You might have heard the term “sociopathic” in reference to a character from a movie or book, maybe even a real person. The descriptor is actually linked to a mental health condition known as antisocial personality disorder. One of the signature signs of a sociopath is a lack of empathy. People have the inability to […]

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#Zoey Zoey is a modern spelling variation of Zoe, the Greek Jewish translation of Eve. Despite its Jewish origins, Zoe was historically more popular among Christians. Two early saints were named Zoe—Saint Zoe of Rome and Saint Zoe of Pamphylia. Zoey has been a consistent favorite for girls in the 21st century. Blessed are you […]

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I applaud her!!!!!!! Good for her (horrible yes indeed) but to have the courage to admit she acted on what her thoughts suggested I applaud her. Listen white women have been killing their babies since forever. Black women have rejected taking care of their mental health since forever. They don’t want to be thought of […]

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She would have been a year old tomorrow… You think about the moment it will happen after you reach a certain age. You think of all the things you’re going to do and say. You imagine those precious moments where it’s just the two of you and the smile you receive after you have taught […]

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The number of babies born at Yale-New Haven Hospital with HIV has been effectively zero since 1996. But now a new group is battling the disease: people 50 and older. Nationally known HIV/AIDS advocate Michelle Lopez brought that message to the Betsy Ross Magnet Hall on Kimberly Avenue Thursday evening or the third Elsie Cofield […]

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Have you ever been called a “winch” or a “hoe”? I have often heard Black women refer to each other as winches, hoes, and bitches.  The terms sound much like a term of endearment, a term which defines their friendship as very close.  Black women can, have and will refer to their friends as bitches, […]

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 Took me a long time to love and appreciate my “Brown skin”.  Growing up in the projects and finding myself in a predominately “white” high school was not shocking to me or my system.  You see I didn’t know I didn’t like my “Brown skin”.  As a child I had a “Barbie Doll”, she was […]

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