#SmartBlackWomenOfTwitter

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by The Root

Not long ago, women of color started the trending topic #SolidarityIsForWhiteWomen to discuss the ways in which women of color are… Read More

Post-Katrina,<br />
Black Families Still More Vulnerable to Extreme Weather

Post-Katrina,
Black Families Still More Vulnerable to Extreme Weather

by Tracey Ross

This week marks eight years since Hurricane Katrina ripped through the Gulf Coast, devastating much of New Orleans. Immediately after… Read More

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The Strange Politics of Being Friends With White People

by #teamEBONY

A recent Reuters/Ipsos poll, which found that 40 percent of White people and 25 percent of nonWhite people have no friends of the… Read More

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No, I Don’t Want to Talk to You About It’

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Last week, I made plans to meet a few friends for drinks after they went to a Pirates game. As I hopped in the car awaiting word… Read More

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by Huffington Post

A federal judge Monday threw out race discrimination claims by a former Savannah restaurant manager whose lawsuit against Paula Deen… Read More

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by Jezebel

This is one of those "BREAKING: Water Is Wet" items, but your seventh grade BFF Rush Limbaugh who moved to, like, Brussels… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

The Confederacy was a government founded on the preservation and expansion of slavery and White supremacy. “Our new government,”… Read More

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Lack of Diversity in Fashion Remains

by Jezebel

White models dominate runways, White women land ad campaigns. Yes, it's 2013, and we're still talking about this. In the… Read More

Many Americans have no friends of another race: poll

No New Friends: Many Americans Only Have Same-Race Friends

by #teamEBONY

About 40 percent of White Americans and about 25 percent of non-White Americans are surrounded exclusively by friends of their own… Read More

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The Sapphires US DVD Cover Disrespects Black Stars

by Jezebel

The Sapphires is an award-winning Australian film about four Aboriginal women who struggled against — and overcame… Read More

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