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A Different Kind of Adoption

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I have a hard time with the belief that African-Americans do not adopt , because I’ve lived the opposition. I firmly believe that unbeknownst to the mainstream, we are actually doing the majority of adopting. So why isn’t it headline news? Because it is completely unofficial…

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That Black Chick…and How she Caused Infertility

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I’ve been her a lot.In fact, MOST of my friends have had their experiences being “that” black girl before. THAT black girl is the stereotypical chick.  The neck-rollin, lip-smackin, “GIRRL, LET ME TELL YOU”, chick.  We avoid her at all costs.The Sheneneh, the Mammy, the…

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Sticks and Stones…

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I love Comedy. My husband and I collect dvd’s of comedic standups we love, I am an avid viewer of comedy central standup hours, and I even have a comedy digital playlist on Imeem. When I was a little girl, my mother would banish me from the room during…

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Appropriate Questions and Responses

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Birth Control? (Metformin, Prenatal Viatmins, Birth Control Pills)Since I’ve taken up this campaign, I’ve had countless friends and family members ask”Oh my gosh, Regina, are you saying these things because of me?”To them and everyone else, “NO!” LOL That is precisely the reason I’m…