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9/11/18
5:00 PM
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Movies
Shared from The Grapevine
Movies
Shared from The Grapevine

Having money or status does not preclude anyone from experiencing racism, and director Barry Jenkins knows that first hand. At the Toronto International Film Festival this weekend, he relayed an experience he had while promoting his film Moonlight—and said it’s important for everyone to speak out when it happens to

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9/11/18
2:39 PM
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Race Matters
Shared from Very Smart Brothas
Race Matters
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There have been and will continue to be calls for Valerie Scogin — the Louisiana school teacher who essentially called black people lazy animals who should go back to Africato be suspended and/or fired. These demands have merit, because not only is Scogin racist, she got her “facts” from a MAGA fortune cookie. And

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9/11/18
1:15 PM
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Fashion
Shared from The Glow Up
Fashion
Shared from The Glow Up

As more and more designers are including are including fuller-figured models on their runways (Cushnie, Christian Siriano, Prabal Gurung and the always inclusive Chromat, to name a few), it’s easy to applaud the fashion world for finally taking notice of the fact that big girls (surprise!) like to be well-dressed, too.

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9/11/18
11:30 AM
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Hot Tea
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Hot Tea
Shared from The Grapevine

When the shoe throw heard around the world took place at the now infamous Harper’s Bazaar “ICONS by Carine Roitfeld” party on Friday night, Kelly Rowland was a reluctant witness. In fact, several reports noted that the singer (and our personal all-time favorite of Destiny’s Children) had just posed for a picture with

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9/11/18
9:10 AM
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Fashion
Shared from The Glow Up
Fashion
Shared from The Glow Up

When Beyoncé kicked off the On the Run II tour in June wearing a sparkling mesh custom bodysuit and blazer by LaQuan Smith, it was a sign that the designer had arrived. Smith, who began his label at 21 after learning the craft from his grandmother, has been outfitting Bey, Kim Kardashian West and more for years, but

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