Clutch Magazine

5 Natural Hair Myths Debunked

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I get so tired of the myths that are surrounding natural hair. They are tired, old, and despite all the newly naturals coming aboard daily, still hanging around. It’s almost like there is a stigma some want to hold against natural tresses but the purpose...

Real Talk: On Debra Harrell’s Arrest, Motherhood & Race

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In last week’s Mommie Dearest column, I wrote about Debra Harrell, a South Carolina mother who was arrested for “abandoning” her nine-year-old daughter at a park while she worked at a nearby McDonald’s. (Just yesterday we learned that Harrell has been let go from her job.) I had...

Aaron McGruder is Back With “Black Jesus” Will You Watch?

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Aaron McGruder may not be a part of  The Boondocks any more, but his new series on Adult Swim is premiering in a few weeks. And it may piss off a lot of Christians and white people in the process. Black Jesus is a live-action series starring Grand...

Michael Rapaport Is Still Going In on Spike Lee, Calls Him A Shit Stain

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It seems as though Michael Rapaport just won’t let it go. We get it already. Remy from Higher Learning believes gentrification has done Brooklyn good, and Lee, says otherwise and notes that black people are getting Columbused out of all of the “good” that’s happening. In...

11 Parents of Abducted Nigerian Girls Die

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It’s been 3 months since over 200 girls were abducted from the Chibok village in Nigeria. Within this time, 11 of their parents have died, according to people in the town. Some of the deaths came after extremists have attacked the town, others were trauma induced....