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Desiree Moodie
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Desiree is a writer from Brooklyn, NY who's able and only too willing to gab on the subject of sex and relationships forever and ever. She's also a passionate foodie and total geek, making trips to the comic book store every Wednesday, religiously.

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DJEMBE - A Conversation on Wellness for Men of Color

(0) Comments | Posted June 6, 2014 | 7:33 PM

Mental illness.

It's something we don't talk about much but can no longer afford to ignore.

This was the thinking of Sophia Domeville, Hatian-american artist and member of the Akoma Newark Sister Circle. Sophia and the Akoma Newark Sister Circle are hosting an event called Djembe, a film screening...

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Getting Past The Word 'Slut'

(5) Comments | Posted October 7, 2011 | 4:50 PM

I am a black woman and I support Slut Walk.

I feel the need to say this because, as has happened many times before, the voices of a few from the "community" so easily get taken for the voices of all. For all the time black people spend trying to...

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The 50's Are Back on The Bachelor

(4) Comments | Posted February 10, 2010 | 12:36 PM

There are many things wrong with this show before we even get to what happened last night. Chief among these are its perpetuation of an impossible fairy tale paradigm in relationships, its dramatization of what's supposed to be a quest for true love, it's focus on the shallower aspects of...

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In Defense of The Unchaste

(5) Comments | Posted September 9, 2008 | 3:53 PM

I went to visit my mom the other day, and on the way to her house, I walked past a church I thought about attending once or twice.

I chuckled to myself as I remembered I hadn't set foot in a church in more than 15 years, save for...

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