An Open Letter to Ben Carson (& Caitlyn Jenner)

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In the last week, both Ben Carson and Caitlyn Jenner have voiced support for Presidential candidate Donald J.(ackass) Trump. And while anyone who supports Donald Trump is an enigma to me, these two are particularly troubling. Mainly because one is Black and one is a trans woman.

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10 Things I Hope Happen at the SOTU Address Tonight

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It’s time. This is President Barack Obama’s last State of the Union Address. According to the White House, not only will this be the shortest SOTU address from President Obama, but it will also be the shortest address in 25 years-and that’s probably because, as most of you know, President Obama has insufficient f*cks to give.

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9 Times President Obama Wasn’t Here for Your Sh*t

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Ahhhh yes. My President is Black. I don’t have a blue Lambo, but I totally get how Young Jeezy felt in that one song. And while our President graduated from both Columbia AND Harvard…sometimes, when confronted with really stupid people, he gets to show off his comedic genius. And SOMETIMES, he doesn’t even crack a smile. (We call that SHADE) After the terrorist attacks in Paris, followed by conservatives calling on the President to “do something”, it became crystal clear that Obama wasn’t here for any Monday morning Quater-backing. And as the video of him telling people to “pop off” went viral, it made me think of all the other times our President has NOT been here for your sh*t. Click below and enjoy.

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Women of the White House-The Dynamic Black Women Responsible for Keeping President Obama’s Administration Running

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You’ll be able to meet THESE dynamic women on the pages of ‪#‎ESSENCE‬ magazine this Friday! The beautiful faces you’re looking at are the women who keep President Obama’s administration afloat!

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What Kanye Becoming the Next President Means for America (I Hope)

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Last night during one of the most bizarre VMA Awards shows to date, Kanye West made a confusing speech that was extremely hard to follow, and at the end of the speech, he announced his bid for Presidency. This doesn’t come as a surprise, given that Kanye pretty much believes he can do anything. And to be honest, he probably can. I don’t see why being the President of the United States should get crossed off of that list.

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Donald Trump’s Comment to Jorge Ramos Was Exactly What I Thought It Was-Racist

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As the #GOPClownCar gets more and more attention, it’s become quite clear to most Americans that Donald Trump is the ringleader. Yea. He keeps shit goin’. Yep, he’s giving everybody a run for their money and “Making America Great Again” as he would put it. But most of us with any good sense at all know EXACTLY what that means when it’s coming out of Donald Trump’s mouth. Translation: “Making America more Racist, Sexist, Classist and Intolerant Again.” Trump’s most recent aggression was aimed at esteemed journalist, Jorge Ramos. His suggestion to Mr. Ramos? “Go back to Univision.”

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