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Sistah Support System

Social Service, called welfare back in the day, was built originally to support the needs of the nation’s poor, needy and sick. The goal of the program was to give a helping hand to those without support. Whether you agree with the program in its current form, its originators understood one basic human fact: all […]

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Black Girls Rock?

With shame and regret I admit that when it aired the first time I missed it. I forgot it was on. I didn’t watch it as I should have but that doesn’t mean I don’t have a comment on the commentary floating around the internet pertaining to the show Black Girl Rock. Lord, help me […]

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All Bend no Break

There are times when life challenges us. There are periods when we feel like if life gives us one more trial, one more test or one more setback then that will be it. Game over. We’re done. Although we consider ourselves strong and resilient, this survival stuff has become a tad too difficult. Life has […]

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This Week in Reviews ~ BGG2W

By  blklam – Amazon Reviewer -5 Stars This review is from: Black Girl’s Guide to Winning at Love & Life (Retitled 2nd Edition) (Kindle Edition) I really enjoyed reading this book. Once I started reading it I couldn’t put it down. It gave me new insight in what our black women are going thru today. […]

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Becoming Your Own Superhero: How-to Claim Your Own Personal Power

When I was young I wanted to be Wonder Woman. I would spin and spin and spin until all my clothes were gone and I was left standing in just my Wonder Woman Underoos. Clothed is just my confidence, I would stand in the middle of the room dizzy and out of breath and watch […]

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Pressure Cooker People

If you’re a plumber then you know firsthand that it’s pressure that bursts pipes. It does the same for people. The type A folks with the powerful will to succeed know exactly what this means. They know everything about the terrible P. Pressure. Forget the expectations of the world, parents and friends, no one’s expectations […]

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The Karma Curse

What is Karma? The notion behind this Indian religious concept is the belief that a person’s actions determines his or her destiny. Now, I’m not up in this piece chiming any tinkling bells or rubbing baby Buddha’s big belly, but to put it biblically for my denominational folks, karma means that you reap what you […]

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Scaredy Cat ~ Are You a Fear-Fighter or a Fraud?

The world is a big bad place and it’s frightening. Everything we want to do as human beings requires a courageous spirit that many of us do not have. To get up in the morning and face the world requires a brave face. To get the things we want, we have to fight and do […]

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Diamondatrix

Show me the bling, show me the ring or else! Whoa there. I know good men are scarce, rent aint cheap and bad ass kids are hard to raise by our lonesome. As women we want a man in the home so when we yell out, honey I’m home, someone besides the wall will hear. […]

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Masking the Truth

While most of my friends love my writing style, a few hate my Super Sistah alter ego.  Evoking Sacha Fierce is not acceptable for me but fine for a celebrity like Beyoncé who’s entitled to her creativity.  My friends go on to admit that they despise my Super mask and they think she, me, is […]

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Fight for Your Life

If you’re like most women then there have been times when you’ve woken up in a cold sweat wondering in a daze why your life wasn’t going as you’d planned? If you are anywhere north of twenty then this has happened more than once. In those times you’ve questioned why everyone else had the luxury […]

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Black Girl Blues

Oprah is off the air but I remember one of the quotes from her final show. She said: The show has taught me that there is a common thread that runs through all of our pain and all of our suffering and that is unworthiness. Not feeling worthy enough to own the life you were […]

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