Tag: marriage

June 12 is for Loving

On June 12, 1967, the United States struck down anti-miscegenation laws in the famous Supreme Court case, Loving v. Virginia.  Festivals have sprung up around the country to celebrate June 12 as “Loving Day” and there is even an official lovingday.org…

Maybe I am just a hata: Blogger tells black women they should stop focusing on earning a degree and focus on getting married instead.

So blogger Jamila Akil at Beyond BlackWhite.com has written a post entitled, “Black Women Are Spending Too Much Time and Effort Going to School, They Should Be Spending That Time Trying to Get Married” were she encourages her melanin blessed brethren to forsake…

Well, color me surprised: did Senator John McCain’s son marry a sista?

The Washington Post  reports that Jack McCain, a Navy pilot and son of Senator John McCain got married over the weekend to Renee Swift, an Air Force reserve captain. I am pouring over the pics from the wedding and I am…