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JET Excerpt: No N-Word Challenge
By: Kyra - 29 January 2015 - 0 Comments

Talk about a Black History month challenge. Ahead of our February commemoration of all things African American, one man is challenging members of our community to delete the word “nigga,” or as we in the [...]

Excerpt: Empire Rakes in Ratings
By: Kyra - 13 January 2015 - 0 Comments

So, about last night. It appears that Fox’s new series, Empire, starring Taraji P. Henson, Terrence Howard and Malik Yoba is a ratings winner.  The soapy serial about a record label mogul trying to choose [...]

Excerpt: Waka Flips It On Us…What?
By: Kyra - 22 December 2014 - 0 Comments

Bars? Who needs bars? Being lyrical is almost scoffed at in a day and age where an artist (cough) Shy Glizzy (cough) can get a hit by rhyming: “I’m so awwwsome; I’m out here like [...]

Watch: Kyra Kyles on NBC-5 Talking Race
By: Kyra - 02 December 2014 - 0 Comments

Thanks to all my loyal Kyles Filers who woke up early to watch me discussing Ebony magazine’s amazing, and groundbreaking, cover story on race during NBC-5’s morning show from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. [...]

Excerpt: The Truth About Cat Calling
By: Kyra - 03 November 2014 - 0 Comments

So, in conversations and online exchanges with some fellas, I noted a general confusion about the infamous catcalling video that supposedly awakened all of America to what women go through on a daily basis. A [...]