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  • "The lone African American female on the “The Real Housewives of D.C.” — I don’t know how to put this — is actually married. Seriously.

    After you pick yourself off the floor with that one, try not to choke on this extra tidbit: This black woman also has a real job. No, no. it’s not a fashion line with no fashion, and she didn’t claim her “greatness” by latching on the back of a football or basketball star and riding out of the 'hood. Neither does she order up goods and services with the aid of a sugar daddy. Like Akeem in Coming to America, this woman has her own money."

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