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Exclusive: Ciara Says Her Baby Will Be One Stylish Child

Congratulations are in order for Ciara! The R&B singer and her fiancé, music producer Future, are expecting their first child together. The mom-to-be …

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Seriously? Nike shoes handed out by Drake are fetching up to $100,000 on eBay

When it comes to unwittingly flipping promotional handout items, Drake has the Midas touch.<p>As reported by CTV News, the customized basketball shoes that the Toronto-born rapper gave away at a Toronto Raptors game are currently getting bids in the $100,000 range on eBay.<p>Drake was courtside at last …

Robert Pattinson Sells L.A. Home He Shared with Kristen Stewart

Perhaps it just held too many bad memories.<p>Robert Pattinson has sold the Spanish-style home in L.A.’s Los Feliz neighborhood that he shared with …

Detroit Lions' Ndamukong Suh fined $100,000

Detroit defensive tackle<p>Ndamukong Suhwas fined $100,000 by theNFLfor his illegal low block on Minnesota center John Sullivanin theLions' season-opening victory Sunday. Suh hit Sullivan during an interception return by Detroit linebacker DeAndre Levy, and the penalty negated what would have been a …

Detroit Lions Tight End Joseph Fauria Has Another Interesting Touchdown Dance

Detroit Lions rookie tight end Joseph Fauria is quickly becoming the touchdown celebration king. His latest "dance" came following this one-yard reception in the first quarter vs. the Cleveland Browns.<p>Later in the game he did this little number after his third touchdown.<p>Here are some of his other …

Why Do Black Men Live Longer in Prison?

(Comstock)<p>A recent <i>Reuters</i> headline got a lot of attention on the Web. It read: “Black men survive longer in prison than out: study.” Gawker picked it …

‘Are You Aware Your Daughter Is With Two Black Men?’ Police Accused of Racial Profiling After Taking White Teen From Black Legal Guardian

An Oklahoma teen’s parents are accusing police in Houston of racial profiling after the girl and her companions for a dance event were stopped by authorities and she was taken to child protective services.<p>According to KHOU-TV, the incident happened Sunday when 13-year-old Landry Thompson from …

Homophobia in Black Communities Means More Young Men Get AIDS

Social stigmas have paralyzed prevention efforts, activists and scientists say.<p>Reuters<p>The AIDS epidemic is a solvable problem. Ending AIDS is not just an aspiration. But despite recent advancements in diagnosis and treatment, explained Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute for …

Who's Afraid of Young Black Men?

How gender did (and didn't) affect the verdict in the George Zimmerman trial<p>In conversation, I keep accidentally referring to Zimmerman's defense lawyers as "the prosecution." Not surprising, because the defense of George Zimmerman was only a defense in the technical sense of the law. …

Married Men — Not Women — Are Fatter Than Their Singleton Counterparts

Many studies point to the health and psychological benefits of marriage, but the new study published in the journal Families, Systems, & Health on Jan. 13 suggests that marriage may not be as great as it seems health-wise — at least not for men.<p>The scientists used data from Project EAT that …

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IT HAPPENED TO ME: I Am Part of a Comics Community Where Men Continually Rape and Abuse Women and No One Cares

This has been the year of lady nerds.<p>From conventions, to cosplay and comics and the people who cover them: We’ve heard an outcry from the voices of female fans, speaking up and speaking out about our place in the community. We’ve seen both men and women rally in support of cosplayers to wear what …

A Love Letter to New York City

There's this interesting thing that happens when you tell people you're leaving New York. I should know -- I've done it three times now. This time, however, I'm leaving with a sense of finality. Departing in a way that would make it childish or foolish to come back unless I somehow won the lottery …

Do what you love, love what you do: An omnipresent mantra that’s bad for work and workers.

“Do what you love. Love what you do.”<p>The command is framed and perched in a living room that can only be described as “well-curated.” A picture of …