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Beyoncé's Parents Kept Destiny's Child Away From R. Kelly


There were repeated requests by him and his label to work with the teenage girls. Matthew Knowles, said of the girls: "They did not leave our eyes."

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Beyoncé's father, Matthew Knowles said Destiny's Child stayed away from R. Kelly because they had heard of his reputation back in the late '90s.

"The girls were 15, 16," he said. "When they went to the bathroom, Tina would go with them. They did not leave our eyes."

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Jada Pinkett Smith Shares Her Struggle with Severe Hair Loss

"'Oh my God, am I going bald?' It was one of those times in my life when I was literally shaking with fear," Pinkett Smith said.

Jada Pinkett Smith / FACEBOOK

Hairstyles have both cultural and political significance within the Black community. From locs to Afros to press and curls, the intricacies of hairstyles are especially understood among Black women. It's an extension of self-expression.

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Jada Pinkett Smith on Mo'Nique's Netflix Boycott: She's Shining Light on the Truth

Mo'Nique claims gender and racial bias afflict the company's contract negotiations and both Pinkett Smith and Wanda Sykes have come to her defense.

Academy Award-winning actress and comedian Mo'Nique continues to call for a Netflix boycott after she says executives offered her only $500,000 for a comedy special compared to the $13 million comedian Amy Schumer was paid last year. Mo'Nique said that accepting the offer would set a precedent for a pay gap when it comes to Black women.

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Universal's 'Girls Trip' Starring Black Women Opens to $30M at Box Office

The movie has the largest opening of any live-action comedy in 2017.

UNIVERSAL

The adventures of four Black female friends attending the annual Essence Festival in New Orleans, La., has struck comedic gold at the box office.

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Jada Pinkett-Smith, Spike Lee to Boycott Oscars for Failing in Diversity

Amidst the boycott news, fans pressure host Chris Rock to step down.

By Sheryl Estrada

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