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We Gon’ Be All White: Julián Castro Drops Out Of Presidential Race, Three Minority Candidates Left

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Julian Castro Ends Presidential Campaign

The Democratic race for the presidency got a little whiter today.

Julián Castro has just announced that his bid to win the White House is over.

Cory Booker, Deval Patrick, and Andrew Yang are the last remaining candidates of color in the Democratic race. Neither Booker nor Yang has ascended beyond single-digit the polling since the inception of their respective candidacies. Black voters only favored either man at 1% and 2% respectively according to a December 10, 2019 Quinnipiac Poll. Deval Patrick JUST entered the race weeks ago and millions of people have no idea who he is.

It was widely reported that Castro struggled to raise the kind of money that his Democratic colleagues continue to bring in on a monthly basis. Additionally, Castro raised valid issues about the fact that largely white states, Iowa and New Hampshire, get to vote first in the primary despite not being representative of the larger electorate.

God bless Cory Booker and good luck to Andrew Yang, but it appears inevitable that the person who will represent the Democrats against Donald Trump will be a white person, and likely a white man. Despite the range of diversity among the plethora of 2020 candidates, here we are.

‘Merica.

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Love & Light: These Photos Of Bryson Tiller’s Cute Smile Made Us Smile Too

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Here’s What Happened When Sneaky Bey Posted A BLANK BLACK SCREEN On NYE

Beyonce Posts Blank Screen On IG, Shatters Social Media

The world hasn’t been the same since Queen Bey randomly dropped a whole self-titled album out the Heavens in the middle of the night that blew up the internet–all of it–while redefining the modern album rollout.

Fast forward six years later and Bey was back at it again with the sneaky shenanigans. This time, posting a blank black screen on Instagram just hours before 2020 in a hilariously cryptic moment that sent the anxious BeyHive into a FRENZY.

Peep the hilarious hysteria over Bey’s final 2019 post on the flip.

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Bae Of The Day: Ari Lennox Is One Of The Most Beautiful Women In The Game

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Ari Lennox Is Bae

If you know us then you know we love us some Ari Lennox. She gave us one of the best albums of the year last year and has been a beacon of light for everyone on the internet. Well one dust bubble decided to hop on Twitter and talk about the way Ari and Teyana Taylor look and we’re sick and tired of y’all being trash like this.

Ari even had to respond:

Usually we’d drag that crunchy-socked sack of sadness but we’re going to go the opposite route. Instead, we are going to give Ari some roses now. So let’s look at some of the reasons she is a stunning black woman we are lucky to have in our lives.

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This tour run has been the most rewarding, funniest and humbling experience to wrap up such a beautiful year. The third day i caught a cold and that shit broke me down beautifully and terrifyingly and mentally so. It needed to happen. My soul needed one more major reminder of how blessed I am and how far we’ve come. I was in Copenhagen and Frankfurt, places I never thought my music would touch and now I wanted nothing more than to simply sing my fn face off for the beautiful people. But I struggled. In that moment I realized this was the true award. We already won 😭 we touching people with soul music and sweet ratchetry. We have genuine supporters that fuck with who we truly are, wether I’m at my best or worst. This run made me so strong and prepared. I was texting @durandbernarr pondering giving up and he got my dramatic ass allthe way together. Thanks babe. I’m glad I opened my eyes to see the beauty in the pain. I’m glad I fully appreciate what I have in front of me. A wise fuzzy man told me comparing is the thief of joy. I refuse to be oblivious to my blessings before me. Being loved on and nurtured by my beautiful on the road family and off the road family was everything. I love you @shaughncooper You are literally the sweetest angel ever 😭 thanks for the talks and amazing pictures. S/o to @rebelraemusic incredibly talented self for being my vocal teacher lol and demanding rest for my life. Thanks to @azzasuliman for being a genuine angel oracle magician and helping us with everything you could imagine. My sweet manager @justinlamotte selflessly looked out for me with love so pure ❤ he just a good fn person. @__proudmary I love you girl you the best TM ever. @ceejaydrumz @taylr_the_g and @i_am_mrworthy y’all the best musicians Hands down!!! Wouldn’t know what to do without yalls beautiful energies. I love you @madeinamiraca You a fn real one! Thank you @atl_kris And @djsoundwave1 And @motedz for making the show sound and look amazing. I don’t know what I did to deserve all these sweet people but I love y’all and miss y’all already. @arinraycamp you’re a fn superstar and I’m forever such a fan of you. Thank you for blessing this tour.

