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Food Heaven Goes Clutch: Mediterranean Pita Pockets

Food Heaven Goes Clutch: Mediterranean Pita Pockets

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This is our third installment  in a series from Food Heaven Made Easy, a weekly healthy cooking webseries that I co-host with my BFF and fellow nutritionista Wendy. We are both nutrition nerds and have masters degrees in nutrition science. Each week, our show alternates between a healthy cooking recipe and evidenced nutrition topic. We’re here to show the world that healthy cooking can be fun,…

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15 Of The Most Outrageously Stupid Responses To The “Dear White People” Movie Trailer (And Smart Responses To Them)

15 Of The Most Outrageously Stupid Responses To The “Dear White People” Movie Trailer (And Smart Responses To Them)

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A new film called “Dear White People” swept accolades at the Sundance Film Festival and is making its way to theaters this fall. To market the comedy, a trailer was released recently that has since been viewed over a million times on YouTube and has also received thousands of comments. I mistakenly read through some of them.

Since I…

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Nas Traces His Family Roots With Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Nas Traces His Family Roots With Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

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When Nas became the first rapper invited to trace his family tree through the PBS series “Finding Your Roots,” he welcomed the opportunity.

But it hit him hard when he saw 1859 documentation of an ancestor being sold as a slave, he said during a panel discussion Wednesday.

“First I was enraged when I looked at the bill of sale,” Nas said. “I was like, that guy that owned property owes me some…

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Newark, N.J., Schools Probed After Claims Of Race Discrimination

Newark, N.J., Schools Probed After Claims Of Race Discrimination

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Newark, NJ schools are undergoing a drastic change, called the “One Newark” plan.  The reorganization plan will close several schools and convert others to charter schools, but some parents are calling foul.  A parent led group says the closings and changes disproportionately affects black students.

On Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Education announced that it would investigate the…

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Former Fugees Member Sued For Back Child Support

Former Fugees Member Sued For Back Child Support

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Times seem to be hard for at least two former members of the Fugees. First Lauryn Hill had tax problems, which she ended up serving time for. And now Pras Michel is being sued for back child support.

According to his baby mother, she’s living in a cramp NYC apartment with a toddler (like 2 million other New Yorkers), while Pras is getting his jet-setting on. From the bi-coastal living, and…

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Vine User Chronicles His “Shopping While Black” Experience

Vine User Chronicles His “Shopping While Black” Experience

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Vine user  Rashid Polo is a Vine “star” whose stardom happened overnight after he started posting Vine videos of store employees following him around. 

Polo, 19,  recorded the Vines in  his small Minnesota town. The videos quickly went from having a few thousand views to over 30 million.

“If it keeps happening, I’m going to be forced to record it,” Polo tells The Hollywood Reporter. “Hopefully…

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This Week in Beyonce News

This Week in Beyonce News

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Why post a bunch of articles about Beyonce, when we can just include them in one?

This week, Beyonce has been making headlines, along with Jay-Z, about alleged marriage woes. But what couple doesn’t have marriage issues at one point in their relationship? Rumors have been circulating that The Carter Dynasty is falling apart, and the marriage is going to come to an end after their tour.

But if…

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