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Charlie Brown’s Buddy Franklin Turns 47!

by Crystal Shaw King

If you’ve ever checked out a Peanuts comic strip that ran after July 31, 1968, then you’ve… Read More

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Janine Sherman Barrois Sharpens Her Pen for TV

by Lisa Bonner

“If you look at me,” says writer/executive producer Janine Sherman Barrois, “it’s, ‘hmm, she looks… Read More

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5 Black Sitcoms to Fill the 'Cosby' Void

by Jamilah Lemieux

I was a Cosby Show Stan for most of my 31 years on this planet and until I was 16, I was under the impression that most… Read More

‘Hollywood Divas’ Paula Jai Parker + Lisa Wu Talk Season 2<br />

‘Hollywood Divas’ Paula Jai Parker + Lisa Wu Talk Season 2

by Felice León

The divas have returned! Hollywood Divas—the TV One reality show featuring Paula Jai Parker (Hustle & Flow)… Read More

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Alfonso Ribeiro: Still Fresh [INTERVIEW]

by Felice León

Alfonso Ribeiro has clocked nearly three decades in the entertainment industry and he’s far from done yet. The 43-year-old… Read More

‘Boris & Nicole’ Brings Black Love to Daytime TV [INTERVIEW]<br />

‘Boris & Nicole’ Brings Black Love to Daytime TV [INTERVIEW]

by Josie Pickens

I began my interview with Boris Kodjoe and Nicole Ari Parker a bit unusually, as the couple right away answered the questions they’re… Read More

Dear MTV’s ‘White People’

Dear MTV’s ‘White People’

by Raqiyah Mays

Thanks to social media and the #Blacklivesmatter movement, the phrase “White Silence = White Consent” has circulated… Read More

‘Amy’ Explores the Heart of Winehouse [REVIEW]<br />

‘Amy’ Explores the Heart of Winehouse [REVIEW]

by Amy Linden

Amy—the critically acclaimed documentary chronicling the life and career of the late Amy Winehouse—is… Read More

Jada Pinkett Goes XXL in ‘Magic Mike’ Sequel [INTERVIEW]

Jada Pinkett Goes XXL in ‘Magic Mike’ Sequel [INTERVIEW]

by Raqiyah Mays

The fascination with Will and Jada Pinkett Smith makes sense. She doesn’t wear a wedding ring. She candidly speaks of their… Read More

Mr. Marcus Comes Clean [INTERVIEW]

Mr. Marcus Comes Clean [INTERVIEW]

by Glamazon Tyomi

Jesse Spencer, a loving husband and father to two beautiful daughters, appears to be your average California state resident. But… Read More

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