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A Period Don’t Stop Nothing But a Sentence: Why Menstrual Sex is Great


I was perusing the internet looking for the latest gossip and I came across a very taboo yet stimulating article on XE Necole entitled “Period Sex: Why Some Men Don’t Have An Issue With It”. I was immediately compelled to read this article because the man I am currently dating has this huge fear of periods. We were talking about awkward ...

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50 Holiday Gift Ideas To Make Your Daddy & Boyfriend Happy


By: Naturally Triece The thing about the holidays is that you never want anyone to feel like they’re being left out. You want your daddy to feel special, as well as your significant other. So, just incase you are having a tough time with finding the perfect gift for your mate and your daddy, here is some awesome gift ideas ...

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Suspect Arrested in Shooting Death of 9 Year Old Tyshawn Lee

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Corey Morgan, 27, has been charged with first degree murder in the shooting death of 9 year old Tyshawn Lee, police announced on Friday. Authorities revealed that at least three other people are connected to the shooting, one of whom is also in custody, and another is still being sought. “This is a crime that shook our city,” Superintendent Garry ...

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Reporter Who Forced Release of Laquan McDonald Video Banned From Police Press Conference

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The reporter who forced the Chicago Police Department to release video of the fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald was banned from a news conference on Tuesday. Freelance journalist Brandon Smith was not among the reporters gathered at Chicago Police headquarters for Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Police Superintendent Garry F. McCarthy’s press conference. Mr. Smith told The New York Times that ...

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A Salute to Our Veterans: White House Grants In-State Tuition at Public Universities

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By Angela Wills The White House has announced that all recent U.S veterans and their families now qualify to pay in-state tuition rates to attend public colleges and universities anywhere in the U.S. The announcement came down as a tribute to the annual U.S federal holiday Veterans Day and is part of President Obama’s “steadfast commitment” campaign. The goal of ...

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Is Your Degree Worth the Paper It’s Typed On?


By Angela Wills Reports indicate that students who opt to attend for-profit colleges are left with a mounting amount of student loan debt. This causes many to wonder, who would actually attend a college like this, and for what reason? The answers to these questions may surprise you. Millions of students have received degrees from for-profit colleges and most of ...

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Ya’ll Gonna Make Me Lose My Mind: The Effects of Racism on College Students


Within the last few weeks, racism on college campuses and universities has been exposed by Black and minority students. The issues of racism that needed to be addressed have led students and faculty to protest like never before in order to bring peace, safety, and equality to America’s college campuses. Not only can these issues affect the students’ ability to be successful while ...

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U.S. Ranks 28th When It Comes To Gender Equality


Reported by Liku Zelleke According to the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) new report showing the progress 145 countries have made in closing the gender gap over the past decade the U.S. isn’t doing as well as it should. The 2015 Global Gender Gap report shows that, over the past ten years, there has been some improvement in the narrowing of ...

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How To Save Some Money This Thanksgiving


Reported by Liku Zelleke As we celebrate Thanksgiving this year, the one thing we need to keep our eyes on – apart from an expanding waistline – is our pocket. It is easy to overspend when you’re having a good time and you wouldn’t want to find yourself penniless once the festivities are over.

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