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9:14 AM / Thursday January 23, 2020

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Divine Muva Diva: When Madea became a mogul

October 10, 2019

Dear lovies, in lieu of the usual column, Muva is taking this opportunity to impart life and lessons via one Tyler Perry, who stunned the world this past weekend by opening up one of the LARGEST studios ever built in Atlanta. Let me backtrack a bit. Perry popped up on the scene in the late…

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A Millennial Voice: The Gift

October 4, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: The author and her mother Danette By Danae Reid According to Welches, the average mother works approximately 98 hours per week, which equates to 2.5 fulltime jobs. Like most other children, the amount of mental, physical, and emotional labor my mother endured in order to sustain our household wasn’t something I was even…

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Alawfultruth: Antelope Valley Canyon and the Navajo Nation

October 4, 2019

While traveling across the country via car and exploring recently, I learned of a place approximately two hours south of the Grand Canyon in Arizona where I was told the visuals would stun the senses.  Armed with my curiosity and a determination to see this place, my friend and I headed there. It is called…

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Republicans with blood on their hands

September 26, 2019

By Mark Segal Last week, the Philadelphia Gay News reported that the local chapter of the Log Cabin Republicans (LGBT Republicans) are going along with the national organization and endorsing Donald Trump for re-election. Now, before you ask what most are thinking: “How can any LGBT person support the Republican party these days, which is…

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Alawfultruth: “A Touch of Sugar”

September 26, 2019

By Andrea Lawful Sanders On or about August 4, 2019, while having breakfast in Martha’s Vineyard, I felt a rush of discomfort in my entire body. I thought at first that it was a hot flash, because I am of that certain age, but my gut instincts kicked in enough for me to make a…

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A Millennial Voice : The Highway to Freedom

September 20, 2019

By Danae Reid When Skyler Shema made the decision to go cross country on his customized 2012 Harley-Davidson Dyna Wideglide, it was to find a new home for his music studio. And though he unearthed several locations that fully encompassed his vision and accommodated his needs, he also gained something more — awareness.   “I think…

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Alawfultruth: The waning tradition that heals — Sunday dinner

September 20, 2019

I was a little girl of no more than 4 years old when I began paying attention to the constant bustle in our family’s kitchen and the delightful scents that wafted to my always hungry nostrils. Trying not to be underfoot of my mother’s moving feet, I would stay in a corner and watch with…

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Divine Muva Diva: Empathy may just save a life

September 13, 2019

Dearest Lovies: In lieu of my usual column, I must discuss something that has been held like a top secret document, especially in Black families — anxiety, depression and suicide. Let me be clear, there have always been stigmas attached to mental illness, but we continue to see time and again examples of people who…

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