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Black Twitter Celebrates #DuragHistoryWeek

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According to Black Twitter, this week is Durag History Week. The hashtag, #duraghistoryweek, has been trending worldwide. Many, including Karen Civil, took to Twitter to share their celebratory tweets for Durag History Week. For those of you unaware of what a durag (\ˈdü-ˌrag\) is, it...

Racist Tweeters Harass FKA Twigs for Dating Actor Robert Pattinson

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Haters gonna hate and racists gonna be racists. What’s most unfortunate is that social media gives racists a larger platform to be ignorant. The half-Jamaican, half-Spanish singer/songwriter FKA twigs took time to address the tons of racist tweets she has received since people learned she...

Collection Love: Looks We Love From Luxury Plus-Size Label PLY

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Founded by creative couple Lamarr and Pamela Nanton, PLY has a major passion for fit and tailoring. Located in New York, PLY is for the woman size 14 – 24 that craves elegance and fashion and doesn’t want to compromise. Taking a directional approach on...

Listen to Kendrick Lamar’s Positive and Uplifting New Single “I”

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If you are in need of some uplifting and positive energy — check out the latest single by Kendrick Lamar entitled “I (love myself).” The Rahki-produced track samples the Isley Brothers’ 1973 version of their soul hit “That Lady” — and is all about self-love...

Viola Davis, Yvette Nicole Brown, Octavia Spencer and Melissa Harris-Perry Respond to ‘New York Times’ Article

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Last week, New York Times’ TV critic Alessandra Stanley “attempted” to write a review for ABC’s upcoming Shonda Rhimes––produced show How to Get Away With Murder, starring Viola Davis. In her article entitled  “Wrought in Their Creator’s Image,” Stanley labeled Rhimes and her characters as the “angry Black woman.”...