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Aaron McGruder: Why He Used The Boondocks To Say The Unthinkable

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Aaron McGruder is perhaps one of the most controversial writers in history because of his comic strip The Boondocks, which was later turned into an animated TV series that he served as creator, executive producer, and head writer for.  McGruder was born in Chicago, Illinois in 1974 but moved to Columbia, Maryland at the age of 6 when his father accepted a job there.  The neighborhood his family lived in was…

Chaka Khan: Black Panther, Drugs, Turmoil, Redemption and Fame

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Chaka Khan’s story is one of ups and downs, turmoil and redemption.  She was born as Yvette Marie Stevens in 1953 on the Southside of Chicago to a middle class family.  One of her first experiences in the music industry came when she was 11-years-old and formed the group the Crystalettes with her sister Yvonne. After spending time involved with the Affro-Arts Theater and participating in the musical group The…

Charles Ramsey Spends Big Money to Trademark His Name and Open a Website

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  Reported By: Britt L The candid and flamboyant Charles Ramsey isn’t as ignorant as the tabloids make him seem. After the 43-year-old Cleveland native rescued three women from a decade of captivity, Ramsey shot right up to fame, being donned a national hero. Now his name is worth a pretty penny, and he’s up to grabbing every last one. Early June, Ramsey went and filed three applications with the…

So What Will You Tell Your Son…How Do You Explain To Your Daughter?

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im back, so wipe the crust out ya eyes!…lol DISCLAIMER: these posts are not in any form intended to step on any toes. These are merely my thoughts, experiences, and actions put into words hopefully to reach someone in similar situations. My poor lil brain is always in overdrive over a topic or hundred per day such as: What WAS the best thing before sliced bread? Why would a wood…

I am WOMAN!

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  My sisters, mis hermanas…. In my short little time here on this lush green Earth, I have come to know a beautiful diverse amount of women.  All from different areas in the country or another country, in life, in goals etc.  But the one thing that some of them lacked was the acknowledgment of the power that lies within all of us women. Which is just that, being a…

The (Ree)lationship Guide: 7 Relationship Tips Men Can Learn from Hip-Hop Recording Artist Common

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I am a huge fan of hip-hop recording artist Common. I initially loved him solely for his music, but after reading his autobiography One Day It’ll All Make Sense, I grew to love and respect him as an individual man. A romantic man. Below are excerpts from One Day It’ll All Make Sense that illustrate Common’s lessons learned from various relationships:   1. Love when it’s unpopular. “I was living…

Spring Trend Alert!

Spring Trend Alert!

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Trend Alert!!! Need more motivation for your New Years weight loss resolutions??? This trend will give you a little push! Bellies are becoming more exposed for Spring/ Summer 2012! The trick is to tastefully show a flash of abs without exposing the belly button. I’d like to call it “Moderately Sexy”!!! Have fun with high waisted bottoms and bandeau tops! Oh yeah…get in that gym!!!!

Man Singing His Sonic Order Goes Viral [VIDEO]

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Singing your order in a fast food drive-thru has been done quite often. Giorgio and his buddy take a trip to Sonic and sing their order with an acoustic guitar. By far one of the best drive-thru songs we have seen. via Man Sings His Sonic Order | Most Watched Today | The Best Online Videos.

STUFF PEOPLE SAY TO NATURAL GIRLS & BEHIND THEIR BACKS [VIDEO]

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If you surf the internet regularly, I am sure you have seen the highly popular, “S*** People Say” videos on YouTube. The video that stemmed this craze was “S*** Girls Say” created by Kyle Humphrey and Graydon Sheppard . Their video comedically shows cute and annoying things girls say. Recently, comedian and actress Franchesca Ramsey appeared on Anderson Cooper’s show to discuss a similiar video she made, “S*** White Girls Say To Black Girls”.  Many people…

Flight Attendant Becomes Viral Internet Sensation For Rapping Flight Instruction To Passengers [VIDEO]

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    Passengers on a U.S. flight were greeted rather differently by one member of cabin crew after he rapped the pre-flight instructions! And of course the whole episode has been posted up on Youtube. Those seated on their way to Oklahoma were certainly not going to switch off from the announcements before take-off on Southwest Airlines flight 372. Scroll down for video Grabbing the telephone that transmits throughout the…

The Moxie Sophic’s Guide to Interracial Friendships Pt. 3: Faux Pas to Avoid « The Moxie Sophic

The Moxie Sophic’s Guide to Interracial Friendships Pt. 3: Faux Pas to Avoid « The Moxie Sophic

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    Black people have a major public image problem in this country. Stereotypes of African-Americans have influenced the perceptions of those around us. Society unfairly evaluates Black people on the basis the following caricatures: The Thug, Mammy, Sapphire, Magical Negro, or Jezebel. Black people are not creatures from the abyss but normal human beings with goals, values, and dreams like everyone else. These caricatures are dehumanizing and impact our…

Brooklyn Artist Combines His Loves of Music and Drawing Skills To Create A ‘Hip Hop Coloring Book’

Brooklyn Artist Combines His Loves of Music and Drawing Skills To Create A ‘Hip Hop Coloring Book’

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By his own admission, James “Creative” Shields can’t dance, can’t rap and can’t deejay. But he sure can draw. And now he’d like to teach a younger generation to draw as well. The Bed-Stuy-based artist recently released “The Hip Hop Coloring Book Vol. 1,” a 28-page children’s book that aims to teach kids about two of his favorite topics, creativity and the history of hip hop. “It’s a mix of…

YouTube Video ‘S–t Black Girls Say’ Goes Viral

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A New York director’s video poking fun at black women has bcome a YouTube sensation – and made many female viewers angry about the skit. Elijah Griffin’s “S–t Black Girls Say” starring a black comedian in drag is only two weeks old and has already clocked more than one million views. On Facebook and Twitter pages black women are debating whether the farce is funny, flippant, or both. “When your…

Holiday Countdown: Christmas Songs That Stand The Test Of Time

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  Hang all the mistletoe/Your Black World would like to get to know you better/This Christmas! Whether you’re surrounded by family with the presents wrapped and neatly stacked under the tree, or you’re a Christmas Eve shopper with bittersweet memories of loved ones gone to soon, no holiday season is complete without music. Over the next few days, YBW will be rolling out classic Christmas tracks from Nat King Cole…

Should You Get Your Partner’s Approval Before Going Natural?

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by Chime Edwards, BlackLikeMoi.com You can ask a man to describe his ideal woman and he will likely spit out the most vivid and detailed description. Usually, natural hair is not mentioned. This could be why so many women are so apprehensive to go natural; many fear that their lovers will hate their new ‘do. With that being said, should a woman get her significant other’s approval before doing the…