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Taraji P Henson’s MAC Collection Is On Its Way

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MAC and Taraji P. Henson have some exciting things in store for us starting September 6th. The brand’s latest and most exciting collection of the year will be based on the Golden Globe winner’s own makeup style, rather than that of her Empire character, Cookie...

First Year Chicago Teacher’s Catchy ‘Welcome To 4th Grade’ Rap Goes Viral

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First year teacher Dwayne Reed found a creative way to get his 4th grade students excited about his class. Reed, who appeared on “Good Morning America” earlier today, said he came up with the idea and recorded the catchy rap song in one day. The...

Nate Parker Has The Nerve To Be Disappointed In Black People’s Response To His Rape Case

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No matter where you stand on Nate Parker and his upcoming film, Birth of a Nation, it’s safe to say news that the actor was enthralled in a rape case while in college was both shocking and disappointing for everyone. Regardless of Parker being acquitted of the...

Black Women Dating Older Men: Don’t Be Afraid To Tell Them “Pay My Bills, Thanks”

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While dating, there is one (often left unstated) rule that gives men far too much freedom and power: Men are entitled to seek out younger women, but have no obligation to date older women. As a 26-year-old single Black woman who frequents dating websites, I...

Black Man Is Shot After Reporting Robbery at His Home

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An Indianapolis man is fighting for his life after calling police to report his home was being broken into, and the police “accidentally” shooting him. Carl Williams called the police to say his wife had been assaulted by a black suspect with a rifle – but he...

#BuyBlack: The Problem With Supporting Black-Owned Businesses (And How We Can Fix It)

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There is a growing movement to support Black owned businesses that has inspired many a Black folk to jump on the Black-business-only-bandwagon. From reports that a Black woman sold out of school supplies specifically geared towards black children, to the creation of a Google Chrome...