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homeboy

and homegirl
n. a buddy; a pal. (Originally between blacks. Also a term of address. Homeboy is for males and homegirl is for females.) Come on, homeboy. Help out a friend. Tsup, homegirl?

homegirl

verb
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Although these homegirls are a "heavy drug-using" group when compared with other groups of similar ages, these young women, as we describe in the following sections, have developed distinctive notions and boundaries about acceptable levels of use as well as methods for moderating problematic use and potential victimization while under the influence.
While many homegirls witnessed occasions of problem use within the family, this did not automatically mean that they took on this definition of use as the "norm.
Is it merely the case that homegirls who are getting high or getting drunk are copying male behaviors and attempting to be less feminine in a male-dominated environment?
As we have shown in our analysis of homegirls' drinking (Hunt, Joe-Laidler and MacKenzie, 2000), at one level the social functions of drinking do operate in similar ways for homegirls and for homeboys.
Look who's talkin', she with her homegirls and -boys thinkin' she a member in good standin', got drunk one night and said somethin' smart to a homey, he blew her head off.
A major part of the story involves Regina's homegirls (Puddin', Yvonne, and Tamika), who present challenges to Regina when issues like betrayal come into play, and it's intriguing to see how she reconciles what she used to be with who she has become.
Also mixing with a few hundred homo homegirls was former 4 Non Blondes captain Linda Perry and the ladies of L7.
Although Wounded addresses many of the same issues Sanchez raises in her previous collections--Homecoming, We a Baddddd People, Love Poems, A Blues Book for Blue Black Magical Women, I've Been a Woman, homegirls & handgrenades, and Under a Soprano Sky--in this new collection the author pushes the range of her creative talents by striking an impressive balance between awakening political consciousness and using her imagination to order or shape words and create sounds that represent the highest degree of poetic art.
3456" reflects the courage Sanchez demonstrates by bringing highly sensitive issues to her reading audience, she continues her conflation of the sharp demarcations between poetry and prose that first appeared in homegirls & handgrenades in "Eyewitness," "A Remembrance" (which records Sanchez's reaction to James Baldwin's death), "Nicaraguan Journal," and "Homegirls on St.
They are complex divas and simple homegirls, hard and soft, all at the same time.
Besides relying on their homegirls for protection, they adopted a variety of other precautionary strategies.
s men, who encouraged their own homegirls to attack PHP gang members:
In spite of the dangers that existed for the homegirls on the street, conflict with boyfriends in their own home was the most significant arena for violence.
The title stands for Black American Princesses, and the film chronicles the journey of two homegirls from Decatur, Ga.
Just over the twentysomething threshold, the New York City homegirls, who harmonized at church and in high school hallways a few years back, have now tasted the bitter and sweet of the music business.