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Read the rest of this entry » The Danger In Nicki Minaj and Big Booty Culture
28
Jul
2014

The Danger In Nicki Minaj and Big Booty Culture

Everyone is talking about Nicki Minaj’s butt. Ever since the female rapper released the cover art for her new single “Anaconda” (pictured above) – which shows her squating, backed turned to the camera in a g-string, with her ass in full view – many took Minaj to task for exploiting her body for music sales and […]

Read the rest of this entry » The ‘N-Word’ and ‘Queer’ Debate: To Use Or Not To Use
05
Jan
2014
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The ‘N-Word’ and ‘Queer’ Debate: To Use Or Not To Use

Recently, I wrote a commentary on CentricTV.com about news anchor Robin Roberts’ coming out and posed the question (also the headline) “Will Robin Roberts’ Coming Out Shatter Stereotypes of Black Queer Women?” To my surprise, my editor brought to my attention some backlash from Centric’s Facebook page, where my article had been shared. Many of the […]

Read the rest of this entry » We All Have ’30 Days to Change’
01
Jan
2014
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We All Have ’30 Days to Change’

Kareem Taylor, who’s a voice actor (CNN) and radio host, recently ignited an online campaign entitled 30 Days To Change, in which he shared daily tips and advice on social media with the intent of motivating mostly millennials to stop procrastinating and get out there and work to make a difference in 2014. In addition, […]

Read the rest of this entry » Lady GaGa Delivers Speech, National Anthem at NYC Gay Pride
29
Jun
2013
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Lady GaGa Delivers Speech, National Anthem at NYC Gay Pride

Lady GaGa made her grand return to the public eye this weekend to celebrate Gay Pride in New York City. The pop icon, who has been out of action due to hip surgery, appeared as a kick-off rally for the annual celebration. In a more subdued look, GaGa addressed the crowd of LGBT members just […]

Read the rest of this entry » OWN Network Tackles Skin Color With New Documentary ‘Dark Girls’
15
Jun
2013
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OWN Network Tackles Skin Color With New Documentary ‘Dark Girls’

The OWN Network is breaking new ground with a rousing documentary, “Dark Girls,” which addresses the issue of skin color within the Black community. In the documentary, African-American women and young girls speak on the troubles they’ve encountered with their skin and the damaging complexities that come along with it. In a preview of the […]

Read the rest of this entry » Colorblind: Sorry Eve, Race Still Matters
04
May
2013
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Colorblind: Sorry Eve, Race Still Matters

In a recent interview with my former colleagues over at VIBE Vixen, Philly rapper Eve dished on her biracial relationship with British boyfriend Maximillion Cooper and how she planned on raising her future children in regards to race. “I don’t want them to see color. I never did. I grew up in the hood and my mother […]

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