D.C. Retro Jumpers Remind D.C. How to Double Dutch
Before smartphones and Snapchat, the click-click of double Dutch jump-ropes could be heard in the streets and alleys of Washington and other urban areas. Robin Ebb is the force behind D.C. Retro Jumpers, a group operated by women working to bring double Dutch back to D.C. streets. Joy Jones, founder of D.C. Retro Jumpers and author of a play about double Dutch, said she was inspired to create the group to feed an “intra-generational exercise obsession.”
State of Black Marriage
Read Joy Jone’s report on marriage in Black America, published in the March 2011 issue of Ebony:
Why Are Black Women Scaring Off Their Men?
Have you met this woman? She has a good job, works hard, earns a good salary. She went to college, got her master’s degree; she is intelligent. She is personable, articulate, well-read, interest in everybody and everything. Yet, she’s single! In a Washington Post opinion piece, Joy Jones explains why black women may be scaring off their men: