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Saturday Night Live Writer Leslie Jones is Promoted to Cast Member

By Yesha Callahan Hopefully Leslie Jones has learned her lesson and will refrain from slave jokes.  Read More

Carol’s Daughter Is Acquired by L’Oreal USA

By Yesha Callahan The Brooklyn, N.Y.-based company has been a staple for many natural-haired people, but there are changes coming. Read More

Watch ‘I Deserve,’ New Video From Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta’s Momma Dee

By Yesha Callahan Momma Dee made a video, and this time she kept her teeth in her mouth. Read More

Black People Riot Over Injustice; White People Riot Over Pumpkins and Football

By Yesha Callahan These white thugs need help. I wonder how many come from broken homes? Read More

Kevin Hart Says the ‘Kevin Hart Effect’ Got the Shuttle-Bus Driver Reinstated

By Yesha Callahan The U.S. has one less unemployed person, thanks to Kevin Hart. Read More

Kerry Washington Shows Her Natural Beauty on the Cover of Allure

By Yesha Callahan The Scandal star is flawless on the cover of the beauty magazine’s November issue.  Read More

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