No Thank You RKelly
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R. Kelly Gotta Know His Wayward Ass is Not Welcome in Wakanda

You know we’ve been talmbout BLAXIT for awhile. Oh you ain’t know? Catch up and read my past BLAXIT posts (#BLAXIT: Things We’re Taking With Us If We Leave). Anywho, when we leave this joint, we are going to re-settle in Wakanda, land of the abundant melanin, vibranium and no …

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CultureMovies

On Wakanda: My Black Panther Review

Black Panther. This movie has taken over the world! It’s been probably the biggest pop culture moment in the last decade, and the most highly anticipated film in a long while. It’s finally here, and it has lived up to every piece of hype it has gotten. I’ve seen it …

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CultureFamous folks

Let’s Talk About the Official Obama Portraits

It is Black History Month Year 2018, and we are being blessed with the drop of Black Panther later on this week. Wakanda, we are coming!!! This morning, the unveiling of the much-anticipated official portraits for President (always my president) Barack Obama and Forever FLOTUS Michelle Obama happened. Each one …

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I Don’t Think King Tut’s Mother, Queen Nefertiti, Was Lady Gaga

I just wanna dropkick people in the face way too often these days. The latest reason why is from the reveal of what they think King Tut’s mother, Queen Nefertiti, looked like. It happened on the TODAY Show, and apparently, they used 3D imaging and forensic reconstruction to come up …

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Darth Becky Episode 5 Rants and Randomness
CultureMy Life

Watch Episode 5 of My Show, Rants and Randomness!

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past 24 hours, you know there is A LOT to rant about this week. On this episode of Rants and Randomness, I cover how Black women are out here saving the world, per usual, and White women are out here hustling …

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CulturePolitics

White Women Need to Get Their Shit Together

Yesterday was the much-anticipated (and dreaded) race for Alabama’s newest senator. One candidate was the run-of-the-mill Democrat. Nothing radical or life-altering about him. Doug Jones is the status quo in human form. And the other was a pedophile who stood boldly in his racist, confederacy values. Roy Moore would have …

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CultureFamous folks

I Know Why Taylor Swift is on TIME’s Person of the Year Cover But WHY is She on the Cover?

The much-anticipated honor of TIME’s Person of the Year just got announced, and they chose “Silence Breakers.” Inspired by this year’s #MeToo hashtag, which took the internet by storm, this makes perfect sense. “Me Too” is more than a hashtag, though. Before Alyssa Milano tweeted that, it was a campaign that …

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CultureFashion

Stella McCartney Tried It With Her House Gown Ankara Appropriation

Another day, another case of cultural appropriation. This time, fashion designer Stella McCartney is getting heat for using ankara prints in her latest collection. An article from OkayAfrica breaks it down: The brand infused ankara designs into their new collection to create dresses, jumpsuits and tops, that look a lot like what …

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Culture

God is Probably Sick of All these “Thoughts and Prayers”

*another mass shooting happens in the United States* People: We are sending up prayers for the victims. God: …. Archangel St. Michael: Hey God. People are on the mainline. God: *files nails* Oh yeah? I’m busy. St. Mike: You… don’t seem that busy. God: *booming voice* I SAID I AM …

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CultureMy Life

About Why “The Talk” is Necessary and Affirming Black Girlhood

In a world where simply being born with Black and brown skin puts you behind in the starting race of life, it’s important that we equip our children with what they need to handle it. We’ve had a Black president, yet we still have to deal with people calling us …

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