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VIDEO: What if One of the Black Characters went Back To The Future?

While everyone celebrated 10/21/15, the date that Michael J. Fox’s character, Marty McFly, in Back to the Future II (1989), traveled forward in time to help his future children, black people thought about how things haven’t changed that much in this so-called future. Youtube parody channel F-Comedy rebooted the blockbuster to illustrate this scathing reality. In the short “What if One of the Black Characters went Back To The Future?” Goldie Wilson, the cook at the 1950s diner replaces Marty McFly in the driver’s seat of the Delorean and travels to 2015.
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The Weekend ‘Can’t Feel His Face’…But Taylor Swift Is Feeling His Hair

Canadian singer Abel Tesfaye, who goes by the moniker The Weekend, and sings the hit song “Can’t Feel My Face,” was apparently petted like a puppy when he met singer Taylor Swift at a Grammy after-party this year. In an interview with Rolling Stone, the dreadlocked musician tells of how Swift did not abide by that unspoken golden rule that black people have – don’t touch our hair, at least not without asking first. Tesafye says, “the whole time she was talking, she was kind of, like, petting my hair?” he said of the 15-minute encounter. “I think she was
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Zendaya Has Arrived!

Zendaya has arrived in more ways than one as she is photographed strolling through LAX on Friday, looking sporty, casual and cool. The Disney star was recently immortalized as a Barbie doll by Mattel using her controversial hairstyle from this year's Oscar ceremony.
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POTUS & FLOTUS at China State DInner

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama attend the China State Dinner on Friday at the White House and the looks on their faces are priceless! The First Lady donned a black off-the-shoulder Vera Wang dress, a side-swept hair style and a look on her face that said, “how you like me now?” The President wore a black tuxedo and a look on his face that said, “yeah you know it!” View image | gettyimages.com
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Posts by A.K. Shackleford

VIDEO: What if One of the Black Characters went Back To The Future?

While everyone celebrated 10/21/15, the date that Michael J. Fox’s character, Marty McFly, in Back to the Future II (1989), traveled forward in time to help his future children, black people thought about how things haven’t changed that much in this so-called future. Youtube parody channel F-Comedy rebooted the blockbuster to illustrate this scathing reality. In the short “What if One of the Black Characters went Back To The Future?” Goldie Wilson, the cook at the 1950s diner replaces Marty McFly in the driver’s seat of the Delorean and travels to 2015.
Read More

The Weekend ‘Can’t Feel His Face’…But Taylor Swift Is Feeling His Hair

Canadian singer Abel Tesfaye, who goes by the moniker The Weekend, and sings the hit song “Can’t Feel My Face,” was apparently petted like a puppy when he met singer Taylor Swift at a Grammy after-party this year. In an interview with Rolling Stone, the dreadlocked musician tells of how Swift did not abide by that unspoken golden rule that black people have – don’t touch our hair, at least not without asking first. Tesafye says, “the whole time she was talking, she was kind of, like, petting my hair?” he said of the 15-minute encounter. “I think she was
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Zendaya Has Arrived!

Zendaya has arrived in more ways than one as she is photographed strolling through LAX on Friday, looking sporty, casual and cool. The Disney star was recently immortalized as a Barbie doll by Mattel using her controversial hairstyle from this year's Oscar ceremony.
Read More

POTUS & FLOTUS at China State DInner

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama attend the China State Dinner on Friday at the White House and the looks on their faces are priceless! The First Lady donned a black off-the-shoulder Vera Wang dress, a side-swept hair style and a look on her face that said, “how you like me now?” The President wore a black tuxedo and a look on his face that said, “yeah you know it!” View image | gettyimages.com
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