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Dear Black folks: This Black Friday spend your Black money with Black people

Black people, if this is really Black Friday, let’s paint the town black. Let’s play Black music…

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More multiracial families … less racism?

Between 2000 and 2010, Americans who reported multiracial backgrounds increased by 32 percent to 9 million. Will…

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A dog named Mr. Skeffington

Something evil has made my family love tiny dogs. Not only do the kids want one, but LaVeta does, too. And she wants to name the little bugger Mr. Skeffington.

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The blackest cat in town

My idea of a pet was an alligator with a soft side, not some street cat with a Puss In Boots stare. Then came Styx …

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New Baby Blues

A FEW WEEKS ago, LaVeta’s nephew and his wife welcomed a bouncing baby girl. I was happy…

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His kid wants allowance for chores

Dear Housewife: Is it ok to tie allowance amounts to chores? – Allowance for chores Dear Allowance for…

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Was King’s I have a dream speech enough?

ON APRIL 3, 1963, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. stood in the pulpit of Mason Temple…

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