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Upset on Twitter & in the Streets in Response to Eric Garner Decision
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Upset on Twitter & in the Streets in Response to Eric Garner Decision

On Dec. 3, 2014, news broke that a grand jury would not indict Officer Daniel Pantaleo in the killing of Eric Garner. The decision came as a shock to many, given that the video recording of the incident went viral, clearly showing Officer Pantaleo placing Garner in a chokehold, a takedown method that has been […]

Extra Virgin Coconut Oil: The Holy Grail of Beauty Products
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Extra Virgin Coconut Oil: The Holy Grail of Beauty Products

If diamonds are a girl’s best friend, beauty products must be family. With all of the different types of products available, however, it’s easy for your product purchasing to turn into hoarding. Wouldn’t it be great to have one, multi-use product – especially one that was all natural? Look no further than extra virgin coconut […]

Award-Winning Writer Renee Daniel Flagler's Career 'Rages' On
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Award-Winning Writer Renee Daniel Flagler’s Career ‘Rages’ On

Renee Daniel Flagler is living the life of her dreams. After over a decade of settling for a stable career, she left her corporate job to establish herself in the thrilling, yet unpredictable, world of writing. Now, as an award-winning freelance journalist with six published novels under her belt – including the recently released Still Raging, and […]

First Look: Alexander Wang for H&M
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First Look: Alexander Wang for H&M

Wait no more – the Alexander Wang for H&M collection has finally been revealed! Fashion junkies have been on the edges of their seats awaiting a glimpse of the fast-fashion powerhouse’s collaboration with the streetwear designer since it was announced in April via Wang’s Instagram account. It’s H&M’s first collab with an American designer. H&M […]

[Opinion] Eric Holder: Obama's True "Anger Translator"
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[Opinion] Eric Holder: Obama’s True “Anger Translator”

Fans of the Comedy Central sketch show “Key & Peele” are likely familiar with the “Obama’s Anger Translator” skit. It basically shows a man named Luther (played by Keegan-Michael Key) translating the calm, informative statements made by President Obama (played by Jordan Peele) into outraged exclamations that reflect the President’s actual thoughts. The skit speaks […]

Blogger Backs Out of Anti-Islam Ad
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Blogger Backs Out of Anti-Islam Ad

It seems as though Pamela Geller – the blogger and leader of the American Freedom Defense Initiative who invested $100,000 in an anti-Muslim ad campaign – may have a heart. Geller has gained infamy over the past couple of days after news broke that, due to the MTA’s obligation to respect Geller’s First Amendment rights, […]

Chelsea Clinton and Hubby Marc Mezvinsky Welcome Baby Girl
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Chelsea Clinton and Hubby Marc Mezvinsky Welcome Baby Girl

It looks like there’s a new Clinton in town! “At 7:03 PM on September 26th, we finally met Charlotte. We’re in love,” former First Daughter Chelsea Clinton tweeted early Saturday morning, announcing the birth of her daughter Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky. Charlotte is the first-born of Chelsea and her husband Marc Mezvinsky, and the first grandchild […]

Anti-Islam Ad Campaign Coming to MTA Buses & Subway Stations
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Anti-Islam Ad Campaign Coming to MTA Buses & Subway Stations

The MTA has faced the harsh reality that the First Amendment is not limited to popular opinion, now that an anti-Islam ad campaign has been approved to run by the organization. Starting next week, 100 MTA buses and two subway stations in New York City will display advertisements sponsored by Pamela Geller, blogger and head […]

Daniele Watts' Detainment: An Issue of the Race Card or Her ID Card?
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Daniele Watts’ Detainment: An Issue of the Race Card or Her ID Card?

Did race truly play a role in the handcuffing of actress Daniele Watts last week? While the answer to that question is a bit fuzzy now, it’s clear that the cop’s alleged right to see her ID is questionable. The questioning of Watts (of Django Unchained and “Partners”) and her boyfriend, chef Brian James Lucas, […]

Tensions Mount as ISIS Strikes Again
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Tensions Mount as ISIS Strikes Again

Tensions are mounting between the United States and ISIS after the beheading of a second American journalist by the terrorist group. A video was released Tuesday, Sept. 2nd of a masked jihadist executing Steven Sotloff, a 31-year-old Miami, Fla. native. The gruesome video is the second of its kind to surface in two weeks, after […]

Two NYC "Femcees" featured on Sisterhood of Hip Hop
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Two NYC “Femcees” featured on Sisterhood of Hip Hop

New to Oxygen this summer is Sisterhood of Hip Hop, a reality series that documents both upcoming and established female hip-hop artists attempting to earn their stripes in a mostly male-dominated industry. The series has its fair share of drama, showing the “femcees” personal struggles like balancing their careers with relationships and school, and even […]

#IfTheyGunnedMeDown: Teen's Death Reveals Media Bias
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#IfTheyGunnedMeDown: Teen’s Death Reveals Media Bias

If you were gunned down, which picture of you would the media use? Many have taken to Twitter to answer this question after the death of Michael Brown, using the hashtag #IfTheyGunnedMeDown to call attention to the negative portrayal of the young man – and black victims in general – by the media. Brown was […]