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From as far back as I can remember, every June 19th, my family, family-friends, and everyone in between would get together and celebrate Juneteenth.

A blend of the words June and Nineteenth, Juneteenth is believed to be the oldest Black-American holiday. It dates back to 1866, two years after president Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation and two months after the Civil war ended. On June 19th, 1865 federal troops entered Galveston, Texas to assume control of the state and guarantee that all enslaved residents were freed.

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CULTURE

Free Us From the Miu-Miu Cropped Set Industrial Complex

The skin-flashing set has captivated stylists everywhere, but it only accentuates the fashion industry’s inherent thinness fetish

Miuccia Prada ate with that set … but at what cost

Every once in a while, a brand’s product line holds literally every stylist captive. From the cult of House of Sunny, Paloma Wool, and other avant basic trends, to high-fashion, it-items like the Bottega padded cassette bag. Or, do you remember that week when everyone was wearing The Row. Sometimes everyone is on the same page. Each time, it reflects something about the state of the industry.

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CULTURE

Julia Fox, Pete Davidson, KimYe and the Ambition Penalty

The difference between how Pete and Julia are treated by the press is staggering

When Kim Kardashian and Ye — then still known as Kanye West — announced their divorce, I did not bat an eye. Rumors had been flying for a while and — after a couple of suspicious Halloween costumes and Ye’s increasing Kim-targeted rants — divorce seemed inevitable.

I pretty much forgot about the announcement then, and I thought the divorce would be just as insignificant to me as your garden-variety celebrity split. Boy, was I wrong.

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CULTURE

Kanye West Rebranding Black History Month is Not as Revolutionary as he Thinks

Ye said he's "tired of talking about slavery," but what about when he said it was a choice?

Ye — the artist formerly known as Kanye West — is always spouting off about something. Recently, he decried NFTs, had some very Divorced Dad moments, and hurled proverbial shots at Pete Davidson.

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Black History Month Watchlist 2022

Best movies new and streaming for Black History Month in February 2022

via HBO

February is here, and with it comes hoards of content for us to celebrate Black History Month — and while some of it is genuinely inspiring, much of it is tired and trite.

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Mike Lindell Is Offering $5 Million to Prove That He's Crazy

If you're hoping to collect your reward at the "cyber symposium," you just have to shatter a man's faith in God.

Democracy, it turns out, is a fragile thing.

What felt, not long ago, like a deeply flawed but ultimately ironclad arrangement of American politics has recently been undermined. But don't worry, Mike Lindell — the MyPillow guy — intends to save it...

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