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Chris Rock and Malaak Compton-Rock to Divorce

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Chris Rock and his wife are divorcing after nearly 20 years together. "After much contemplation and 19 years of marriage… Read More

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‘Selma’ Reflects the #BlackLivesMatter Moment of Today [INTERVIEW]

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All year, diversified races and ages have been chanting “Black lives matter” from coast to coast. Thousands of angry… Read More

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The Black Athlete as Activist:
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I’m fortunate enough to be able to cover sports; they offer a safe haven from life’s hardships. They have their own rules… Read More

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It seems frivolous to waste more than two words on Iggy Azalea at a time like this (“Absolutely not” are good ones. “Nah… Read More

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D’Angelo’s Engineer Says Black Messiah Shied Away From Jam Sessions D’Angelo’s… Read More

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Last night’s Love & Hip Hop was one for the books. Let’s start with the most tame storyline of the nigh:… Read More

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Nicki Minaj Drops ‘The Pinkprint Movie’

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At one point during BET’s upcoming miniseries, The Book of Negroes, Cuba Gooding Jr., who plays Sam Fraunces, a freed… Read More

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Black Brother, there’s a lot that I want to say to you today… I want to tell you that you are safe, that you are seen… Read More

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‘All I Want for Christmas Is You’:
A Modern Xmas Classic

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Even in the daytime, the Blue Comet was dark. With its shadowy charm, the small bar inside Newark Penn Station reminded me of the… Read More

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