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Let’s Talk About Chris Rock’s Oscars Opening Monologue

I did not plan on boycotting the 2016 Academy Awards but I also didn’t plan on watching it. You’re probably like “wait what?” Yes. I take “boycott” to mean I’m making a conscious decision to show that my support is not going to be added to the mix. I just …

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Beyoncé’s Formation is Her Best Thing Yet and it’s the IDGAF Anthem

I have always been a fan of Beyonce and respected her work. I’ve loved many a song. But I’ve never been a member of the BeyHive. I was in that group that liked her enough but stood on the sidelines as people debated if she ruled just Earth or Venus too. I …

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Frederick Douglass’ Hair on Google Welcomes You to Black History Month

I woke up this morning excited because I knew Google would change their doodle to commemorate the start of Black History Month. Last year, it was a graphic of Harriet Tubman holding a lantern, being a freedom queen. I dug it. But THIS year? They got Frederick Douglass front and …

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Chris Rock Shouldn’t Boycott the Oscars. I Wrote Some #OscarsSoWhite Jokes For Him

The pressure for Black celebrities to boycott the Oscars is here, yet Chris Rock was hired to host this year’s show. Even Tyrese threw his hat in the ring, publicly asking Chris to step down as host. Sir, were you even invited? Did you even get a ticket? How did you get here? …

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Dear Stacey Dash, Who Knew Clueless Was a Biopic?

I have chilled on writing ex-actress and current Faux News mouthpiece Stacey Dash a sternly-worded letter for years, as I verbally chin-checked Raven-Symone. So this is overdue. Besides, so many of y’all asked me to that I was afraid that if I didn’t, you might pitch a tent on my eLawn …

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Janet Hubert’s Read of Jada’s Oscar Boycott Rant is Lit

Y’all know how I feel about Aunt Viv 1.0 from the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, played by Janet Hubert. She was the best. In fact, we don’t recognize Aunt Viv 2.0 around these parts. We sure in the hell do not. The Academy behind the Oscars are catching all the flack …

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Michael Bae Jordan’s Whole Bloodline is FAHN! My Readers Thank God.

Michael B. Jordan has had my attention for awhile. First I knew him as Wallace from The Wire but Wallace don growed up and got FAHNER THAN FROG HAIR! Whew. Then he got the nerve to have some fine ass company in his family and friends. Dude posted a picture …

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The Top 10 Awesomely Luvvie Posts of 2015

It’s the last day of 2015, and I’m doing a look back at the year. I’ve already done my 2015 highlights chronicling my epic year and I could not let it pass without posting my top 10 pieces. I have a lot of fun writing here because I am able to …

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Aretha Franklin is Every Older Black Woman at the Kennedy Center Honors

Last night was the airing of the 2015 Kennedy Center Honors, saluting Rita Moreno, George Lucas, Cicely Tyson, Seiji Ozawa and Carole King. Aretha Franklin performed “Natural Woman” to a standing ovation to honor Carole. President Obama and FLOTUS Shellie were getting their entire good times because the Queen of Soul …

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Jermaine Jackson’s New Hairline Has Me Upset

I really feel like Jermaine Jackson is trolling us all, at this point. He GOTTA BE. How can one man be so clueless about how hot of a mess his hair is? Every time we see him, he somehow manages to make himself even more laughable. That is a gift …

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