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Read the rest of this entry » The Sexism, Racism Behind Black Hair In Entertainment and Sports
03
Feb
2014
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The Sexism, Racism Behind Black Hair In Entertainment and Sports

Via CentricTV.com: While almost the entire country had their eyes glued to television sets to watch Super Bowl XLVIII, others were paying closer attention to Fox Sports news reporter Pam Oliver’s hair. The 19-year veteran is one of the few women in sports broadcast, especially among women of color, and despite being an intelligent, pioneering woman […]

Read the rest of this entry » EBONY: ‘Kanye West and the Black Man’s Burden’
26
Jul
2013
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EBONY: ‘Kanye West and the Black Man’s Burden’

Check out my latest opinion piece on EBONY.com… With the country’s divisiveness as of late, one thing we all can agree on is that Kanye West is a bit much. Even President Barack Obama agrees. Once again, the controversial Chicagoan has made headlines for tussling with a paparazzo for his camera outside the LAX airport, because the […]

Read the rest of this entry » Lauryn Hill Blames Tax Woes on Reverse Racism In Open Letter
29
Jun
2013
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Lauryn Hill Blames Tax Woes on Reverse Racism In Open Letter

Just before serving her three-month sentence in jail for tax evasion, Lauryn Hill penned an open letter on her Tumblr page. In the nearly 1600-word letter, the Grammy-award singer blames the “flawed” concept of reverse racism, capitalism and white privilege for her refusal to pay her taxes to the IRS. The singer has previously touched […]

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