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Bill Cosby Allegedly Betrayed His Daughter to Evade Sex Scandal

According to Page Six, Bill Cosby is even scummier than we could have ever imagined despite all the crazy allegations coming to light. A source divulged disturbing details about the comedian’s ...

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Halle Berry Takes Gabriel Aubry Back To Court For Trying To Make Daughter “White”

Halle Berry and her baby daddy are at it again. After challenging Gabriel Aubry over the compensation he was receiving from her a few weeks ago, she is now claiming ...

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Darren Wilson Escapes Indictment and the Nation is at War

Darren Wilson, the officer who shot and killed Michael Brown this past August was not indicted for what most of America believes was murder. St. Louis County prosecutor, Robert P. McCulloch ...

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Feminist Mikki Kendall Initiates #solidarityisforrapists

Writer and self-affirmed feminist, Mikki Kendall is on a mission to expose the gross negligence of the justice system as it pertains to sex offenders. Her newly minted hastag #solidarityisforrapists ...

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TMZ ‘Crack Mayor’ Marion Barry Headline Inspires Online Petition

TMZ has never been known for their consideration or sensitivity when it comes to their reportage. They have garnered a huge fan base for their ability to be comically offensive ...

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With Friends Like These: dream hampton and Talib Kweli on Rick Ross & Rape Rap

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It looks like Rick Ross’ rapey lyrics still have folks talking, and rightfully so. Earlier this week, rappers Talib Kweli and Lupe Fiasco engaged in an enlightening and refreshing discussion about whether or not artists should release more responsible lyrics, and Tuesday evening Kweli and journalist...

dream hampton, FWMJ, Nas, and Nas’ Stans: A Powder Keg

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Just a few months beyond the Twitter beef that shall remain unnamed, dream hampton finds herself at odds with her mentions again. This time, it’s over allegations that Nas uses ghostwriters. She isn’t the only person making the claim. Lyricist and blogger FWMJ also wrote a lengthy...

It Was All A Dream, Part 2: dream hampton on Black Women’s Role In a Changing World

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dream hampton is a writer’s writer. A grown up around-the-way-girl who can talk politics and liberation theory with the same ease as the lyrics to her favorite songs. Last week I shared the first part of our sit-down and still wasn’t even close to sharing...

It Was All a Dream: dream hampton Talks Black Women, Sex, & Hip-Hop

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Back in the 90s I would sit in my bedroom listening to music, flipping through magazines, and imaging what my life would be like when I grew up. Back then I’d picture myself living in New York City, mingling with artists and musicians and writing...