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On Raven-Symoné and Erasing Black Lesbian Identity

“I don’t want to be labeled as gay … [and]I’m not African-American. I’m American.” The moment those words blared out of the TV, my Twitter timeline and Facebook newsfeed flooded with …

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10 Random Thoughts About Last Night’s Very Entertaining BET Hip Hop Awards

Lions and tigers and flex zones. Oh my. The BET Hip Hop Awards, aka “the one with the cyphers,” aired Tuesday night in all their budgeted glory. And for the unimaginative among us, this was that coveted time of the …

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Army Veteran Sheds Tears Of Joy As She Receives Life-Changing Surprise

Even the people who spend their days giving back to others need a little help sometimes. Trista Hopkins, an Army veteran living in Love Field, Texas, is a beloved employee in the cafeteria of Edward H. Cary Middle …

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African student refused room in Norwich over Ebola fears

Starting university is meant to be an exciting time but for Amara Bangura it has been a bit too eventful. He’s been refused somewhere to stay because he comes from Ebola hotspot, Sierra Leone. Amara arrived in …

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What Is Up With Willfully Ignorant White People?

No matter who or what you are, you are likely to occasionally fall victim to looking at the world through a very specific lens. Such is anyone’s right, and ultimately, our experiences are our experiences. However, …

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Black and Blue

When the video begins, all you hear is yelling. “It was just a cigarette! Mister, it’s just a cigarette, sir!” The video focuses, and you see a plainclothes police officer holding 17-year-old Marcel Hamer to the …

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50 Cent On G-Unit, His Relationship With Eminem And His Beef With Floyd Mayweather

The May 2008 issue of XXL featured a cover story with hip-hop’s ultimate crew, G-Unit. Led by 50 Cent, G-Unit served as both a rap clique and a record label that housed the three other core members of The Unit, Lloyd …

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Zoe Saldana and Husband Marco Perego Expecting Twin Boys!

Zoe Saldana is going to have a house full of guys after she gives birth! The pregnant actress and her husband, Marco Perego, are expecting twin boys, multiple sources exclusively confirm to E! News. “It’s …

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For the Women of Liberia, a Long Road Ahead to Rebuild After Ebola Crisis

The deadliest Ebola outbreak on record is sweeping West Africa, with over 3,400 lives claimed already. The disease is spreading faster than ever before, with the World Health Organization estimating that 20,000 …

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Cowboys RB Randle Arrested For Theft Of Cologne, Underwear In Frisco

Dallas Cowboys running back Joseph Randle was arrested on Monday for theft in Frisco, 105.3 The Fan has learned. Frisco Police confirmed to Shan Shariff that the 22-year-old was arrested for Class B Misdemeanor Theft …

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