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[WATCH] Trick Daddy Says Women Who Are Too Independent End Up Lonely

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Miami rapper and reality star Trick Daddy is no stranger to expressing his popular (or unpopular) opinion. Recently unleashing a load of his chauvinistic ideology on Instagram Live, the ‘Nann’ rapper explained why independent women have a hard time finding love. Trick explains that women who work too hard and are too independent won’t appreciate […]

Chika Reveals Photo of Her Skin Condition to ‘Challenge the Norms Of Social Media’

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Nigerian-American rapper/actress Chika recently posted a raw image of herself on her Instagram opening up about a skin condition that has troubled her. Titling her post ‘Skin Appreciation Post’, Chika mentions how people’s comments affect her and she wanted to ‘challenge the norms of social media’. Many women often suffer from embarrassing conditions privately scared […]

[WATCH] COVID-19 Cases Soar As 42 States Are Trending Up

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As fall approaches, coronavirus cases are soaring again in the U.S. in all but eight states. Hawaii, California, Arizona, Idaho, Wyoming, North Dakota, Georgia, and Vermont are the exception to the rise in infections. These new cases, hospitalizations and deaths pushed the overall number of infections over 8 million and the death toll to more […]

Mental Health Awareness: Totality Wellness Introduces ‘This Is Our Future’ Series

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This month we celebrated World Mental Health Day and Totality Wellness Inc introduced a plethora of conversations discussing several mental health and wellness topics. A Seat on the Couch, introduced their ‘This is our Future Series’ focused on our youth, spotlighting the amazing things they are doing & offering our black & brown youth positive […]

[WATCH] Dining Inside The NBA Bubble During The Pandemic

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This year’s basketball season in the bubble was definitely one we will remember. Top chef Alexia Grant was one of the 10 chefs invited to cook for the players inside the infamous NBA bubble. From her kitchen at Disney World, she launched the pop-up restaurant Comfort Kitchen, specializing in Caribbean and Southern comfort food. Her food […]

The 3rd Annual BedStuy Film Festival Goes Virtual This Year

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This year, the third annual BedStuy Film Festival will occur as a virtual summit from October 23 – 25, 2020. Founded in 2017 by Nickie Robinson, the BedStuy Film Festival is a nonprofit organization that strives to increase diversity in the film industry through curated events, panels, and workshops. Since launching, the BedStuy Film Festival […]

[WATCH] Cops Alleged Man Killed His Child’s Mother Disguised As A Black Man

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A Texas man is being accused of killing the mother of his 1-year-old daughter and allegedly disguised himself as a black man wearing a fake beard and blackface. Andrew Charles Beard, 33, surrendered himself to Carrollton police after learning a warrant had been issued for his arrest. Beard is charged with murder in connection with […]

[WATCH] Why Usher, Lizzo, Ava Duvernay And More Choose Veganism

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Whether you use Instagram, or Facebook, veganism appears to be at an all time high. Celebrities are using their platforms to share their food transitions and experience with veganism. Usher, Lizzo and Ava Duvernay hall all expressed the need to spread the word with their fans.  Some people change their diet for health purposes using electric […]

[WATCH] 59 Tombs Newly Discovered In Egypt From Over 2600 Years Ago

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Archaeologists in Egypt said they had found at least 59 ancient coffins in a vast necropolis south of the country’s capital Cairo. One of the sarcophagi has remained unopened since they were entombed near the famed Step Pyramid of Djoser in Saqqara. Khaled el-Anany the first Minister of Antiquities and TourismFootage shared by the ministry […]

[WATCH] Kamala Harris Cooks And Shares Family Traditions

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The election is now 32 days away and some people are still asking who’s Kamala Harris? The Democratic vice presidential nominee for the 2020 election is more than just that, she’s a daughter, a wife and a woman we’d all love to invite into our homes. In this candid convo between the two women, VP […]

[WATCH] JAY-Z’s Top 10 Rules For Success

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From Reasonable Doubts to being one of the wealthiest men in the entertainment industry…Jay-Z has been an inspiration to hip hop.He founded the clothing retailer Rocawear and in 2003, he founded the sports bar chain 40/40 Club. Both businesses have grown to become multi-million-dollar corporations, and with over 50 million albums and 75 million singles […]

[WATCH] Coronavirus Cases Highest In 6 Weeks: Taking A Turn For The Worse

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Are we still social distancing and staying at home?The number of coronavirus cases reported in the United States topped 7 million over the weekend. At least 204,000 fatalities have been recorded nationwide, and the global death toll is on the brink of reaching 1 million. Experts have cautioned that the US could see an explosion […]

[WATCH] Anger And Frustration Spark Protests Over Yet Another Unfair Verdict

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In the words of DJ Khaled…’And another one’.  Last night, two police officers were shot in Louisville, Ky., as protesters in cities from New York to Chicago took to the streets after a grand jury decision in the Breonna Taylor case. One officer was indicted but not on charges linked to her death.  As a […]

[WATCH] Florida Teacher Complains Parents Drink, Smoke And Appear Half-Dressed During Online Classes

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Teachers in Florida have announced that they are seeing unacceptable behavior during Zoom classes, not with students—but from parents.Boca Raton Elementary teacher Edith Pride delivered an interesting message to parents. “Parents, please make sure that you have on proper clothing when you are walking behind your child’s computer because we’ve seen them in their drawers, their bras, […]

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