Saturday, October 8, 2011

Friday, September 16, 2011

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Sunday, August 28, 2011

Yes, Nicki Minaj is Clearly in Need of Attention

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The VMAs is a place to set fashion trends, but damn.

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Friday, August 12, 2011

In Tyrese’s New Video, Black Women Don’t Make the Cut–Especially with Dark Skin

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by Shani K. Collins, Your Black World

After years of pursuing a career in acting, Tyrese Gibson has returned to the music scene and is preparing to release his new album “Open Invitation” later this fall. Gibson, who recently shot the “I Got a Chick” video which features R.Kelly and Tyga, has come under a barrage of criticism from Black women who are not very visible in the video. The majority of the women in the video are not Black, and of those who are, they arevery light in complexion.

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Megan Good Makes it Clear: She Did NOT Get a DUI on Her Birthday

by Shani K. Collins, Your Black World

Megan Good’s 30th birthday almost took a wrong turn when she was stopped by the Los Angeles Police Department after a night of celebrating.  Good, who was driving at the time, claims she was not drinking when she was pulled over by the LAPD.  Instead, she claims the police assumed she had been drinking.

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Thursday, August 11, 2011

Vicki Winans Gets a New Radio Show in Detroit

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105.9 KISS has added legendary gospel artist Vickie Winans to the Radio One Detroit roster. Winans has been singing the praises of Jesus Christ with her fine tuned instrument that piques the emotions and uplifts the spirit for more than 24 years.



Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Despite the Weak Economy, Black Hair is a Booming Business

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By JasmineHughes

In a time where it seems most businesses are on the decline, hair salons are on the rise. The Census Bureau recently noted their jump in an otherwise glum report about mom-and-pop businesses, stating that the number of hairdressers and barbers and the shops that employ them grew by about 8 percent from 2008 to 2009.

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Saturday, August 6, 2011

Do Black People Discriminate Against Dark Skin and Natural Hair?

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by Dr. Boyce Watkins, Syracuse UniversityScholarship in Action 

I spent time watching a trailer for the film "Dark Girls," directed by Bill Duke and D. Channsin Berry.  Oddly enough, the clip was sent to me by a friend of mine who has spent her life being praised for being "light skinned-ed" and having the long, flowing hair of a black Marilyn Monroe.   She eventually married a tall, dark man, leading me to wonder if she feels any guilt for receiving preferential treatment over something that should never have mattered at all.



Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Michelle Obama and Gayle King Wear the Same Look….Did They Plan it That Way?

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America’s Love of Natural Black Female Hair

By JasmineHughes

Even with a growing number of Black women embracing their natural hair, there remains an immense fascination with it, this includes both other races and also some unfamiliar Blacks. It seems the ‘Puffy Hair Movement’ will take some getting used to.

For many who don’t know, the term “natural hair” for black women is defined as hair that is not processed and not chemically altered. Straightened hair is often viewed as easier to care for and more attractive, but for some, the dangers of a chemical straightener, like a relaxer, are too much.  So, instead, they opt to wear their hair in its natural state. Natural hair can be described as curly, kinky, wavy etc. the list goes on.



Basketball Wife Involved in Three–Car Pileup

by Ayvaunn Penn, Your Black World

One of the stars in VH1‘s reality television show Basketball Wives is reported to have been involved in a three-car accident in Los Angeles. TMZ reports that just prior to the accident, Roman had just flown into LAX and was picked up by a car service.


Wednesday, July 20, 2011

JasmineHughes: Summer’s Eve “Talking Vagina” Ad Offends Some Black Women

By JasmineHughes, Your Black World 

When advertisers try to ‘appeal’ to a specific audience on whom they have failed to do their research, the outcome isn’t so great. That was the case once again in a new Summer’s Eve advertisement that many are saying mixes racial stereotypes in a way that is both sexist and tasteless.


Monday, June 6, 2011

PatriceJohnson: Gabrielle Understands What Rihanna Was Thinking When She Made that Video…..

It appears that Gabrielle Union has been hiding a secret for years.

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Friday, May 27, 2011

Meet the Reigning Mrs. Botswana: She’s More that Just a Beauty Queen


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Shaunie Gives Us a Sneak Peek of Next Season

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Kelly Rowland Rises to the Top


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Megan Good is Single and Loving It


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Has Essence Magazine Lost It’s Appeal for Black Women’s Issues?

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The Bald One Is On the Cover of Vibe

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by: PatriceJohnson, Your Black World

Iconic Amber Rose on the cover of Vibe Magazine…

She is one bad, bald headed beauty!!! Amber Rose takes on Vibe Magazine and dishes about all of the rumors and speculation. She clears up everything from Kanye West to Reggie Bush, being an Icon and dating Wiz Khalifa.

She has said that she is in a new space now, she loves her life and she is happy about the position that she is in. From stripping to dating one of the biggest rappers in the world. Amber has made her own name for herself and long after she is gone her legacy will live on as the only woman that can rock a bald head and still look good.

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