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It’s a holiday when I speak to filmmaker Maya Washington, but she’s been working all day. She’s the director and… Read More

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Anthony Mackie Crosses Over to the Dark Side [INTERVIEW]

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Moral corruption is a peculiar thing. It’s often a slow digression, and it almost never ends on a positive note. In the potboiler… Read More

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After two days of preliminary rounds of basketball action– and some modest partying and networking– the 71st Annual CIAA Basketball Tournament… Read More

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You may know Tina Campbell as one half of Mary Mary, but the songstress has her own personal testimony to share. While enduring a tumultuous… Read More

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By now everybody has heard about the great Oscar controversy of 2016. For a second straight year the organization that produces the Oscars –… Read More

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Eva Marcille Pigford is more than the perceived beauty-and-brains stereotype. The Clark Atlanta graduate was selected to attend Vanderbilt… Read More

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“Much of the current controversy is about the lack of acknowledgement. Tonight, we do it ourselves.” Ice Cube said these… Read More

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If you’ve taken the Oscars off your radar this year due to the #OscarsSoWhite controversy, there are a few ceremonies that will highlight… Read More

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Tweet Chirps Back on ‘Charlene’

by Michael A. Gonzales

In 2002, Charlene Keys, better known as Tweet, released her wonderful debut, Southern Hummingbird, featuring the chart-topping… Read More

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Yep...Hollywood Is Still 'Whitewashed'

by Jetmag.com

In one of the most exhaustive and damning reports on diversity in Hollywood, a new study finds that the films and television produced by major media… Read More

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