Posts tagged "Culture"

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11 Interesting Opinions Azealia Banks Shared on Hot 97’s Morning Show

If you haven't already realized that Azealia Banks holds her tongue for no one well now you know. The potty mouthed, new wave rapper and…

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Pharrell’s Elle UK Cover: Culture or Costume?

Pharrell has always been one of hip hop's more fashion-forward musicians. But has he gone to far? According to Huffington Post, Pharrell headgear for the…

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10-year-old Twins Win Scholarship to American Ballet Theatre

Following the amazing story of Kwasi Anin, a high-school student who was recently accepted to all eight Ivy League schools, are two outstanding twin sisters fulfilling…

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Erykah Badu, Ledisi and Solange Cover Essence’s May Beauty Issue

While Essence magazine celebrates black beauty in all its pretty presentations, we're still pleasantly surprised that their May beauty issue is covered by un unexpected set of singers—Erykah…

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Lupita Nyong’o and Chimamanda Adichie to Collaborate?

Lupita Nyong'o might be collaborating with author Chimamanda Adichie on a new project. Apparently, the Oscar-winning actress has taken a liking to Adichie's Americanah story. The award-winning…

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VIDEO: The Brooklyn Good Guys Present — Greater Goods

In a world of miseducation and misplaced priorities, the Brooklyn Good Guys return once more to defy the conventional norm! The Brooklyn Good Guys continue…

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Mark Rothko Painting Defaced By Russian Artist

A devastating blow was given to art fans the world over, as a Mark Rothko painting worth tens of millions of pounds was defaced yesterday…

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Brooklyn Artist Derrick Adams Creates Hillman Inspired Art Exhibit

A pop up featuring a collection of wearable pieces by multidisciplinary visual artist Derrick Adams set in a responsive display environment by industrial designer Michael…

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Recap: Futura’s Future-Shock Art Exhibition In NYC

There's nothing quite as electric as Fashion Week in New York City. The buzz, the glitz, the couture make everyone wear their Sunday's best, and…

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The Art Of Video Games Exhibit Heads To South Florida

If you missed your chance to see the Smithsonian American Art Museums' groundbreaking exhibition, The Art of Video Games in Washington, D.C., then you shouldn't…

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Black Folks Can Be So Embarrassing At Times

My, how I love my people and all of the idiosyncrasies of our Blackness. I do. But that doesn’t mean that every once in a…

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Big Girls, Confidence, and Shame

This past spring break, a couple of friends and I decided to spend a week where the weather is warm and the streets are buzzing,…

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F— The Joneses! Why Baller Culture Is Killing Us

From UPTOWN--Skyrocketing debt and plummeting savings. Real Louis Vuitton tattoos to match fake Christian Louboutin pumps. Children named Chardonnay and A’Lexus. These are all interconnected…

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The Acceptance of Black Culture in Japan

The first time I skimmed over the title “Black Lifestyle in Japan,” I rolled my eyes without even meaning to. This was gonna be another…

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Vixen Exclusive: Director Yonie Solomon + Actress Helen Gedlu Talk ‘An Ethiopian Love’

Cultural pride is and will always be on trend, but even more it's what's right. Removing the typical Hollywood standards, such as an over-the-top urba…

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Vixen New Year’s Resoulutions

Every Vixen should have a few New Year’s Resolutions. And because no true Vixen ignores the interconnectedness of Mind, Body, and Spirit here are few…

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Is Kanye West Being Wrongfully Portrayed As A Monster?

In a flowery open letter to Kanye West last week, Def Jam founder and media mogul Russell Simmons told the oft-embroiled rapper that "brilliance i…

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V Snapshot: Michael Steele Strikes A Pose With An Intern

Yes, a picture is worth 1,000 words, but we don't quite have any to spare for this photo of Republican bigwig Michael Steele attempting to…

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Peep This: Barack Obama’s Nobel Peace Prize Acceptance Speech

As reported in October, U.S. President Barack Obama was the recipient of this year's Nobel Peace Prize for giving the world "hope for a better…

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Peep This: The White House Christmas Tree Gets Delivered

First Lady Michelle Obama, Sasha and Malia welcome their first Christmas in the White House.
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