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Prince and Patti’s Shoe: This Moment in Black Awesomeness

[ 31 ] November 5, 2013 |
Prince and Patti’s Shoe: This Moment in Black Awesomeness

My girl VEG is a Prince fan and most importantly, a foolery enthusiast. And I’m tryna convince her to be writing for me once a week, in a column called “This Moment in Black Awesomeness.” Anywho, she wrote me the post below on request because she had me cackling in Facebook. Enjoy. —– There are some […]

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BLACK GIRLS ROCK 2013 Was Amazing: My Top 10 Moments

[ 49 ] November 4, 2013 |
BLACK GIRLS ROCK 2013 Was Amazing: My Top 10 Moments

BLACK GIRLS ROCK and we don’t get told that often enough so this awards show was what my soul needed. It was two hours of awesome and it made me so proud to see sisters who are changing the world getting the props they deserve. Beverly Bond’s organization is doing something simple yet so necessary, which […]

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Season 6 of Real Housewives of Atlanta is Here: My Premiere Recap

[ 45 ] November 4, 2013 |
Season 6 of Real Housewives of Atlanta is Here: My Premiere Recap

I won’t sit up here and lie and say I didn’t miss watching the ladies of Real Housewives of Atlanta. Chile, I surely was ready for their shenanigans to be back in my TV life. Since season 5 wrapped Nene Leakes got re-married to her hubby Gregg, Phaedra Parks had a new baby, Kandi Burress […]

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Who Should Play Olivia Pope’s Mom on Scandal?

[ 163 ] November 1, 2013 |
Who Should Play Olivia Pope’s Mom on Scandal?

Now that Scandal has made it clear that we will be seeing Olivia’s mom because of this whole Operation Remington thing (at least in flashbacks), I am anxious to find out who will play her. I am not accepting the fact that she’s dead. NOOOPPEEE! I think she’s somewhere laying low and preparing to pounce […]

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More Cattle, Less Bull: Scandal Episode 305 Recap

[ 206 ] November 1, 2013 |
More Cattle, Less Bull: Scandal Episode 305 Recap

This episode of Scandal was slower than usual because halfway through it, I wasn’t sweating. My heart has usually jumped twice in my chest 30 minutes into an episode. BUT it was the calm before the storm. Shonda was preparing to slay us all and shake ALL the tables. The theme of this episode was […]

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My Cousin AdeKerry OluWashington is Pregnant and I’m Excited!

[ 43 ] October 30, 2013 |
My Cousin AdeKerry OluWashington is Pregnant and I’m Excited!

I called it months ago. My cousin by marriage to a stranger who just happens to be Nigerian like I am, Kerry Washington, is pregnant with her first child. I am so excited and our family have so much to be thankful for this year. There will be extra jollof rice to celebrate this one. […]

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Whose Tragic Toes are on This Runway?

[ 25 ] October 28, 2013 |
Whose Tragic Toes are on This Runway?

Sometimes, you gotta know that certain shoes are not for you. OR to size up if you’re hellbent on rocking them. There’s pics of Julianne Moore and Anna Wintour being out here bogus and wearing shoes that their toes are crying to be released from. But the worst I’ve seen is in the pic below […]

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Halloween Has a Blackface Issue and It’s a Racism Problem

[ 223 ] October 27, 2013 |
Halloween Has a Blackface Issue and It’s a Racism Problem

Every year. EVERY GAHTDAMB YEAR, Halloween rolls around and we have to deal with folks who want to paint themselves black and brown for some costume. It is exhausting and enraging and absolutely overwhelming. It’s REALLY hard for me to write about it because I just wanna cuss and fight the air and kick trashcans […]

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Say Hello To My Little Friend: Scandal Episode 304 Recap

[ 88 ] October 25, 2013 |
Say Hello To My Little Friend: Scandal Episode 304 Recap

Scandal stays messier than an episode of Hoarders. And Rowan/Eli Pope ain’t gon let chaos die because he is here to create more mess. Especially with this whole Operation Remington thing. But let’s jump right in! Daddy’s the Devil – Liv is kicking Jake out her apartment because she wants nothing to do with him. […]

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The Bitstrips Abuse on Facebook Must Stop, Beloveds

[ 61 ] October 24, 2013 |
The Bitstrips Abuse on Facebook Must Stop, Beloveds

I LOVE cartoons and my main avatar on these interwebs has been a Yahoo! Avatar for YEARS! It’s even in my site header. But the thing is that I can be represented well by a cartoon because I have cartoonish features. Let’s face it, I look like a walking drawing sometimes because I have really […]

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Cartoon Scandal Has Slayed Me and You Must Watch

[ 51 ] October 24, 2013 |
Cartoon Scandal Has Slayed Me and You Must Watch

It’s SCANDAL Thursday, y’all! I hope you’re getting ready for tonight, because you know we got some stuff waiting for us. If you haven’t caught my recap from last week, you better getchu a piece of Mrs. Smith Goes to Washington! Anywho, you know us Gladiators go really hard in the paint for our show. […]

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7 Reasons Why My College Entrance Essay Was the Worst

[ 50 ] October 23, 2013 |
7 Reasons Why My College Entrance Essay Was the Worst

While being random and perusing my computer, I came across a folder labeled “College Papers.” It was a gold mine, if “gold mine” now means “painful reminder of my past inadequacies and immaturity.” There were about 25 documents from undergrad: essays, research papers and other things to let me know I’ve come A LONG WAY […]

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7 Lessons to Learn from TLC’s CrazySexyCool Biopic (My Review)

[ 49 ] October 22, 2013 |
7 Lessons to Learn from TLC’s CrazySexyCool Biopic (My Review)

TLC is my favorite girls group ever. Ok I might be lying because I’m indecisive, but they’re EASILY in my top 3. What 80s kid didn’t love them? Name them, shame them and delete them from your Facebook friends list this moment! TLC was about girl power, sass, expressing yourself as you damn well please […]

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