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Russell Simmons to be Honored at 27th Annual EMA Awards

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‘Queen Sugar’ Will Return For Season Three

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On this day

...1962

On this day in 1962, Civil Rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. was jailed in Albany, Georgia.

Mike Tyson Admits to Being Sexually Abused As A Child

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Mike Tyson Admits to Being Sexually Abused As A Child

BY Shantell E. Jamison

The world may know Mike Tyson as the heavyweight champion of the world, but there’s a deep-rooted secret to his toughness. During an interview... [read more]

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Trump Announces Transgender Military Ban

BY Shantell E. Jamison

President Donald Trump has announced plans to ban transgender people from serving in the U.S. military in any capacity, The Washington Post reports. The... [read more]

Even Michelle Obama Had To Call Out The Ubiquity Of Racism In This Country

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Even Michelle Obama Had To Call Out The Ubiquity Of Racism In This Country

by Zahara Hill

Let’s be honest: if we had to endure all of the racially motivated opposition Michelle and Barack Obama faced for eight years, hands would... [read more]

Jay-Z & Kanye West’s Feud is Getting the Doc Film Treatment [TRAILER]

Entertainment & Culture / Celebrities & Notables

Jay-Z & Kanye West’s Feud is Getting the Doc Film Treatment [TRAILER]

by Aramide Tinubu

The demise of Jay-Z and Kanye West's bromance is headed to the small screen with "Public Enemies: Jay-Z v Kanye." [read more]

Mara Brock Akil & Salim Akil’s ‘Love Is ___’ to Debut on OWN

Entertainment & Culture / TV & Film

Mara Brock Akil & Salim Akil’s ‘Love Is ___’ to Debut on OWN

BY Aramide Tinubu

Mara Brock Akil and Salim Akil are headed to OWN with their new hour-long drama based on their relationship, 'Love Is ___' [read more]

Ciara & Russell Wilson’s Beijing Vacation is Everything

Love & Sex / Marriage

Ciara & Russell Wilson’s Beijing Vacation is Everything

BY #teamEBONY

So …Ciara and Russell Wilson have been chillin’ in Beijing, China, for at least a week now. The pair, who also took baby Future... [read more]

Black Panther’s Chadwick Boseman is Headed to Netflix

Entertainment & Culture / TV & Film

Black Panther’s Chadwick Boseman is Headed to Netflix

by Aramide Tinubu

In "Message from the King" Chadwick Bosman stars as Jacob King, a man out for revenge and blood. [read more]

‘Insecure’s’ Yvonne Orji Talks Importance of Show, Sisterhood

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‘Insecure’s’ Yvonne Orji Talks Importance of Show, Sisterhood

by Shantell E. Jamison

On Sunday, Season two of Issa Rae’s critically acclaimed HBO series, Insecure, premiered. The show is held in high regard for its careful attention to the... [read more]

Black Women Are Still Fighting for Our Lives Even if GOP Health Care Bill Fails

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Black Women Are Still Fighting for Our Lives Even if GOP Health Care Bill Fails

by Marcela Howell, Founder and Executive Director, In Our Own Voice: National Black Women’s Reproductive Justice

Republicans have now tried and failed three times to pass health care bills that would dismantle the Affordable Care Act — and potentially cut... [read more]

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