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Al Sharpton’s Finances Reveal Questionable Activity

Al Sharpton’s rise to power has always been attributed to his ability to be the spokesperson and mascot for victims of racial injustice. Wherever disruptive activity dwells, Sharpton marches to ...

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Jacque Reid Proves Existing Stigma of Black Women and Interracial Dating

The topic of interracial dating is a touchy one in the Black community, particularly because of the historical references and the stigma associated with the idea that you have to find ...

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Niecy Nash Says Oral Sex Will Keep The Divorce Attorneys Away

Niecy Nash has never been known to edit her words, and in her latest interview with Playboy, she definitely doesn’t hold back when describing the secret behind her still thriving ...

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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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Virginia Pastor's Dating Seminar Stirs Controversy With It's Touchy Title

Virginia pastor David-Jamel Williams recently partnered with HBCU Virginia Union to host a dating seminar inspired by his past experiences, but his efforts to enlighten others on the dos and ...

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Veterans Day Spotlight: Shoshana Johnson, First Black Female Prisoner of War

Veterans Day is a good way to recognize the sacrifices that were made by ordinary citizens who made the choice to risk their lives on behalf of their country. It ...

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5 Reasons a Failure is Really a Win

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The saying, “Failure is not an option,” may serve as a motivation for some, but anyone cognizant of failure’s importance knows this statement is somewhat misguided. Dealing with the aftermath of a failure is one of life’s most beneficial experiences. It’s actually a necessity in...

It’s Admit You’re Happy Month: 10 Ways to Embrace Happy Moments

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There are plenty of reasons to be mad during the month of August. The heat and humidity are hell on a girl’s hairstyle, summer’s almost over, and if you’re a parent, the upcoming back-to-school routine means the end of that seasonal fling with the snooze...

Girl Talk: 5 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me About Life After College

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When I graduated from college almost 10 years ago, I remember breathing a huge sigh of relief. Finally, I thought, I’d arrived at the finish line and could begin the new, exciting chapter in my life. I walked (well, more like rolled, considering I’m in a wheelchair)...

5 Sleepover Party Ideas For Adults

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Ah, sleepovers. Mani-pedis, hair accessories, prank calls and pillow fights, magazine-flipping, crush declarations, pizza, ice cream, Truth or Dare and the faint whiff of semi-lighthearted hazing born of pre-adolescent insecurity. (Raise your hand if you woke with your hand in a bowl of water or...

Study: Empathy Goes A Lot Further Than Telling Depressed Friends To Think Positive

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There’s often nothing more isolating than being told to “cheer up” or “it’s not so bad” when in the throes of a rough patch. Even when it’s clear that a shift in perspective or a perkier outlook could make a situation seem better, it’s not...