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Jada Pinkett-Smith’s stunt double speaks out about “blackface incident”

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Eagerly anticipated FOX TV show Gotham debuted to strong ratings and critical acclaim earlier this fall. But now, RadarOnline.com has learned, the primetime drama is coming under heavy criticism — and even accusations of racism — after a white stuntwoman’s face was reportedly painted black so she could double for an African-American actress. On the heels of the scandal, Jada ... Read More »

Black American Women And Foreign Black Men: A Perfect Match?

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Reported by Ree, “The (Ree)lationship Guide” For at least two decades, American media has been obsessed with placing Black women’s love life (or lack thereof) on television for the world to pathologize. Why can’t a successful Black woman find a man? is the headlining title for a special featured on ABC’s “Nightline.” The question was parroted by Oprah, the Washington ... Read More »

How Women Lose Themselves in Motherhood | Mia Redrick

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By Mia Redrick So many women lose themselves in motherhood. I call this the “Silent War,” the process of slowly fading away from yourself, your interests and your passions without even realizing that it is happening. At some point, all mothers face this crossroad in parenting. We come up for air and realize that we can’t answer even the most basic ... Read More »

Stanford professor explains EXACTLY why people get depressed

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Professor Robert Sopolsky at Stanford University is a respected biologist and psychologist.  He gives lectures for free on the Internet, and his classes have been viewed by millions of people.  The knowledge that Dr. Sopolsky shares is valuable and highly relevant to the African American community, even though he is applying it to anyone willing to listen. In the lecture ... Read More »

Toni Morrison Attended Howard Univ., But Her Papers Will Go to Princeton

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The papers of Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison will go to Princeton University, according to an announcement by Princeton’s president, Christopher L. Eisgruber, during a black alumni event. “This extraordinary resource will provide scholars and students with unprecedented insights into Professor Morrison’s remarkable life and her magnificent, influential literary works,” Mr. Eisgruber said. “The papers, which include about 180 linear feet ... Read More »

How Social Media Leads To Infidelity | Renair Amin

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By Renair Amin Recently, I have felt compelled to slowly begin a break-up process. Not saying that I will totally give up contact but honestly, I am spending too much time focused somewhere else.  I am completely distracted throughout my day as I feel that if I do not continuously check in then I will miss something. Everyone that is connected to ... Read More »

The beautiful and talented Joanne Borgella passes away at 32

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By Yolanda Spivey Joanne Borgella, who was a plus size model and an American Idol contestant, passed away today at the age of 32. Borgella, announced to her fans in October 2013 that she was battling a rare form of cancer. The beauty shared her journey with her many fans on her Facebook page—posting pictures of herself waiting for test ... Read More »

Man Murders 3-Year-Old Girl With Machine Gun

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Reported by Ashley Naples Chicago and Detroit (approximately four hours away from each other) are two cities that are plagued with violence. Unlike Chicago, Detroit is also bankrupt and left many of its residents without running water. The city was also heavily criticized for laying off many of its police officers due to budget cuts. The department is so understaffed ... Read More »

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