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The Prosperity Gospel of Rihanna

<i>Photo courtesy of NBCUniversal</i><p>Money is unclean. Cash flows; as it slips constantly out of debtor’s hands into creditor’s, fingerprints, stains, emotional and moral significations muck up the paper—over time, cash even builds up its own scent. That musk rarely transfers onto polite women anymore, …

Women of Color

11 Questions You Have About "Magic Mike XXL," Answered

Is there full frontal nudity? And other things you need to know right now.<p>The moment has arrived, friends. After months — nay, <i>years</i> — of waiting, <i>Magic Mike XXL</i> will hit a theater near you in a matter of days. So is it everything you hoped it would be? Or rather, does it expose everything you hoped …

Movies

Matt Bomer Talks 'Magic Mike XXL,' Coming Out And Channing Tatum

Matt Bomer received praise from the LGBT community when he subtly came out by thanking his now-husband, Simon Halls, and their three children in a 2012 acceptance speech. Still, the 37-year-old “Magic Mike XXL” star says he wouldn’t necessarily encourage others in Hollywood to follow suit.<p>“I think …

Taraji P. Henson Is One Tough Cookie

When the director, producer, and provocateur Lee Daniels asked Taraji P. Henson if she was interested in playing Cookie Lyon, the outrageous, captivating, and highly theatrical ex-wife of the hip-hop mogul at the center of <i>Empire,</i> his outrageous, captivating, and highly theatrical dynasticmelodrama …

HIV positive

Black like her: Is racial identity a state of mind?

The civil rights activist in Washington state who has come under fire for her disputed racial identity said she was stepping down as president of the NAACP’s Spokane chapter.<p>The civil rights activist in Washington state who came under fire for her racial identity said she was stepping down.<p>While …

Rachel Dolezal

The Morning Routines of 13 Ambitious Millennial Women

First off, can I be honest? The concept of having a put together "morning routine" is great and all but when you're hustling, grinding and you're not the boss, mornings typically aren't easy. In truth, most of us are barely making it out of the door. Nonetheless, lately there's been a lot of talk …

Salary Fights, Porn Stars, Broken Bones: How 'Entourage's' Bros Got to the Big Screen

Hollywood's what's-real-what's-not TV series gets even more meta in the movie with contract clashes both real and onscreen, studio drama (ditto) and …

Hollywood

Jay-Z B-Sides Concert FULL (HD)

15 epic places Every Black American needs to visit before they turn 30

3 Black Americans have been bitten by the travel bug, and it's not just those old and retired ones who have time and money on their hands who do so …

South Africa

Misogynoir and The Concerted Effort To Deny Black Women Joy

Can some White women and non-Black women of colour let me know when they will be done derailing posts that I share about Lupita Nyong'o? Because it …

Fat, Black, and Desirable: Fat Positivity and Black Women

<i>This guest post by Chantell Monique appears as part of our theme week on Fatphobia and Fat Positivity.</i><p>When thinking about positive images of fat …

Feminism

Tribeca: Ava DuVernay’s 8 Tips to Filmmakers On How to Stay in Control

Tribeca: Ava DuVernay's 8 Tips to Filmmakers On How to Stay in Control<p>READ MORE: The 8 Most Badass Things Ava DuVernay Said About Being a Female …

The Good Wife Recap: Good-bye, Kalinda

I always take showrunners' assurances that they have story lines and plot twists set out decades in advance with a healthy dose of skepticism. That …

Mike Check: Dyson on ‘The Ghost of Cornel West,’ and Why He Had to Go There

<b>On Sunday, I attended</b> a beautiful Washington, D.C., wedding presided over by Michael Eric Dyson; someone I consider to be a friend and professional …

Ronald Reagan

Ava Duvernay on lighting the black body and how black characters look in dark rooms

The Beyoncé Conversation: Feminism, Black Women and The Presumption Of Sexual Agency

It's been a while since I've posted a substantial essay, but I wanted to stop in and talk about an issue that's very important to me as a black, …

Tribeca 2015: Ava DuVernay on 'Selma' Studio Headaches and Why She's Exploring TV

When making a studio film, "you do have to work in a collaborative manner, and it's really interesting to work with people in a collaborative manner …

U.S. Department of Justice

Sexual Astrology : A Holistic Perspective

As a requirement for living in this world, we’ve been accustomed to adjusting ourselves to certain pressures. While some may be more intense than …

Houston Texans 2015 schedule released

Complete 2015 Schedule Release Coverage<p>HOUSTON – The Houston Texans 2015 regular season schedule features two primetime games in Weeks 5 and 10. …

NFL

Seven Thoughts On The Ghost Of Cornel West

1. It's not terribly uncommon for the type of people who'd even be interested in reading Michael Eric Dyson's thoughts about Cornel West to rib on …

Cornel West

In The Stars: Spring Fashion Meets The Zodiac

HitFix

'The X-Files' Tries Something Delightfully New With 'Rm9sbG93ZXJz'<p>Marvel Turns The Blockbuster With A Message Into Its Brand<p>'Black Panther' is …

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