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A fresh, new exhibit is on view at Harlem’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture celebrating the 40th anniversary… Read More

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Lifetime Brings Back Aaliyah for 15 Seconds in Biopic Trailer After bumbling out the gate with news of the straight-to-TV… Read More

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Denzel Washington vigilante thriller The Equalizer took the weekend box office with an estimated $35 million, the actor's… Read More

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The world of professional sports has come under national scrutiny for its recent controversies involving Ray Rice’s domestic… Read More

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