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Famous folks

Coretta, Betty and Rita Get Props for Putting Up With Historical Groupon Peens

Yeah, I said it. YOLO! Last night was Lifetime’s movie Betty and Coretta about Betty Shabazz and Coretta Scott King, wives of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr. They were played by Mary J. Blige (who also executive produced) and Angela Bassett. Y’all know Angela can act so good she’d …

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Guest Blog

Nathaniel Alexander: Black History Legend

Luvvie’s Note: As you all know, Black History Month is more than half over. And I haven’t done my share of educating the masses about the history of us colored folks. Helping me out today is Scholar in Ratchetness, Brokey McPoverty. She’s the goofy behind the “Little Known Black History …

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MLK2010
Famous folks

Happy MLK Day

I live-tweeted the Golden Globe awards, but in the absence of such overt foolery as I’m accustomed, it was boring. No one had a nip slip. No one ambushed the stage for a Kayne movement. Everyone was pretty well-behaved (in spite of the fact that 78% of those celebrities were …

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Famous folks

Clinton’s a Sigma, Jesus is an Alpha (and Omega)

Disclaimer: I am not, or have I ever been affiliated with a Greek-organization (unless IG Phi IG is one. But our charter wasn’t approved. We even had colors picked out and everything! We repped Houndstooth. *shakes fists*). I am not a hater of fraternities & sororities, nor have I ever …

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Social Media

Twitter: The World’s Stage

All the world’s a stage. Has never rang true more than now. Twitter has given everyone a voice that they didn’t know they wanted or needed, and an audience. It’s like an ePulpit, where everyone can give a sermon, as long as it’s 140 characters or less. From Ashton Kutcher …

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Random

Inauguration Ball was a HOOT

I was watching the Neighborhood Inauguration ball, and it was a GOOD TIME, even through the TV. The star power was ridiculous! But y’all know I got some things to say. The GREAT *My President has rhythm. Y’all saw him and Shelly (yes, we have given her a nickname) getting …

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Random

Obama Names Will Become Ratchet

There is a La’Barackhque SOMEWHERE in the near future! I just KNOWED it!

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MLK Day in DC

Hey folks. After a 15 hour trip, I made it to DC on Friday night. I’ve had a BALL with my ePosse (PBG and NaturallyAlise), but we have seen some ish that has traumatized us. Some of the shenanigans I’ve witnessed while in DC would NOT make MLK proud on …

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Music

Celebration Playlist

I am loving the positivity that is omnipresent with our new President-Elect Barack Obama. I swear I woke up on November 5th and the world was clearer and sunnier. My allergies miraculously cleared up and my terrible cold seemed to have subsided. Birds were singing, and I think people were …

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Politics

Celebrate Good Times for Obama!

I was on YBF.com a couple of days ago, and she put a list up of ways for Black folks to celebrate if Obama wins to keep folks from getting nervous, at least for the first few days. I already broke ALL them rules and it has only been an …

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