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Stevie Wonder & Other Black Celebrities Don’t Understand The #BlackLivesMatter Movement

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#PressPlay: #StevieWonder has a message about the Black Lives Movement. #Roommates, is he speaking the truth? A post shared by The Shade Room (@theshaderoom) on Jun 19, 2017 at 9:35pm PDT Stevie Wonder showed up to the north Minneapolis “Conference on Peace” looking like Master...

Kim Kardashian Responds To Blackface Allegations in New York Times Interview

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@KKWBEAUTY Creme Contour & Highlight Kit 6.21.17 KKWBEAUTY.COM A post shared by Kim Kardashian West (@kimkardashian) on Jun 14, 2017 at 11:39am PDT Kim Kardashian was recently featured in a New York Times interview where she discussed her upcoming beauty line KKW Beauty and addressed recent backlash...

Sofia Richie (Lionel Richie’s Daughter) Claims She is Black, But is She Really?

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WOW THANK YOU SO MUCH @complex FOR AN AMAZING COVER. Dream team @sashasamsonova @monicarosestyle @thescottycunha @patrickta A photo posted by Sofia Richie (@sofiarichie) on Dec 5, 2016 at 10:37am PST Sofia Richie got real about race in an interview with Complex, where she explained that...

Miss Ann Syndrome: Why Are Black Men Like Trevor Noah and Charlamagne Caping For Tomi Lahren?

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It seems as though all you have to do became a famous racist and be accepted by Black men like Charlamagne Tha God and Trevor Noah, is to dress it up as a bleach blonde and be mainstream pretty. Over the last week, Tomi Lahren...

On Being Black in the Era of Trump

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Donald Trump’s presidential win has ushered in a new era of White supremacy so palpable that the only place I feel physically, psychologically and emotionally safe is in my house. Luckily, for me, I am afforded the opportunity to work from home, so I need...

What Patton Oswalt Got Wrong: The Problem With Comparing Racism and Sexism in America

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Comedian Patton Oswalt has a tendency of tweeting intelligent and poignant things in light of current events, and in the social media flurry after Donald Trump was elected, you can bet he had something to say. While I appreciated him speaking out against the hate...