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[Influencers] Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum and His Red-State/Blue-City Battle

One of the nation's youngest big city mayors, the 37-year-old politician is really in a fight for the bigger picture

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[Influencers] Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum and His Red-State/Blue-City Battle

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... 1927

On this day in 1927, Sidney Poitier is born in Miami, Florida.

Amtrak Officer Charged in Chicago Union Station Shooting

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Amtrak Officer Charged in Chicago Union Station Shooting

BY #teamEBONY

The Cook County state’s attorney’s office charged LaRoyce Tankson, an Amtrak police officer, with murder on Friday. The arrest stems from a fatal shooting... [read more]

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Watch Oprah in the Gripping Trailer for ‘The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks’

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Trump Considered Using the National Guard for Immigration Roundups

by #teamEBONY

The Trump administration considered a proposal to mobilize as many as 100,000 National Guard troops to round up unauthorized immigrants, including millions living nowhere... [read more]

Indie Film ‘Charlie’ Explores Relationships between Black Women

Entertainment & Culture / TV & Film

Indie Film ‘Charlie’ Explores Relationships between Black Women

by LaToya Cross

This quirky indie flick zooms in on the beautiful and complex interpersonal relationships between Black women. [read more]

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Linda Johnson Rice Gives Lessons in Black Business

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Entrepreneurship has been threaded in the fabric of the Black community for years.  Our creative and innovative minds, whether spotlighted in public or unknown... [read more]

Creative Spotlight: Entrepreneur Kasmir Jones aka Poetic

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Creative Spotlight: Entrepreneur Kasmir Jones aka Poetic

BY Diahann Williams

Art, design, marketing, media, music, photography...she does it all. [read more]

#SceneGem: Tracy Morgan Talks ‘Fist Fight’

Entertainment & Culture / TV & Film

#SceneGem: Tracy Morgan Talks ‘Fist Fight’

by Najja Parker

Tracy Morgan is back and bringing the funny in his first big-screen appearance since his car accident. [read more]

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Entertainment & Culture / Music

Fans Remember Junie Morrison, the Ohio Players Founder Has Died at 62

by Britni Danielle

Music has lost another legend. Funk legend and Ohio Players founding member, Walter “Junie” Morrison has passed away, Okayplayer reports. He was 62. Born in... [read more]

Ali

Black History / Icons & Legends

[In My Lifetime] Tip. “T.I.” Harris and an Inspirational Muhammad Ali Moment

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During the summer of 1996, unfortunately, I was waiting to go to bootcamp. But they never came and got me so I was able... [read more]

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