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Everyone Else Better ‘Walk On By’ Because Dionne Warwick Has Handpicked Teyana Taylor to Play Her in a Biopic

Dionne Warwick performs on SiriusXM’s Soul Town channel on March 28, 2019; Teyana Taylor speaks onstage at the BET Hip Hop Awards 2019 on October 5, 2019.Photo: Cindy Ord/Getty Images for SiriusXM (Getty Images), Carmen Mandato/Getty Images (Getty Images) Someone get the Psychic Friends Network on the phone and ask them if they saw this […]

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Oh, How We Love Dionne Warwick’s Tweets—and Apparently, She Loves the SNL Sketch About Her

Dionne Warwick performs during the 2020 Carousel of Hope Ball benefiting the Children’s Diabetes Foundation on October 10, 2020.Photo: Getty Images/Getty Images for Children’s Diabetes Foundation (Getty Images) The moment I wake up, before I put on my (Zoom) makeup…I check Dionne Warwick’s Twitter feed. Advertisement If you want to start your mornings with pure […]

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Auntie Unfiltered: Can White Women Be Aunties, Too?

This week on Auntie Unfiltered, I go into the mailbag and answer a question from a white woman who wants to know whether white women can be “aunties” as well. The short answer? Sure. If you are an actual aunt to nieces and nephews and your nieces and nephews actually call you “Auntie”-whatever, then you […]

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Gladys Verzuz Patti Was Grown Folks’ Business

Gladys Knight and Patti LaBelle at Verzuz Screenshot: verzuztv/Instagram Do y’all feel that? Oh yes, it’s the unmatched warmth from the hug of a Black auntie. Advertisement After processing what went down at Gladys Knight Verzuz Patti LaBelle this past Sunday night, I just feel…loved. So, let’s relive it! And for those of you who […]

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