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Jay Smooth Gives Chris Brown a History Lesson

Jay Smooth Gives Chris Brown a History Lesson

There has been A LOT of commentary after Chris Brown “got his frustration out” on Good Morning America this week. After his interview with Robin Roberts — where I personally feel she should have moved on — the entertainer threw what I like to call “a mantrum” which caused a bit of property damage on ABC’s set. On 106th & Park, he explained that he agreed on some talking-points and during the interview, the agenda changed.

Seeking Justice for Brisenia Flores

Seeking Justice for Brisenia Flores

Nine-year-old Brisenia Flores was murdered in her home in Arivaca, Arizona in May 2009. She pleaded, “Please don’t shoot me,” right before she was shot — point blank, in the face — by a member of the Minutemen American Defense Corps (MAD).

The “Black Hair” Issue

The “Black Hair” Issue

Essence Magazine recently posted an article that showcased the opinions of several Black American men who gave their preferences on women and hair. While some only cared that a woman looks nice, most had a lot of thoughts on what they prefer.