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Does Domestic Violence in LGBT Couples Get Overlooked?

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Thursday Brittney Griner and her fiancée Glory Johnson were arrested after a domestic violence altercation. Both women were eventually released from jail, but the incident left many people wondering if a blind eye is turned to domestic violence in LGBT couples. “Intimate partner violence among LGBT...

Mother’s Breastfeeding Photos Causes Outrage on Social Media

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Actor Michael Beach’s wife, Elisha Wilson Beach, recently posted a breastfeeding photo on Instagram that has gotten people riled up. The teacher and artist wanted to show how hectic the life of a mother can be and when duty calls, you listen, no matter where you...

Yes She Can: 7-Year-Old Wins $16K for Comic Book about Natural Hair

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In today’s “Black Girls Are Magic” news, 7-year-old Natalie McGriff is proving that it doesn’t matter how old you are, you can still dream big and have them come true. Natalie created The Adventures of Moxie Girl, a comic book about a Black girl whose curly hair has...

Loretta Lynch Makes History As First African-American Woman U.S. Attorney General

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Loretta Lynch was confirmed Thursday as U.S. attorney general. The Senate approved Lynch’s nomination with a vote of 56 to 43. The 56-43 vote makes Lynch the first African-American woman attorney general in U.S. history. President Barack Obama nominated Lynch as the successor to Eric...

Starbucks Plans to Open Store in Ferguson, MO

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  Talk about #racetogether? Starbucks’ CEO Howard Schultz announced this week that the coffee chain plans on opening a store in Ferguson, Missouri. Schultz said the new store is a  “way to create employment” in the St. Louis suburb, according to Fortune. Currently there is no...

Writer Laments About Dark Skinned Women Who Dislike Like Her Because She’s Light

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Former CNN journalist Kim Lute recently penned a piece on The Huffington Post about her issues with dark-skinned women. Or as she’d like the world to believe, the issues dark skin women have with her light skin. Lute starts her post out understanding how darker...