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Bridget Kelly: The Ride-or-Die Realist

“I’m not very good at letting go,” Bridget Kelly says to me very matter of factly. “Can you tell that I’m a ride or die…

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#TheUniversalTax: The Gift of Failure

This article isn’t for the perfect. You know, those people who just naturally seem to have it all together? Yeah, I’m not talking to them.

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Never Forgotten

Tuesday morning. I’d slept in because I’d just come off a failed night shoot for Powerade the day before. I was 20, making my…

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Made In America: The Backstage Diaries, Day Two

The very first time I heard "Made In America" was in August of 2011 at The Rose Planetarium. Jay-Z and his lil' bro Kanye…

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Made In America: The Backstage Diaries, Day One

Jay-Z warned us that he was coming with something different. He wasn't lying. Upon arriving in Philly I promptly lost my phone during an emergency…

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The (Same) Sex Talk

I was twelve when my mother sat me down one Saturday afternoon and pulled out a couple pamphlets on female reproduction, ones that I’m so…

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Happy Birthday, Whitney: Not The Diva, The Brown Girl

Thursday, August 9th. Whitney Houston’s birthday. She was supposed to turn 49 today, probably celebrating with her daughter Bobbi Kristina, her mother Cissy Houston and…

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Dear Sistas, Take The Focus OFF Gabby’s Hair

Dear Sistas, I wanted to talk to you about our little one Gabby Douglas. At sixteen years old, Gabby has become a…

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Nas: Why Life Is Finally Good

I have a theory about this new Nas album. I believe there is a Universal Tax. Just one day before the 2008 Presidential Election--where Barack…

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To Be Perfectly Honest, Frank…

This past Monday night I tweeted: "Dear Future Husband, Let’s take over the world together. Sincerely, Jas." I was leaving a friend's birthday party. It…

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Beyonce & Kim: The Kind of Girls You Marry

"You worry about the wrong things, the wrong things." – K. West (Paranoid)   Beyoncé and Kim Kardashian have a lot in common. I know…

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Dear Sistas, Let These White People Study You

If I told you that you were great, would you listen to me? If I wrote an article proclaiming how fascinating, dynamic, progressive and resilient…

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The Young & The Reckless: Drake, Rih and Breezy

Let’s get right to it. As more details emerge in the Wednesday night…

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Haters Are Optional

Could you forgive someone who hated you for no reason? Could you sit down in the home of a person who spent years trashing you…