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The First Lady Can Double-Dutch, Can you?

The First Lady Can Double-Dutch, Can you?

by Jorge Rivas on August 26 2011, 5:08PM

She can hoola hoop, she can dougie and now…this! Watch Michelle do it and learn how to keep up yourself.

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10 Years Later, Aaliyah's Still Charting Paths for Babygirls Everywhere

10 Years Later, Aaliyah’s Still Charting Paths for Babygirls Everywhere

by Jamilah King on August 25 2011, 6:00PM

It’s been 10 years since hip-hop’s princess died tragically in a plane crash. But her songs, style and love live on.

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Flo Kennedy Loved Activism, Justice -- And Wordplay

Flo Kennedy Loved Activism, Justice — And Wordplay

by Bryan Gerhart on August 24 2011, 5:00PM

Flo Kennedy, the feminist, Civil Rights advocate, lawyer, and activist passed away more than 10 years ago, but time still hasn’t caught up to where she was when she left.

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Beyond Music, Nick Ashford Impressed His Peers With Love

Beyond Music, Nick Ashford Impressed His Peers With Love

by Bryan Gerhart on August 23 2011, 2:52PM

The celebrated musician passed away at the age of 69.

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Celebrating a Love Powerful Enough to Defeat a Zombie Attack

Celebrating a Love Powerful Enough to Defeat a Zombie Attack

by Julianne Hing on August 22 2011, 4:45PM

Tired of the same old engagement photos? Meet Juliana and Ben: zombie slayers.

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Wendy and Jess Give Us Food Heaven, Made Easy

Wendy and Jess Give Us Food Heaven, Made Easy

by Jorge Rivas on August 19 2011, 5:44PM

Wendy and Jess are teaching Brooklyn how to cook healthy 3-course meals for $10. Yes, $10 U.S. dollars.

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Street Etiquette's Got Love for the Diversity of Black Fashion

Street Etiquette’s Got Love for the Diversity of Black Fashion

by Jamilah King on August 18 2011, 5:42PM

A celebration of all things fly.

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We Love Dropping Change in the Swear Jar for Latin American History

We Love Dropping Change in the Swear Jar for Latin American History

by Channing Kennedy on August 17 2011, 2:43PM

Embrace your inner nerd.

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Bollywood Legend Shammi Kapoor's Love for the Limelight Lives On

Bollywood Legend Shammi Kapoor’s Love for the Limelight Lives On

by Bryan Gerhart on August 16 2011, 4:23PM

The pioneering actor passed away recently at age 79.

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Filipina Grandma Reads 'Go The F*ck To Sleep'

Filipina Grandma Reads ‘Go The F*ck To Sleep’

by Bryan Gerhart on August 15 2011, 3:24PM

Imagine your grandma read you the summer’s most profane children’s book. Yeah, we love it, too.

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Remembering Charles L. Gittens, Who Had the Heart To Go First

Remembering Charles L. Gittens, Who Had the Heart To Go First

by Shani O. Hilton on August 12 2011, 6:00PM

And the love to bring others along with him.

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New York's Queer APIs Shower for Love

New York’s Queer APIs Shower for Love

by Bryan Gerhart on August 11 2011, 6:04PM

The Big Apple stands up for Hong Kong’s queer community.

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Love: Sensei Keiko Fukuda Becomes First Woman to Earn Judo's Highest Honor

Love: Sensei Keiko Fukuda Becomes First Woman to Earn Judo’s Highest Honor

by Jamilah King on August 10 2011, 6:13PM

The 98-year-old has finally earned her 10th degree black belt.

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30 Mosques in 30 Days Captures Love and Sacrifice of Ramadan

30 Mosques in 30 Days Captures Love and Sacrifice of Ramadan

by Jamilah King on August 9 2011, 5:53PM

Aman Ali and Bassam Tariq are traveling from Alaska to their homes in New York City to visit and showcase the country’s mosques.

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Natural Hair Remedies for Your Barbie Love Blues

Natural Hair Remedies for Your Barbie Love Blues

by Jamilah King on August 8 2011, 5:22PM

In many communities, playing with dolls is a tricky game of self perception and beauty. Here’s a cute and fun new way to alter the rules.

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Chilean Students Lock Lips for Love of Schools

Chilean Students Lock Lips for Love of Schools

by Julianne Hing on August 5 2011, 6:16PM

Months of creative demonstrations have given way to uproar over mass arrests of protestors. But from the start, young people have tried to channel more than anger to dramatize their demands.

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Hey, Beluga Whales Love Mariachis, Too

Hey, Beluga Whales Love Mariachis, Too

by Jorge Rivas on August 4 2011, 6:22PM

A beluga whale finds love in mariachi music.

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San Francisco Bayview's Chess Star Wins Big Love With Jada Pinkett Smith

San Francisco Bayview’s Chess Star Wins Big Love With Jada Pinkett Smith

by Julianne Hing on August 3 2011, 6:38PM

16-year-old San Franciscan Dyhemia Young makes it to a prestigious chess tournament with the help of Jada Pinkett Smith and some good friends.

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James Baldwin As My Guide in the Messy Work of Revolutionary Love

James Baldwin As My Guide in the Messy Work of Revolutionary Love

by Kai Wright on August 2 2011, 6:39PM

Baldwin’s characters struggle to understand how to love themselves and others within the toxic milieu of American racism. And millions of people like me have turned to those stories for insight in our own struggles.

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Today Marks 10 Years of Courageous Activism for the DREAM Act

Today Marks 10 Years of Courageous Activism for the DREAM Act

by Julianne Hing on August 1 2011, 6:39PM

Whatever else can be argued about the DREAM Act, there’s no denying the remarkable courage of its proponents—young men and women who face deportation and permanent removal from their home country with each act of civil disobedience.

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