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Sunday, January 31, 2021

Memorial to Rep. John Lewis Will Replace a Confederate Monument at Georgia's DeKalb County Courthouse

Some good will follow all the unrest and sadness that took place in 2020. Part of that unrest were the many protests against racist violence, which included the long-overdue downing of several Confederate statues and monuments across the country. Last year was also characterized by sadness for the many lives lost,…

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Police Chief and Officer in Hamilton, Ga., Caught on Body-Cam Footage Being Disgustingly Racist

It’s frequently said that modern video technology has helped expose the truth of the racism in America that Black people have long said is endemic, especially in institutions like policing.

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Sunday's Best Deals: BarkBox Subscription, Car Jump Starter, Portable Laptop Stand, Mophie Powerstation Charging Bundle, Windshield Snow Covers, and More

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Trump's Lawyers for the Impeachment Trial Have All Dumped Him

Former President Donald Trump is having a real rough start to the year. A little over a week after his supporters led a violent attack on the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 that he incited, Trump earned the ignoble distinction of being the only president in history to be impeached twice. 

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Saturday, January 30, 2021

T.I. and Tiny Deny 'Egregious' Sexual Abuse Allegations, Threaten to Sue

You may have gotten wind of some allegations that have been swirling across the internet about Atlanta-based rapper T.I. (whose real name is Clifford Harris Jr.) and his wife Tameka “Tiny” Harris.

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Saturday's Best Deals: LG 75-Inch Smart 4K TV, XPG DDR4 RAM, Hydrating Collagen Masks, Onzie Face Masks, Car Safety Multi-tool, and More

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Black Lives Matter Nominated for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize

The Black Lives Matter movement, which has proven itself a defining force for human rights advocacy in our time, has been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize.

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Rep. Cori Bush Reveals She Moved Offices After Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene Berated Her at the Capitol

It’s beyond clear that Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene does not belong in Congress, as information continues to emerge that some of her favorite past-times are haranguing people and inciting violence.

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Friday, January 29, 2021

Louisiana Family Denied Burial Plot for Black Man at 'Whites Only' Cemetery...In 2021

How racist do you have to be to tell a widow you won’t bury her Black husband because a decades-old law says the cemetery is whites only? A Louisiana woman said she met someone who was just that racist and was shocked at how indifferent that person was in denying her late husband the right to be laid to rest in a…

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Apple’s New M1-Powered Mac Mini and MacBooks Are All on Sale at Amazon

Apple Mac Mini (M1, 256GB) | $649 | Amazon
Apple Mac Mini (M1, 512GB) | $849 | Amazon
Apple MacBook Air (M1, 256GB) | $990 | Amazon
Apple MacBook Air (M1, 512GB) | $1,176 | Amazon
Apple MacBook Pro (M1, 256GB) | $1,219 | Amazon
Apple MacBook Pro (M1, 512GB) | $1,399 | Amazon

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Kickin’ It Old School in This Week’s Good-Ass Games at Good-Ass Prices

Happy Friday, folks! I hope this week wasn’t too bad for you. Even it was, at least you got the weekend ahead of you and some good gaming to look forward to. This week’s sales are basically all retro games, so today’s list will be all bangers from the past.

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Channeling the Spirit of Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, Drew Brees Just Terrorized Us All With Ashy Red Beans and Rice

Trigger Warning: This article contains graphic details of alleged rice and beans.

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The Best Affordable, Renter-Friendly Home Upgrades I’ve Ever Made

Top Pick: Waterpik VFC-133T Rainfall Shower Head | $23 | Amazon

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Ilhan Omar, Ayanna Pressley and More Than 50 House Dems Tell Biden the American People Need Recurring Stimulus Checks

I gotta tell you, I love the squad–i.e. Rep. Ilhan Omar, Rep. Ayanna Pressley, Rep. Rashida Tlaib, and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. These four Democratic representatives in the House often feel like the only ones willing to vocally advocate for the needs of everyday people across the country, no matter how this…

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'That Ideology of Colorism Affects All of Us': The Root Presents It's Lit! Talks Prose, Passing and the Power of Black Women With Brit Bennett

There’s a reason Black women call each other “sister.” Even if we bear no blood relation or resemblance—and despite our broad variances in color, economic and educational access and life experience—there is an innate knowing between Black women—of what it is to be a Black woman.

