Kanye vs. Amber & the NeverEnding Objectification/Slut Shaming of Women


It’s been 6 years since Amber Rose and Kanye West have been romantically involved, but it’s crystal clear that Kanye is still traumatized by the breakup. I mean, he hasn’t smiled since-and I guess making all of that sad (but FIRE) music just didn’t get rid of the heartache. As we’ve all witnessed countless times before, Kanye just isn’t equipped to deal with his emotions in a civilized way. So, as expected, he did what a lot of men do when their egos are on the line–reduce women to their sexuality.

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My Open Letter to Taye Diggs Concerning His Son’s (& His Own) Blackness


In a recent interview, Taye Diggs opened up about his fear that society will only see his son as a Black boy. He says that his son is biracial, and for him, that would be the appropriate term to use. “When you [call biracial kids Black], you risk disrespecting that one half of who you are and that’s my fear,” he explains to Chris Witherspoon at theGrio.com. “I don’t want my son to be in a situation where he calls himself Black and everyone thinks he has a Black mom and a Black dad, and then they see a white mother, they wonder, ‘Oh, what’s going on?'”

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The Halle Berry Affect


Halle Berry is one of this country’s national treasures. She’s gorgeous. She’s been on like a million “Most Beautiful People” lists. She’s every man’s dream girl. Her body is smoking…her face is flawless and her skin is super glowy. She’s everything. But that hasn’t stopped her relationships from failing.

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George Lucas Donates $10 Million to USC’s Film School for Black & Latino students

** FILE ** In this undated publicity photo released by Lucasfilm Ltd. & TM, director George Lucas directs actor Anthony Daniels, who plays the robot C-3PO, in "Star Wars II: Attack of the Clones," on location in the Tunisian desert.  Lucasfilm said in a statement Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, that it's postponing the scheduled fall 3-D releases of “Star Wars: Episode II - Attack Of The Clones” and “Episode III - Revenge of the Sith” to instead focus its efforts on “Star Wars: Episode VII.”   (AP Photo/Lucasfilm Ltd. & TM, Lisa Tomasetti, file)

Ummm, YES Mr. Lucas! You better flex on em! I love how you’re just super into your craft and want people of color to be into their crafts as well. As one of the most successful filmmakers to date, your generosity and your desire to see others succeed is impressive.

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Bobbi Kristina’s Friend Says She Smoked Crack Before Her Death


Lawd Jesus. This is actually too much. It’s only been three months since the tragic death of Bobbi Kristina, and one of her good “friends” Alex Reid has done several interviews revealing some very intimate details about Bobbi Kristina’s personal life. This isn’t the first time that Alex has spoken out about Bobbi’s troubled life, and I’m sure it won’t be the last. But now, another one of Brown’s friends is speaking out, but the accusations are a bit more serious.

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Diddy Says Voting is a “Scam”


Well damn. I mean, damn. I kinda don’t even know what to say. When a celebrity takes a bold stance like this, it’s always slightly shocking for me. Especially when it has to do with politics. I guess the main reason I’m a little discombobulated is because back in 2004, Diddy was one of the MAIN celebs who was trying to get people (especially young people of color) to the polls.

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