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The Black Folks School of Disciplining Children

Written by Penelope Farthing We talk a lot about relationships on this platform, and sometimes, we talk about the result of these relationships, which...
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No Black Prince for The Little Mermaid: Jonah Haue...

Written by Penelope Farthing The live action Little Mermaid remake found its Prince Eric in newcomer Jonah-Hauer King, and I am thrilled! Back in July...
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Solange and Alan: Parting is Such Sweet Sorrow

We have some more black love news for everyone. Unfortunately, it is not pleasant. Solange and her husband of four years are getting divorced. Accordi...
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The Portrayal of Black Women in “Joker”...

So I saw Joker this past weekend and I have a few comments as it relates to how black women were portrayed in the film. Overall, as a fan of comic boo...
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The Photograph Movie: First Impressions

As an aside, this post is dedicated to all of the lovely ladies who encourage us to post more about black love. It never ceases to amuse me that peopl...
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Who should have portrayed Harriet Tubman?

Written by Penelope Farthing   So the Harriet Tubman movie featuring Cynthia Erivo as the titular character was released recently, and it seems l...
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Whatever you like: T.I., Deyjah and the Duality of...

Introduction T.I., a notorious rapper turned “black elder and pundit” decided to open his dutty, stank, rancid, ugly fat trap once more to announc...
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A Modern Love Triangle: White Women Allies, Black ...

Oh, the ties that bind. As the proverb goes, a cord of three strands is not easily broken. I am sure that I do not need to lay the foundation for our ...
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He’s Just Not That Into You: The Case of Angela ...

Thanks to Penelope and Christelyn, I have been challenged to expand my writing repertoire beyond my weekly interviews. While I will still be interview...
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Comedy Legend John “Pops” Witherspoon ...

Written by Penelope Farthing Legendary actor and comedian John “Pops” Witherspoon died on October 29th at his Sherman Oaks home. He was 77...
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Jason Momoa Brings Sexy Back to Funny in SNL Skit ...

Who knew Jason Momoa, lucky husband of Lisa Bonet, was so funny? Check him out in this new Saturday Night Live skit where he plays a defendant address...
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Nicki Minaj – A Cautionary Tale

Nicki Minaj apparently married her felonious boyfriend Kenneth Petty this week, and while I’m saddened by the subterranean depths she reached in...
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Welcome Home: The Year of Return

Written by Saran Lawson Many of you may have seen Steve Harvey’s trip to Africa on social media a few months ago. In a post he wrote, “Leaving out...
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Is Bob Hearts Abishola #cancelled?

Written by Penelope Farthing In today’s episode of outrage, Bob Hearts Abishola, a freshman comedy new to CBS, has been slapped with a Change.org pe...
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