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Corporate Monopolies Are a Racial Justice Issue. We Need Federal Regulation Now

From a racial justice perspective, it is important to note that all major industries in America are monopolies controlled by white owners and decision-makers. Whether it’s a single business taking over a town or entire industry or a dozen companies colluding to maintain anti-Black norms, the effects for Black people…

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This 55" 4K Hisense TV Is $50 off on Amazon

Hisense 55" 4K TV | $480 | Amazon

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Ex-KGB Spy Says Russia Wanted Trump to Be President So Bad and Cultivated Him as 'The Perfect Target' for 40 Years

Stop me if you’ve heard this one, but Donald Trump’s presidency was all Russia’s fault.

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Tracee's Take on Tradition: Pattern Beauty's Newest Products Evoke Cherished Rituals

“Time is a whole new thing,” laughed Tracee Ellis Ross on a recent phone call with The Glow Up. She’s not wrong—like us, the actress-entrepreneur has spent the better part of the last year in quarantine, finding new ways to work and testing out new products for her growing haircare line, Pattern Beauty. At the top of…

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My Brother's Keeper Alliance, ESPN Launch Mentorship Program for Boys and Young Men of Color

The value of mentorship can never be understated, as it imparts invaluable guidance, support, and expertise upon mentees eager to conquer the obstacles that lay before them. To that end, My Brother’s Keeper Alliance is in the business of building safe and supportive communities for boys and young men of color. And to…

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The Ninja Foodi 11-in-1 Pro Cooker Is $20 Off

Ninja Foodi 11-in-1 Pro Cooker | $179 | Bed, Bath, and Beyond

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10-Year-Old Wins Big on GameStop Shares His Mother Got Him for Kwanzaa

Here’s a heartwarming story that’s come out of the drama between hedge funds and retail traders (many of them from Reddit) who drove GameStop shares up in the stock market this week. The rise and fall and rise again of the stock price for GameStop (or GME) over the past couple of days sent everyone who isn’t up on the…

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John Ridley Talks Reshaping Both the Past and Future of DC Comics With The Next Batman and The Other History of the DC Universe

As a part of DC’s ongoing Future State event, The Next Batman depicts a near-future where Bruce Wayne/Batman is believed to have been murdered by a private, hyper militarized police force called The Magistrate. With caped crusading becoming a crime punishable by death, Tim Fox—son of tech genius Lucius Fox—dons the…

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'Watch This Space': Could Naomi Osaka's Future Plans Include Fashion Design?

Naomi Osaka has been killing the game—both on and off the tennis court. The 23-year-old Grand Slam winner currently ranks third in the World Tennis Association rankings, but she’s currently number one in endorsements, making her the highest paid woman in sports. And Osaka keeps on winning: earlier this month, she was…

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KitchenAid's Architect Series Knife Set Is Chic, Sharp, and 25% Off

KitchenAid Architect Series 11-Piece Knife Set | $149 | SideDeal

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Hollywood Pays Tribute to Our Queen Matriarch Cicely Tyson 'On This Land'

“When the time comes, what do you want us to remember about you?” CBS This Morning host Gayle King asked Cicely Tyson this week to promote her long-awaited autobiography, Just As I Am.

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To Washington, D.C. With Love: The Commes Des Garcons x Nike Foamposite 1 Collaboration Might As Well Come With Mambo Sauce

My first experience with the Nike Air Foamposite One, released in 1997—we called them Penny Hardaways or Penny’s, for short—was on the campus of Spelman College during the summer before my freshman year of college. I watched a dude in one of the summer programs we had running (I was in a program for science, math and…

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Florida Republican Wants to Exclude Felons From Minimum Wage Increase Because Florida Republicans Are Terrible People

Is it just me, or do Florida Republicans just really hate not being evil?

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Thursday, January 28, 2021

Truth, Tea, and Receipts, Oh My! Wendy Williams Talks Her Brand New Biopic on Lifetime

First things first: How you doing?(Y’all know I couldn’t help myself.)

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Cicely Tyson, Who Spent a Lifetime Portraying Positive Black Womanhood on Screen, Dies at 96

Through her graceful presence onstage, in film and on television, actress Cicely Tyson created portrayals of proud, even majestic women that helped break down America’s stereotypes regarding African-American women. The iconic star, who inspired a generation of Black actresses, died Thursday at the age of 96.

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2 Kenosha Police Officers Who Were Present at Jacob Blake Shooting Are Back on Active Duty

While Jacob Blake hasn’t received justice for the seven shots fired into his back, two of the officers who watched it happen have been placed back on active duty.

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Emmett Till's Childhood Home Approved as Chicago City Landmark

Emmett Till.

