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Cut Them Off When the Ball Drops

With the New Year only a day away, I thought it was imperative to resurrect this blog that I haven’t updated in months. With the new year swiftly approaching, I’ve … Continue Reading →


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Should College Dropouts be Allowed to Give Commencement Speeches?

Sean ‘P-Diddy/Puffy/Puff Daddy/Diddy’ Combs is slated to give a commencement speech at Howard University in May for the graduating class of 2014. There has been some debate as to whether … Continue Reading →


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Is the Army’s Ban of Natural Hairstyles Racist?

The U.S. Army released on Monday a new regulation that prohibits a variety of natural hairstyles from being worn. Under Army Regulation 670-1, cornrows, twists and dreadlocks are prohibited. There … Continue Reading →


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The Instagram Effect

Nowadays people are more content with looking like money, wealth, prosperity, and success…they are more content with appearing as if they have these things than they are with actually having … Continue Reading →


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What is Oil Pulling & Why Should You Be Doing It?

On Youtube I stumbled across a very informative video by popular beauty blogger Hey Fran Hey, in which she details her experiences with a beauty method called oil pulling. I … Continue Reading →


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Does Everyone Deserve The Right To An Education?

In the early 80s my parents immigrated to this country from Cameroon. They instilled in me the value and importance of an education. Every student in America, and across the … Continue Reading →


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Is Bill O’Reilly Right About Beyonce Being a Bad Influence?

Bill O’Reilly is no stranger to controversy. He is one of the most outspoken opponents of rap music and was instrumental in getting rapper Ludacris dropped from his endorsement deal … Continue Reading →


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The Power of #BlackTwitter

If you don’t know by now, let this be a warning: Black Twitter is a force to be reckoned with. For the past 4 years I’ve watched the growth of … Continue Reading →


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BEWARE: Your Next Pedicure Could Cause an Infection!

On Friday, 20/20 featured a story on how uncleanly many nail salons are. I was mortified and relieved. I was mortified to discover how easy it is to get an … Continue Reading →


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What is Wrong With Black People?

So a friend of mine showed me this video earlier today of this young female (according to WSHH she’s an underground rapper) but she’s speaking a lot of realness that … Continue Reading →