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Amanda Monroe Amanda Monroe

Writer. Rapper. Actor. Performer. Queer Multi-hyphenate creative who likes fruit snacks and well written TV. Her work is centered in narrative based social commentary. She enjoys brown skin and dimples. You could follow her on Instagram @moe_sizslack. But most pics are, predictably, of her cat - Eartha Kitt (cat woman). Amanda thinks that joke is hilarious.

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Off-Duty Black Police Officer Shot By Department Officers While Trying to Help

An off-duty police officer was shot by "friendly-fire" at the scene of a St. Louis stolen car chase late Wednesday night. It was initially told to reporters by Interim Police Chief Lawrence O’Toole that the officer was hit in a crossfire between on-the-clock police and the stolen car suspects while attempting to offer assistance at the site of the eventual...

She's Not "Just A Tomboy": The Void Unfilled By Closet Black Lesbians

When I was young, I was convinced that I would grow up to play for the Cowboys. My favorite outfit was an Emmitt Smith jersey with long shorts and sneakers. I was the fastest kid in class, so who, but me, would make the most sense as an NFL receiver?  People didn’t see my vision though. Whenever I would tell an adult my career aspirations, they would smile like they knew...

Basquiat's 1982 "Untitled" Masterpiece Sets New Record

Almost thirty years after his death, prolific artist Jean-Michel Basquiat continues to make an impression on the world with his outstanding work. While the closest many of us will ever get to owning one of his iconic work is an H&M shirt or an Urban Outfitters tank, international arthouse Sothby's just sold the visionaries piece "Untitled" (1982) for a...