Commentary: Marriage is the New Black

The list of Black celebrities who have recently jumped the broom reads like a guest list for the BET Awards. Martin Lawrence and longtime girlfriend Shamicka Gibbs, Paul Pierce and Julie Landrum, Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz, T.I. and Tiny, as well as LaLa Vasquez and Carmelo Anthony all got married this summer. What does this rash of weddings mean to common folks from Charlotte to Compton? Well, maybe nothing and maybe everything all at once... Here's what you had to say: Cassandra commented via Facebook: "I'm a huge fan of T.I. and Tiny's love story." Katina wrote via Facebook: "I am happy for any and all Black couples who have found true love and decide to marry, whether they are celebrities or not."  


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