself. (Time to move on, I say.)

Just as new photos were emerging on Andrew Breitbart’s website, Rep. Anthony Weiner had a press conference  where he confessed to EVERYTHING. He said that the tweet that was intended to be a direct message to a young woman.  He … Continue reading

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From Forbes.com – Why Business Should Care – Psychology Today and the Black Woman Controversy

Last week, Psychology Today published a blog article questioning (and disparaging) African American women’s attractiveness.  I was removed from their website, but reblogged here. It quickly created controversy, but it also brought out a chorus of supporters, including an accountability … Continue reading

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I’m inspired to learn more about breast cancer.

I’m familiar with so many women’s issues from from feminism to reproductive health.  How could I not be just as knowledgeable breast cancer? Yes, I know some breast cancer basics and what the pink ribbon stands for. I am well … Continue reading

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Warner Bros.’ racist cartoons are troubling.

This morning I read  an article on Slate.com calling for the release of vintage cartoons depicting Blacks in a distorted, dehumanizing way.  I am appauled and against it. Here’s an edited version of what I had to say on Slate.com. … Continue reading

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Obama on DC schools

President Barack Obama said DC public schools were below the standards needed for his kids.  True. Definitely, his prerogative.  But as president of the United States speaking on a national/international stage, it seemed like a cheap shot. You can’t compare … Continue reading

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Health care reform. If you voted for it, stand by it.

Congress approved health care reform because our system has been broken for decades.  Millions needed and still need coverage.  It was a leadership move to make life better for all Americans. This new part of the law  that takes effect … Continue reading

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FDA to push for (somewhat) healthier meats.

After years of prodding from the scientific/medical community, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will be directing farmers to cut back on the antibiotics.  You can read more in this very informative New York Times article. Currently large farms … Continue reading

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