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Entertainment & Culture / By Aramide Tinubu

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

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Teachers Hope to Inspire Students with Back to School Album

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Here’s Your First Look at Psychological Thriller ‘Til Death Do Us Part’ [TRAILER]

On this day

... 1973

On this day in 1973, actor Omar Epps was born in Brooklyn, New York.

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]

R. Kelly’s Alleged Captive: ‘I’m No Hostage’

News & Views

R. Kelly’s Alleged Captive: ‘I’m No Hostage’

by Shantell E. Jamison

Since a scathing report accusing Grammy award-winning musical genius, R. Kelly, of keeping women hostage and using them for sex slaves went public Monday,... [read more]

A Family Affair: Beyoncé and Family to Tour with JAY-Z

Lifestyle

A Family Affair: Beyoncé and Family to Tour with JAY-Z

by #teamEBONY

Last week, Beyoncé shared an image of twins, Rumi and Sir Carter for the first time on their 1-month birthday. The world universally gushed... [read more]

Samantha Montgomery Refuses To Be Defined By Her Struggles In This Exclusive ‘Presenting Princess Shaw’ Clip

Entertainment & Culture / TV & Film

Samantha Montgomery Refuses To Be Defined By Her Struggles In This Exclusive ‘Presenting Princess Shaw’ Clip

by Aramide Tinubu

Music can be both therapeutic and revolutionary. For New Orleans native Samantha Montgomery, (or Princess Shaw as she is known on YouTube), music has... [read more]

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