Archive for the ‘Birth Control Options/Advocacy’ Category

0 Time to Have a Conversation about the Connection between Sex, Children and Responsibility

Time to Have a Conversation about the Connection between Sex, Children and Responsibility

“Marriage–of the legally and spiritually binding type–is the safest way to raise children here in America. I think it’s about time for Americans to ask themselves what do we need to do to make our marriages more like the kinds of marriages that Europeans are experiencing–even if the ‘marriage’ that Europeans are partaking of is not one that involves standing before a judge and pledging ’till death do us part’. Clearly, Europeans–and German’s in particular–know something we don’t know or have yet to acknowledge.”


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7 Dr. A. Duker: Guard Your Womb!

Dr. A. Duker: Guard Your Womb!

At times I’ve wondered about the real value of marriage as being the ‘ideal’ situation in which to parent and raise a child. I’m not going to quote the many depressing statistics about single parenthood in the African-American community that we’ve all heard before, but I’ll just give my commentary on the ‘No Wedding No [...]


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0 @blacksnob: The Case For and Against “Maturity” on Twitter

@blacksnob: The Case For and Against “Maturity” on Twitter

by Danielle Belton The Black Snob By all accounts, I was born old. Like Benjamin Button. Only I looked like a normal baby and somewhat acted like a normal baby (being pre-verbal, the crying, the pooping, the eating, the sleeping, etc.), but for the most part of my youth I was unnervingly serious to the [...]


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1 Debra J. Dickerson: So You Increase the Black Marriage Rate. So What?

Debra J. Dickerson: So You Increase the Black Marriage Rate. So What?

“You’re anti-feminist!” “No, you are!” “You’re an Uncle Tom for making this a black issue!” ” You reprinted my post without permission!” Meanwhile, the prospective newlyweds schtup along, unaware and unperturbed, while the pixels fly.


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0 Counterpoint to Slate Article: All forms of birth control are less expensive than an actually having a kid.”

Counterpoint to Slate Article: All forms of birth control are less expensive than an actually having a kid.”

So what gives? If black men and women have access to all this ‘female-controlled’ and male-controlled contraception, then why aren’t they using them effectively at the same rates as whites or Hispanics?


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