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Natural Hair’s Love Letter to Black Women

Dear Black Women, I want to start off by thanking for you finally embracing me the way you always should have. I had my time in the spotlight decades ago, and ...

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Stay-cations: What They Are and How to Do Them Right

’Tis the season…for overeating and overspending. And in the midst of the chaos, sometimes you just need a break. With the price tag that often accompanies the holidays, sometimes it’s ...

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Why White People Need to Give Up on Discussing the N-Word

It is amusing that in 2014 so much polarizing discussion around race has been bubbling over in spurts as social media rallies, rages and questions as think-pieces and op-ed's are ...

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En Vogue Will Always Be En Vogue

The other night an En Vogue song came on the radio and I was in all my 90's girl feels. I tweeted the following: God. En Vogue was pure perfection. We ...

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Phaedra and Apollo: When Do You Stop Standing By Your Man?

The Real Housewives of Atlanta made its long-awaited return Monday night and no time was wasted when it came to the couple of the moment – Phaedra and Apollo. The ...

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5 Skin Care Mistakes to Avoid

The road to picture perfect skin can be a complicated quest, filled with constant breakouts, scarring, oily T-zones and skin envy towards those with blemish-free faces. After so long, these ...

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My 20-Year War With Pimples (And PCOS): Can I Please Just Have Clear Skin Now?

I am, and always have been, absolutely desperate for clear(er) skin. I will literally do just about anything.

Black and Sexy TV’s ‘The Couple’ Lands HBO Deal

YouTube favorite The Couple is headed to HBO. The Black and Sexy TV web series follows the laugh out loud and thought provoking ups and downs of a young black couple. Created by Jeanine Daniels and Dennis Dortch and starring Numa Pierrer and Desmond Faison,...

Who Knew? According to New Survey, Stay-At-Home-Moms Should Earn $113,568 a Year

Throughout history, careers that have been classified as “women’s work” have been some of the lowest paying jobs in the economy. Wages of teachers, nurses, social workers and secretaries have continued to stagnate, while traditionally male-dominated fields skyrocket. And when it comes to duties inside...

Artist Creates Photographic Response to the ‘Black Woman Chair’ Photo Spread (NSFW)

The online reaction was fast and swift to Russian-based Garage Magazine’s ludicrous photo spread featuring the publication’s white female editor Dasha Zhukova casually lounging atop a chair shaped like a half-naked black woman in BDSM attire. Russian artist Alexander Kargaltsev decided to respond with art. The Russian-born, New York City...

Girl Talk: My Boyfriend Goes To Strip Clubs (And I Don’t Care)

The other night, my boyfriend went home with a stripper, and I was totally cool with it. I’ve known about my boyfriend’s strip club patronage since we first started dating. Visiting a club in every city (he travels for work) is his equivalent of collecting state quarters. When...