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Dr. Maya Angelou: What Did Her Mom Say That Helped Her Change The World?

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  Dr. Maya Angelou is known for inspiring generations through the wisdom of her words and the way she carried herself through life’s ups and downs.  Born Marguerite Johnson on April 4th, 1928 in St. Louis, Missouri, she came from humble beginnings.  Growing up in Stamps, Arkansas exposed her to the deep racial prejudices and brutality of the Jim Crow South.  Her experiences with racial discrimination and prejudice became part…

Dr Umar Johnson: Black feminism produces “man haters”

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In the video below, Dr. Umar Johnson talks about black feminism.   The popular scholar says that many of the black feminists in America today are what he calls “man haters.”  He says that their dislike for men, especially black men, is derived from being hurt by men in the past, through some kinds of sexual abuse, emotional abuse or physical abuse. Johnson says that good men are led to…

White men are getting rich from weed, but this man got 35 years

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by Dr Boyce Watkins Today, in the inbox on my Facebook page, I received a message from a woman by the name of Elle Robinson.  Elle wanted to tell me about her husband, Quawntay Adams.  I receive a lot of messages about the many injustices taking place in our criminal justice system, but this one stood out to me a little more than most. Mr. Adams received a 35-year prison sentence…

Tyler Perry is reportedly having a baby

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It turns out that Tyler Perry is going to be a father in the near future.  According the sources at Bossip.com, the mother of the child is 28-year old Ethiopian model Gelila Bekele.  Tyler didn’t want to reveal the name of the mother, but when someone of his stature has a baby on the way, people love to start snooping. Perry is 45-years old and this is his first child.  …

Sherri Shepherd Ex Rejects Offer, Wants $10K In Monthly Child Support

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There is yet another blow dealt in the divorce battle unfolding between Sherri Shepherd and her estranged husband Lamar Sally.  Sally has rejected a deal offered by Shepherd for him to receive a one time payment of $100,000 as part of a divorce settlement in addition to $3,000 a month in child support for the surrogate child the two agreed to have.  The child has been a source of contention and…

Tamar Braxton Says that Her Husband “Stalked Me Since I was Like 15”

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Tamar Braxton appears to be married to a man who loves her a great deal.  She just gave birth to her first child with her husband, Vincent Herbert. Tamar is now speaking publicly about the origins of her marriage and what it all means for the long-haul. “We were really, really cool friends and then I found out that he had a girlfriend,” Braxton stated on the talk show Bethenny….

4 Things Young Black Women Should Remember When Dating

4 Things Young Black Women Should Remember When Dating

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By: Madam Prezident   70% of African American women are unmarried. Although that’s a large amount of unmarried black folk—it’s a harsh reality. Being an African American woman currently on the dating scene, I noticed a few mistakes that we as women make when meeting someone new. These mistakes are the top 4 things that keep us single. 1)    Clingy Stop being clingy—if you are the clingy type, then stop….

Jennifer Hudson’s Man Says That He Is Not Feeling Her Weight Loss

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This is definitely a case of D*mned if you do, D*mned if you don’t!– as my grandmother would say. JENNIFER HUDSON’s spectacular weight loss has fiance David Otunga a little sad. Reportedly lawyer-turned-pro wrestler David misses the curva­ceous beauty he first fell for when they met five years ago – and he wants her back! Here’s a picture a the R&B singer back then. “Jennifer’s weight has been an issue…

NeNe Leakes Lands Her Own Reality Show Spin-off on Bravo titled ‘I Dream of NeNe’

NeNe Leakes Lands Her Own Reality Show Spin-off on Bravo titled ‘I Dream of NeNe’

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Yet another “Real Housewife” is getting a time slot of her own. NeNe Leakes, “Real Housewives of Atlanta” star and “New Normal” actress, has landed a Bravo series all her own to celebrate her upcoming wedding to once and future husband Gregg Leakes. The show, titled “I Dream of NeNe: The Wedding” will follow Leakes as she prepares for her nuptials with celebrity planner Tiffany Cook. Leakes follows in the…

Chris Brown Speaks For The First Time About When Rihanna And Karrueche Came Face To Face

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More news on this crazy love triangle. There have been so many rumors about Chris Brown, Rihanna, and (the third wheel) Karrueche. One of the most popular ones being that the women of the triangle met up at one point. Rihanna did confess to Oprah Winfrey during their famous sit down interview that she in fact saw Chris Brown in Cannes while shooting a video. She did not, however, address…

According to a new study published by Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, women are attracetd to men with low body fat

The (Ree)lationship Guide: New Study Reveals That Size Matters To Women

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by Ree, “The (Ree)lationship Guide” A new study published in Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, reveals that women are attracted to men of a certain size… In weight that is.   Scientists discovered that the guys women rated as most attractive had about 12 percent body fat. Scientists also found that men with a healthy immune system — not the body of an NFL player — are what turn…

South African Columnist of News 24, Khaya Dlanga Believes Men Between The Ages of 18-35 Will Not Marry Women With Children

The (Ree)lationship Guide: Is A Woman With Children ‘Marriage Material’?

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by Ree, “The (Ree)lationship Guide” South African columnist Khaya Dlanga wrote  a column revealing that men between the ages of 18-35 will not marry a woman with children — even if he has children of his own. Dlanga wrote, “Now, before you chew my head off, I know that there are some guys who have married women who have children with another man – sometimes women with children not from just one man….

Relationship Expert Paul Brunson- also known as the Modern Day Matchmaker- conducted an unofficial study on myths about men and dating

The (Ree)lationship Guide: Study Shows That Men Gossip More Than Women

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Relationship expert, Paul Brunson, recently conducted an unofficial study to defy common thinking about men and their thoughts about relationships and dating. During his research, he found a study conducted by the Social Issues Research Centre that discovered 33 percent of men indulge in gossip daily or almost every day — compared with 26 percent of women. The rest of his myth busters are listed below.  Hand And Foot Size…

Rohan Marley Claims Wyclef Jean Knew Lauryn Hill's Son Was Not His

Rohan Marley: Wyclef Jean Is ‘Saying False Things To Get Book Headlines’

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As recently reported, Wyclef Jean released his autobiography titled Purpose: An Immigrant’s Story, claimed that the initial crack that broke up The Fugees began when Lauryn made him believe that her first born son was his, when it was actually Rohan Marley’s (son of Bob Marley). Wyclef writes, “In that moment something died between us. I was married and Lauryn and I were having an affair, but she led me to believe that…

Serena Williams, 30, appears to be dating her tennis coach, Frenchman Patrick Mouratoglou

Serena Williams Is Down With The ‘French Swirl’

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The 30-year-old sports star, who recently bagged the U.S. Open and Olympics titles, appears to have also won the heart of a Frenchman — her tennis coach Patrick Mouratoglou. Williams and Mouratoglou were spotted getting up close and personal in Valbonne (a French town) this week. Williams was spotted with her hand in Mouratoglou’s back pocket. Based off of the nonverbal exchange between the two, the relationship appears to be one of…