More U.S. Women are Getting Zika—Here’s How to Protect Yourself — StyleCaster

Getty Images On Friday, the CDC reported that 279 pregnant women in the U.S. and its territories have tested positive for Zika virus, which is nearly double the reported number of cases from earlier this month. As you likely know by now, the major concern around Zika is its potential to cause a serious birth defect called microcephaly,…

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Endless Night 2016: New Orleans Guest of Honor : Dani Divine — Endless Night Vampire Ball

We are pleased to make our second announcement for the Endless Night 2016 “Cirque du Vampyre” event on October 29th at the House of Blues in New Orleans. Get your tickets now at http://www.endlessnightvampireball.com or like Dani on FB at http://www.facebook.com/DaniDivineModel

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Celebrating the life and times of J A Rogers – one of the leading Black historians of all time — Media Diversified

by Patrick Vernon After my recent article on the absence of black historians and the growing network of independent black scholars, I felt I wanted to share one of my personal heroes who embodies the characteristics and challenges that black historians face today. This year is the fiftieth anniversary of the death of Joel Augustus Rogers, […]

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“In the favela this happens every day”: Brazil’s disregard for black bodies — Media Diversified

by Felipe Araujo Brazil is dealing with an economic, political, and social mess — and if there’s a picture that could serve to illustrate at least some of the above, this one could be it. It depicts a group of boys casually playing football at a beach — right next to two dead bodies. The identity of the cadavers […]

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Crick’s Diane Abbott tweet shows the misogynoir faced by black women in politics — Media Diversified

by Maya Goodfellow On Wednesday, political journalist for Channel 4 News Michael Crick decided to share on Twitter an excerpt from a conversation he supposedly had with a London cabbie: “You couldn’t vote for that Corbyn, could you? Not for anyone that’s messed around with that Diane Abbott.” Crick’s choice to cherry-pick this specific quote and […]

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Featured Author Mz Eye — Sunfire Talent

Mz Eye is an Art Movement providing bold styles and designs to a new Era. She is the Author of Red Light Special. Mz eye is also dedicated to providing modeling, clothing, blogging and fashion services with the highest levels of customer satisfaction. Contact information for Mz Eye: http://www.mzeye.wordpress.com http://www.lulu.com  (Book Tile) Red Light Special Twitter Page …

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Sunfire Talent’s Open Panel Discussion — Sunfire Talent

Watch this open panel live Saturday May 28th 2016 Est. Hear important issues that are effecting our entertainment community today. Also, Be apart of the Live Chat, Shout Outs and much more. View this live Panel Discussion on On Periscope @SunfireTalent On Facebook (Sunfire Talent Community page) http://www.Facebook.com/SunfireTalent On Dacast (Search Sunfire Talent’s Live Panel…

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Can You Black Men PUH-LEEZE Keep Black Women Out Ya Beefs — Black Millennials

“That’s why I fucked your bitch, you fat muthafucka!” This was Tupac’s opening lyric in one of the most notorious diss records in hip hop history, “Hit ‘Em Up.” Considered an iconic staple in hip hop culture, the song was a brutal takedown of East Coast rival Biggie Smalls. The line referred to then wife […]

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Black Folk, Let’s Allow Ourselves the Freedom to Dream Radically — Black Millennials

On a large scale, I find that Black folk refuse to dream radically. We have vast imaginations and deep yearnings for freedom and liberation, and yet … we remain stunted within the confines of oppressive systems. When the prolific Ta-Nehisi Coates disclosed on Democracy Now! that he is voting for Sen. Bernie Sanders despite disagreeing with the candidate’s position […]

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