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Kim Lute
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Kim Lute is a former DuPont and Peabody award-winning journalist at CNN. Currently, she is a freelance writer whose work has been published in the New York Times, Newsweek, The Atlanta Journal Constitution, Skirt magazine and PINK magazine, among others. She's at work on her first nonfiction work, This World of Dew, which is represented by the Alice Martell Literary Agency, in NY, NY.

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Jordan Davis, Trayvon Martin and the American't Dream

(4) Comments | Posted February 20, 2014 | 6:42 PM

At just 17 years old, Jordan Davis died with his back to his killer. He will not graduate college. He will not marry the love of his life. He will not become a father. And he will never know what it means to fully experience an American Dream many young...

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Eat, Drink, Shush!

(0) Comments | Posted February 11, 2014 | 10:34 AM

Located in the tiny, gilded principality of Monaco, on the illumined Golden Square that boasts the famed Hotel de Paris and the Casino de Monte Carlo, sits a delightful and popular cafe. Ranked as one of France's -- and certainly Western Europe's -- most famed restaurants, the chic hub of...

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Taking on Hip-Hop

(0) Comments | Posted December 18, 2013 | 12:48 PM

In the not too distant past, when we were still labeled black -- and the notion of a U.S. President, Barack Obama, was as likely as a unicorn sighting -- African Americans dare not question the role or relevancy of the black church. The very institution was above reproach. And...

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The List

(1) Comments | Posted December 9, 2013 | 9:27 PM

Kael Johnson. Marquise Williams. Diamond Eley. LaToya Figueroa. I'll assume that the mention of these names draws blank stares. You likely don't know who these people are. So, let's try this again with a different group, shall we? Laci Peterson. Natalee Holloway. Chandra Levy. I needn't be a former award-winning...

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What I Really Want for My 40th Birthday

(2) Comments | Posted October 23, 2013 | 5:53 PM

The women in my family have elevated the art of party planning to a virtue. So, I was relatively nonplussed when an older cousin sent out chic invitations to her "Help Me Choose a Sperm Donor" shindig. On the surface, yes, this sounds a mite... odd. But when you are...

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