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Time Tried to Explain the Word ‘Bae’ and Twitter Went in With #TimeTitles

By Yesha Callahan In an attempt to understand slang, Time decided it was a good idea to explain “bae.”  Read More

Ray Rice Receives 2-Game Suspension for Assault; Outrage Is Expressed on Social Media

By Yesha Callahan Some feel that the running back’s two-game suspension for domestic violence is just a slap on the wrists.  Read More

Spike Lee’s Mashup Video of Eric Garner and Radio Raheem Goes Viral

By Yesha Callahan The death of the New York City father of six prompted Spike Lee to remind people about the similarities to Radio Raheem.  Read More

Michael Rapaport Calls Spike Lee a ‘S--t Stain’ Over Gentrification Comments

By Yesha Callahan It’s round 3 in the Spike Lee and Michael Rapaport battle over gentrification. Read More

Cissy Houston Slams Lifetime Biopic About Whitney Houston

By Yesha Callahan Whitney Houston’s mother, Cissy Houston, wants Lifetime and others to let her daughter rest in peace.  Read More

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