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Is It As Problematic To Doubt The Innocence Of An Alleged Abuser As It Is The Truth Of A Reported Victim?

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Yesterday, details of a domestic abuse allegation against Ezekiel Elliott went public. Elliott is the running back from Ohio State who was just signed to the Dallas Cowboys in this year’s NFL draft. He’s also now a young man who has been accused of beating his...

So How Are We Going To Fix The Issue Of False 911 Calls?

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Last week’s shooting of Charles Kinsey added even more flame to the raging fire that’s been brewing between the African-American community and police officers for years now. But as discussions continue around what can be done to prevent future murders and increase prosecution rates, one thing has...

The Cast Of Black Panther Is So Black And We Love It

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It’s official. #BlackPanther #SDCC2016 pic.twitter.com/0Cs3kkZldQ — Chadwick Boseman (@chadwickboseman) July 24, 2016 What Wonder Woman lacks in color, Black Panther more than makes up for in straight up blackness. At Comic-Con this weekend, the movie’s director, Ryan Coogler, announced that supporting Chadwick Boseman in the flick’s title...

Should Leslie Jones Have Chosen A Black Designer For Her “Ghostbusters” Premiere Dress?

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Nobody was happy to hear Leslie Jones had a tough time finding someone to dress her for the premiere of Ghostbusters earlier this month. And though we’re happy Christian Siriano finally stepped up to the plate — and there’s no denying Jones looked a-mazing in that red...

Isn’t It Funny How Rappers Will Jump On Every Bandwagon But Black Lives Matter?

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Have you peeped all the black men walking around with half-shaven heads and two cornrow braids that meet at the top? The trendy hairstyle seen on men like The Game and Chris Brown is a personal pet peeve of mine, but, pettiness aside, the look...