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May 3, 2016

White Commentary on 'Lemonade': No One Asked Us

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Don't get me wrong, white people are allowed to have opinions and share them, but to attempt to interpret a film and album that was made for and meant to empower black women simply does not make sense. We have to understand this: LEMONADE was not made for us. It's not about white people

12 Moms (And Grandmas) Who Prove That Black Don't Crack

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These Kids Reciting A Powerful Poem Is Uplifting In The Best Way

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Lupita Nyong'o's Hair-Raising Tribute To Nina Simone

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Kanye Wore Ripped Jeans And Was Still The Best-Dressed Man At The Met Gala

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Harriet Tubman Biopic In Development From ‘Homeland’ Director

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7 Stories About Interracial Dating For Anyone Who's Ever Been In Love

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Only Latex Could Show Off Beyoncé's Curves Like This

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The White House Is Cool With Larry Wilmore's Use Of The N-Word

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New Report Details Devastating Effects Of Mass Incarceration On The U.S.

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Misty Copeland On Why Having Her Own Barbie Matters

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Like Prince, A Majority Of Americans Don't Have A Will

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Aretha Franklin Performs Powerful Cover Of Prince's 'Purple Rain'

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Internet Perfectly Shuts Down Racist Trolling Of Old Navy's Interracial Ad

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9 Signs Your Mom Is The Beyoncé Of Moms

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Top L.A. Sheriff’s Official Resigns Over Racist Emails

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North Korean Captive Thinks Dennis Rodman Helped Get Him Released

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Malia Obama To Attend Harvard University

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Please Stop Asking Where My Brown Kids Are From

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Most Epic Mic Drop. EVER.

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Hundreds Of Dads Show Up To High-Five Students, Boost Morale Before Exams

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Can African-American Ghost Hunters Do What All Others Have Failed At?

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Detroit Public Schools Shut With Teachers In 'Sickout' Protest Over Pay

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Racist Statements Lead Lawmakers To Reject John Wayne Day

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Larry Wilmore Drops The N-Word On National Television

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Confederate Memorial In Louisville To Be Removed

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'I Don't See Color. I Just See People.'

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Sandra Bland's Mother Gives Emotional Speech Urging Activists To 'Step Up'

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Obama Pokes Fun At Bill De Blasio's 'CP Time' Joke

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Whitewashing Beyoncé, Or Any Black Woman, Will Never Be OK

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Helen Mirren Paid Tribute To Prince With A Purple Dress And A Fake Tattoo

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Wait Until You See What Michelle Obama Wore To The WHCD

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Watch Larry Wilmore Make Everyone Nervous At The 2016 White House Correspondents' Dinner

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Don Lemon Flips The Bird At Larry Wilmore

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Here's What Obama Has To Say About Donald Trump

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Obama's Still Trying To Convince People His Birth Certificate Is Real

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The 'Nightly Show' Schools Piers Morgan On 'Lemonade'

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How Black Girls Vote Is Getting Young Voters To The Poll

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Detroit All-Girls Team Wins Top Prize At Prestigious Chess Tournament

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Rodney King Shared A Profound Lesson From The LA Riots Just Before His Death

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'Daughters Of The Dust,' Film Inspiration For Beyonce's 'Lemonade,' Returning To Theaters

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