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Bae Of The Day: Ari Lennox Is One Of The Most Beautiful Women In The Game

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Ari Lennox Is Bae

If you know us then you know we love us some Ari Lennox. She gave us one of the best albums of the year last year and has been a beacon of light for everyone on the internet. Well one dust bubble decided to hop on Twitter and talk about the way Ari and Teyana Taylor look and we’re sick and tired of y’all being trash like this.

Ari even had to respond:

Usually we’d drag that crunchy-socked sack of sadness but we’re going to go the opposite route. Instead, we are going to give Ari some roses now. So let’s look at some of the reasons she is a stunning black woman we are lucky to have in our lives.

View this post on Instagram

This tour run has been the most rewarding, funniest and humbling experience to wrap up such a beautiful year. The third day i caught a cold and that shit broke me down beautifully and terrifyingly and mentally so. It needed to happen. My soul needed one more major reminder of how blessed I am and how far we’ve come. I was in Copenhagen and Frankfurt, places I never thought my music would touch and now I wanted nothing more than to simply sing my fn face off for the beautiful people. But I struggled. In that moment I realized this was the true award. We already won 😭 we touching people with soul music and sweet ratchetry. We have genuine supporters that fuck with who we truly are, wether I’m at my best or worst. This run made me so strong and prepared. I was texting @durandbernarr pondering giving up and he got my dramatic ass allthe way together. Thanks babe. I’m glad I opened my eyes to see the beauty in the pain. I’m glad I fully appreciate what I have in front of me. A wise fuzzy man told me comparing is the thief of joy. I refuse to be oblivious to my blessings before me. Being loved on and nurtured by my beautiful on the road family and off the road family was everything. I love you @shaughncooper You are literally the sweetest angel ever 😭 thanks for the talks and amazing pictures. S/o to @rebelraemusic incredibly talented self for being my vocal teacher lol and demanding rest for my life. Thanks to @azzasuliman for being a genuine angel oracle magician and helping us with everything you could imagine. My sweet manager @justinlamotte selflessly looked out for me with love so pure ❤ he just a good fn person. @__proudmary I love you girl you the best TM ever. @ceejaydrumz @taylr_the_g and @i_am_mrworthy y’all the best musicians Hands down!!! Wouldn’t know what to do without yalls beautiful energies. I love you @madeinamiraca You a fn real one! Thank you @atl_kris And @djsoundwave1 And @motedz for making the show sound and look amazing. I don’t know what I did to deserve all these sweet people but I love y’all and miss y’all already. @arinraycamp you’re a fn superstar and I’m forever such a fan of you. Thank you for blessing this tour.

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New Year, New Me: YG Apologizes To The LGBTQ Community For His Old “Ignorant” Views

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YG Issues An Apology To The LGBTQ Community

Only 10 minutes after ringing in the new year, YG took to Twitter to let his fans know he’s a changed man.

A little after midnight on January 1st, the rapper decided to start the year off by issuing an apology to the LGBTQ community, saying that his past views were ignorant and he doesn’t feel that same way now.

“it’s been brought to my attention that my old views on life was ignorant,” the Bompton native typed. “i apologize to the LGBTQ kommunity for ever komin across like i was anything but respectful and accepting. Live. Love. Ya Life. Gang!”

Fans immediately flocked to the replies to congratulate and thank YG for his growth, commending his effort to issue an apology without first being prompted to by some sort of scandal.

With that being said, it’s not really clear what exactly YG is apologizing for. The rapper could be referring to a private matter the media doesn’t know about, or maybe even using outdated language and/or homophobic slurs in past music–but again, it’s not rally clear.

