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Hispanic woman to play Florence in The Jeffersons ...

As far as television goes, I prefer watching shows set in the 90s or later (I’m a Millennial, sue me). However, preferences aside, I respect their p...
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Ancestry.com Ad and the Curious Case of Faux Outra...

The controversial Ancestry.com ad featuring a black woman and white man in love in the time of slavery days has been removed and an apology issued, an...
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Wait…Issa Rae is ENGAGED?!

Asa runs a YouTube channel called The Mellow Lyfe. Check it out here. Issa Rae is engaged, and her fiancé is not an Asian man, presumably. Why does t...
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The Miseducation of Azriel Clary: The Gayle King I...

Written By Saran Lawson Do you remember when you were in your 20’s? I do and I can tell you confidently in my early 20’s, I knew nothing. I’ve...
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R Kelly Did an Interview and My Eye’s Are St...

  Written by Saran Lawson You guys (sighs). I am so tired of this media circus concerning R Kelly. At this point just let the court handle it. I&...
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Erykah Badu and Da Brat Won’t Be Muting R Ke...

Erykah Badu and Da Brat Won’t Be Muting R Kelly Written by Saran Lawson   Two more artists speak on their thoughts on the docuseries recent...
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Matthew Hussey Has Girlfriend and I’ve Got ...

Relationship megastar and best-selling author, Matthew Hussey is currently making national news because he’s been spotted kissing Havanna singer...
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Serena Graces Vogue and Gives Us All #SwirlingGoal...

Serena has never looked, well…so Serene. Looks like little Olympia (aka Junior) is having an amazing effect on the tennis star, and giving us al...
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Oprah for President…Really?

Aside from the 24-hour news cycle dominated by WTF Trump said/did/tweeted, I’ve observed a flurry of stories about whether or not Oprah Winfrey ...
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Gorgeous Eternity Calvin Klein Features Jake Gylle...

Remember, like we always say…these marketers aren’t doing this out of the kindness of their hearts. Jake Gyllenhaa is just the most adorab...
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Proof Black Media is Responsible for Manipulating ...

Since 2010, my critics–many of them in so-called “black media–have argued that a site like Beyond Black & White don’t need...
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Serena Williams Bops the Baby Bump at 50’s T...

You’ve got to love all the sister love and support in these photos. Ciara, Venus, Eva Longoria, Kelly Rowland and more attended her baby shower ...
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“Claws” Is More Ridiculous Black Woman...

Someone sent me this clip of “Claws” an upcoming show airing on TNT. A summary: Claws is a midnight-dark, wickedly funny meditation on fem...
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A Teachable Moment Happened Last Night on the R...

Last night's episode of "Bachelorette" gave us a teachable moment on how, when black women have choices, they use them....
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