Black History Painting on Horses
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Black Historical Figures Ride on Horses to Glory

I was minding my own business when one of my dope readers (@BeautyIntheGeek) emailed me talmbout how she went to the African Festival of the Arts in Chicago yesterday. It’s a great annual event and I usually go to load up on shea butter and to watch people rock their …

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Aaliyah Passed 10 Years Ago and Twitter Acts A Complete Fool In Her Honor

There are certain times when the folks on Twitter make me shake my head vigorously. Anytime it comes to the death of a celebrity, some of the people on Twitter act like complete dummies with no home training or couth. Folks make me pull out my post on the Stages …

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Someone Come Get Juanita Bynum And Her Speaking in Tongues on Facebook

Some of you may have heard of Evangelist Juanita Bynum. She of the scandal where her husband beat her down in the church parking lot or something wretched and unacceptable like that. AOL Black Voices even wrote a story called “Beat Up From the Feet Up.” And please don’t judge …

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Lauryn Hill
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Dear Lauryn Hill, Rohan Wasn’t It Anyway

Soooo I just heard that Lauryn Hill got left by Rohan Marley for a Brazilian model (story’s here). My first thought was that maybe he’s sick of having to rummage through an entire closet to get to her love pocket. I’m just saying. Lauryn has earned this sternly-worded letter. Dear …

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Book Movie
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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Movie Was Everything!

Before I start, know that I won’t give away any real Harry Potter spoilers, and definitely not telling y’all details of the final battle. So don’t worry. You can read this in peace even if you haven’t watched the film or read the last book yet. True Life: I’m a …

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Serena Williams Ass
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Serena Williams’ Ass is My Patronus

Serena Williams’ ass is my spirit animal patronus (changed because the term “spirit animal appropriates Native American culture). I have said it once and I will say it again. Seriously. As one who wasn’t blessed with a lot of junk in her trunk, I do have ass envy. Remember the …

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Single Ladies
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VH1’s “Single Ladies” Was Not Good

I’m a fan and avid watcher of bad TV. I love shitty reality TV shows and often DVR them. I live-tweet them like my next pair of shoes depended on it. I LOVE BAD TV. But some TV shows KNOW they’re bad, and they’re ok with it. “Single Ladies” is …

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No More “Rolling in the Deep” Covers!

Now y’all KNOW my love of Adele. It was well-documented in the post I wrote a coupla weeks ago titled “Why I LOVE Adele.” Apparently, I ain’t the only one who thoroughly enjoys that plump Brit with a voice touched the the Lord! 98 comments and counting! One of my …

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Adele
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Why I Love Adele: Her Voice and Soul

My love affair with Adele began later than everyone else’s because, well, I’m always tardy for the party. First time I saw her was at some awards show last year singing “Chasing Pavements.” I was all “Who is this? She’s kinda tight.” But she fell off my radar for a …

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Obama got Osama; FoxNews Throws Shade; People Act a Fool Outside of White House

Unless you’ve been living under the same rock we thought Osama was hiding under, you know that he’s dead. The world found out that global enemy #1 was murked and killed last night, while chilling in a mansion in a suburbs in Pakistan. Chile… WHAT? So this dude wasn’t even …

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