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Box Hair Braids, Feminist Outrage, and Cultural Appropriation

This is something that I have long-since avoided talking about.  In the world of insane Twitter and Tumblr Puritan Feminism, this felt like the most ridiculous thing ever to be.  1,119 more words

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The Brutal Truth About Poverty (and Other Thoughts)

The Brutal Truth About Poverty

At a recent RNC meeting, former (and soon to be?) presidential candidate, Mitt Romney said:

THE ONLY POLICIES THAT WILL REACH INTO THE HEARTS OF AMERICAN PEOPLE AND PULL PEOPLE OUT OF POVERTY AND BREAK THE CYCLE OF POVERTY ARE REPUBLICAN PRINCIPLES, CONSERVATIVE PRINCIPLES … AND WE’RE GONNA BRING THEM TO THE AMERICAN PEOPLE AND FINALLY END THE SCOURGE OF POVERTY IN THIS GREAT LAND.

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'Ovaries before brovaries!!!' 'Ugly' feminist Jamilah Lemieux sets up battle of the selfies

Jamilah Lemieux, senior digital editor of Ebony, set up a question-and-answer session today via ask.fm and fielded questions from followers for literally hours. At one point during the session, the following tweet from user @duh_dun_DUNN caught the attention of former MSNBC contributor Goldie Taylor, who included Lemieux’s handle in her response. 448 more words

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Planned Parenthood sending out a 'Custom S'more Kit' to raise funds? [pics]

Writer Jamilah Lemieux posted this pic to her feed yesterday of what she says was a “cute gift” from her friends at Planned Parenthood: A customized s’more kit with the Planned Parenthood logo on the marshmallow. 190 more words

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Jamilah Lemieux sides with North Korea because of 'white privilege'

It’s really not so much about defending a film which no one was seen but about standing up to a brutal communist dictator threatening violence over a movie that lampoons him.  572 more words

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Reporter questions Derrick Rose over 'I Can't Breathe' shirt, thinks NBA player is inarticulate

You knew that it wouldn’t take long before someone of note would be critical of Derrick Rose after wearing an “I Can’t Breathe” shirt during last night’s warm up before the Chicago Bulls’ game against the Golden State Warriors. 604 more words

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Ebony Magazine Editor Calls Khloe Kardashian 'A Trash Bag' After Her KKK Joke

Reality star Khloe Kardashian was slammed yesterday (Nov. 11) on social media after she posted a meme of her and her two sisters, Kim and Kourtney, on Instagram that proclaimed that they were the only KKK to let black men in, referencing the hateful and racist Ku Klux Klan organization. 153 more words

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