Back in February, Siriboe posted a series of tweets showing his appreciate for Black women, writing, "My beautiful mother is every reason I need to cherish, love, and protect my sisters. Nobody will ride for you like a black woman. period."
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During an appearance on The Wendy Willams Show, the actor and musician told the host, "I just love dark-skinned girls."
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The rapper once apologized for making Black women feel that they need to alter their bodies, writing on an Instagram post, "Ladies I promise we like y’all for bein’ sexy. But we LOVE y’all for being everything else."
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Underwood and his wife, Desiree, have been married for 22 years. He revealed to Oprah, that his wife taught him a lot about being in a relationship and marriage, "My wife taught me what it means to be a man in my relationship with her. Fourteen years of marriage and three kids later, I'm still listening."
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The hip-hop artist has an ode to Black women, "Black Girl Pain," and once hit back at a Twitter user who felt that Black women were the enemy of Black men, "Boo fucking hoo. Black women ain't your enemy and feminism ain't your enemy. BW ain't your enemy. And if u wanna compare damage done, BM have done more than a fair share to BW."
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The actor gave Black women a shout out in his 2016 BET Awards speech, saying, "Now this is...for the black women, in particular, who have spent their lifetimes dedicated to nurturing everyone before themselves. We can and will do better for you.”
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Back in September, Common spoke to ESSENCE about his documentary Love Star, he said, "Love Star is like a beautiful way of describing somebody important in your life that you care about. Then, when I knew I was a part of the Essence Festival, I was like, what better way that to show that love than expressing that to a Black woman. I know the Essence Fest as a whole is all about honoring Black women but, I also wanted to honor Black women myself, as a Black man. I wanted to show that we revere and hold you high, Black woman. We love you and care for you and honor you."
In a 2015 interview with Tavis Smiley, the singer talked about his album, Black Messiah, black culture, black men, and black women.
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During the Olympics, James praised athletes Simone Biles and Simone Manuel on Instagram, writing, "Truly inspiring for so many especially young black girls."
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The singer told ESSENCE in 2015, "I was raised by Black women. I love Black women. I didn't have a male figure in my life; I had my mother, all my aunties. The strength of them gave me a certain strength." He continued, adding that Black women are "everything" and that "there are so many different things that are beautiful about Black women."
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