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‘Power’s’ Naturi Naughton is Officially A Mom!

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O.J. Simpson Granted Parole in Vegas Robbery Case

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Baby Future in This Gap Kids Ad is Just Too Cute!

On this day

...1979

On this day in 1979, WNBA player Tamika Catchings was born in Stratford, New Jersey.

EXCLUSIVE: Lena Waithe Talks ‘Master of None’s “Thanksgiving” & Her Upcoming Series ‘The Chi’

Entertainment & Culture

EXCLUSIVE: Lena Waithe Talks ‘Master of None’s “Thanksgiving” & Her Upcoming Series ‘The Chi’

BY Aramide Tinubu

You may know Lena Waithe from Netflix’s Master of None. She perfectly captures Denise, Dev’s (Aziz Ansari) lesbian best friend, without being a stereotype. The actress and screenwriter... [read more]

Watch Taraji P. Henson Slay in the Sensational ‘Proud Mary’ [TRAILER]

Entertainment & Culture / TV & Film

Watch Taraji P. Henson Slay in the Sensational ‘Proud Mary’ [TRAILER]

BY Aramide Tinubu

Taraji P. Henson is Mary and she’s not one to play with! The much-buzzed-about trailer for the action thriller Proud Mary just dropped and it’s as iconic as we... [read more]

Teachers Hope to Inspire Students with Back to School Album

Lifestyle

Teachers Hope to Inspire Students with Back to School Album

by Shantell E. Jamison

Chicago-based teacher, Dwayne Reed, goes above and beyond the call of duty. Reed, who is a fifth grade teacher at LEARN Campbell Elementary, created... [read more]

Ozy Fest is the Only Summer Festival You Need to Attend

Entertainment & Culture / In Our Cities

Ozy Fest is the Only Summer Festival You Need to Attend

by Aramide Tinubu

Ozy Fest has the answer to your Beyoncé Coachella disappointment. This weekend, Ozy Fest returns to Rumsey Playfield in Central Park for the second... [read more]

Colin Kaepernick Seems to Have A Message for Michael Vick

News & Views

Colin Kaepernick Seems to Have A Message for Michael Vick

BY Shantell E. Jamison

Michael Vick is one of the last people who should be giving unsolicited advice, but obviously, he doesn’t see life that way. On Monday... [read more]

kendrick Lamar

Music

Kendrick Lamar Gifts Fan With Wheelchair-Accessible Van

BY Bianca Garwood

Jennifer Phillips is a huge Kendrick Lamar fan who also happens to be quadriplegic due to a spinal cord injury from a 2007 car accident.... [read more]

The Fugees

Music

If You’re Waiting for The Fugees Reunion, Don’t Hold Your Breath

by Bianca Garwood

Just in case you were wondering, The Fugees will not be reuniting. Last Saturday (July 15), Hot 97 dropped a new track “The Ish,” confirming... [read more]

EXCLUSIVE: Rickey Smiley On Keeping It Real, Old School Parenting & His New Memoir

Entertainment & Culture / TV & Film

EXCLUSIVE: Rickey Smiley On Keeping It Real, Old School Parenting & His New Memoir

by Aramide Tinubu

Rickey Smiley keeps it one hundred. When the comedian is not giving his two cents on various pop culture topics on The Rickey Smiley... [read more]

Black Panther, Wonder Woman and the Power of Representation

Lifestyle / Home & Entertaining

Black Panther, Wonder Woman and the Power of Representation

by Alan Jenkins, President, The Opportunity Agenda

First, I watched the trailer for Marvel’s Black Panther, just one of the 89 million people who saw it in its first 24 hours.  The... [read more]

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