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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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Keeping it Real: Noam Chomsky Says War on Drugs is Nothing but a Race War

One of Raw Story’s latest pieces titled, “Noam Chomsky: The Drug War is the Latest Manifestation of a Centuries-Old Race War”, highlights some poignant remarks made by the 85-year old idol of academia and political activist. Chomsky illustrated how the war on drugs is actually...

Teleka Patrick Tweeted About Demons & Frustrations With Unrequited Love Before Disappearance

It’s been over a month since Dr. Teleka Patrick disappeared without a trace and new developments about her personal life are coming to light.  Last week, it was revealed that Reverend Marvin Sapp had a protection order against Patrick, because of allegations of stalking.  And...

Healthy Food Chain Helps L.A Kids Get Off The Streets

Josh Saurbier spent his teen years homeless, sleeping beneath highway overpasses in Los Angeles while taking care of his wheelchair-bound mother. When she died last year, Saurbier, then 20, had nothing — no job, no education, no home. Then he met Erik Oberholtzer. As CEO...

Dating Don’ts: Consider The Winter Boyfriend

Technically, there are four seasons, but I like to think of Winter and The Holidays as two distinct entities. The Holidays are their own special thing — a whirlwind of lights and fun and being hungover at the office on a Wednesday. The Holidays end with a...

Lifetime to Premiere ‘The Gabby Douglas Story’ & ‘Trip to Bountiful’ for Black History Month

The New Year has just begun, but many are already looking forward to Black History Month. Lifetime recently announced two new films that will air this February—the Gabby Douglas Story and Trip to Bountiful. The Gabby Douglas Story premieres February 1 and stars Regina King,...