Crystal Smith and Shaffer Chimere Smith Jr

Ne-Yo‘s wife Crystal Renay Smith is catching heat for describing her baby son’s hair as “Hawaiian silky”. Crystal, who is mixed race, says social media users were upset because they are uncomfortable seeing mixed-race couples together.

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Tameka Tiny Harris and Reign Rushing

This is why moms should never post their child’s photos on social media — unless they are mentally prepared to handle the negativity. Atlanta socialite Toya Wright was reduced to tears after Instagram.com users called her baby daughter “ugly”.

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Peter Rosenberg Drake

Drake was widely praised for giving away nearly $1 million in his “God’s Plan” music video. The video, which premiered last week, follows the Canadian rapper as he gives away cash, scholarships and cars to residents in South Florida.

But not everyone was impressed with Drake’s goodwill and generosity.

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Laverne Cox speaks at Macy's for Black History Month

The policies and protections that LGBT people enjoyed in the Obama era have not carried over into the Trump administration. Obama lifted the ban on trans people in the military and he gave lesbian, gays and trans people high-ranking positions in his administration.

But now that Obama is out of office, trans people like Laverne Cox (pictured) are struggling to find work.

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Whoopi Goldberg and MoNique

Mo’Nique’s career isn’t dead in the water. The comedian and actress visited ABC’s The View on Thursday to explain why she called for a Netflix boycott. The 50-year-old actress accused Netflix of racial and gender bias after she was offered millions less than her comedic counterparts.

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