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‘Eden’s Garden’ Explores the Lives of Black Trans Men [INTERVIEW]

by Kiratiana Freelon

For the first time ever, transgender women are regularly depicted in entertainment media. Laverne Cox, a transgender woman, plays… Read More

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Who Were the Top 10 Black Voices of ‘American Idol’? [VIDEO]

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Contestants came, they sang and the show was canceled. After the completion of its 15 season, American Idol—the singing… Read More

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The African griot culture is an ancient network of oral tradition. Griots were a societal class of traveling poets, musicians and… Read More

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Just as it seems like “Black Hollywood” is finally getting its just due with a few notable TV shows about, by and for… Read More

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Aretha Franklin Goes Gospel at the White House

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Aretha Franklin brought church to the White House. Yes, the legendary Queen of Soul turned a recent all-star gospel concert at the… Read More

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Heartthrob Michael Ealy Goes Dark [INTERVIEW]

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One of the most despicable characters on TV right now is played by actor Michael Ealy. He drugged his kids, leaving them stiff on… Read More

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If I could describe Blackbird in three words, I would choose “protect your neck.” The movie is a little over… Read More

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Fist in air, menacing look on face, actress Alfre Woodard stands ready to punch. The object of her anger is actor Gbenga Akinnagbe… Read More

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Black Brazilians Boycott Stereotype TV

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When it comes to TV viewing habits, Marta Celestino isn’t much different from millions of Black people in the United States… Read More

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by Crystal Shaw King

Close your eyes. Imagine experiencing the most emotionally draining work of your life, while simultaneously dealing with one of the… Read More

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