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TV REVIEW: ‘Dark Girls’ Documentary

The OWN Network premiered the documentary Dark Girls Sunday night. As I watched and surfed my social media, I saw sentiments from people that ranged from "Finally someone is telling my story" to "What was the point of telling this story?" My own opinion lies on both sides of the fence. I am a "dark girl." Like some of … [Read more...]

‘Dark Girls’ Documentary To Premiere On OWN

The documentary Dark Girls is a provocative look at the effects of colorism among the African-American community. It will make its television debut on Oprah Winfrey's OWN Network this Sunday. The film was first screened at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2011, where it generated a lot of buzz because of its … [Read more...]

Bill Cosby Says Apathy Is A “Plague”

Bill Cosby is no stranger to causing controversy. In his younger years he was the hilarious comedian who turned into America's favorite dad as Cliff Huxtable on The Cosby Show. Lately, however, he has been in the news for being one of black America's biggest critics. He recently sat down with the New York Post to discuss … [Read more...]

Bill Cosby Says Apathy Is A “Plague”

Bill Cosby is no stranger to causing controversy. In his younger years he was the hilarious comedian who turned into America's favorite dad as Cliff Huxtable on The Cosby Show. Lately, however, he has been in the news for being one of black America's biggest critics. He recently sat down with the New York Post to discuss … [Read more...]

Carjacked On The First Date

Dating these days is hard enough. Trust me, I know. However, sometimes you luck up and meet a cool guy you want to get to know better and plan the first date. An outing of walking on the beach and talking goes well. The date ends with you sitting in the car talking before heading your separate ways and the unthinkable … [Read more...]

Carjacked On The First Date

Dating these days is hard enough. Trust me, I know. However, sometimes you luck up and meet a cool guy you want to get to know better and plan the first date. An outing of walking on the beach and talking goes well. The date ends with you sitting in the car talking before heading your separate ways and the unthinkable … [Read more...]

View From The Avenue – April 14, 2013

The ladies of 5 P!NK AVE thought it would be fun to get together and discuss the hottest topics from our website and share it with all of you. So we came up with View from The Avenue, where we give you our opinions and views with no holding back. We had such a great time and couldn't stop talking. We discussed everything … [Read more...]

HARRIET TUBMAN RECEIVES NATIONAL MONUMENT

Today (Mar. 25), President Barack Obama is set to announce five new national monuments and abolitionist Harriet Tubman is on the list! A national monument, located on Maryland's Eastern Shore, will receive the designation of a National Park. The Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Monument will be the first … [Read more...]

WHAT’S IN A NAME?

Rashida. That's my name. It's Arabic and it means rightly guided. I absolutely adore it! I didn't always feel that way though. Growing up I thought it was sooooo ghetto. Some of my closest friends in middle school, were Kim, Rachel, and Brittany. I guess you could say I had a complex about it. Now I went to school with … [Read more...]

WOMEN TO WATCH: BEVERLY BOND

You may not know Beverly Bond but I guarantee you've used the phrase that she is famous for... BLACK GIRLS ROCK!! Beverly Bond is the DJ and model that created the non-profit BLACK GIRLS ROCK!, which is a youth mentoring and empowerment organization. Since 2006, the organization has mentored 12-17 year old girls of color … [Read more...]