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He Really Is “Dr. Umar Johnson”

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If you’ve got an ear to the Black stratosphere of social media, you’ve certainly heard of Dr. Umar Johnson. Chances are you’ve seen him and his rhetoric splattered across your social media friend or you’re an avid follower of his words. Maybe you’re of the camp that believes “he sometimes makes a point,” despite being aware of how problematic he…

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Mom Vlogger Defends Breastfeeding During Sex

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Written by Tonja Renée Stidhum The topic of breastfeeding is certainly a hot one as of late as has sparked huge debates with passionate views from either side of the table. Whether it’s fight for or against public breastfeeding or the age of the breastfed child, the debates can often get very heated. Well, one mom has upped the ante by…

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CBS Will Air An Hour Long Michael Jackson ‘Thriller’ Animated Halloween Special

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Whether you are old enough or not to remember the day that the music video for Michael Jackson’s Thriller dropped, this iconic song/video is fully immersed within our lives and culture. What kid didn’t stand in front of their televisions mimicking the deft choreography or shivering whenever Vincent Price’s bloodcurdling voice reverberated throughout the speakers? Continue Reading Well, that moment…

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Watch This Viral Video Of Cops Realizing They Wrongfully Pulled Over Florida’s Only Black Female State Attorney

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Continue Reading The only thing equal about racism appears to be how it’s distributed, meaning your professional of class status doesn’t make you immune to its striking effects. Unfortunately, Florida State Attorney Aramis Ayala got a dose of that cold hard medicine after being pulled over by police in Orlando. Ayala is the only Black female state attorney in the…

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Matthew Cherry Developing Animated Film About Father Doing Black Girls Hair

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If you’re an active Twitter user, you must’ve heard about Matthew A. Cherry (The Last Fall, 9 Rides). Dubbed by me as “the social media hype man,” Cherry is always dropping positivity onto the timeline whether it’s a funny video or celebrating an undiscovered filmmaker. Continue Reading A former NFL player and filmmaker in his own right, Cherry has recently…

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This Clemson Grad Who Rapped His Dissertation Is Now A Hip Hop Professor

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Can’t stop won’t stop! A.D. Carson decided to turn his dissertation into a hip-hop love letter by submitting a 34-track rap album entitled “Owning My Masters: The Rhetorics of Rhymes and Revolutions” to Clemson University. The dissertation was nationally acclaimed and has now earned him a dream job. Continue Reading Carson is now the assistant professor of hip-hop and the…

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Check Out This Amazing Whitney Houston Cover From ‘America’s Got Talent’

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Written by Tonja Renée Stidhum Whitney Houston has been and will forever be unmatched. Her voice is the quintessential standard for perfection and pretty much every singer aspires to even touch the notes she was able to hit. Continue Reading During singing competitions, a lot of contestants have chosen one of Whitney’s infamous songs in order to showcase their singing…

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Remy Ma Starts Healthcare Fund for Mothers Who Want Kids But Can’t Afford It

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Frazer Harrison / Getty Images Remy Ma is legit “all the way up!” Following the success of her fire “SHEther” track, the Bronx native recently took to the infamous Summer Jam stage, bringing along a live-catalogue of legendary female hip-hop artists with her for an iconic and unforgettable performance. Continue Reading Not only is Remy Ma showcasing her solidarity for…

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