ColorofChange Wants Bravo To Ban Violence From RHOA

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Civil rights group ColorOfChange has a bone to pick with Bravo and the producers of the Real Housewives of Atlanta.  ColorOfChange was concerned about the level of violence displayed on Sunday’s The Real Housewives of Atlanta reunion, which involved Kenya Moore and Porsha Williams get into a fight. “After weeks of promoting the RHOA reunion altercation,...

Lupita Nyong’o Named People’s Most Beautiful

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Lupita Nyong’o has been named People’s Most Beautiful Woman! From People: Though she grew up thinking that “light skin and flowing, straight hair” made women desirable, World’s Most Beautiful Woman Nyong’o, 31, tells PEOPLE that her mother “always said I was beautiful. And I finally...

69% of Americans Favor Mandated Birth Control Coverage

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According to a JAMA survey, 69 percent of Americans say all U.S. health plans should be required to cover the cost of birth control. Yet the topic is still a hot-button issue in the courts. In June, the Supreme Court is expected to reach a...

Hashtivism: See How Twitter Took Over #myNYPD to Highlight Police Brutality

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New York City’s Police Department got more than it bargained for when its social media office thought it was a good idea to ask Twitter users to share photos of their interactions with cops. Looking to share a bevy of positive interactions, @NYPDNews, tweeted: “Do...

V.O.T.D: “Thugs, The Musical!”

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THUGS, THE MUSICAL is a mockumentary short film about a struggling, delusional and very ‘non-urban’ black actor, Michael Gardner, his doomed musical production, and the misfit group of actors he’s assembled as his cast. After years of auditioning, but not being considered ‘black enough’ to...