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Is Taylor Swift New Video Offensive to Black Culture?

Is Taylor Swift New Video Offensive to Black Culture?

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On Monday night Taylor Swift released a new video entitled “Shake it Off.” The video, which is just a little over four minutes, features Swift dancing alongside break-dancers as well as twerking. Since the debut of the video, many individuals including rapper Earl Sweatshirt believes Swift, like many of her Caucasian counterparts, is perpetuating Black culture—and not in a good way.

Earl…

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Target Responds to Plus-Size Fashion Blogger Boycott #BoycottingTarget

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When Target released their lookbook for their new collaboration with Joseph Altuzarra, they didn’t expect a boycott. But upon seeing that the 50-piece collection won’t include over a size 16, Chastity Garner from Garner Style posted that she’d stop supporting the mass retailer until designer collaborations become more inclusive:

“Literally 50 pieces of beautiful (and I mean beautiful) affordable…

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Kevin, Torrei and Eniko: The Humanity of Love and Heartbreak

Kevin, Torrei and Eniko: The Humanity of Love and Heartbreak

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Last night I settled onto the couch for two hours of VH1’s newest series of foolery, “Atlanta Exes.” Don’t judge me. Or judge me. It doesn’t matter. I’m a grown woman I can do whatever I want. So somewhere in the middle of the second episode, apparently Kevin Hart told the world, via social media of course, that he had proposed to his long term girlfriend, Eniko Parrish.

Naturally social media…

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Will Darren Wilson Be Arrested? Experts Weigh In!

As there continues to be a complete disregard for the black and brown bodies who are shot down like animals, the question that troubles any individual with a respect to human life is why hasn’t Darren Wilson been arrested yet?
Will Darren Wilson Be Arrested? Experts Weigh In!

As there continues to be a complete disregard for the black and brown bodies who are shot down like animals, the question that troubles any individual with a respect to human life is why hasn’t Darren Wilson been arrested yet?

Will Darren Wilson Be Arrested? Experts Weigh In!

As there continues to be a complete disregard for the black and brown bodies who are shot down like animals, the question that troubles any individual with a respect to human life is why hasn’t Darren Wilson been arrested yet?

How to Successfully Land that Internship

How to Successfully Land that Internship

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I recently wrapped an internship at THE premier publication for Black women—ESSENCE magazine. While at ESSENCE, a young lady contacted me via LinkedIn and was curious to know how I successfully landed this coveted position. I’ll admit, creating a lane for yourself in the media industry, whether it is print or digital, is a strenuous process. There are literally thousands, if not, millions of…

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These Black Women & Girls Were Killed By Police

These Black Women & Girls Were Killed By Police

As we look for answers and justice surrounding the recent killing of Michael Brown, Eric Garner and Ezell Ford, let’s not forget about the black women who have also been killed at the hands of police officers.

 Tyisha Miller

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Tyisha Miller of  Rubidoux, California, was shot dead by police officers in 1998 when called by family members who could not wake her as she lay unconscious in a…

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