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Before 2013, I had only seen my father about three times. In the 1970s, my 19-year-old dad did not pay child support and was not a part of… Read More

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I didn’t take it seriously when my mother was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 2004. She didn’t look sick. She didn’t… Read More

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It is fascinating yet quite transparent that the loudest critics of Amber Rose and her upcoming SlutWalk… Read More

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In Case You Missed It: Actor Sean Penn announced that he would be suing Empire showrunner Lee Daniels for $10 million dollars… Read More

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