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Instagram Celebs, We’re Not Buying What You’re Selling

If you’re followers on Instagram are poppin’, you’re probably trying to sell me something. It’s become an Instagram trend where “Insta-famous” models and celebrities are using their influence to promote products that simply don’t work. I guess you can call it a tradition. It’s almost like you aren’t solidified in your …

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Oh Shea Moisture, Not You Too.

You too Shea Moisture? It seems to be a string of unfortunate events for brands rolling out new campaigns. As consumers we are literally tired. Particularly black women, who are in fact, super consumers. Yes, black women’s pockets are what brands should be setting their greedy eyes on. Yet, they …

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Isaiah Thomas Is My New Favorite Basketball Player

Tonight (April 18), Isaiah Thomas will undoubtedly take the court in Game 2 against the Chicago Bulls amidst learning how “uncomfortable” he made commentators like Charles Barkley and Stephen A. Crockett Jr. feel. No more than a few days has passed since the tragic death of his younger sister, and …

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Gucci’s Pre-Fall 2017 Campaign: Hello Melanin

Gucci’s new pre-Fall 2017 campaign is all the melanin goodness we have been asking for. Out of all these brands out here, it seems like Gucci is the only one who gets it. Their campaign, the “Soul Scene,” is not only celebrating fashion, but also diversity featuring only black models and dancers. Gucci …

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Dear Black Men, Quit The Disrespect.

Black women are the most disrespected, underappreciated group of people in our society. Yeah, I said it. But what’s even sadder is that black men contribute to this cycle of disrespect. I have a question for the black men out there. Why the hatred for the women of your own race …

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