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About Writing While Loving Blackness and Hurting White Feelings

Are you mad about this title? Keep reading. You’re probably the main one that needs to read this. It has been an interesting 5 days, since Beyonce dropped her Formation video and broke the internet. People (me included) have not been able to stop talking about it, and it has …

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About Flint’s Water Crisis, the Human Rights Debacle and the Poster of Lies

What is happening in Flint, Michigan right now is systemic genocide, and the victims are people of color and poor people. The city’s population is 60% Black and 42% of the residents live below the poverty line. They are being poisoned with lead-tainted water that is coming out of their faucets, …

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About Mizzou, White Supremacy and Freedom Fighting

The state of Missouri has been a racial hotbed in the last year and a half, starting in Ferguson with the killing of Michael Brown Jr., in August 2014. The Black students at the University of Missouri have been protesting the mishandling of incidents on campus, and the football team …

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About that EBONY Magazine Cover and the Cosby Conundrum

Yesterday, EBONY dropped the mic on everyone when they released the cover of their November 2015 issue. It is a cover made to look like a cracked picture, featuring the Huxtables. The crack starts on the face of Heathcliff, which is mostly covered because of it, and it spreads throughout, …

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About the Cocaine Apartment and the Tender Reporting of a White Victim

The media doesn’t even TRY to ACT like it isn’t engaging in shady ass biased practices anymore. We are all clear that press has never been objective, and outlets lean one way or another, based on who is behind them and the people they hire. They have set agendas and …

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About Nicki Minaj Calling Out Miley Cyrus at the VMAs

I did not watch the MTV VMAs last night, because I was out enjoying my last weekend in Chicago until October. BUT, you know I had to catch up with the highlight, which was Nicki Minaj getting on stage and calling out Miley Cyrus. What had happened was, a few …

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About Ciara, Future and The Inconsistent Hoe Label

It has been weeks since Future started his press tour that was supposed to be about his album but it turned into a junket about insulting his ex and one of the mothers (there’s like 4 or 5) of one of his children, Ciara. Long story short, he’s not pleased …

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About Charleston, Forgiveness and Black Pain

Three days ago, a monster walked into bible study at Emanuel AME Church, the oldest Black church in the south. He sat with them for an hour before pulling his gun out and killing 9 of them. Their names need to be spoken. Susie Jackson (87). Reverent Clementa Pinkney (41). …

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About Rachel Dolezal the Undercover Sista and Performing Blackness

Soooo about Rachel Dolezal… I am aware that I’m tardy for the party in throwing my hat in the ring but I’m just here so I don’t get fined. I might be a day late and a word count short but this lady has taken over our minds in the …

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About Friendship, The Auntie War and Good Tea

Chile, after yesterday’s monologue from Cheryl Lynn (again, that wasn’t a beef. One side not getting your messages is not a beef) about Anita Baker, we all got our fill in tea sipping. I blogged about it but I wasn’t done. So below are tweets from me and some few fellow …

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