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Many fans have come to regret that stripper-turned-socialite Amber Rose was plucked from obscurity by rappers Kanye West and then Wiz Khalifa, and wish she would quickly return to anonymity. The Philadelphia-born Rose, 36, further cemented her persona non grata status with many Blacks after bragging again on her “light-skinned” status. Furthermore, she phrased her…

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Editor’s note: The following op-ed has not been edited. The opinions expressed are solely those of the writer and do not represent the viewpoint of rolling out or Steed Media Group. Growing up as a good looking African American male in the ghetto I heard the term ” Pretty Boy ” alot. As a kid…

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When you go to concerts to see your favorite artists, what you often get is the polished and rehearsed presence of the individual, right down to their performance commentary.  So, doing cover shoots for ro is a great opportunity to experience some of the stars with their “hair down,” literally and figuratively. You’d be amazed…

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The flames of the ongoing struggle for darker skinned individuals to be counted among what the world considers beautiful were fanned recently by one of our own, Carol’s Daughter. The perceptibly afrocentric beauty products company, partly owned by Mary J. Blige and Jada Pinkett Smith, recently introduced new ambassadors for the brand, and it has…

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