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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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Open Thread: How Do You Stay Sane While Dating?

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I’m one of the most open-minded, come-as-you-are, equal opportunity, cautiously optimistic daters I know. So, when a guy told me a little while ago that I was “too hard on a brotha” I couldn’t do anything but laugh.  After all, his comment came right after...

7 Characters I Don’t Want Sasheer Zamata to Play on SNL

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When I found out Saturday Night Live finally hired a black female player, I didn’t know whether to say “Congrats, girl!” Or “‘Bout time, SNL!” Or both. Either way, I’ll be watching Jan. 18 for Sasheer Zamata’s mid-season debut. I grew up on those side-splitting...

Evander Holyfield’s Being Gay Ain’t Normal Comments Could Lead To TV Watchdog Investigation

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In what probably isn’t the pinnacle of success, former heavyweight boxer Evander Holyfield is currently a houseguest on UK Celebrity Big Brother and recent comments could have him in hot water. During a conversation with houseguest Luisa Zissman, in which she asks if there were any gay boxers, Holyfield...

White Man Who Slapped Black Baby Receives Prison Sentence

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Earlier this year Joe Rickey Hundley, 60,  pleaded guilty to slapping a crying black baby on a plane. Yesterday, Hundley was sentenced to 8 months in federal prison.   Jessica Bennett and her son Jonah, who was 19-months-old at the time, were seated next to Hundley....

Glenn Beck Defends Melissa Harris-Perry: ‘I Don’t Believe She’s A Bad Person’

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The world has truly gone topsy-turvy…. While some Right Wing pundits, and CNN, urged MSNBC to fire Melissa Harris-Perry over recent remarks on her weekend show about Mitt Romney’s black adopted grandson, Conservative talk show host Glenn Beck came to her defense. Beck, who has...