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...1972

On this day in 1972, U.S. health officials conceded that Blacks had been used as guinea pigs in 40 year syphilis experiment.

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

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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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Molding and defining the African-American image on screen has been a complex task; particularly in the ever-changing entertainment space. In the midst of unimaginable... [read more]

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EXCLUSIVE: Monica Owusu-Breen Talks ‘Midnight, Texas,’ Showrunning And Being A Boss

by Aramide Tinubu

Showrunner Monica Owusu-Breen has the kind of writer and producer credits that let you know she’s about her business. Already under her belt: Brothers &... [read more]

John Singleton Defends R. Kelly: ‘He Has a Bunch of Girlfriends’

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John Singleton Defends R. Kelly: ‘He Has a Bunch of Girlfriends’

by Shantell E. Jamison

Famed director, John Singleton, sees nothing wrong with how R. Kelly is living his life. Last week, the R&B genius became wrapped up in... [read more]

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#TeamIssa or #TeamLawrence: Fans Tweet Allegiance During ‘Insecure’ Premiere

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On Sunday, many tuned in to collectively watch the season premiere of Issa Rae’s bomb television series, Insecure. The HBO original comedy series is loosely... [read more]

‘Black Girls Rock!’ Returns to BET This August

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‘Black Girls Rock!’ Returns to BET This August

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Black girls (and women) are magical, but we already knew that. In celebration of #Blackgirlmagic aka BET’s beloved Black Girls Rock! is set to return in... [read more]

O.J. Simpson Reportedly Placed in Special Housing Area

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O.J. Simpson Reportedly Placed in Special Housing Area

by Shantell E. Jamison

One day after a Nevada judge granted NFL star, O.J. Simpson, parole in connection to a 2008 Las Vegas robbery incident, he has now... [read more]

TV One’s ‘Unsung’ Honors Legendary R&B and Funk Group Switch

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TV One’s ‘Unsung’ Honors Legendary R&B and Funk Group Switch

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During the late ’70s and early ’80s, the R&B and Funk group, Switch, left a stunning impression on music lovers and the industry as... [read more]

EXCLUSIVE: Virginie Besson-Silla On ‘Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets’

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EXCLUSIVE: Virginie Besson-Silla On ‘Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets’

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You’ve certainly heard of the blockbuster hits Lucy and From Paris with Love, which means you know producer Virginie Besson-Silla’s outstanding work. But in... [read more]

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