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Robert Pattinson’s girlfriend harassed on Twitter because she’s black

By BYP @blackyouthproj 10:44 am September 30, 2014   Twilight fans have crossed the line after some of them took to Twitter to harass Robert Pattinson’s girlfriend because she is black. FKA Twigs, whose real name is Tahliah Barnett, is a rising pop star. Her videos and music symbolize empowerment. But unfortunately her musical talent is […]

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Taye Diggs denies comments slandering black women

By BYP @blackyouthproj 3:42 pm November 25, 2013 While Best Man Holiday continues to enjoy success at the box office, one of the film’s leading characters has found himself in a swirl of controversy. Taye Diggs was the talk of social media after Cream BMP, a satirical publication, released a story that included the following comments […]

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Is the world ready for a gay action hero? Lee Daniels thinks so

Still reveling in the success of “The Butler,” Director Lee Daniels is now looking to make a new movie featuring gay superheroes.

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Can a Black Name Affect Your Dating Life?

By aria 2:00 pm March 1, 2012 In January, I posed the controversial question, “What is the effect of a ‘black’ name in America?” I explained the effect that “black” names can have on job searches, finding that black named applicants wait an average of 15 weeks to find a job while white named applicants […]

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REPORT: 1 in 12 US Marriages Are Interracial

According to a recent report, 1 in 12 marriages are interracial in America. African Americans have seen the largest increase in interracial marriage, and studies show that Black men are more than twice as likely to date outside of their race than Black women. Would you ever date or marry outside of your race?

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A Look at Why Interracial Relationships are Expected to be Between Black Men and White Women

By aria 12:12 pm December 28, 2011 This week I was talking with another bi-racial woman about our backgrounds. When I explained that my mom is black but has some French and Cherokee roots as well, she stopped me and asked, “Oh, your mom is black?” At that point in the conversation it was already […]

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