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Black Dating App Smoochr Lets You Choose Your Mate Based on Skin Color & Hair Type

When you thought dating sites couldn’t get more creepy, Smoochr is an app that has come to top it off with internalized discrimination. There are many dating websites like Christian Mingle, Tinder, Plenty of Fish, and more dedicated for all different types of people leaving black people in a funk trying to find black love.  Black People Meet People, SoulSwipe, and the Bae App are a couple sites that have allowed those to find what they may be looking for among other African-Americans but Smoothr puts the cherry on top of being very specific in your search. Smoochr is a…

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Blue Bell Ice Cream is Expanding and Adding More New Flavors

Blue Bell Ice Cream has been giving their ice cream lovers more and more surprises this summer by adding new flavors and expanding its distribution area. Over the summer, Blue Bell has reintroduced Strawberry and Chocolate Chip flavors into the store and added the new flavor ‘Cookie Two Step’. SHOUTOUT TO BLUE BELL BC COOKIE TWO STEP IS THE BEST ICE CREAM IVE EATEN EVER bye — coach chlowa (@chloesavannah__) July 16, 2016 The new cookie two step ice cream from blue bell really one of the best things I've ever experienced — jeremy (@StacksOfJay) July 21, 2016 My face…

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Third Annual Go DJ Awards celebrates Houston Artists and Culture

The hottest celebrities in Houston flooded the NRG Center for the third annual Go DJ Awards hosted by 97.9 The Box’s JJ on the Mic and MC Kane and The Downtown Tea along with News With Attitude got the scoop. The night was filled of hip-hop, entertainment, and honoring those who have made a difference in the Houston community. The night was very rich in the H-Town culture as Houston’s biggest named stars were in attendance like Slim Thug, Paul Wall, Zro, Kirko Bangz, Just Brittany, and Jhonni Blaze. Mayor of Houston, Sylvester Turner honored media professionals Nakia Cooper, James…

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Enough is Enough: RIP to Alton Sterling

Yet again, there’s another hashtag for a murdered black man and social media has gone wild with the release of footage of the killing of Alton Sterling. Alton Sterling, known as the “CD man”  was killed by 2 Baton Rouge police officers in front of Triple S Food Mart when an anonymous source called police saying that a man threatened them with a gun.  The owner of the store said he knew Sterling for over 6 years and never caused any trouble, he let him sell CDs in front of his store. wonder how the police will try to write…

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