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As much as we would prefer not to discuss it, skin tone complications of the past still afflict the psyche of present-day America, according to a 2011 study that found people of mixed race are placed below Whites socially, but ahead of Blacks.

Rhonda A. Lee (pictured), the Black woman who was fired from her meteorologist job in Shreveport, La., after defending her natural hair on the station’s Facebook page, has just accepted a job with a national weather channel in Colorado. RELATED: Weather Woman Fired After Defending Natural Hair And Black Kids Has No Regrets Lee announced […]

On any given day of the week Melanie Ennis leaves her studio apartment and steps on to the streets of her Brooklyn neighborhood, there’s a strong likelihood of her being called a “bitch,” “stuck-up hoe,” or verbally abused by a man whose overtures — often quite lewd — she ignores. Ennis, 25, says she has […]

We all have nostalgia for the ’90s, but Lawrence Young‘s rendition of Shai‘s “If I Ever Fall In Love” will have you reminiscing about that special lady you tried to impress with your fresh pair of FUBU wear and that hi-top fade you just got trimmed up at the local barber shop. The 39-year-old R&B […]

Karlesha Thurman (pictured) had no idea that a simple, yet beautiful photo from her college graduation would turn into a national conversation over breastfeeding and the harsh criticism of those who choose to do it. The 25-year-old mother was at her graduation ceremony at California State University, in Long Beach, May 22 with her then-3-month-old […]

When Narvell Benning (pictured) left his house in Buffalo, N.Y., for work on the morning of May 30th, he was already on the expressway when he realized he forgot to put on deodorant. Instead of returning to his home, he stopped at a Dollar General in Cheektowaga to purchase some, but what was supposed to […]

I never smoked marijuana before, and Maureen Dowd‘s haphazard experience with a weed-laced candy bar in her Denver hotel room certainly isn’t motivating me to book a plane ticket to what is soon to be dubbed the “Mile High State.” The New York Times columnist was in Colorado reporting on the state’s first months of […]

After Tiffany Austin (pictured) made national news after staff at a Planet Fitness in Richmond, Calif., allegedly told her to cover up because her attire was too revealing, the singer is getting back at the gym by spoofing it in a hilarious video. Dressed in the same attire that got her in trouble during her […]