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Open Thread: Let’s Discuss Empire’s Season Finale

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Two whole nail-biting hours. And here’s what we’re left with (and in no particular order). 1) Lucious is the devil. 2) Lucious is the devil and he isn’t dying from ALS. Ain’t that some bullshit. 3) Cookie tried to kill the devil, I mean Lucious,...

Open Thread: Can Black Parents Raise Narcissists?

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In my lifetime, I’ve met plenty of black narcissists. Way too many to count. But a recent article written for Salon by Ylonda Gault Caviness,  author of the forthcoming release Child, Please: How Mama’s Old School Lessons Helped Me Check Myself Before I Wrecked Myself, states that...

Open Thread: Majority of the Top Level Executives at ‘OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network’ Are White, Should That Matter?

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Oprah Winfrey is one of the richest women in the world, and her OWN network has seemingly found its niche. By niche, I mean catering to the Tyler Perry and Iyanla Vanzant audience. But did you know, only two of the 13 top level executives...

What’s Your ‘Last Straw’?

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Karrueche Tran has declared once again that she’s done with Chris Brown. It sounds like yet another day that ends in ‘y’. Apparently a secret baby was the last straw, but here are a few things that weren’t: A) Being a known woman abuser B)...