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Chef Angie Mar, who has received rave reviews for her New York chophouse Beatrice Inn, has been called a "badass" by the press. While some women have no problem with the word and use it in an entirely complimentary context, many others dislike its bro-culture connotation. Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images hide caption

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Don Cheadle plays Miles Davis in the movie Miles Ahead. Cheadle's portrayal is being hailed as capturing the "badass" swagger that made Davis a hero to generations of black men. Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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Don Cheadle's Miles Davis: The Latest 'Badass' Black Man On Screen

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