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WHEN HIV/AIDS ORGANIZATIONS STRUGGLE TO KEEP THEIR DOORS OPEN, BLACK WOMEN PAY THE PRICE    

Medical advancements have made it easier for HIV-positive people to live long, healthy and sexually active lives while not infecting others. Still, the lack of resources at HIV clinics geared towards people of color is sabotaging efforts to block transmission among African Americans. 

 
 

If You Don’t Care About The Greek Debt Crisis, Here’s Why You Should    

Greece may be miles away but its economic problems have a bigger impact on your financial future than you may realize.        

 
 
 
 
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My Black Is Beautiful: Tatyana Ali Celebrates Black Girls Rock!’s Affirmation Of Black Beauty [EXCLUSIVE]

“Black artists have been out here doing this work for a very long time and it happens in waves. Some people get in and then after the wave is done, people disappear. I think it’s vital that we remember that this has happened before and it’s vital that we remember that the door can get shut again.”

HARVARD LAW STUDENTS SAY ‘PROFESSORS ARE SCHOLARS, NOT TEACHERS’ & RACISM PERSISTS   

This week, students were alarmed to find that the portraits of Harvard Law School's Black tenured professors were defaced with black gaffer tape. Now administrators are under pressure to address the racial discrimination that has long divided the Harvard community.

 
 

In The Shadow Of Charleston: Everything You Need To Know About Gun Control 

If gun control isn’t something you knew or cared about before the attack, now is a really good time to start paying attention. 

 
 
 

No Shade (Well, Maybe a Little), but Fifty Shades Doesn’t Get BDSM Quite Right

You’ll get a dose of kink on Valentine’s Day with the release of the film, but the popular book series isn’t completely accurate when it comes to BDSM.

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GABRIELLE UNION DISHES ON HER STARRING ROLE IN ‘A MEYERS CHRISTMAS,’ NEXT YEAR’S BIG, NEW HOLIDAY MOVIE           

Union may be playing a recent divorcee and a struggling law school student in her new Christmas movie, but things get a little naughty when an old love interest re-enters the picture

 
 

In The Shadow Of Change: What It’s Like To Be A Black Female Cop In The Era Of #BlackLivesMatter

"People are standing up against what they feel is years and years and years of injustice. They’re saying, ‘you can’t do this to us. You cannot continue to treat us like we don’t matter because we do."

 
 
 
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Art imitates life: Did 'empire' tackle bipolar disorder correctly?

Andre Lyon brings an incredibly important conversation about black men and psychological health to the forefront.