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High School Girls Ask You to #SupportThePuff After Being Told Their Natural Hair Was Unsuitable For School

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Over the past few years, Black women and girls across the globe have embraced their natural hair and kicked harsh chemical straighteners to the curb. And while fierce ‘fros can be spotted in just about every corner of the world, some folks still haven’t come around...

#BeingABlackGirlIsLit Is the Best Thing On the Internet Today

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Between Rihanna’s chart-topping album, Beyonce’s new video and Super Bowl performance, and Missy’s new joint, Black women are winning the pop culture game. Add to that the awesomeness of folks like First Lady Michelle Obama; billionaires like Isabel dos Santos, Oprah Winfrey, and Folorunsho Alakija; and intellectuals like...

Can You Relate to #ChristmasWithBlackFamilies?

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You know Black Twitter wasn’t about to let Christmas pass without getting it in, right? In between buying gifts, trimming the tree, and getting a little loose off the egg nog, Twitter came through with the hilarious hashtag #ChristmasWithBlackFamilies. Here are some of our favs....

#WhitesAgainstTrump Is the Best Thing to Come Out of the GOP Debate

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Black Twitter is known for creating hashtags that get the whole Internet talking. From serious topics like #BlackLivesMatter and #SayHerName, to more humorous riffs like #ThanksgivingWithBlackFamilies, Black Twitter’s ability to engage in both hilarious and poignant dialog is damn near magical. But while Black Twitter’s social media...

#FlotusBars: Michelle Obama Just Dropped a Rap Video Encouraging People to Go to College

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What can’t FLOTUS do? In addition to being one of the most influential and powerful women in the world, First Lady Michelle Obama is also pretty good on the mic. To flex her rap skills, Mrs. Obama teamed up with SNL’s Jay Pharaoh for “Go to College,” an infection ditty...

Black Univ. of Texas Students Tell Woman Who Filed Affirmative Action Lawsuit to #StayMadAbby

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Black students and alums of the University of Texas had the prefect response to Justice Antonin Scalia’s offensive remarks during oral arguments of one of the most important cases on the fate of Affirmative Action. The plaintiff, Abigail Fisher, argued she was denied admission to the...