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Today is Muhammad Ali’s 71st Birthday!

Not only is Ali one of the most dominant professional boxers of all time; he was also among the gutsiest, most-polarizing figures of the 1960′s. His swagger, commitment to his community, and outspokenness forever altered the cultural landscape of America; black and white. Happy 71st, Ali!

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Game of Thrones: MJB Discusses Her Burger King Commercial

By Summer M. 12:09 pm June 29, 2012 Mary, Mary, Mary, Mary, Mary. Just give it up already, will you? Mary J. Blige talked to Hot 97’s Angie Martinez about her poorly thought out Burger King commercial. And she’s still crying foul:

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Adidas CANCELS ‘Shackle’ Shoe Design

Today, Adidas announced that they are canceling plans to sell the controversial “shackle” shoe, which many descried as racially insensitive. What do you think of their apology? Was the shoe design simply “quirky” and “lighthearted,” or attempting to commercialize slavery?

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