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Black People, This Election Proves We Are On Our Own

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ORLANDO, FLORIDA – NOVEMBER 05: Supporters await the arrival of Republican candidate for Governor of Florida Ron DeSantis as they attend a rally at Freedom Pharmacy on the final day of campaigning in the midterm elections on November 5, 2018 in Orlando, Florida. DeSantis is running against Democratic candidate Andrew Gillum to be the next Florida governor. (Photo by Jeff…

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The Power of Christ Compelled Him – Christian Rapper Lecrae Angers Fans

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by Tiffani Greenaway of MyMommyVents.com Christian rapper Lacrae’s website describes him as “remaining true to his beliefs,” and an “artist that redefines mainstream popular culture.” The Grammy and BET Hip Hop award winner shared his beliefs in a tweet on the 4th of July, sparking backlash from some fans. My family on July 4th 1776. pic.twitter.com/R9DzWkqDWc — Lecrae (@lecrae) July…

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#BlackLivesMatter Is the Theme of Winning Google Doodle by Akilah Johnson

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by Kanisha Parks author of Love Letters from the Master If you didn’t get a chance to see this beautiful piece of artwork on Google’s front page on Monday, you missed out on a seriously rewarding and thought-provoking visual experience. Continue!>>> The piece, entitled, “My Afrocentric Life” was created by high school sophomore Akilah Johnson, who said she was “surprised…

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Barack Obama Gives Afro-Cubans Hope

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by Kanisha Parks author of Love Letters from the Master Obama didn’t just go to Cuba to make history—he went there to make a difference. And that’s just what he’s doing: it’s the first time a sitting president has visited the country in almost ninety years, but Barack Obama isn’t just any president. He’s the first black President—a point isn’t…

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Kylie Jenner Challenge: Why I Hate The Internet As A Woman Of Color

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 by Deanna of ThePrettyGirlsGuideToLife It always seems like the dumbest sh*t pops up on your instagram feed when you’re minding your own business, like honestly. Read On!>>> That’s how it happens, you’re mindlessly scrolling enjoying the plethora of eye candy from Man Crush Monday, then BAM the #KylieJennerChallenge is dead center in front of you. I could blame myself and…

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A New Hair Social Order

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glam TWA, Katia by Dori Phelps So, first of all I want to state some givens. I’ve been black all my life. I don’t know what it is like to be anything else. My life experience consists of the fact that I have never been skinny: never very large but svelte is not a category I would fit in. Nor…

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Black Beauty on White Skin

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 by Antoinette of AroundTheWayCurls I’m no model and I don’t pretend to be but I have a pair of soup coolers on me that love a good lipstick so when the The Lip Bar asked me to model for their campaign I was all the way down. To think, I was once one of those girls that was too scared…

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The View from Ferguson (edited w/ more pics)

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now with more pics… #IfYouWasntKnowin #WeOutHere #DontShoot Ish has taken a serious turn for the surreal in my neighborhood. The national media is posted up right next to stores and restaurants I’ve patronized all of my life. And after Obama spoke on it, what’s really left to say? The fact of the matter is, we don’t have facts. And although…

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