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Over the past few weeks, new attention has been paid to longstanding allegations that Bill Cosby sexually assaulted multiple women over the course of his career. As new information and accusers are brought to light, we are reminded of an unshakable feature of American life: rape culture. [...]
Thu, Nov 20, 2014 5:15 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
If you Google "Wyclef Fugees reunion," you'll find articles about how Wyclef Jean, founding member of the Fugees, has been on board with a band reunion in 2002, 2011 and 2013. In a HuffPost Live interview Thursday, Wyclef maintained his stance. "I always say, if big bands like the Rolling [...]
Thu, Nov 20, 2014 5:13 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
President Barack Obama will address the nation on Thursday night to shed light on his plans to provide deportation relief to millions of undocumented immigrants living in the United States, and those immigrants that come from the three West African nations most impacted by the current Ebola epidemic got some [...]
Thu, Nov 20, 2014 4:52 pm
Source: The Root
Bill Cosby is the subject of more sexual assault allegations than any one celebrity in recent memory. At last count, we know about 15 alleged victims—that's a whole lot of women with similar stories and accounts about being attacked by Cosby. Most of the claims appear to involve alcohol, possibly [...]
Thu, Nov 20, 2014 4:38 pm
Source: The Root
As a mother of an 8-year-old daughter, I am becoming even more conscious of the impact I have on the way that she thinks about her body. When speaking at an event recently, I shared from stage a few ways that we, as mothers, can impact the attitudes our daughters form [...]
Thu, Nov 20, 2014 4:26 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
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Dear People of America, Joking about Black people and watermelon is not funny. Joking about a particular Black person with an allergy to watermelon after she's won a prestigious literary award? Especially not funny. Apparently Daniel Handler, he of Lemony Snicket fame, did not get the memo when he attempted to make a funny [...]
Thu, Nov 20, 2014 4:24 pm
Source: Jet
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Photo credit: Feastoffun.com TS Madison has become really popular over the past year. She is a YouTube sensation who recently got her own show on YouTube via World of Wonder. Madison just dropped her first album, so I thought it would be a perfect time for her to be [...]
Thu, Nov 20, 2014 4:24 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
Embrace your uniqueness The post Focus On Your Journey: Why You Shouldn't Compare Yourself To Others appeared first on MadameNoire. [...]
Thu, Nov 20, 2014 4:17 pm
Source: Madam Noire
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The **Respect The Mic** concert series will have its farewell and 15th show on Friday, Nov 21st at 9pm at Shrine Chicago, located 2109 South Wabash. This farewell will mark 15 successful shows and celebrate a concert series aimed at using respect as a mainstay to highlight new music. The [...]
Thu, Nov 20, 2014 4:16 pm
Source: Rolling Out
At first glance, Jack Ede's Instagram feed simply looks like a stream of celebrity photos. But when you look closely enough, you'll be blown away by the incredibly realistic portraits drawn by the 18-year-old artist. According to his Instagram blog, Ede started using celebrities as his muse for a very [...]
Thu, Nov 20, 2014 4:11 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
Bill Cosby's “infidelities” aren't news to some people, particularly poet Nikki Giovanni who has been coming to the defense of the hip-hop generation since Cosby's first tongue lashing against them. Here's a video that resurfaced on the blogosphere of Giovanni sharing her thoughts on Cosby and his perspective of young [...]
Thu, Nov 20, 2014 4:01 pm
Source: Rolling Out
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Gravitas Ventures has acquired the next Spike Lee joint, Da Sweet Blood of Jesus. After a successful Kickstarter campaign to fund the film starring Zaraah Abrahams and Stephen Tyrone Williams, the film is scheduled for a February 13, 2015 release. Spike's vision for the film serves as a reinterpretation [...]
Thu, Nov 20, 2014 3:56 pm
Source: Jet
When it's all said and done, “Lose Yourself” will go down as a top-five Eminem song. So this is pretty cool. This Monday, Eminem's “Shady XV” two-disc… [...]
Thu, Nov 20, 2014 3:35 pm
Source: Global Grind
A New York City bakery owner was driven to suicide by her problems. It's a reminder to seek help when you feel like you can't handle things. The post How To Stop Business Pressures & Problems From Overwhelming You appeared first on MadameNoire. [...]
Thu, Nov 20, 2014 3:34 pm
Source: Madam Noire
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Police say they have a journal and videos that indicate a gunman who shot three students at Florida State University's library believed the government had targeted him. Tallahassee Police Chief Michael DeLeo said Thursday that Myron May was armed with a .380 semi-automatic handgun and reloaded at [...]
Thu, Nov 20, 2014 3:21 pm
Source: Jet
When Tina Knowles speaks, we listen – especially if the topic is Solange Knowles's recent wedding to Alan Ferguson, an all-white affair that showed the… [...]
Thu, Nov 20, 2014 3:15 pm
Source: Global Grind
Cleveland resident Tanisha Anderson's family says she was violently "taken down" by police officers last week, leading to her untimely death. It's a tragic case that family members are calling "police brutality."The 37-year-old's uncle, Michael Anderson, says he called authorities asking for help after he was unable to control his [...]
Thu, Nov 20, 2014 3:15 pm
Source: Essence
We oh so wish we would have been invited... The post Fabolous Throws A Fabulous '90s Party For His 37th Birthday Party [Photos] appeared first on MadameNoire. [...]
Thu, Nov 20, 2014 3:13 pm
Source: Madam Noire
Ira Hansen is a Republican member of the Nevada State Assembly. He's served since his 2011 swearing-in, and with his party's newly acquired majority, he was recently named its candidate for speaker.Hansen also has a history of making sexist, homophobic and racist comments. He has gone after Israel, newcomers to [...]
Thu, Nov 20, 2014 3:12 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices

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