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People Magazine Shows Racial Shade During Shonda R...

by Tracy Renee Jones   Okay folks, there needs to be a racial insensitivity line drawn in the sand! People magazine threw shade during the festiv...
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TBT: Good Times……….Art, Music, W...

by Tracy Renee Jones There wasn’t much in terms of television that caught my attention as a child. I wasn’t allowed to sit in front of the...
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Shonda Rhimes Hands NY Times WW Writer Her Hindqua...

You’d think one of the writers of the illustrious New York Times would cross-check her information before she threw major shade on Shonda Rhim...
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TBT: Brown Girls Rocking Beads on Braids

I’m sorry, White folks land wants to claim each and every awesome thing about Blackness and turn it into a consumable item attributed to THEIR b...
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Why are Some Folks Defending Child Abuse as ‘...

By Zac OnBothSides That thing you’re doing, where you defend child abuse along cultural lines, please stop it.  Adrian Petersons’ actions are not...
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First Photos of Keke Palmer Playing Cinderella on ...

First, it was Tiana in Disney’s Princess and the Frog. Now, it’s Keke Palmer in Cinderella. Yes ladies, I think there’s a message be...
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If You’re Single….Get a Dog!

I can’t say that I share your frustration with being incapable of meeting people nor finding men. Seriously folks, if you are serious about find...
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Man Candy Monday: The Pittsburgh Steeler With the ...

I hear the Pittsburgh Steelers whupped the Cleveland Browns in the opening season game. Well, that’s all fine and good but I’m more inter...
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TBT: Lady Sings the Blues

In 1972 Diana Ross took on the role of the magnificent and tragic life of Billie Holiday. As she she withers in a strait jacket in a prison cell, wait...
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R&B and Hip Hop Asian Artists Featuring Black...

Right now, I’m jamming to a song from a pretty cute Asian singer crooning about a mocha-colored sister and I think I’m going to be obsesse...
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TBT: It’s……………...

I don’t know where you were raised or who taught you how to dance. All is know is that the only place to be on any given Saturday morning was in...
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Juicy IRR Reading: “The Tycoon’s Socia...

 Review of The Tycoon’s Socialite Bride Written by Karla   Summary: To avenge his mother’s mistreatment at the hands of her upper-crust empl...
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Man Candy Monday: Arabesque, Allongé! The Beauty ...

Dance is one of the most sensuous and expressive things one can do with their bodies. Dance allows the viewer to witness a body in its full range of m...
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TBT: KISS the Devil, Shame Your Parents

I’m nearly still scared to admit how much the sheer sight of these men turned me on. I’d never seen anything like it, and haven’t ye...
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