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Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, Disclosure, I May Destroy You, Twenties and P-Valley Among 2021 GLAAD Media Award Nominees

Sure, awards season may look a little different this year, but the world’s largest LGBTQ media advocacy organization is still coming with that representation energy! On Thursday, the nominees for the 32nd GLAAD Media Awards were announced.

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PageTurners: Historic Black Women and the Literary Legacies They've Paved

It has already been a historic year for Black women, and this week we can reflect on the legacies of history-making women who paved the way for our successes today. The long-awaited biography Ida B. the Queen: The Extraordinary Life and Legacy of Ida B. Wells; Cicely Tyson’s, Just as I Am: A Memoir; and conversations…

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Is New Balance Basketball the Sneaker Brand To Watch in 2021?

Patience is a virtue.

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From Sundance to Cicely Tyson, Kick Boredom to the Curb With This Week's Virtual Events

Well, dear reader, we’ve done it again. We’ve made it to the end of another long-ass month. And if you’re in the mood to celebrate, I’ve got a plethora of virtual events for you to choose from to help aid in your joy. (Speaking of joy, next month is Black History Month and I couldn’t be more excited. We’ve been…

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The Best Two-Player Board Game, According to Our Readers

Holy cow. Whenever we write these Co-op pieces where we ask our readers to help pick the best products, we always get wonderful insights from the comments, with some cheekiness mixed in for good measure. But I was not prepared for how passionate the response would be when we asked people for their favorite two-player…

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No Filter Necessary: Danessa Myricks and Shayla Mitchell Debut Morphe's Filter Effect Foundation

You know, we love a good filter as much as the next online influencer or lurker, but in our new down-to-earth, largely homebound reality, less has definitely proven to be more. With that in mind, Morphe’s newest foundation, a medium-to-full coverage formula called “Filter Effect,” is right on time—and as is now to be…

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San Francisco Will Rename 44 Schools—Including Ones Honoring Abraham Lincoln and George Washington

The San Francisco Board of Education has decided to kick some presidents’ names off of public school buildings in the city, in an apparent bid to challenge racism and oppression.

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Kirk Franklin, Sony Music Combine Super Powers to Bring Us Some Good Words

Pastors have a tendency to be a bit long-winded. But when you need your soul fed, there’s no better chef than sanctified superstar Kirk Franklin. That’s why it should come as no surprise that the 16-time Grammy award-winning artist is bringing his gift of gab to the wonderful world of podcasts.

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Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene Can Be a Conspiracy Theorist, But She Shouldn’t Be a Member of Congress

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) is trash. In fact, when actual trash was placed next to Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, the trash kept wondering what the hell that smell was.

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Proposed Bill Allows Florida Police to Use Drones to Surveil Large Crowds. What Could Go Wrong?

Florida wants to be Skynet so bad.

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For The Next 24 Hours, You Can Save 20% on Athletic Wear at Eastbay

20% Off Athletic Wear | Eastbay | Promo code 20JAN

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Thursday's Best Deals: LG CX OLED 65" 4K TV, $100 Xbox Gift Card, JACHS NY Pants, Vizio 2.0 Soundbar, Animal Crossing Switch Case, Assassin's Creed Valhalla, and More

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Nicole Beharie Joins the Upcoming HBO Limited Series, Scenes from a Marriage Starring Oscar Isaac and Jessica Chastain

Miss Juneteenth star and Gotham Award winner Nicole Beharie has been tapped in a new limited series adaptation from HBO, Scenes from a Marriage.

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Remember This Face Because This Monster Should Never Play Another Down In the NFL Ever Again

Trigger Warning: This article contains graphic details of domestic violence.

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9-Year-Old From Haiti Detained by Immigration in Trump’s Final Days in Office Is Released Home to Family


Vladimir Fardin, a 9-year-old boy who was separated from his family and held in a shelter for unaccompanied immigrant children in the final days of the Trump administration has been released and is now back home in Haiti.

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Pack It All up in the Best Fanny Packs, According To Reviewers

Top Product: Dagne Dover Ace Fanny Pack | $85 | Dagne Dover

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Man Charged With Sending Threatening Texts to Congressman’s Family During the Capitol Riot

There are certain Congress members who look like they are about that life. All of “the Squad,” aka the A-Team, look like they can fight. They all look like they just finished telling someone “I’m getting tired of people playing with my money.” On the other hand, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) does not. He looks like he knows…

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Black Ross Employee Remains Calm While KK-Karen Calls Her a 'Black Bitch'

Normally, I’m not one to praise Black people for remaining calm and peaceful in the face of aggressive white racism—because I don’t believe...