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I Want Justice, But Not Vigilante Justice

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I want justice for Trayvon Martin. I am PISSED at the fact that while he lays six feet under, his killer sleeps in a bed of his choosing every night. I am sick imagining the pain his mother and father must feel right now. And...

We Could Have Had It All: Why I Support Adele’s Break from Music

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On Monday, it was announced that British singer Adele will be taking a multi-year break from music. She told US Vogue that she’s taking four to five years off to concentrate on life and love. She realizes that when she’s working herself to the bone,...

“Positive” Black Cinema Doesn’t Always Mean “Good”

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There’s no doubt that Tyler Perry’s work dominates Black film and TV and people are in need of more diverse programming. Tyler’s work, which is often criticized for dumbing down the black experience and reinforcing stereotypes, has folks wanting something different. People want something better...

5 Reasons I Won’t Follow You On Twitter

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Your experience on Twitter is determined by who you follow. They dictate what type of information you’re consuming as you loiter on there for minutes (or easily hours) each day. If your timeline is boring, you need to follow more interesting people. If drama always...

Sheree’s Priorities are Like Her Finances. Messed Up.

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I was watching the newest episode of Real Housewives of Atlanta the other night, and a lot of it focused on Sheree Whitfield, her money situation, and her preparation for court. Her ex-husband served her with papers to get the amount of child support he...

Why I’m Not Even Mad At Tiny & T.I.

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T.I. and Tiny are cute together. Yeah I said it. I watched the two premiere episodes of “The Family Hustle,” their new reality show on VH1 and in that hour, I really came to like them together. This surprised me a lot too, because I...