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OITNB Needs A More Diverse Writing Staff, Or “Bye!”

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I was a big fan of “Orange Is The New Black” who watched every episode since the series debuted on Netflix back in 2013. Despite the show revolving around the not-so-tragic life of Piper Chapman, a very lily-white, middle-classed woman who ended up in a...

This Stunning All-Natural Bridal Party Gives Major Natural Hair Squad Goals

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Nakyia Whitty and Jay Davis got married in Punta Cana last week, and now their wedding photos have gone viral. Whitty and her bridal party looked stunning with their natural hair and they’re definitely the epitome of squad goals. Take a look at some of...

Black Boys Natural Hair Is Why They’re Not Successful, According To Steve Perry

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Educator Steve Perry’s tweet during Steve Harvey’s National Mentoring Camp For Young Men this past weekend continues to be met with furious responses, which as Dr Andre Perry PHD (no relation) put it, “is a sign that black people won’t accept self loathing as a...

Minneapolis Stylist Refers To Woman’s Natural Hair As ‘An Animal That Can’t Be Tamed’

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If you have natural hair, you know how difficult it is to find a salon with stylists who actually know what they’re doing. Bianca Dawkins of Minneapolis had been growing her hair out for just over a year when she made an appointment at the...

America: Muslim Gunmen Aren’t The Only Terrorists

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It is painful to watch as this nation mourns the loss of 49 young lives that were stolen after a gunman opened fire at a gay nightclub in Orlando this past weekend. However, it is also equally painful to watch is this country’s racist and...

Hola Morena: Between Culture & Colorism in Colombia

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Since I moved abroad to Colombia last March, I’ve adapted to a plethora of cultural differences; from the intricacies of hailing a Taxi to the faux pas of turning down food. Though there are many aspects of life in the South American nation that I...