Go ahead quote me

Questlove.
Questlove.
Chrissy Teigen.
Chrissy Teigen.
 Cyndi Lauper.
Cyndi Lauper.

I am rather annoyed at the mass acceptance of the elements of black culture that are used, borrowed and promoted and kind of thrown away. There are people who get to know black people only through entertainment. Like, we're more than just twerkers.

THE ROOTS DRUMMER QUESTLOVE, on current American music


Goodbye pregnancy glow. Hi itchy red spots.

MODEL CHRISSY TEIGEN, sharing a makeup-free selfie after the birth of her daughter last month


Fear is fear. And education is the way. Educate people on the facts and how to protect their civil rights; that there are all kinds of people in the world and room for all of us.

SINGER CYNDI LAUPER, who is opposed to an anti-transgender law passed by North Carolina recently

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