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This Little Girls Before And After HairDo Is What Every Black Parent Of A Daughter Has Gone Through

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Picture it, you’re whipping up an artful masterpiece on your daughter’s hair, braiding and twisting in a design that’ll make Picasso jealous. Then, you take her to school. Hours go by and then you pick her up. Continue Reading And… womp, womp! You see a totally different design… a defacing of your masterpiece! “What happened?!”, you wonder. This time, Charle-feigh…

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You Have To See This Impromptu Gospel Performance At A Hurricane Harvey Shelter

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The tragic effects of Hurricane Harvey in Houston and surrounding Texas areas have been very heartbreaking. Witnessing residents lose their homes and having to wade through flooded waters in order to find some sort of safe shelter is indescribable. Hurricane Harvey’s fury resulted in more than 50 inches of rain and have left roughly 30,000 people with the need to…

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Chloe x Halle Join The Cast of ‘Black-ish’ Spinoff ‘Grown-ish’

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If you haven’t heard the names “Chloe x Halle,” then allow me to introduce you! Those familiar with the young and talented duo may have seen them performing acoustic/a cappella versions of hits on social media. One super important person saw them, though: Beyoncé, herself! Continue Reading The sister pair are now signed to Bey’s management company, Parkwood Entertainment and…

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19-Year-Old Haitian-Japanese Tennis Player Pulls An Upset And Defeats U.S. Open Champion

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Tennis can be a thrilling sport in and of itself, so when an upset happens… it’s peak excitement! People love rooting for the underdog in general, so upsets are popular in any competition. Continue Reading Meet Naomi Osaka. Osaka is a 19-year-old 6th seed (No. 45) Haitian-Japanese tennis player. Recently, Osaka’s life changed in a moment after she pulled a…

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Oklahoma Police Chief Resigns After Being Linked To Neo-Nazi Websites

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Having any affiliation to white supremacy and neo-Nazism can cost one their job, with one of the best examples being the rioters in the Charlottesville rally, where many demonstrators were let go from their jobs after being identified on social media. Continue Reading Such is the case with Bart Alsbrook, a Colbert, Oklahoma interim police chief who resigned after local…

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Kaepernick’s Frat Brothers Band Together To Protest In Front of NFL Headquarters

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Photo: @NYAKappas The NFL may have left Colin Kaepernick behind for taking a stance against police brutality, but his frat brothers got his back! A huge group of Kappa Alpha Psi gathered together to support Kaepernick during the United We Stand Rally in front of NFL headquarters. Kaepernick was a 2010 initiate of the fraternity, established in 1911. Continue Reading Kaepernick…

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A New R. Kelly Accuser Speaks Out About Sexual Abuse She Allegedly Endured At 16

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Kristen Zeis for BuzzFeed News Ever since recent reports of R. Kelly running a “sex cult” for teens, there has been a renewed conversation around the R&B singer and ephebophilia. Continue Reading This time, 24 year-old old Jerhonda Pace spoke with BuzzFeed News contributor, Jim DeRogatis to finally come forward with her own story. DeRogatis actually first released the initial…

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Chance The Rapper Wants To Attend Clark Atlanta University

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Chance the Rapper is a huge proponent of education, having recently donated 30,000 backpacks to Chicago students in celebration of back-to-school season. Well, it looks like Lil’ Chano from 79th desires to attain some advanced knowledge himself because he’s on the hunt for higher education! Continue Reading Specifically, he has his sights set on an HBCU. What’s his choice? Chance…

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CN Exclusive: Goapele Opens Up About Her Big Hair Chop, Offers Advice To Young Women

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Photo Credit: Samuel Whitworth; courtesy of Goapele     Following the release of her latest EP Dreamseeker, Goapele has received a world of attention for her bold new haircut. Continue Reading However, this type of representation isn’t new for Goapele, as she has been fully ensconced in celebrating the embracing of self-beauty whether it’s through her own songs or through other…

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