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Four outstanding works by Alvin Ailey American… Read More

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Despite the complexity of the beautiful and talented Mary Jane Paul in Being Mary Jane, there’s one consistent theme… Read More

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Black French Angry over Missing Black Hosts on BET France

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When Laure Assembé was 16, she saw Public Enemy perform in Paris. That 1988 concert started a 25-year love affair… Read More

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BET Hip-Hop Awards Stays True to Form

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It may be time for BET to rethink the name of its annual celebration of hip-hop, or at least revisit the way the Hip-Hop Awards are… Read More

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