Tuesday Mar 31st 2015

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Russian Socialite Uses Naked Black Woman As a Chair, Calls It Art

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Russian Socialite and Editor-in-Chief of Garage magazine, Dasha Zhukova, is coming under fire for a recent interview she gave to artist Miroslava Duma’s online pub Buro 247. While the content of the interview isn’t offensive—the pair discusses the Zhukova’s magazine, fashion, and collecting Russian art—the...

Oooh Free ‘Em – Someone Go Save TerRio

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When I was first asked to write something on TerRio, I honestly still didn’t really know what a TerRio was. I’ve seen the name on my timelines and feeds, but it wasn’t until someone sought my thoughts on TerRio before I bothered to figure out...

I Know This Much is True

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Will my hair cooperate today?  How many hours will I waste this week watching random YouTube videos? Is Beyoncé drinking watermelon right now? The answers to these questions vary, but there are certain things in life I know as sure as I know my name....

Sasheer Zamata Makes ‘SNL’ Debut

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Sasheer Zamata, “Saturday Night Live’s” first black female cast member in 6 years, made her debut on the show over the weekend.  Zamata kicked off the show during Drake’s monologue with just three words, “Mazel Tov”. As with most “SNL” newcomers, Zamata’s debut was low...

Lupita Nyong’o Wins At The SAG Awards

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Lupita Nyong’o’s winning streak keeps on going. Over the weekend, the actress won a SAG award for Best Supporting Actress, beating out Jennifer Lawrence from “American Hustle”. During her acceptance speech, Nyong’o joked about her father not knowing who Brad Pitt was personally, but “glad...

Open Thread: What are You Doing for MLK Day?

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Monday is the official national holiday to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr.  MLK was such a powerful and important figure that certain parts of his legacy have become cliché.  The most minimal of acknowledgments of Black History Month include his “I Have a Dream” speech.  But,...