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Taraji P. Henson Lands Role as Genius NASA Mathematician Katherine Johnson

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Taraji P. Henson is set to star in Hidden Figures, a movie based on Margot Lee Shetterly’s book Hidden Figures: The Story of the African-American Women Who Helped Win the Space Race. Henson, who just won a Golden Globe for best actress for her role as...

Cleveland Bills Tamir Rice’s Family For Ambulance Ride After Cop Killed Him

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Stay classy, Cleveland. The city has filed a claim against the family of Tamir Rice for $500. The claim involves the ambulance ride that Rice was in after he was shot and killed by Cleveland police in 2014. Assistant Law Director Carl Meyer filed the...

This Is How Ciara, With Her Black Power Blinders, Just Lost My Respect

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Ciara may think her ex-boyfriend Future has unmercifully drug her name through the mud, but she’s doing a pretty good job of tarnishing her own image from where I stand. That’s if she’s the type to give a damn about the opinions of Black Americans (which...

SZA Just Perfectly Summed Up the Absurdity of the Racist Beyoncé Backlash

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Ever since Beyoncé hit the Super Bowl halftime stage and performed “Formation,” some folks have been in their feelings. First there were the people threatening a boycott, then some haters organized an “anti-Beyoncé rally,” and finally there were the talking heads that said the singer’s homage to...

Idris Elba Split From His Girlfriend & Women Are Rejoicing On Social Media

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According to the British press, Idris Elba and girlfriend Naiyana Garth have called it quits. The pair have been together for about three years and have a toddler son together, but apparently they’ve decided to go their separate ways. The Sun reports, “Things ended very recently,”...

#HotepRepellent: Dating Tips for ‘Woke AF’ Black Women

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Black women were armed, black women were dangerous and the less money they had the deadlier the weapon they chose. pic.twitter.com/4OKQDPKbrP — 1-800-WOKE-AF (@gloed_up) January 6, 2016 As a 26-year-old black woman, I think us ladies deserve a moment of praise. Not only are black...