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Maiysha Kai Maiysha Kai Dec 05, 2019 at 05:00. 1 comments

'Too Black? Nah...She’s FLAWLESS!!!': Gabrielle Union Reveals a New Launch and a 'Productive' Meeting With NBC

'Too Black? Nah...She’s FLAWLESS!!!': Gabrielle Union Reveals a New Launch and a 'Productive' Meeting With NBC

The tangled saga of Gabrielle Union’s departure from America’s Got Talent continues, but the star continues to be bolstered by significant support from both fans and fellow industry insiders. On Tuesday, Tamron Hall added her voice to the chorus calling out NBC’s allegedly discriminatory behavior and “toxic” work environment, weighing in on the issue during her daytime talk show.

“[Difficult]...

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Maiysha Kai Maiysha Kai Dec 03, 2019 at 08:00. 12 comments

'Too Black,' Too 'Difficult,' Too Honest: Why Gabrielle Union's Firing Feels Painfully Familiar to Black Women

'Too Black,' Too 'Difficult,' Too Honest: Why Gabrielle Union's Firing Feels Painfully Familiar to Black Women

Growing up, I was constantly told to “shhh!” Whether I was right or wrong, happy or in distress, I was repeatedly reminded to lower my voice and take up less space—even while being simultaneously assured that I could be anything I wanted to be and that my gifts were worth sharing with the world. Granted, I was a loud-ass kid (and occasionally still a loud-ass adult, if and when the moment...

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Jay Connor Jay Connor Dec 03, 2019 at 02:30. 1 comments

'Stupidity Is a Part of This World We Live In': Dwyane Wade Isn't Here for Homophobic Trolls Coming for His Son

'Stupidity Is a Part of This World We Live In': Dwyane Wade Isn't Here for Homophobic Trolls Coming for His Son

Artists might be sensitive about their art, but parents are even more protective of their children, and because we live in a world in which people outright refuse to mind their damn business, Dwyane Wade had to pour another nice tall glass of Shut That Shit Up after trolls came for his child, Zion.

Like every other proud parent in the history of ever, Gabrielle Union took to Instagram to...

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Tonja Renée Stidhum Tonja Renée Stidhum Nov 28, 2019.

What (Reportedly) Happened to Gabrielle Union on America's Got Talent Is Some Bullshit

What (Reportedly) Happened to Gabrielle Union on America's Got Talent Is Some Bullshit

America’s Got Talent will be returning for its 15th season next year, but there will be two hosts noticeably missing from the host lineup: Gabrielle Union and Julianne Hough. The show, produced by Simon Cowell, aims to find America’s next great superstar.

Naturally, fans wondered why Union and Hough had been ousted. Rumblings of a “toxic culture” began this past weekend when Love B. Scott...

Maiysha Kai Maiysha Kai Oct 29, 2019. 1 comments

California Love: Gabrielle Union's Costumed Birthday Bash Took Us to Our Happy Place

California Love: Gabrielle Union's Costumed Birthday Bash Took Us to Our Happy Place

California knows how to party—and when your birthday falls two days before Halloween, it’s bound to be a costume party. In celebration of her family’s recent relocation of their primary residence to Los Angeles, Gabrielle Union jumped in the way-back machine to bring us back to a happier time and place, California-style.

Yes, we know 2000 was the year George W. Bush made it to the Oval Office...

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Maiysha Kai Maiysha Kai Oct 29, 2019. 3 comments

The Johnsons, Untethered: Black-ish Is Putting a Terrifying Twist on Halloween 2019

The Johnsons, Untethered: Black-ish Is Putting a Terrifying Twist on Halloween 2019

No, we don’t mean a reprisal of their genius Jackson 5 family costume (above). This year, the fictional family we know and love as the Johnsons are taking an eerily familiar approach to the group costume, revisiting perhaps the most terrifying film of the year—and one of the blackest.

That’s right: the Black-ish clan is taking on Us.

Tracee Ellis Ross teased the costumes over the weekend,...

