Shawty Lo

Shawty Lo Says Reality TV Show’s Title Is What Sparked Uproar

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Remember when Oxygen was planning to roll out a new reality television show about Shawty Lo and his ten baby mama’s? Well, when the online world caught wind of the news, the show and the network received heavy backlash about its portrayal of black women. An...

In Defense Of Shawty Lo … But Not Really

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I’ve never heard of a Shawty Lo until a few weeks ago, when my friend sent me a link about a new Oxygen Network series called, All My Babies’ Mamas. At first I shook my head in disbelief at the absurdity of yet another reality TV...

Black America is not Shawty Lo

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Sometime this spring, the Oxygen network will air a program called All My Babies’ Mamas, featuring someone called Shawty Lo. You probably already know this because a press release and video leak last week (video since removed) caused the heads of good black folk to...