Mike Tyson Opening a Weed Business Reminds Us that Black People Need to Reclaim Our Time

In the era of Donald Trump and outrageous news stories, few headlines this year have made me as happy as one that read “Former Heavyweight Boxing Champ Mike Tyson is Opening a Pot Ranch.”

When I learned that Mike was making money moves outside of the boxing world, I was thrilled. The fact that weed was involved only made it that much better. In the last couple of years, weed has become big business for states like Colorado, while individuals who are looking to break into the market have been able to make a pretty penny off of the substance. While this is true, let’s be honest, being white helps your cause tremendously.

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Those Tearing Down Hollywood Elite for Wearing Black, Prove People Will Never Be Satisfied

It’s been a long time coming. The chickens have finally come home to roost, and the powers that be in Hollywood no longer have anywhere to hide. As victims of abuse come out of the darkness, and perpetrators are being called by name, it looks like Hollywood’s toxic climate is changing for good. The secret’s out, and Time’s Up.

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9-1-1 Angela Bassett’s Latest Project is Heart Stopping & Well Worth the Watch

I recently got the opportunity to get a first look at FOX’s newest procedural drama, “9-1-1.” When I got the invite, I wasn’t sure what to expect. A show about the lives of cops hasn’t sparked my interest since New York Undercover. But I knew my girl Angela Bassett had a leading role, so my curiosity was sparked. Five seconds into the opening scene, and I was hooked.

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10 Things I Loved About “She’s Gotta Have It”

Spike Lee is an innovator. His propensity to color outside of the lines and still produce art worthy of praise and consideration speaks to his talent, his foresight, and his creativity. The actor, producer, director and filmmaker has been around for decades, often facing harsh criticism for his work. Now, in 2017, Spike has blessed us with a re-imagining of his classic film, She’s Gotta Have It. With a Spike Lee Joint, you can expect nothing less than shocking, thought-provoking, realness. But most importantly, you can expect a good discussion. This project is no different.

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Gabby Douglas, Her Terrible Tweets, Shoving Sexual Assault Under the Rug & the Switch Up

Gabby Douglas, 21-year old Olympian and Gold medalist, has always had a soft spot in Black America’s heart. She’s young, gifted, (Black), and poppin’ so that’s pretty much all we needed to get on board. Throughout her career she has faced a lot of criticism particularly about the way she looks. Her hair has been a topic of discussion on many occasions, especially on social media. Many white Twitter users  attacked Gabby during the Olympics when she didn’t put her hand over her heart during the National Anthem. But in typical Black people fashion, we rushed to her defense, most of us banding together to build a protective shield around her. We were rooting for her, and hoping she’d ultimately kick ass at the Olympics, which she did.

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10 Black Men Who Are Sexier Than Blake Shelton that Could Have Made People’s Cover

I don’t know about you guys, but it’s always fun and exciting to see who’s going to be on People’s Sexiest Man Alive cover each year. When this time comes around, I’m always taking bets on who the lucky man (in more ways than one) could possibly be. But after seeing the big reveal yesterday, with Blake Shelton named the Sexiest Man for 2017, I have thoughts.

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“Checked Inn” Will Probably Be One of My Favorite Reality Shows Yet

Monique Greenwood means business. The Howard graduate and former Essence Magazine Editor-In-Chief is now what she calls the “Chief Enjoyment Officer” of Akwaaba Mansion Bed & Breakfast. After building her brand, and garnering one hell of a reputation, she’s now taking on another project-reality TV. On Tuesday, November 21st at 10 PM, “Checked Inn,” OWN’s newest reality series hits our television screens, and it’s definitely a breath of fresh air. I had the pleasure of meeting the woman behind it all, and she was kind enough to share some thoughts about her upcoming show, and more.

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KarmaJonez Attends #BeautifullyDriven Screening Hosted by Africa Miranda & Kimberly Lachelle

Black women create a LOT of content. From Youtube videos, to films, blogs, etc. We have a lot to say. Yet, when it comes to getting backed for personal projects, we’re often overlooked and undervalued. It seems that major brands just aren’t willing to put up the big bucks when Black women are sharing authentic content. That’s why attending the #BeautifullyDriven event last night, here in ATL was so refreshing. It restored my hope that larger companies are beginning to see what an asset Black women are when it comes to story telling and creating content that sparks people’s interest.

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Queen Sugar Finale Event Is Full of Beautiful Black Folk With Awesome Hair

The “Queen Sugar Season Finale Special, Oprah & The Cast” will air on Wednesday, November 15 at 10:30p ET/PT on OWN, immediately following a 90-minute extended season two finale episode of “Queen Sugar” at 9 p.m. ET/PT, written by creator and executive producer Ava DuVernay. The cast gathered last night to celebrate the season finale. Pics are inside. 

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#KarmaWantstoKnow-Tyrese Gibson: A Mental Health Issue or Manipulation?

Tyrese is making headlines for all the wrong reasons these days. First his Twitter beef with the Rock, now a tearful social media post after allegations of child abuse (from his daughter & ex wife). To top the cake, there’s a $13,000 a month child support scandal. People have been laughing at Tyreses’s pain, and of course making memes. Naturally, some are worried about the star’s well being.

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