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The NCAA:
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by Damon Young

Like millions of other sports fans, I spent countless hours following and/or watching the first… Read More

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Zane Jumps Off Into Television [INTERVIEW]

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In 2000, when I was a book editor at Random House, we were noticing a strange (to them) and exciting (to me) event: the proliferation… Read More

Kenneth Gamble Lives the Message In his Music

Kenneth Gamble Lives the Message In his Music

by Souleo

With their socially conscious message songs, Kenneth Gamble and Leon Huff created the timeless… Read More

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THIS HAPPENED:
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David Otunga: The Hardest-Working Man in the WWE

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David Otunga has been an “A” student for as long as he can recall. So when he recently made his acting debut in the suspense… Read More

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Culture Vultures Twerk It Out

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Welcome to the wonderful world of twerking, White people. I’m so happy that you’ve finally joined us Negroes— albeit… Read More

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[REVIEW] Raquel Cepeda’s Soaring ‘Bird of Paradise’

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Raquel Cepeda’s new memoir, Bird of Paradise: How I Became Latina, is billed as an exploration of racial identity… Read More

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[BEAUTIFUL STRUGGLER]
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By now you have likely heard about Rick Ross’ controversial lyric on once-and future-struggling rapper Rocko’s new track… Read More

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[EXCLUSIVE] Introducing the ‘New’ Chris Brown?

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