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He Said: The Numbers Game “I Prefer My Significant Other To Be Skilled In Our Palace of Pleasure”

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First let me start off by saying my opinion will probably be unpopular. Some women might respond to my answer screeching in agreeable elation or repulse with frumpy looks of disgust. A woman between the ages of 23-40 with  between 5 and 25 partners is...

Unsung Black Women in History: Biddy Mason, from Slavery to One of Los Angeles’ Wealthiest Black Entrepreneurs

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Bridget "Biddy" Mason was born on August 15, 1818 in Georgia. Mason was born into slavery and before her death in 1891 become one of Los Angeles’ wealthiest Black residents and philanthropists.

“12 Years a Slave” Nabs Top Prize at London Critics’ Circle Awards

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12 Years a Slave won the top prize at Sunday’s London Critics’ Circle Film Awards.  The movie also won for Best Actor (Chiwetel Ejiofor) and Supporting Actress (Lupita Nyong’o).  McQueen said that the critic who mattered the most to him was his mother, who had approved of...

SNL Gives ’28 Reasons to Hug a Black Guy’ – But Where’s the Love for Black Women?

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Saturday Night Live kicked off Black History Month with a skit giving viewers “28 Reasons to Hug a Black Guy.” The clip featured Keenan Thompson, Jay Pharoah, and SNL’s newest cast member, Sasheer Zamata. While the sketch made me giggle, my feminist brain wouldn’t let me watch...

Dencia Speaks Out About Whitenicious, Says She Doesn’t Care About the Backlash

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In a wide-ranging interview with Ebony, Cameroonian pop artist Dencia is finally setting the record straight about her “skin care line” Whitenicious. When Whitenicious hit the web back in December it caused quite a stir. Many saw the cream—which the singer argues is not meant...

Vanity Fair’s 2014 Hollywood Issue Features Black Hollywood

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Vanity Fair’s 20th annual Hollywood issue has some of Hollywood’s brightest stars. The three-fold panel, shot by Annie Leibovitz, features Oscar nominees Julia Roberts (August: Osage County), Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave), Jared Leto (Dallas Buyers Club), and Lupita Nyong’o (12 Years a Slave),...