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Take the Mystery Out of Co-Parenting With These Do’s and Don’ts

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Swizz Beatz, wife Alicia Keys, Ex-wife Mashonda & Kids By Mwabi Kaira No one sets out thinking they will raise their kids by co-parenting, but life happens. Will Smith, Jada Pinkett-Smith and Sheree Zampino have been the faces of the co-parenting and blended family for over 2 decades now. More celebrity couples have joined the ranks including Neyo, wife Crystal…

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Cosby Show Actor Geoffrey Owens’ Response to Being Work Shamed. “Every Job is Worthwhile & Valuable.”

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Photo: Geoffrey Owens IG By Brenda Alexander Erykah Badu said it best when she sang, “Work ain’t honest but it pays the bills.” In the context of her song, she was referencing selling drugs, but those lyrics can apply to every walk of life as we’ve all found ourselves in work spaces that weren’t at the top of our vision…

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Does Straightening Hair for “Special Occasions” Send Kids the Wrong Message?

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Via Aevin Gugas IG By Erickka Sy Savané We love Guinness World Record holder for biggest afro Aevin Dugas. She was one of our Naturally Glam picks and the CurlyNikki community showed her beaucoup love! But not everyone was feeling the love recently when she shared her views about straightening kids’ hair for ‘special occasions.’ Who knows, maybe it was…

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Tell It Tuesday: Eminem Drops Surprise Album & Proves that Hip Hop Beef & Transparency is Still Hot

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By Ta-Ning Connai First, I’d like to give my sincere condolences and a heartfelt prayer for all the rappers and rap critics that got slaughtered by Eminem on his unexpected sneak attack album, Kamikaze, on August 31: Continue May you Rest In Peace and know better never to cross that crazy boy ever again. May many of you always be…

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If You’re Still Mad at Swizz Beatz for Marrying Alicia Keys You Need to Move On

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Photo Swizzbeatz IG By Mwabi Kaira What rapper and producer Swizz Beatz (Kasseem Dean) thought was an appreciation post to his wife Alicia Keys and a message to men, turned left with a quickness last week.  Continue Swizz posted, “Attention all MEN. You shouldn’t be jealous or upset if you have a Queen that’s successful, smarter or better than you!…

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The Hypocrisy of the Braxton’s Family Values

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Photo Courtesy of WE TV By Brenda Alexander Nothing irritates me more than seeing black kinfolk treating each other like enemies on any public space while we and non-coloreds (i.e. white people) sit and consume their familial drama for entertainment. We have enough outsiders preying on our downfall for us to partake in the mess, especially publically. Unfortunately, this has…

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A Pole Dancer Can’t Be a Good Role Model According to the School Who Suspended this Middle School Teacher

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Kandice Mason By Erickka Sy Savané It seems like everyday there’s a new story about policing. Whether it’s the actual police arresting or harassing us or private citizens feeling it’s their right to tell us what to do. I mean, the viral video just posted of a crying black girl being sent home from her Christian school for having braid…

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