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“Is She Even Black?”

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Originally Published in September 2010 Zoe Saldana, Amber Rose, Sessilee Lopez. These are women who identify themselves as Black, but, for many of us, the question that follows them in the context of Black culture, fashion, and beauty is, “Is she even Black?” The tenor...

10 Reasons Why Beyonce is NOT the Second Coming of Michael Jackson

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*Warning: MJ stan on the mic* Beyonce wants badly to be considered an icon. From film roles like Deena in ‘Dreamgirls’ and the melancholy and skip-worthy ‘4’ album closer ‘I Was Here’, the 29 year-old starlet has been campaigning for sometime for the ‘remember me’...

An Open Letter to Shaunie O’Neal

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Dear Shaunie, On the now notorious episode of your VH1 series, “Basketball Wives” – of which you executive produce – there was a look of serious concern when your fellow cast mate, and former basketball wife Tami Roman violently slapped another cast mate, Meeka Claxton....

Hello Kitty: 10 Things Every Girl Should Know About Her Vagina

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For most women, the kitty, or what is more formally known as the vagina, is a part of the body that is simply, just there. Sadly for some of us, it’s no different than the elbow, or the shins on our brown legs. Ask yourself,...

An Ode to Black Men in Summertime

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Better than some raspberry Simply Lemonade. Hotter than a sale at Bergdorf’s. Crazier than an early Friday at work. Greater than weekends with my girls at the Vineyard. Hyper than ‘that’s my car’ in the 80’s. Sweeter than how the breeze hits me out of...

There’s Something About Tika: 10 Reasons Why We Can’t Get Enough

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There’s something to be said about Tika Sumpter. With six years on the soap opera ‘One Life to Life’, the Queens native shot to Hollywood ‘it’ girl status with her recent role on BET’s ‘The Game’ and as the only African American with a leading...