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Need inspiration on #GivingTuesday? Here are 13 organizations worth your attention

Millions of Americans become drained annually from the endless spending that comes from Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Once you've spent all that cash (or ran up your credit) on sale items, there's a bit of buyers remorse. But, Giving Tuesday is the feel good day we need this time of year. Endless charities, organizations and individual causes reap the benefits from the Tuesday after...

Blavity Exclusive: Janelle Monae on 'Hidden Figures' and black women as superheroes

Four years ago, I remember my first time watching Janelle Monae perform live at an event during the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte. In June of this year, I watched her rehearse the morning of the BET Awards ahead of her spectacular Prince tribute and just like four years prior, she poured her heart onto the stage. Janelle's eleclectic style and vibrance is practically...

21 Definitive Characteristics Of Every Cousin Who Comes Around For The Holidays

Remember the Halloween episode of black-ish when Dre's (Anthony Anderson) unrefined cousin June Bug (Michael Strahan) came to visit? His stay was met with a mixed bag of emotions for Dre as he recalled their tumultuous past and the completely different paths the two had taken into adulthood. Like with most cousins, the relationship is either extremely strong or rather complicated....