Kordale and Kaleb: A Portrait of the Modern Black Family? — Whispers of a Womanist (a repost)

Black couple Kordale and Kaleb made headlines a few years back when images of them combing their daughter’s hair went viral. The image seemingly resonated most profoundly with black women proving nostalgic in mirroring a shared experience—having our hair combed and braided by a loved one. Thus, most black women probably viewed the images as […] […]

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From Black Boy With Love

The following is an excerpt of New Children’s Book Teaches Black Boys to Treat Black Girls With Respect written by Zahara Hill for Black Voices: Artist Lawrence Lindell wanted black girls to know they have much more value than a lack of media visibility and derisive comments from peers may lead them to believe. “We […]

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Men, Who Hurt You? (a repost)

What’s a complaint without a solution, right? Please read the linked post in its entirety. (It’s a quick read.) We can discuss here as well, but please be sure to like and comment and give The Single B Diaries some love, too. Happy Monday! P.S. Black men, I LOVE ya’ll! xo ❤ Disclaimer: This post […]

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If I kill a cop (a repost)

If I kill a cop it will be because “I feared for my life”: because I saw a gun, because I thought I saw a gun, because he was reaching for a gun that I never saw and was never there, because he was approaching me, because I heard a sound. Or, more likely, because […] […]

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A Word From Dick Gregory

The videotapes are horrifying, all of them, but no more horrifying than a public lynching. It continues to scream I do not value your life and you are not human to me. We should be angry and emotional, however, we should not respond emotionally. This is a systemic, institutionalized problem that demands a systemwide solution. […]

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