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James Earl Jones Talks Living With Diabetes

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James Earl Jones continues to lead an iconic career. His booming baritone voice commands the space. His kingly presence sets a tone. And… Read More

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"Keep your friends close and your Muslims closer," joked the family patriarch, Joe Carmichael, in the first 10 minutes of last night's… Read More

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On Monday, my favorite Negro Telenovela, Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta, returns on VH1. Full disclosure: I have already seen the season premiere… Read More

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There he was, standing in front of his teammates, a slew of executives and the rest of the world during a 2014 news conference announcing him as the… Read More

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While the Internet would have us believe that rapper Bahamadia released her underrated 1996 debut album Kollage (Chrysalis/EMI Records) on… Read More

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How Reality TV Tackles the Issue of Black Incarceration

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Our families may be reluctant to talk about the rebellious cousin or mysterious uncle who’s been “away” for years, but the fact… Read More

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Legendary music producer Quincy Jones recently was blessed by two landmark events. First, there were the festivities earmarking his 83rd… Read More

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Hamilton, the history lesson on Founding Father, Alexander Hamilton, with a hip-hop twist has been gaining major momentum - so much that… Read More

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Empire Cast Drops Mid-Season Two Secrets

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The talented cast and creatives of Fox’s hit show Empire were recently on hand for the opening of The Paley Center for Media’s… Read More

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