Thoughts

Who’s Afraid of Mary Jane?

Despite valid criticism of Mara Brock Akil’s hit show, this writer thinks it's rooted in people’s fear of the single black female stereotype.

Despite valid criticism of Mara Brock Akil’s hit show, this writer thinks its rooted in people’s fear of the single black female stereotype.
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Will the Real Cookie Lyons Please Stand Up?

Empire's matriarch may be a nod to the women that have managed hip hop's biggest stars from behind the scenes.

Empire’s matriarch may be a nod to the women that have managed hip hop’s biggest stars from behind the scenes.
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Clippings

Drake Drops New Mixtape Overnight

Drizzy released his new music Queen Bey style last night, and he's got more sweet, sad tunes to croon us into Valentine's Day.

The latest Drake album was released Queen Bey style last night, and he’s got more sweet, sad tunes to croon us into Valentine’s Day.
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50 Shades of Fetishes

Some fetishes are extremely weird and creepy, others aren't as uncommon as they seem.

Some fetishes are extremely weird and creepy, others aren’t as uncommon as they seem.
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#VOTD

Indie Film P.O.P. Offers Fresh Look at Life in Magic City

Filmmakers KarynRose Bruyning and Artemus Jenkins make an innovative documentary that challenges pre-conceived ideas about working at strip clubs.

Filmmakers KarynRose Bruyning and Artemus Jenkins make an innovative documentary that challenges pre-conceived ideas about working at strip clubs.
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