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Jay-Z's Nephew Mel Makes His Own Way

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by Steve Rivers

You may recall in the early stages of the Roc-a-Fella Dynasty that there was an artist by the name of Amil. Ok, so maybe the first… Read More

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Politics Aside, 'Won't Back Down' Shines

[REVIEW]
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by Makkada B. Selah

Viola Davis’ new film Won’t Back Down opened this past weekend to what has been described as “dismal”… Read More

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Aunjanue Ellis on 'Abducted: The Carlina White Story'

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It was 25 years ago that 19-day-old Nejdra Nance (born Carlina White) was abducted from Harlem Hospital in New York… Read More

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'Won’t Back Down' Addresses Controversial Response to Failing Schools

by Zerlina Maxwell

Won’t Back Down makes its theatrical debut today amidst both Oscar buzz and controversy.   In the wake of the… Read More

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Kreyshawn Makes FAIL History

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When I first saw the image of a White girl spitting not-so-hot fire about… Read More

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Paisley Park in the Windy City

by Dudley M. Brooks

Prince still knows how to rock the house and he proved it at Chicago’s United Center during his three-day residency here. This… Read More

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Dionne Warwick Celebrates 50 Years of Music and Def Poetry Jam Reunites

by Souleo

As the legendary, Dionne Warwick celebrates her 50th anniversary in music with the release of a forthcoming… Read More

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Ballerina Nicole Zadra Chases Dance Dreams

by Natelegé Whaley

When millions of fresh-faced 18-year-olds have already been swept away from their high schools to explore the campuses of their respective… Read More

Viola Davis the Great

Viola Davis the Great

by Kelley L. Carter

Viola Davis’ career just won’t back down. The Oscar-nominated actress co-stars alongside Maggie Gyllenhaal… Read More

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Why We Need to Relax About the NFL's Replacement Referees

by Damon Young

Whether you follow the NFL or not, you are probably aware that there is something going on with the normal game referees, and that… Read More

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