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Jay Connor Jay Connor Sep 28, 2019. 2 comments

Gabrielle Union Is Bringing Black Girl Magic to NBC

Gabrielle Union Is Bringing Black Girl Magic to NBC

In a world full of turmoil, we can never have enough Black Girl Magic—and it appears Gabrielle Union will be bringing some over to NBC.

Variety reports that the Being Mary Jane alum will serve as an executive producer on Black Girl Magic, a new comedy series that tells the story of three estranged sisters who learn a mysterious secret about their family history that changes their lives and...

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Maiysha Kai Maiysha Kai Jul 12, 2019. 9 comments

Yeah, Yeah, the Sports...but We're All About the ESPYs Fashion

Yeah, Yeah, the Sports...but We're All About the ESPYs Fashion

Fun fact: Anywhere one or more athletes are gathered, major fashion moments are bound to follow. That’s why, despite marginal interest in “the sports” (unless it’s a playoff, the Olympics or Serena’s involved) we’re always interested in the ESPYs red carpet. As some of the sports world’s finest assemble to celebrate their own, they also take the opportunity to show out, and while The Root’s...

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Ibn Safir Ibn Safir May 28, 2019. 4 comments

Gabrielle Union Roasts Dwyane Wade, Capes for Klay Thompson

Gabrielle Union Roasts Dwyane Wade, Capes for Klay Thompson

Actress and bestselling author Gabrielle Union’s newly jobless husband was pretty good at basketball in his day. The former Miami Heat, Chicago Bulls and Cleveland Cavaliers player managed to rack up three NBA titles, 13 All-Star team slots, and an NBA Finals MVP among a grocery list of accomplishments. His son, Zaire, looks to be following in his father’s footsteps, matching a high...

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Aliya Semper Ewing Aliya Semper Ewing May 06, 2019.

Shady Baby Swag: Kaavi James by Gabrielle Union Clothing Line Launches at NY & Company

Shady Baby Swag: Kaavi James by Gabrielle Union Clothing Line Launches at NY & Company

Gabrielle Union‘s Shady Baby has made her big debut as a mogul in the making; their new NY & Company capsule collection is just in time for Mother’s Day.

The Being Mary Jane actress, 46, her 5-month-old daughter, Kaavia James, are known for their hilarious social media posts in which Kaavia’s don’t –mess-with-me ice grill earned her the nickname Shady Baby:

Now Kaavia is the inspiration for...

Corey Townsend Corey Townsend Apr 11, 2019. 23 comments

Keep Your Homophobia Away From Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union's Support of Their Child

Keep Your Homophobia Away From Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union's Support of Their Child

This past weekend, Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade did what parents around the world should all do: They supported their child.

Each year, a conglomerate of homosexuals swarm South Beach in Miami to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community. Miami Beach Pride brings people from all walks of life together to celebrate love and the freedom to be who they are.

Wade’s 11-year-old son Zion Wade attended the...

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Maiysha Kai Maiysha Kai Mar 28, 2019. 8 comments

Kaavia's 1st Cover: Gabrielle Union and Her Baby Daughter Make Their Debut on Parents Magazine

Kaavia's 1st Cover: Gabrielle Union and Her Baby Daughter Make Their Debut on Parents Magazine

So, I have this theory about babies, and I’m sure I’m not alone: Most of us come out of the womb looking like low-grade aliens (actually, from the looks of it, I stayed in that phase until around age two), and right around the three-month point, we hit some incredible stride of cuteness—likely, to keep folks motivated enough to get up with us at all hours of the night.

I’ve formed this theory...

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Maiysha Kai Maiysha Kai Mar 22, 2019. 3 comments

'We Need Some Women in Here': Tamron Hall Required ABC to Hire More Women for Her New Show

'We Need Some Women in Here': Tamron Hall Required ABC to Hire More Women for Her New Show

As if we needed another reason to support Tamron Hall’s new show when it debuts on September 9 on ABC, she just gave us one more.

As reported by Page Six, when speaking to the audience at Rolling Stone’s Women Shaping the Future brunch on Wednesday, the veteran journalist disclosed that she’d demanded more women on the staff of her highly anticipated talk show after attending a meeting where...

