Kimberly Elise Sets It Off on ‘Hit the Floor’<br />

Kimberly Elise Sets It Off on ‘Hit the Floor’

by Kelley L. Carter

This time around, Kimberly Elise wants to make you laugh. And emote. And maybe—if you’re so inclined—she’ll… Read More

Black Womanist Anthems Shine in ‘Sistas: The Musical’<br />

Black Womanist Anthems Shine in ‘Sistas: The Musical’

by Donovan X. Ramsey

When the 92-year-old matriarch of a family dies, five female relatives are left to sort through her belongings in search of the perfect… Read More

Singer Nicole Wray Returns with New Duo

Singer Nicole Wray Returns with New Duo

by Souleo

Music connoisseurs who love a good underdog story can look no further than the soul duo, Lady. Individually they are known as Nicole… Read More

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Calm Down, Miguel

[THE WEEKLY READ]
Calm Down, Miguel

by Michael Arceneaux

Dear Miguel: I could pile on and lecture you on why it’s not a good idea to leap into the air in airtight pants and… Read More

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20 Tips for Beyoncé on Baby No. 2

by Denene Millner

Before I hip Beyoncé to the second baby game, I need my second baby, my little Lila, to know this one true thing: she was… Read More

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Jay-Z Gives Skylar a Benz, NFL Players' Families Beg for Money

[SPORTS NOTES]
Jay-Z Gives Skylar a Benz, NFL Players' Families Beg for Money

by Jessica Danielle

The NFL draft was just a few short weeks ago, but at least one draftee admits to family already stressing him about game checks he… Read More

Flygirl in the Buttermilk:<br />
Teyonah Parris of ‘Mad Men’<br />

Flygirl in the Buttermilk:
Teyonah Parris of ‘Mad Men’

by Hillary Crosley

Many critics and fans agree that Mad Men is one of the best shows on TV, but the series lacks one thing: diversity. That… Read More

When the Fixation With Black Women's Addiction to Scandal Comes Home to Roost

When the Fixation With Black Women's Addiction to Scandal Comes Home to Roost

by Damon Young

As I sat down to watch last night's Scandal season finale, consumed by Read More

‘janet.’ at 20

‘janet.’ at 20

by Michael Arceneaux

In hindsight, I had no business listening to her fifth album, janet, given I was nine years old when it was released. I… Read More

[THIS HAPPENED]<br />
Kelly Airs "Dirty Laundry," Kanye Goes Kanye

[THIS HAPPENED]
Kelly Airs "Dirty Laundry," Kanye Goes Kanye

by Michael Arceneaux

It’s been a long time since I’ve read a rumor about Kanye West being gay, but here we are. According to In Touch, Kim… Read More

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