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Yes, They Mean You Too…”BITCH.”…

A predictable argument I’ve heard from critics on my position to pass on the movie, “Straight Outta Compton,” (you know, the one that celebrates and glorifies the fathers of gangster rap who ushered the ruination of mainstream, conscious hip hop and irreparably damaged the image of black women through their dehumanization of us with the […]

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Why No Self-Respecting Black Woman Should Pay to See “Straight…

By now you’ve probably seen the trailer for the movie, Straight Outta Compton, which tells the story of West Coast rap group, NWA (Niggas With Attitudes.) You might be tempted to watch, or just throw some money at a “black movie” because your community insists that you support ANYTHING black, even a movie celebrating the […]

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Family Friendly Resort to Bring Your Multiracial Kids…

This is the second year in a row that I’ve taken the kids to the Omni La Costa Hotel in Carlsbad, California. We come during the last few weeks of summer, and it’s kind of the last hoorah before the school grind starts. This is especially bittersweet, because I think this is the last time […]

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OPEN THREAD:Beauty, Bags and Bling…

kennaGransberg, 3 minutes ago Three Beauty Products Giving Me Life This Summer One of the mods could do an open thread where we share our favourite beauty products. OK Kenna……just for you. The Beauty:     The Bags:   The Bling:   Have fun!!!!!!!

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Three Beauty Products Giving Me Life This Summer…

  The summer is too damn hot to wear sticky foundation or heavy powders that eventually cause my T-zone area to look like an oil slick. So when I’m not filming or working a convention, I like to keep my makeup extremely minimal. I basically just stick with the essentials–fill in the eyebrows, some mascara, […]

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Fashion, Food, And Fitness Tips And Tricks For Men…

It’s summer time–time to have fun, be fashionable, and stay fit. So what can a guy do to make sure that his summer is filled with all of these things? Keep reading and you’ll find some great tips, from finding the right clothes to look good and stay cool in, to snacking right and fitting […]

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“Your Daughters Are Being Boycotted.” Time to Heed the…

  This morning I woke up to a tag on Facebook that said this: “Black Women Moving On Articles like this are the reason why although I have found past discussions about her to true unfortunately I still have respect for what Christelyn Karazin does. I’m not darker skinned, but I am really beginning to notice the shots […]

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8 Signs You’re Dating the Right Guy…

Dating isn’t just for fun if you’re looking for the right guy to build a life with. I’m tired of seeing women waste the best years of their reproductive lives on men who aren’t worthy of them. But I’ve also noticed that many of my fans don’t always seem to know what a potentially good […]

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BB&W Exclusive: The Nive Nulls!!…

Guess what? They’re as cool in person as they are online!!

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So Sad…R.I.P. Bobbi Kristina, Dead at 22.…

Somehow, I know that Whitney was there to meet her only child in heaven, but I can imagine it was bittersweet, because at only 22, her’s was a life barely lived. Eerily similar to how her own mother died, Bobbi was found unconscious in a hotel bathtub and lingered in a coma for six months […]

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How Dressing Like a Pin Up Girl Got Me Into the VIP Sections at…

Shhh…I’m going to share a little secret with you. I went to VidCon this week with only a “Community” pass, which means that my access to the inner sanctums of the You Tube elite were closed off to me. And while the community is obviously an essential part of a You Tube star’s success, I […]

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Sometimes You Have to See to Believe. My Exchange with a Crazy, Black…

Meet JeVonti Davis. He’s a black man from Chicago who hates white people, is arming himself for a race war, would kill the white man who ever dared to love his daughter, and says when the race war comes, he’s killing me and my husband. Oh. But wait…he was just kidding. You have to read […]

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Christelyn Meets Gabe and Babe!…

So I’ve been away the last couple of days at VidCon, the convention for…you guessed it…You Tubers. After having some mixed results in my networking, I’d decided to call it a day and make the hour and a half trip back home. Lo and behold, I stumble upon a couple I’ve seen on You Tube […]

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Seven Steps to Becoming a Carefree Black Woman…

  A recent photo of Sasha Obama with her head thrown back, laughing and enjoying her friends as they walked behind her dad, who’s also the leader of the free world, made me smile. In that moment, she looked so carefree and happy, so clearly loved and secure. As a mother of three daughters, it […]

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(Fancy) Faux/’Fro Hawk Bun Tutorial…

You asked, and I delivered! This look has been so fun for me to wear this summer, as it’s a look that can be pulled off in both casual and dressy situations. I like to stretch my hair through blowdrying before I attempt this style, because I find that with my hair type–fine and tightly […]

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Truth Through Poetry…Black Women Bravely Face the Black Men Who…

Once upon a time, everyone thought that black men belonged to black women, and black women belonged to black men. The idea of “black love” was the black girl’s very on Cinderella story. It was a house built on hope and shared cultural experiences. Little did the world know, that underneath the plaster of unity […]

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Shimmer Smizzle! I’m Loving MAC’s Veluxe Pearlfusion…

I’m not crazy about the price ($40) but I’m absolutely nuts about the color payoff. I purchased this palette on the way back home from Las Vegas after our “Hangover” event. Who knew the desert was peppered with outlet stores? I received a 20% discount, but it was still a bit excessive, especially since I’ve […]

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QOTW: What It Means When Your Boyfriend Won’t Introduce You to…

Here’s the situation: My name is [redacted] I have been dating this white guy for over three years now, I am ready to move to the next level but I don’t think he is. I have never met his family at all and I ask him why he always say he not ready for that […]

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Today’s My Birthday, So……

No posts today. I’m going to enjoy being 42, and feeling 24. Love you guys!

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Intermarriage By the Numbers: More Black Women are Marrying Across…

Last month, the Pew Research Center released new numbers about intermarriage in the United States. The numbers are rising across the board with a few exceptions, but there’s some good news when it comes to black women. To make a long story short, your feeling that all those interracially married black women you see on […]