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Kevin Hart, 12 Years a Slave Honored at NAACP Image Awards

by #teamEBONY

Kevin Hart was named Entertainer of the Year while “12 Years a Slave” racked up another four awards including for motion… Read More

NFL Weighs Punishment for Slurs

NFL Considers Rule that Would Penalize Players for N-Word Use

by ESPN

As the NFL's competition committee soon considers a rule that would penalize players for using the N-word on the field, one veteran… Read More

Jason Collins Signs With Brooklyn Nets, Becomes First Openly Gay Player in Major Sports Leagues

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It’s only a 10-day contract but it’s a historic 10-day contract. The Brooklyn Nets have signed on Jason Collins, effectively… Read More

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Michael B. Jordan has been cast as Johnny Storm

The Backlash When Black Actors are Cast as "White" Superheroes

by The Atlantic

Michael B. Jordan has been cast as Johnny Storm in the new Fantastic Four movie. For many prospective viewers, that announcement… Read More

LeBron James writes a letter thanking his absent dad

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by #teamEBONY

LeBron James' dad was never around. The best player in the world decided to take to Instagram to ... thank his absent father… Read More

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In news I can’t make up, Michael Vick and Bow Wow are teaming up on a business venture Wave… Read More

Miles Teller, Kate Mara and Jamie Bell will join Michael B. Jordan

Michael B. Jordan to Star in Fantastic Four

by #teamEBONY

After a final rewrite to the script and a long casting process, Fox looks to have assembled the team for its “Fantastic Four”… Read More

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