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1605, 2017

Clitbait: 10 things you didn’t know about the clitoris

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  “It’s really interesting to me just how few people know about how the clitoris works, or what it looks like. I personally didn’t know until I was in my mid-20s, which seems like just such a shame.” […]

1605, 2017

‘Toxic Tush Doctor’ Is Sentenced To Ten Years In Prison

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Oneal Morris has an infamous reputation as the “toxic tush doctor.” This came after reports she allegedly injected women’s buttocks with tire sealant and cement. Now, Morris is facing time for a fatal incident. […]

1605, 2017

WARNING: Beauty Products for Black Women Are Full of Dodgy Ingredients

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One in 12 cosmetics marketed to African American women is “highly hazardous,” a new review found. A disproportionately high number of hair and beauty products marketed to black women contain potentially harmful ingredients, according to a new investigation by a consumer advocacy and environmental research organization. […]

1605, 2017

N.W.A. To Be Preserved By Library of Congress

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First it became the basis for an Oscar-nominated movie. Now, “Straight Outta Compton” — the groundbreaking album from rap group N.W.A. and a one-time flashpoint in the nation’s culture wars — has been selected for the prestigious National Recording Registry. […]

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1505, 2017

Steve Fisher retires as SDSU basketball coach

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Steve Fisher always said he didn’t want a protracted farewell tour, didn’t want a string of pre-game ceremonies with rocking chairs and golf clubs and misty speeches. […]

1305, 2017

Steve Fisher, the anti-Spanos, would be great face of Q site plan

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If San Diego State’s leadership is serious about the Qualcomm site becoming “SDSU West,” the next step should be to hire a point person. […]

Feelin Ya “Fashion”

1605, 2017

Nike Middle East’s Badass New Ad Breaks Barriers And Defies Stereotypes

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Nike Middle East recently released a powerful advertisement geared toward Arab and Muslim women, touching on the stigmas that surround them in regards to their [...]

1605, 2017

The History of the Afro

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A little over a year ago, Beyoncé declared to the world: “I like my baby hair with baby hair and Afros.” […]

1505, 2017

Meet Two Of Our Featured Black Fashion Bloggers That You Should Know

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Designer and style blogger Folake is the editor of Style Pantry, a street style blog with her vintage finds, lookbooks, campaigns and more. […]

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1605, 2017

MBDA Would be Abolished if Trump Budget Cuts Supported

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$32 million would be cut from the MBDA under the Trump administration budget blueprint for 2018 […]

1605, 2017

BE 7: Young Entrepreneurs Organization Executive Director, Ernest Ruffin, Jr.

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This is a series where we ask seven questions to game-changing leaders in the nonprofit space… […]

1505, 2017

The Most Powerful Women in Business 2017

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What makes a powerful businesswoman powerful? What is the secret sauce; that innate quality that helps successful women start, manage, or transform some of the largest companies in the world? […]

Politically Conscious

1505, 2017


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President Donald Trump is contemplating a new strategy to get repeal of the Affordable Care Act through Congress: threatening to torpedo insurance for millions of Americans unless Democrats agree to negotiate with him. […]

1505, 2017

First female Muslim judge in the United States found dead in Hudson River

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Sheila Abdus-Salaam, the first African American woman to serve on New York’s top court and the first female Muslim judge in the United States, was found dead in the Hudson River Wednesday, police said. She was 65. […]

1304, 2017

The False Promise of Black Political Representation

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The recent unrest in Baltimore, Ferguson, and other cities is puzzling in one important respect. Unlike in earlier eras, when African Americans’ political exclusion drove them to protest, blacks today are as likely to vote as whites and are well represented at all levels of government. […]