Black Women

Report Suggests That White Americans Think Police Brutality Is Permissible

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By Angela L. Braden Another independent research study has been released that proves how divided White and non-White Americans are as it pertains to police responsibility and conduct. According to a major trend survey conducted by the University of Chicago, 70% of White Americans overwhelmingly feel that there are indeed some instances that it is appropriate and/or permissible for police ...

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Beyoncé Partners With Luxury Nail Polish Brand to Sell $118 Nail Art

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Reported by Liku Zelleke It looks like Beyoncé’s fans now have one more thing to rejoice about. Queen Bey — as her fans affectionately call her — has just launched a new version of her nail art to add to the collection that was launched last December with NCLA. The one design that stands out among her current set features “a golden ...

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Says People Think She Was Born A Man: 6 Facts about Wendy Williams

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by G. Brown You either totally love Wendy Williams or totally hate her, but this Queen of Gossip is often the center of the conversation. From humble beginnings in radio, to stand-up comedy to Broadway, Wendy has done it all and shows no signs of slowing down. Here are 6 Facts about Wendy Williams 1. Started as a “shock jockette” ...

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Domestic Violence In Hip Hop: A Symptom of Power, Fame Or Success?

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By Joshua D. Copeland Hip hop as a genre has always been full of messages that promote violence and misogyny among other things.  And while we would look down on a man who actually does put hands on a woman, hip hop fans tend to give hip hop moguls like Dr. Dre and Damon Dash a pass. And while abuse ...

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Did Tyler Perry “save” OWN?

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By Angela L. Braden Tyler Perry is bringing record numbers to OWN with his hit dramas, “The Have and the Haves Nots” and “If Loving You is Wrong.” While critics of Perry call his writing “lazy” and “underdeveloped”, Perry’s original dramas on OWN are a huge success for Perry and the network.  According to Deadline, the two shows averaged 2.5 ...

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Do liberals actually believe in free speech? The Trevor Noah controversy

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download by Dr Boyce Watkins On Black, White and Politically Incorrect, Susan Patton and I discuss the recent controversy over Trevor Noah, the man slated to take over for Jon Stewart on The Daily Show. We also ask whether or not extreme liberals are so caught up in not offending anyone that they end ...

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Wendy Williams Hosts a Show About How Gossip Kills? She’s the Main Gossiper

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by Raveen Johnson This just in: Wendy Williams is set to host a new show on the Investigation Discovery channel entitled “Death by Gossip.” Big news, right? Wrong. It is no surprise that Williams is enhancing her career through gossip because, frankly, that is what her career is all about anyway. Now do not get me wrong, Williams is funny. ...

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How fathers and daughters can talk without killing each other

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download In this first episode of “Daddy Daughter Discussions,” I speak with my daughter Patrice about the importance of fathers and daughters being able to communicate with each other. We are coming together for this important (and on-going) discussion to help other fathers and daughters in our community who are working through their communications ...

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Olympic Gold Medalist’s Childhood Was So Traumatic That She Didn’t Talk Until She Was 5-Years-Old

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CELEBRITIESOlympic Gold Medalist’s Childhood Was So Traumatic That She Didn’t Talk Until She Was 5-Years-Old By staff | March 30, 2015 Claressa Shields is a demonstration of the American dream. In spite of the challenges she went through during her childhood, she managed to stay focused in life, rising to win a boxing gold medal in the Olympics. The 20-year-old overcame seχual abuse, ...

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