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Black Boys Less Likely To Be Adopted, Study Shows

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I swear every time I lose speed something comes along and perks me right back into the fight. Came across this story today that broke me down to the ground. So I’m sharing it here, in the hopes that you will share it with someone who will share it…

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Selfishness, Grief and the Freedom to Mourn

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I am so often amazed at how writers neglect the opportunities to truly expound on those things that are running rampant and un-adressed in real homes. They get so near to the breakthrough and then back away as though repelled.  This was the situation when I viewed Why Did…

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Cultural Interpretations

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There is a lot to be said for activists.  They have to be willing to speak when everyone else wants to be quiet.  They have to be willing to stand up when everyone else wants to rest.  They have to be willing to stifle the part of themselves that wants…

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Guest Post – "The Hidden Problem of Infertility In The African American Community"

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During one of my recurrent Google searches for AA Infertility sites, I came across the Ferre Institute’s “Families of Color Initiative”.  The site isn’t huge, but the wealth of information is amazing.  Upon seeing how great a resource they were, I realized that I just had to provide…

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Since Everyone else is talking bout it….Really Nightline?

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So…we don’t get married in one arena,…and we DON’T struggle with infertility in another. Media, will you please get your facts straight?  So, you’re either portraying us as bitter broads who are so bougie we can’t get a man, or hot and heavy…

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Did you know?

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In 1995:7% of Hispanic women were infertile6.4% of white women were infertile10.5% of black women were infertile”Fertility, Family Planning and Women’s Health: New Data from the 1995 National Survey of Family Growth,” The US Department of Health and Human Services.Wonder what that number is…