“Little White Lie” Black And Jewish Filmmaker Documents Growing Up Believing She Was White

- By Bossip Staff

Most of us know from a very early age that we’re Black. It happens so early that many of us can’t remember a specific conversation or moment where we learned this truth. But that wasn’t the case for 37-year-old Lacey Schwartz. Schwartz, a Harvard Law School graduate turned filmmaker, didn’t learn she was black until she was 18-years-old. While many of us would look at Schwartz, with her light brown skin and dark, curly hair and suspect immediately that she has at least some Black ancestry.

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4 Things I Did to Aggressively Eliminate $40K Of Student Loan Debt in 2 Years

In total, I had $65K worth of student loan debt between my three degrees (one undergraduate and two Masters’). I, however, was able to eliminate $40K of my student loan in two years, the total cost of my last Master’s. Here are four things that I did that I know that will help you divorce yourself from student loan debt. I paid rent to my mother. Since getting out of debt was serious to me, I moved home.

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Black Twitter Reacts To Busta Rhymes’ Feature On Toyota’s “Swagger Wagon” Ad [Photos]

Busta Rhymes, legendary MC and Hip-Hop vet, made waves throughout the Internets for all the wrong reasons after he appeared on Toyota’s new “Swagger Wagon” commercial. In a terrible combination of all sorts, Toyota enlisted the rapper for some not-so great realness in a video that displayed a (white) family of four rapping and mimicking the urban “swagger” whilst promoting for the new vehicle (that looks like a mini-van even though it’s so not).

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