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Maiysha Kai Maiysha Kai Mar 20, 2019. 1 comments

Sundress Season Approacheth—and Gabrielle Union’s Got the Goods

Sundress Season Approacheth—and Gabrielle Union’s Got the Goods

In case you missed it, today is officially the first day of Spring (look at Gawd!) and just in time for the emergence of long-awaited warmer temps and spring blooms (or in my case, allergy season), Gabrielle Union is debuting a few new seasonally-appropriate styles via her ongoing collaboration with New York & Company.

Frankly, we instantly fell in love with a sparkly, striped, and strappy...

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Maiysha Kai Maiysha Kai Feb 09, 2019. 1 comments

Phenomenal Women: Generations of Black Beauty Grace February and March Magazine Covers

Phenomenal Women: Generations of Black Beauty Grace February and March Magazine Covers

We all know “black don’t crack,” but this season we’re seeing that in action on a variety of pre-spring magazine covers that celebrate the varied and ageless glory of black beauty.

From 94-year-old Cicely Tyson on the Ava DuVernay-edited Time “Art of Optimism” issue, to Indya Moore on one of five Teen Vogue Young Hollywood covers, this round of covers is truly a tribute to the diversity of...

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Maiysha Kai Maiysha Kai Jan 11, 2019. 2 comments

If Beale Street Could Talk, It Would Likely Compliment Gabrielle Union's Outfit

If Beale Street Could Talk, It Would Likely Compliment Gabrielle Union's Outfit

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then an outfit can make a statement all its own. With that in mind, Gabrielle Union’s look spoke volumes when she attended a Tuesday night screening of If Beale Street Could Talk in Los Angeles, Calif.

For her moment in front of the paparazzi, Union chose an ensemble from New York-based designer Pyer Moss’ 2018 Collection 2; a tunic and skirt pairing...

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Maiysha Kai Maiysha Kai Dec 15, 2018.

Talking the Stigma out of Infertility: 'You Don't Have to Suffer In Silence'

Talking the Stigma out of Infertility: 'You Don't Have to Suffer In Silence'

(Editors note: This is the second installment of a two-part series. You can read the first installment here .)

While fertility issues may be increasingly common, the causes are not. Researchers speculate that approximately 10% of women aged 15-44 may be infertile, and that any number of factors can contribute, including the advanced maternal age of many working women. But infertility...

Maiysha Kai Maiysha Kai Dec 13, 2018. 11 comments

Fertility Issues Are More Common Than We Think. Why Haven't We Learned How to Talk About It?

Fertility Issues Are More Common Than We Think. Why Haven't We Learned How to Talk About It?

Editor’s Note: This is the first in a two-part series.

Pregnancy has long been perceived (some might say misconstrued) as something “normal” women can readily achieve. There is a presumption that it’s a natural and easy occurrence. Black and brown women have long been specifically plagued by the stereotype that we are over-productive reproductive machines.

And yet, recent data...

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Maiysha Kai Maiysha Kai Nov 24, 2018. 1 comments

Thanks-living: How a Few of Our Faves Gave Thanks This Holiday

Thanks-living: How a Few of Our Faves Gave Thanks This Holiday

Real talks? We don’t all agree that Thanksgiving is a holiday worth celebrating. After all, its colonialist roots resulted in the genocide and marginalization of indigenous people—and later, imported and immigrating people—the effects of which persist to this day.

So, yeah...there’s that.

But as black folks have been doing for centuries (see: soul food), even if we’re dubious on the sentiment,...

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Corey Townsend Corey Townsend Nov 16, 2018. 8 comments

Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade Deserve Uninterrupted Happiness Not Ridicule Over Their Long-Awaited Child's Birth

Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade Deserve Uninterrupted Happiness Not Ridicule Over Their Long-Awaited Child's Birth

Can I be real with y’all? The world we live in is complete and utter trash. Existing is hard, but things like Trader Joe’s plantain chips, direct deposits and plans you regretted making getting canceled are just some of the things that make existing bearable.

You know what else makes life a little bit brighter? Finally getting something you’ve dreamed about that you thought would never happen....

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