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#NYFW: I Worked A New York Fashion Week Show and Felt Used & Abused

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Three years ago on this date we officially launched Pyer Moss. This was the collection. Trust me, I want to write a long caption describing the mishaps, the people that help make it happen and all prep that went into it. But I’ll spare you...

Cree Summer Is Right, There’s No Such Thing As A “Carefree Black Girl”

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Most of us can pinpoint a moment in life where we felt like a carefree black girl, but if we’re being honest, it was just that, a moment. And, truthfully, we most likely only felt carefree because we made a choice to feel that way...

Nate Parker Still Responding To Criticism Of His Interracial Marriage: “I Love My Wife But I Love Ya’ll, Too”

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For the past few weeks, Nate Parker has been answering a barrage of questions from people about the 1999 Penn State rape charge he was later acquitted of. The controversy has raised dozens of questions – everything from whether or not folks should go out...

Green Party VP Nominee Ajamu Baraka Calls Pres. Obama an Uncle Tom

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In today’s ridiculous politics news, Jill Stein’s running mate Ajamu Baraka had the audacity to refer to President Obama as a “Tom” and didn’t try to clean up his statements when confronted about it. Baraka said Obama “allowed his commitment to neoliberal policies and a neoliberal worldview...