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Weekend Read: The 5 Love Languages
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The 5 Love Languages (2009) by Gary Chapman is a book every couple should read, married or not. The actual language of the book, however, refers mostly to married people. The word spouse is used a lot, so the scenarios and everything in the book are from a hetero-legal marriage perspective—the only... Read More...

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When Loud Music Turned Deadly: Doc Explores Death Of Jordan Davis
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You Took A Break. He Has a Baby On The Way…Now What?
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When I heard about Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union’s latest drama I cringed, because I know Gabrielle's pain. All I could think about was how people would be judging her. People assume that when someone “steps out”, especially if the result is a child, that you (the woman) have done... Read More...

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UR Home: Decorating With Acrylic
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Acrylic décor is a fresh and modern trend that is also affordable, and it's a trend that may be here to stay...   [photo: CB2 format Tray] Acrylic trays are a great and easy way to make any coffee table organized and instantly glamorous. Just add some of your favorite collectibles, books or a... Read More...

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UR Home Style: Kourtney Kardashian In Wonderland
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Kourtney Kardashian just finished decorating her Calabasas mansion this past fall, but the reality T.V. star is ready to move on. Kourtney told Domaine Home that she's in need of more space now that she and boyfriend, Scott Disick, are parents of two. The 5,400-square-foot home is listed at just under... Read More...

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Urban Beauties Of The Week: Rita Ora, Kerry Washington, Rihanna
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These Urban beauties served face this week with beauty looks that made us take notice...   Rita Ora's eye makeup at this year's Grammy Awards complements her Lanvin dress perfectly. To get Rita's purple smokey, try the Stylish Move palette by Dior and Sephora's Jumbo Waterproof Eye Pencil in Purple Matte. Keep everything... Read More...

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The impending tackiness that can come from white shoes and bags is enough to make any real fashionista stay far away. Thankfully, designers have begun to put their best foot forward when it comes to white accessories and our favorite style stars have jumped on board to drive the point... Read More...

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UR Style File: 2014 Grammys Fashion Recap
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The 56th Annual Grammy Awards was filled with snubs, snafus and lots of sexy. See what the stars wore on this year's Grammys red carpet and let us know your favorites...            

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UR Style File: The Chic of the Week
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Whose style awakened our spidey senses this week? Check out our picks for Chic of the Week and see who made the cut!   [Naimah Ali: Fashion Director]

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UR Recipes: Feta Salsa
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This feta salsa has been a favorite among the UR team for a while now. The shade is that it's always sold out at Whole Foods, or Whole Check, as I like to call it. The fear of a feta salsa shortage is no more. We can now make a batch of... Read More...

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Will Bridge Scandal End Chris Christie’s Career? I Hope So
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A bitter New Jersey politician has his aides deliberately create a major traffic jam in his rival’s territory. His senior staffer reaches out to buddies at the Port Authority with a cavalier, “Time for some traffic problems in Fort Lee.” The weeklong gridlock impedes emergency vehicles as well as regular... Read More...

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UR Style File: 2014 Golden Globes Fashion Recap
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The 71st Annual Golden Globes kicked off the official start of awards season. Check out the fashion trends that graced the red carpet...

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Urban Romance Beauties Of The Week: Rocsi Diaz & Queen Latifah
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Queen Latifah has reminded us, once again, why we show up for dark lips.  Thank you Sam Fine for this beautiful beat, which is the perfect compliment to Queen's slick bob. We love the edge. Rocsi Diaz's pop of color on her lips looks great against her warm complexion. This look... Read More...

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UR Style File: The Chic of the Week
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It's awards season and the pre-fall fashion shows are in full swing. Here are the folks who gave their best this week...   [Naimah Ali: Fashion Director]

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UR Shopping Bag: Sarah Jessica Parker's New Shoe Line is Coming
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If you're still watching Sex and the City reruns as if you've never seen them before, oohing and aahing over Carrie Bradshaw's timeless style, and envying her shoe collection, you are more than welcome to come sit with the rest of us SATC stans. And while we rehash our favorite... Read More...

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UR Style File: Holiday Chic of the Week
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The stars were brightly shining as your favorite celebs showed off their holiday style. Whether spending Christmas with family and friends or counting down to the new year, these rich-and-famous folks were done up just right...   A bikini-clad Rihanna spent Christmas in sunny Barbados. Love the swimsuit for sure, but her... Read More...

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UR Style File: Best-Dressed of 2013
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Part of the job of being a star is knowing how to put your most fashionable foot forward, or at the very least, being able to pay someone who can help you put your most fashionable, Louboutin-clad foot forward. After a year ripe with fashion misses (e.g., 90 percent of... Read More...

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What to Wear: New Year's Eve Edition
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New Year’s Eve is a tricky holiday. For some, it can be a celebration of all that they have accomplished this past year, while for others, it’s a good riddance to a sucky year with hope for the new year coming. Either way, New Year’s Eve is the world’s biggest... Read More...

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UR Holiday: Re-Gifting The Right Way
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Though it’s a perennial subject of Christmas controversy, re-gifting is a good way to put an unwanted gift to better use when it’s simply not your thing.  You know, like when you get a Chia Pet Duck Dynasty Willie from your Uncle Pete for Christmas, or a neon argyle sweater... Read More...

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Urban Beauty Of The Week: Tika Sumpter
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Tika Sumpter looks so glamorous! The standout of this look is Tika's contoured nose, which may take a bit of practice, but gets easy once you get the hang of it.  After you have applied your concealer and foundation, apply a powder a few shades darker than your skin tone down... Read More...

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UR Recipes: Holiday Sweet-Tooth Fairy
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After a long night of shopping your thighs off or visiting relatives, treat yourself to something oh-so-divine with these recipes below, courtesy of Divas Can Cook...   Red Velvet Pancakes w/ Cream Cheese Glaze If your sweet tooth is aching and you can't resist all things red velvet, this pancake recipe is a winner.... Read More...

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UR Holiday: The History of Consumerist Christmas
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Much as everyone still loves Christmas, it’s hard to deny that the holiday season has become a time of questionable traditions. Black Friday fights and tramplings, an endless barrage of advertising, and big-box stores that value profits over the well-being of employees are all evidence of a holiday that seems... Read More...

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Urban Beauty Of The Week: Beyoncé
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Beyoncé's lip color in her "No Angel" vid is one of the many makeup highlights of her visual album, Beyoncé. This fuchsia-plum hybrid comes just in time to highlight Radiant Orchid, the Pantone Color of the year. It's so inspiring to see what a new year in trendy tones will bring.... Read More...

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UR Shopping Bag: Gifts for Guys
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Still looking for a cool gift for the Urban gent in your life? We've got you covered. Whether it's for a brother, dad, or a boo—from the practical to the novel—one of these man-friendly gifts is sure to work for your special guy.   Couples Massage This relaxing gift works for you... Read More...

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