Baby Boy 2? Enough!

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Love, clean air, a President who reads above a third grade level…But what we absolutely DON’T need today, tomorrow, or next week, is a Baby Boy sequel. On Monday, however, much to my chagrin, Tyrese announced via Instagram that a sequel was most certainly on the way. Not sure what we did to deserve this.

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“Get Out”-5 Ways to Tell When a Black Person is in The Sunken Place

Two weeks ago, I was dragged to the theater to see “Get Out,” a movie I had already dubbed the worst movie of 2017. I went reluctantly, having run out of excuses not to go. I hadn’t even bothered watching the entire trailer. All I knew was that Jordan Peele, a well known comedian, was attempting to tackle issues of racism in the form of a “thriller,” and I simply wasn’t interested. But there I was, front and center, at a movie theater in Southwest Atlanta, surrounded by other anxious movie goers. Luckily, I also had a frozen margarita. This was the moment of truth.

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KarmaJonez Attends ATL Advanced Screening of Almost Christmas-My Heart is Full

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When I first saw advertisements for Almost Christmas, I gotta admit, I was excited, but not for the reasons I think most people were. Mostly, I was ready to see Mo’Nique get back on the silver screen, and I was equally glad that ol’ Danny Glover was still cashing those checks in Hollywood. Those two things alone were enough to spark my interest, but I just wasn’t sure if I was thrilled about seeing what I assumed would be another This Christmas.

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Hair, Hoopla, and High Notes: Episode 7 of WE TV’s “Cutting it in the ATL”

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Another week, another episode of Cutting it in the ATL. And per usual, instead of giving hair cuts, these ladies are being cut THROAT. I must say, a few of the hair divas surprised me this time. Maybe things could be turning around for the group?

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8 Valuable Life Lessons We Learned from “Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory”

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Hearing that Gene Wilder died last night was a bit much for me. 2016 has been such a sh*t storm. Everything happened this year-Prince died, Donald Trump is running for President, and Black celebrities keep “All Lives Matter-ing” us on social media. Now the good Lord has taken Willy Wonka on to glory. What now?

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“Death at a Funeral”: Episode 4 of WE TV’s “Cutting it in the ATL”

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We’re four episodes into the second season of Cutting it in the ATL, and it doesn’t look like these girls are going to play nice anytime soon. I had hope that eventually, the women would come to their senses, and figure out a way to make money TOGETHER, but then I remembered that with this group, “All is fair in hair and war.”

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Hip Hop. Women. And Feminism.

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“Some think that we can’t flow. Stereotypes, they got to go.” -Queen Latifah

I don’t remember when I was first exposed to Hip Hop. But I do know that I’ve always loved it. And while I’m a huge fan of Biggie, Tupac, Outkast, and Mobb Deep, nothing made me fall in love with Hip Hop more than knowing that women were using a platform-historically dominated by men-to get their points across.

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The Deadly Orlando Massacre-Why We Are Uncomfortable With the Real Motive Behind the Shooting

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50 people were killed in an Orlando, FL nightclub over the weekend. Pulse, a well known gay club in the area was the target of a mass shooting carried out by 29-year-old Omar Mateen. While 53 more people remain hospitalized, and in critical condition, Americans have found themselves in a peculiar position-trying to figure out where to place the blame.

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Cooking for the Holidays? Here’s How to Make Your Dishes POP!

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I don’t know about you guys, but I’m always trying to perfect my recipes. And since Christmas is legit around the corner, I thought I’d help some of you new chefs out for the holidays. Because I’ve never claimed to be the best cook in the world, I solicited the help of my good friend Mary Shaw. Click below to figure out how you can make your holiday meal POP!

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