The first thing a lot of fans thought when they saw this apology was his on-again, off-again boo Kehlani. The songstress–who identifies as queer–prides herself on being understanding and open to different lifestyles. It’s a serious possibility that the “All Me” singer is the one who brought the “ignorant” old views to YG’s attention, prompting the apology.

Whatever the case, it’s refreshing to see a celebrity issue an apology just because they want to, not because fans are standing outside of their tour bus with pitch forks and demanding it.

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Pure Comedy: Dulcé Sloan Will Give You 6-Pack Abs Laughing At “Everything Wrong With New York City” [Video]

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Dulcé Sloan “Everything Wrong With New York City”

If you aren’t familiar with Dulcé Sloan now, you’ll want to know everything about her after you watch this clip of her Comedy Central half-hour standup special.

Dulcé cuts right to the heart of the matter and has a penchant for telling jokes from an unflinching Black perspective without the shenanigans that *some* comedians get caught up in.

Dulcé rang in the new year on CNN with Andy Cohen and Anderson Cooper. Peep the clip from the comedy special below.

Love her!

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Pure Comedy: Dulcé Sloan Will Give You 6-Pack Abs Laughing At “Everything Wrong With New York City” [Video]

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Dulcé Sloan “Everything Wrong With New York City”

If you aren’t familiar with Dulcé Sloan now, you’ll want to know everything about her after you watch this clip of her Comedy Central half-hour standup special.

Dulcé cuts right to the heart of the matter and has a penchant for telling jokes from an unflinching Black perspective without the shenanigans that *some* comedians get caught up in.

Dulcé rang in the new year on CNN with Andy Cohen and Anderson Cooper. Peep the clip from the comedy special below.

Love her!

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Pure Comedy: Dulcé Sloan Will Give You 6-Pack Abs Laughing At “Everything Wrong With New York City” [Video]

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Dulcé Sloan “Everything Wrong With New York City”

If you aren’t familiar with Dulcé Sloan now, you’ll want to know everything about her after you watch this clip of her Comedy Central half-hour standup special.

Dulcé cuts right to the heart of the matter and has a penchant for telling jokes from an unflinching Black perspective without the shenanigans that *some* comedians get caught up in.

Dulcé rang in the new year on CNN with Andy Cohen and Anderson Cooper. Peep the clip from the comedy special below.

Love her!

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Ding, Dong, Dumbazz: Doorbell Camera Captures Man Admitting To Stabbing His Pregnant Sister To Death

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Brother Admits Stabbing Pregnant Sister To Death On Doorbell Camera

We’ve recently reported about the ills of doorbell cameras and how they can be hacked to allow people inside your home, but this story highlights the benefit of having as much video and audio recording as possible.

According to CNN, a doorbell camera all but signed and sealed a Texas man’s lifelong imprisonment and perhaps even the death penalty. 25-year-old Michael Egwuagu, an ex-University of Texas at San Antonio, was arrested for the stabbing murder of his older sister, 35-year-old Jennifer Chioma Ebichi.

Detectives spoke with a witness, Linda Mura, who said Ebichi asked her to come to the home and she arrived to see Egwuagu exit the home, smiling, the warrant says. He was holding a bloody kitchen knife in his hand and said, “I killed Jennifer,” Mura told detectives, according to the warrant.

The doorbell camera captured the whole thing in shocking clarity and corroborates Linda’s witness account.

Jennifer’s autopsy report reveals that she was in her first trimester of pregnancy and died as a result of multiple stab wounds. The fetus also died while inside her as a result of blood loss.

Michael’s twin brother, Martin Egwuagu, got a text from Jennifer saying that Michael was having “a crisis”, by the time he arrived to her, he found her oldest child covered in blood and the youngest inside the house crying next Jennifer’s body. Micahel was said have been kneeling in the street “as though he was praying” and then took off his bloody clothes and tossed them in someone’s trash can.

Egwuagu was subsequently arrested, placed in Travis County Jail and put on $500,000 bond.

Texas is gonna fry this guy.

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