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Why I Have Mixed Feelings About the Firing of the ...

I remember when I was working as a lowly PR grunt representing a bagel company and trying to get a mention on the “Opie and Anthony” show ...
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Riddle Me This: What Other Award Shows Have Actual...

I’m convinced most of the wealthy black elite class in America could not give two negative phucks for ‘regular’ black people, and th...
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Robin Thicke and His Very Public Attempt to Win Ba...

Robin Thicke is really, really, really serious about winning back his humiliated wife, Paula Patton with this new video, “Get You Back,” a...
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Company’s Photo Discrepancy Gives Subtle Mes...

I’ve quietly watched a company called Baby K’Tan work to dig itself out of a public relation social media nightmare because of this photo....
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When Exploring The Global Village Becomes A Nightm...

A dedicated teacher with a Phd in her field is a dream for any public high school, right? Unfortunately for Dr. Cicely Cobb, it was a nightmare.  She...
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Halle Ordered to Pay $16K a Month in Child Support...

Trending right now is the unusual court decision handed down that Halle Berry pay her daughter’s father, Gabriel Aubrey, $16,000 per month in ch...
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Essence Excludes Gabrielle Union’s Interraci...

I have to admit, I never saw Think Like a Man. And most likely, I won’t be spending my change to see Think Like a Man Too. But let’s for t...
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Oakland Paul: Two Women Badly Beaten, Only One Get...

I have nothing new to say. Just sharing my observation of an obvious truth.  A truth I am just now learning to notice. It is the painful truth of dis...
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Watch a Bunch of Black Women Cheering as Their Pas...

My inbox has been peppered with messages about a sermon rendered by Pastor Jamal Bryant called “I’m My Enemies Worst Nightmare.” (yes, they wro...
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Biker Gang Rolls In to Protect Maya Angelou’...

Generally I’m a little scared of biker gangs. It’s rare that I hear news about them and say, “Woohoo, rock on, you leathery scary pe...
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#YesAllWomen: Why Do People Feel So Entitled to Wo...

By Pella Another day, another mass killing in America. At least that’s what the headlines seem to say to me. It’s almost what is expected ...
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Could V. Stivano Be Another Yellow Rose Or Silly R...

Perhaps much to NBA Clippers owner Donald Sterling’s dismay, V. Stiviano is not going anywhere any time soon.  The woman at the center of the ...
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DeBlasio Gives Lessons On How to Protect a Woman. ...

The media is so hard on mothers. If you’re Michelle Obama, militant feminists complain that you shame the movement because you’re happy wi...
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Ratchet Roundup: News We Didn’t Cover this W...

So…yes I saw the unfortunate video clip of Solange Knowles taking out 400 years of slavery on Jay Z’s already unfortunate-looking face. Be...
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