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SNL Star Michael Che Blasted For His Dating App Etiquette

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Leah McSweeney, Founder of the female streetwear brand Married To The Mob, slammed SNL cast member Michael Che, calling the comedian arrogant and D-list after she encountered him on a dating app but text messages sent to Page Six by Che tell a different story....

Octavia E. Butler’s ‘Kindred’ Is Now A Graphic Novel

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Illustrator and Visual Studies Professor John Jennings will de debuting ‘Kindred’ a graphic novel version of Octavia E. Butler’s 1979 bestselling novel. The big reveal will take place at the 5th Annual Black Comic Book Festival at The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture...

Florida HS Students Protest To Make African-American History A Full Year Course

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According to Action News Jax, students at Terry Parker High School in Jacksonville, Florida staged a sit-in earlier this week, demanding that African-American History courses be taught year round instead of their current half year status. Students and their parents met with administrators Tuesday to...

‘Colorism Activist’ Plans To Launch Magazine That Will Only Feature Dark Skin Women

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A self-proclaimed Colorism Activist who posts online under the moniker “Chrissie” is planning on launching a magazine featuring only dark-skinned women. Chrissie started a GoFundMe campaign to raise money for the project ‘Divine Dark Skin’ and is currently at $1350 of her $15,000 goal. From...

Peter Thomas’ Daughter Porsche Thomas Fights Back After Being Teased About Dark Skin During Pregnancy

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RHOA’s Peter Thomas is officially a grandfather. His daughter, Model Porsche Thomas and her husband Motivational Speaker Till H. Gross, welcomed twin boys on January 7th. She confirmed on Instagram by posting a photo of the newborn duo. “So grateful for this little family of...

Steve Harvey Under Fire For Mocking Asian Men

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During a segment on his talk show earlier this week, Steve Harvey made fun of several self-help books, including one titled “How to Date a White Woman: A Practical Guide for Asian Men.” “Excuse me, do you like Asian men?” he asked the audience. “No...