The first thing someone says when hearing their friend is depressed is, "Well, what's wrong?" People who are more familiar with disease understand that nothing has to necessarily go wrong for a wave of the blues to hit. Depression has the ability to take on a number of shapes and sizes. A person can be wealthy, sociable, and loved and still feel helpless in the pursuit of their own happiness.

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I have to admit, by the time Get Out was released in theatres, I had already done so much reading about it, that not much about the movie surprised me. As clever, interesting, and necessary as Jordan Peele's first film was, I was somewhat underwhelmed, and I'd like to think that was because the internet had practically revealed the entire storyline before I could even see the film. With this knowledge in mind, I made it a point to see Us in theaters opening weekend so that I develop my own opinion before the masses had the opportunity to thwart my perspective. In conclusion, that opinion is: give Lupita all the awards, damn it!

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International Women's Month is coming to an end in a few days, and even though this is our anniversary, let's be clear, we celebrate black girl magic all damn year.

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It's said that when a little girl is born, she has her father wrapped around her finger and R&B; singer Lloyd, who recently welcomed a daughter into the world, is no exception. In a recent interview, he let the world know that the "Southside" singer that we knew before is long gone, and now, his new role as 'Daddy' is his most important job.

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Shows like Married At First Sight and 90-Day Fiance prove that matrimony looks a little different than it did when our mother and grandmothers said their vows. Wedding traditions like jumping the broom and losing your virginity on your wedding night seem like a thing of the past, but there are some customs that seem like they will never go out of style.

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Winter has come and gone and the condition of my hair is proof that it was cold out here, y'all. As the summer approaches and our tresses are starting to feel the heat (literally), it's time to say goodbye to our beloved silk presses and opt for less damaging hairstyle options. Rihanna proved that she was one step ahead of us all when she debuted her glorious straight backs on her Instagram story, and it's got us all in the mood to get braided up!

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