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Why Is Today's R&B So Hard on Women?

by Aaron Randle

In 2008, Sean Fennessey, then VIBE’s music editor, wrote how R&B had grown soft. Ripping recent offerings by everyone from… Read More

Screenwriter Toni Ann Johnson Talks Black Lit and Hollywood

Screenwriter Toni Ann Johnson Talks Black Lit and Hollywood

by Gary Harris

Toni Ann Johnson is a writer for both film (Step Up 2: The Streets) and television (Ruby Bridges, The Courage… Read More

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Jessica care Moore, ‘Bullet’ Proof Diva [NEW BOOK]

Sunlight Through Bullet Holes (Moore Black Press $24.95) by Jessica Care Moore is a book of poetry you want and need in… Read More

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How the Bobby Shmurda Deal Proves Hip-Hop Executives Hate Black People

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While watching the video for “Hot N****” by Epic Records’ newest artist Bobby Shmurda, I could hear a voice in… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

The National Basketball Players Association elected Michele Roberts, a prominent Washington civil litigator, as its executive director… Read More

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Nicki Minaj's Butt Is Not Your Daughter's Problem

by Jamilah Lemieux

Criticism has been rebranded as “hating,” and you aren’t allowed to dislike someone unless it’s popular to… Read More

Lucy: Why I'm Tired of Seeing White People on the Big Screen

Where are the People of Color in Hollywood?

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One example that comes to mind is Avatar, a "groundbreaking" film about aliens and humanity, which, underneath… Read More

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Russell Simmons’s Art for Life Supports the Inner City [PHOTOS]

Launched in 2000, Art for Life is the primary fundraising event of Russell Simmons’s Rush Philanthropic Art Foundation. This… Read More

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‘Get On Up’ to the Movies This Friday!

Get On Up stars actor Chadwick Boseman (of last year's Jackie Robinson biopic, 42) in the iconic… Read More

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Release of Nicki Minaj's Anaconda Delayed

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Hip-hop's reigning queen of shade has announced that her new single "Anaconda" will be delayed by a week, from tomorrow… Read More

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