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Gene Demby
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It took me a long time to realize that my father wasn't a bad man, just a bad husband for my mother. That's what happens when you're a mama's boy and your mother not-so-subtly drills that into your impressionable mind. Yes, he was deceitful. Yes, he was hyper-critical. Yes, he was extremely ...
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(x-posted from BeyondBabyMamas.com) Acclaimed poet and performing artist Roger Bonair-Agard is the first guest to be featured in Beyond Baby Mama's Affirming Black Fatherhood Series. Every day this week, as a lead-in to Father's Day, we'll be featuring the experiences and insights of ...
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Ava Duvernay won the Best Director award at Sundance last year for Middle of Nowhere, her quiet, affecting drama about a woman (Emayatzy Corinealdi ) trying to hold her marriage together while her husband is in prison. DuVernay was the first black woman to win the award. There’s a whole lot to like about the film, which does a great job of conveying how the ripple effects of incarceration play out in the lives of the people still on the outside. ...
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Poverty isn’t just economic. It’s existential.
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  • PostBourgie
    Founder/Editor, 2007 - present
  • The Huffington Post
    Managing Editor, Black Voices, 2011 - 2012
  • The Huffington Post
    Homepage Editor, 2011 - 2011
  • The New York Times
    News Assistant, 2005 - 2011
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