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Here’s Why I Passed On A Job Opportunity After The Employer Touched My Hair

This piece was submitted from a member of our enthusiastic community of readers. If you’re interested in sharing your opinion on any cultural, political or personal topic, check out our how-to post to learn more.Being Black in America, whether you’re a man, woman or non-binary, is a complex experience. While our culture is imitated, our styles are exploited, our communities...

Why The Cost Of Your Engagement Ring Says Nothing About Your Marriage

In Jennifer Lopez’s 2001 single “Love Don’t Cost a Thing”, she sings, “even if you were broke my love don’t cost a thing”. I agree with that. That song was the bop in 3rd grade, but as time went on, everyone, including myself, realized how much that song lyric (and many others like it) applies to the social structure and relationship...

Why I'm Not A Fan Of Jeremy Lin's Dreadlocks

It’s true what they say, they love black culture, but not black people. This quote doesn’t just apply to white people, but it applies to non-black people of color as well. Like many other black men and women, I’ve been mocked and belittled by Latinos, looked down on by Korean store owners and being talked to a sarcastic undertone by Indians.Now before anyone gets...