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Beyoncé's NABJ Award: Don't Blame Her

At Clutch magazine, Kirsten West Savali writes that hate directed at the singer for an award that many think was undeserved is misdirected. When news broke yesterday that Beyonce Knowles was selected to receive a journalism award for her Essence feature story, “Eat, Play, Love,” by the New York Association of Black Journalists, I was stunned -- to put it mildly... But, here’s the catch.
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For Middle-Class White Girls When Being Privileged Isn't Enough

Ethnicity & Race / African American : The Root (2 years ago)

Clutch magazine's Kirsten West Savali responds to a Wall Street Journal op-ed about the college-admissions process. When I read the Wall Street Journal op-ed written by graduating high school senior Suzy Lee Weiss, I was immediately... Read Post

Solange Knowles -- Nailed By Taxman Days After Marriage

Pop Culture / Celebrity : TMZ.com (35 minutes ago)

While Beyonce shops for $70 million homes, her sister Solange is getting dogged by the taxman almost immediately after she got hitched.Solange needs to settle up with the State of California, which claims she owes more than $55,000 ... Read Post

Beyonce's NABJ Journalism Award Draws Fire

Ethnicity & Race / African American : The Root (3 years ago)

N.Y. Black Journalists to Honor Pop Star's Essay in Essence The New York Association of Black Journalists "is going to be looking at the criteria for next year" after its announcement that pop star Beyoncé Knowles had won one of its... Read Post


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