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#KimPorterDay: Diddy Remembers Kim Porter On Her Birthday

Today would have been the 48th birthday of Kim Porter, and some are taking to social media to wish the late model and actress a happy birthday. Diddy, with whom Porter shared three children, announced that December 15 would be named Kim Porter Day. He shared his first birthday wishes to his former girlfriend soon […]

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Oprah Winfrey And Bestie Gayle King Have One ‘Rule’ About Christmas Gifts

Ever wonder what kind of gift one gives Oprah Winfrey? According to her best friend Gayle King, the answer is…nothing. And it was a rule that Oprah put in place herself. “She has a rule…we don’t exchange gifts because both of us feel like we don’t need anything,” the CBS This Morning host told Andy […]

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The Golden Child Is Here: Remy Ma Gives Birth To Baby Girl!

Remy Ma is a new mom! The Love & Hip Hop star gave birth to a beautiful baby girl, her first child with husband Papoose. The rapper announced the birth via Instagram on Friday evening. “The Golden Child is here!!!” Remy captioned her announcement. “Thank you @papoosepapoose for making me the happiest wife on the […]

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With Christina Brown’s “Power Day” Black Women Are Placed Front And Center

When blogger-turned-businesswoman Christina Brown launched her website, LoveBrownSugar.com in 2009, little did she know it would evolve into a game-changing digital destination with multiple spinoffs: BabyBrownsugar.com (launched in 2013) and BrownGirlsLove.com (launched in 2014). Then in 2015 Brown fused her passions and expertise to launch Power Day, an annual networking event held each January for millennial Black women. The […]

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This Must Have Travel Item Will Help You Sleep Better on Flights

Unless you’re lucky enough to land a seat in business or first class with cushy lie-flat seats, sleeping on an airplane can seem nearly impossible. Between cabin service, talkative seat-mates and crying babies, most of us are lucky to get five solid minutes with our eyes closed, let alone hours of sleep.  Well now we’ve […]

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The 12 Baes Of Christmas: Behold, The Sexiest Brothers Of 2018!

It’s that time of year again where we look back on all of the goodness and cheer 2018 brought our way. The fellas showed up and showed out for the ladies and now we’re breaking down the sexiest men of the year. We fell for the King of Wakanda (Chadwick Boseman) and contemplated moving to […]

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Remembering Nancy Wilson: 11 Things To Know About The Beloved Jazz Music Icon

Jazz singer Nancy Wilson was a classy, multi-talented entertainer who left her mark on the music industry and beyond during her 81 years of life. In addition to being a revered vocalist, the Grammy Award-winning beauty was also a mother, an HBCU alum, a philanthropist and an actress. She touched millions around the world with […]

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David Alan Grier Defends Controversial ‘In Living Color’ Character

David Alan Grier isn’t afraid to go down memory lane. The Tony Award-winning actor stopped by the Yes, Girl! Podcast and discussed one of his most iconic roles on the groundbreaking sketch comedy show, In Living Color.  The actor clarified that at the time of the series, which ran for five seasons from 1990 to 1994, […]

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R. Kelly Survivor Says ‘If You’re Buying His Music, You’re Helping Him’ Abuse Young Women

Last week, a “non-credible” threat shut down a New York screening of Lifetime’s upcoming docuseries, Surviving R. Kelly. Now, one of the women featured in the program is breaking her silence about what she thinks really happened. Lisa Van Allen, who details her ordeal with the singer in Surviving R. Kelly, stopped by The Real Thursday […]

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Here Come The Brides! 6 Celebrity Couples Who Got Engaged In 2018

That’s right, the fellas liked it so the put a ring on it in 2018. Love was in full bloom this year and watching some of our favorite celebrities find The One was a beautiful thing. Although there were plenty weddings to steal our hearts this year, (hello Meghan Markle and Prince Harry), we can’t […]

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