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The topic of interracial dating is a touchy one in the Black community, particularly because of the historical references and the stigma associated with the idea that you have to find ...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

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Bourgie. It’s a word with which the black community is fairly familiar. But depending on your attitude toward it, you may feel a little comfortable owning it as an identifier. Is “bourgie” a pejorative, a badge of honor, or something in the middle? For the...

Quiz: Are You Your Sister’s Keeper?

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In an increasingly self-centered society, it’s become rare to find a friend who’s willing to look out for you the way she looks out for herself. If you’ve got the kid of sister circle that will pick you up from the airport at 6am, feed...

Quiz: Which Braxton Sister Are You?

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The Braxton sisters are back at it tonight on WE, in the third season premiere of their hit reality series. To mark the occasion, we thought it might be fun for you to take our quiz and find out which Braxton sister your personality type...

Joan, Toni, Lynn, or Maya: Which Girlfriend Are You?

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No network show before or since UPN/CW’s “Girlfriends” has been as instrumental in diversifying the way audiences viewed contemporary black women. If “Living Single” opened the door for new representations, urging America to realize our range of personal styles, shapes, sizes, and libidos, “Girlfriends” knocked...

Quiz: Which Reality Show Cast Could You Join?

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It’s no secret that the ubiquitous reality shows on networks like VH1 and Bravo are infectious guilty pleasures. Most viewers watch with a satisfied detachment, understanding that most of the action and dialogue is scripted, and with a relief that the women featured aren’t us....