Simone Biles Simone Manuel
Famous folks

The Simones Sprinkled Black Girl Gold Dust at the Olympics

It is a good time to be named “Simone.” Yesterday, Simone Biles and Simone Manuel won gold medals in their respective competitions at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. They both made history while doing it too and I was ready to lose my voice as I hollered last night. First …

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Culture

About This Grudge Folks Hold Against Michael Vick…

Michael Vick did a terrible thing. TERRIBLE. In 2007, he pleaded guilty to sponsoring a dogfighting ring, participating in many himself and being a part of the killing of dogs (pit bulls) by drowning or hanging. And he made money off this stuff. AWFUL stuff, really. He was convicted, went …

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Letter

Dear New York Knicks, Reconsider the Tyrese Takeover

I woke up to folks’ tweets about Tyrese taking over the New York Knicks’ Twitter handle later today during their game. I am here to ask the Knicks to think twice. Because. For reasons. I hope this makes it to their management before it’s too late. Do your part. Share …

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Keep Calm Nigerian
Random

10 Things That Happened After Nigeria Won the African Cup

Nigeria just defeated Burkina Faso to win the African Soccer something big and awesome championship match tournament. Or the African Cup of Nations. But I like my description better. Anywho, Nigerians everywhere are currently losing their minds in glee. 1. Your Facebook newsfeeds exploded with celebrating Nigerians. The moment the …

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Famous folksTV

Beyonce, Shade and More: Thoughts on the 2013 Super Bowl

So ya know the Super Bowl was last night. GO *insert team name who won here*! You fought a good fight against *name of other team here*! I knew you’d win at the end! O_O Yes, and all that good stuff. As you can tell, I didn’t really care about …

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Lance Armstrong Fail
Famous folksTV

Love and Athletes America Needs to Happen and Here’s the Cast

Lately, the sports world has been giving us the best tea. They might have me caring about who shot what ball over who’s net soon. Or not. But still. You gotta admit that athletes have been in the news more than usual for their off-the-court activities and how it’s affected …

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Dan Gilbert
Letter

Dear Dan Gilbert, Did Lebron Forget to Cuddle?

So I didn’t give many dambs about Lebron James’ announcement and bazaar and carnival about where he was going. Wherever it was, Lebron was going to get mad loot I ain’t got. He’s going to be ok. He wasn’t giving us the cure to cancer or saying an NBA ball’s …

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Random

Rio Won Olympics and Chicago’s Mad

So by now, you already heard that Rio won the 2016 Olympics. My poor city, Chicago was the first one eliminated. The Olympic Committee went: “I’m happy for you, Chicago & I’mo let you finish, but Rio had the BEST Olympic bid of ALL TIME! Oh, and 2016 DEEZ!!! Giggity, …

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My Life

iCan’t Run. I’m Allergic

So in my last post, I talked about my addiction to the web and how I’m trying to break the gift curse. When I asked for tips on how to stop my addiction to the web and gadgets as a whole, a couple of people commented that I should go …

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Luvvie playing basketball
My LifeThrowback Thursday

Confessions of a Former Hooper

As I’ve mentioned before, I used to sit on the bench, chew on ice for 1.5 hrs, clean off my gymshoes, rock a cute uniform be a hooper. I played basketball in elementary school, and was on my high school team for 2 years until I quit from inactivity. I …

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