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OTT questions but...any other black female communities on LJ?
by amore_sottile (amore_sottile)
at February 5th, 2013 (03:02 pm)

I know this question is random as hail, but I'm always annoyed at the lack of popular black communities on lj. I know they're a few key ones, but most of the other ones haven't been updated in years. I was wondering outside of this comm. is there any other specific black female communities that involve black female icons/gifs, black female topics, etc? I was having a hard time tryna find black female stock icons/gifs that aren't of a popular black celebs like Beyonce, lol.

This community is a good place to socialize and talk about natural hair and transitioning, but I wish they're was more out there for us. I know online they're black female forums like "Lipstick Alley" and gossip blogs, but LJ seems to be lacking in that department. It's a shame because I would love more of a commentary of black women and different issues and topics regarding our lives.

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Posted by: INTERIOR CROCODILE ALLIGATOR (hirolin)
Posted at: February 6th, 2013 12:06 am (UTC)

There probably are some, but they are probably dead since people have left LJ in droves .

Posted by: amore_sottile (amore_sottile)
Posted at: February 6th, 2013 01:14 am (UTC)
natural

I noticed people leaving lj. It's kinda a shame since I prefer LJ to basically any other form of blogging. One of the best things about LJ is that it never really made "mainstream" level in terms of blogging so it always kinda remained more intimate and secluded as compared to Blogger or Wordpress. ONTD is probably the biggest thing on here.

Posted by: bowl_of_glow (bowl_of_glow)
Posted at: February 6th, 2013 01:40 pm (UTC)
Natural hair & Coke

yeah, it really is a shame, I love LJ :(

Posted by: PerfectlyImperfect (gtodt)
Posted at: February 6th, 2013 07:11 pm (UTC)
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halo

Posted by: amore_sottile (amore_sottile)
Posted at: February 10th, 2013 09:58 pm (UTC)
natural

Hey girly! Sorry for the late response. I wish this comm. had more viewers. :/

Posted by: PerfectlyImperfect (gtodt)
Posted at: February 10th, 2013 10:16 pm (UTC)
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agreed.... this commun is beyond DEAD!

Posted by: Coffee (narturally_bea)
Posted at: February 17th, 2013 12:30 am (UTC)
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I know it is late and it not a community but I have started blogging on varied black history. It's not much but I will try to post everyday about people NOT widely talked about. I know that people have left lj in droves and I may not reach anyone but I did try...

Posted by: Ru (sandomingors)
Posted at: October 28th, 2013 01:14 am (UTC)
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i am new to this but i would love to see a black community active on lj.
have anyone found anything?

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