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Lupita Nyong’o Wins At The SAG Awards

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?

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,...

MC Serch Debuts Daytime Talk Show

MC Serch from the 90s hip hop group 3rd Bass has a new career as a daytime talk show host. The “Gas Face” lyricist has the expected topics on his eponymous show like men with multiple children by just as many women, wayward teenagers, extreme...

Uganda’s Stacie Aamito Crowned Africa’s First Next Top Model

The African edition of Next Top Model recently came to a close and Ugandan beauty Stacie ‘Queen’ Aamito claimed the crown. Aamito beat out 11 contestants from eight different countries—including three women from Nigeria and two from South Africa—to become Africa’s first-ever Top Model winner....

Madonna Describes Her Son as a ‘N-gga’

Madonna got into hot water this weekend when she posted a picture of her son Rocko sparring in a boxing ring with the caption ““No one messes with Dirty Soap! Mama said knock you out! #disnigga.” Where does Madonna live? Where is the nearest empty stadium? She...

3 Things You Don’t Need To Fix About Yourself To Find Love (From Someone Who Tried)

When I was in my early 30s, I started examining the data: Many years of unrequited crushes, mediocre dates and jittery mini-relationships that started off great but soured fast. I just seemed to suck at love. I figured it must be me—after all, plenty of other...