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Movies? Nope. Dinner and bowling? Nah. Make-out session in the park? That came at another time.

Ashra Kwesi lecture. The lecture changed my life, and confirmed what my subconscious had been mulling over for quite some time. That was about 3 years and some change ago.

Kwesi doesn’t make regular visits to Los Angeles, so if you’re available this Friday evening, this would be such a great investment of your time. Learn about African Spirituality from a documented and thorough perspective. If you’re brave enough to make this a date night, I’d strongly encourage you to do so. No frills or thrills. Dating should be serious business.

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Thoughts? “OMG! The Black Male Marriage Crisis”

Your thoughts? (thanks to Tony Bradford for sharing this with me)

OMG! The Black Male Marriage Crisis
by Sister Toldja

We are always reminded that for all the debate over interracial dating, that while MORE brothers marry out than sisters, it’s still not that many who do it. And since Michelle Obama, Beyonce and that one old lady down the block who don’t talk to her husband no way are the only three Black wives left in Negronia, can the the Black male marriage statistics be that much better than the women’s? Let’s see….

While the magic number is just under 42% for adult Black women, a whopping 43.3% of Black men are married.

43.3! WHERES OBAMA? 911 EMERGENCY! ARE YOU THERE, GOD? ITS ME, TOLDJA! BLACK MEN ARE IN A MARRIAGE CRISIS! CALL STEVE HARVEY! CALL TD JAKES! CALL NIGHTLINE! CALL DATELINE! CALL LOVELINE! CALL THE GHOSTBUSTERS! WHAT IS WE GON’ DO?

Riddle me this, Batman: how in the possible world did this become a story of ‘the crisis of the unmarried Black woman’ if the statistics are so close for both genders?

I have a pretty good clue. The players in the mainstream media (continued) Continue reading