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[Video] Buzzfeed Releases Tragic Video Recreating Iconic Beyonce Looks

Over the weekend, Buzzfeed hair site Top Knot released a video recreating iconic looks from several Beyonce music videos and album covers — Say My Name, Survivor, Dangerously in Love, Single Ladies, Telephone, 7/11, Feeling Myself and Formation. The video... Continue Reading

Frank Ocean’s Mother Wants Kim Burrell Off Her Son’s Record After She Blasted Homosexuality

Kim Burrell’s condemnation of homosexuality in a sermon that went public has sparked a response from Frank Ocean’s mom. If you recall, we previously mentioned that the gospel artist’s words were immediately deemed hateful and denounced by Janelle Monae, Pharrell... Continue Reading

‘If Your Religion Causes You to Hate, Change It’: Janelle Monae Writes Impassioned Post About Homosexuality and Religion

A few days ago a video surfaced of gospel singer and pastor Kim Burrell, who is on the Hidden Figures soundtrack, speaking against homosexuality in a recent sermon. “Anybody in this room who feels the homosexual spirit, beg God to free... Continue Reading

Woman Sparks Online Debate After Publicly Renouncing her Delta Sorority Membership for Conflicting With Her Christian Faith

A woman named Angela Crenshaw is sparking fierce online debate after going public with her choice to renounce her membership with the Delta Sigma Theta sorority on the basis that it conflicts with her Christian faith. In a post titled... Continue Reading

[Video] Tami Roman Expresses Regret Over Her Butt Injections

Tami Roman, star of Basketball Wives LA, was recently asked on The Doctors if she had any plastic surgery regrets. Her response? Yes. She regrets getting butt injections. This is not the first time Roman has shared her cosmetic regret with... Continue Reading

A White Music Writer Told Solange Not to ‘Bite the Hand That Feeds Her’ By Pissing Off Her White Fans

Since Solange Knowles debuted her third studio album, A Seat at the Table, in September it has remained a consistent topic of conversation. The Billboard number one album is a testament to how much Solange has grown as an artist.... Continue Reading

Winnie Harlow Reveals Her Big Chop… While Shading Another Black Model’s Hair

Celebrity big chop social media reveals are fun. They’re an opportunity to celebrate black women who dare to shave it all and rock their natural texture, which is still a very counter cultural beauty move. But model Winnie Harlow disappointingly... Continue Reading

‘I Don’t Know Where Dark Skinned Girls are Getting This Confidence From’: Black Vlogger Receives Nasty Shade on IG

Black beauty and lifestyle vlogger Jennifer Olaleye was targeted by two non-black women on Instagram after posting a stunning image. The two hateful women derided Jennifer, asserting that her confidence in her dark-skinned beauty was contrived. Jennifer’s response was classy... Continue Reading

Tika Sumpter Takes to Twitter After Mother Jailed Over $10 Library Fine

Most of us have been guilty of not returning books to the local library at some point in our lives. In fact, I signed out a book about toads in 1994 and had to pay for the book when I... Continue Reading

[Pics] After Trump’s Election, Teyana Taylor Rolled up to the White House with a Black Power Fro

While the Cleveland Cavaliers were at the White House celebrating their recent NBA Championship win, Teyana Taylor stole the social media spotlight with her proud pose.  She wore a big afro, hoop earrings, and burgundy turtleneck and suit — all... Continue Reading

Yes I’m a Black Woman Who Contours, No I Don’t Do it to Look More Eurocentric

Over the weekend, this meme began circulating on social media. It pictures a black woman — mid contour — reflecting on her actions. The caption says: “When you’re contouring and highlighting and realize that you’re trying to get more eurocentric... Continue Reading

Why Do So Many Black Male Comedians Go Viral by Mocking and Imitating Black Women?

There is a class of black male comedians on Instagram who derive laughs from portraying black women. There is the popular Suzan, a crazy and extremely jealous Jamaican girlfriend played by PrinceMarni (627,000 followers). There is also the famous Titi, a sometimes insecure and argumentative... Continue Reading

Claudia Jordan Checks Fan Who Tried to ‘All Lives Matter’ Her Tribute to Black Girls

A couple days ago Claudia Jordan posted a photo of smiling black little girls of various skin tones with the caption “Baby girls— you are beautiful in ALL shades. KNOW THiS as a FACT and NOT an opinion. ????????????” But... Continue Reading

Mildred Loving’s Grandson Reveals She Didn’t Identify, and Hated Being Portrayed, as Black American

The movie ‘Loving,’ scheduled to be released this Friday, tells the story of an interracial couple in Virginia whose court case declared Virginia’s Racial Integrity Act unconstitutional. Richard Loving, a white man, married Mildred Jeter in violation of Virginia law,... Continue Reading

WWE Wrestler Mandy Rose Posts Snapchat Mocking the Afro of Black Woman Sitting Ahead of Her on a Plane

WWE wrestler and Total Divas star Mandy Rose thought it would be funny to mock the afro of a black woman sitting ahead of her on an airplane, and encourage her Snapchat fans to get in on the ‘joke’. Rose... Continue Reading