‘Black-ish’ Creator Kenya Barris Has a Dream

‘Black-ish’ Creator Kenya Barris Has a Dream

by Raqiyah Mays

7:30am, Pacific Time. Kenya Barris pulls into the parking lot of the Hollywood office where he creates comedic magic for his hit… Read More

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‘Empire’ Strikes Social Media

by Cory Townes

Empire, the breakout Fox hit, has returned and brought the deliciously dysfunctional Lyon family with it. From… Read More

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A moment of silence and a prayer to the social media gods for Nancy Lee Grahn, who couldn’t stand for “How To Get Away With… Read More

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Celebrating its 19th year, the Urbanworld Film Festival hits New York City tonight (September 23-27), to continue its esteemed tradition… Read More

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This weekend in my hometown of Houston, the local chapter of #BlackLivesMatter organized an art exhibition and panel discussion seeking… Read More

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Viola Davis Walks ‘Away’ with an Emmy!

by Raqiyah Mays

Sunday’s 67th annual Emmy Awards broke historical ground when Viola Davis become the first African-American woman to win an… Read More

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Teddy Pendergrass Turns Out the Lights... with Help

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In the world of soul music, the ideal of “the great love man” has been missing from the scene for years. Not to say that… Read More

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The Special Education of Terrence Howard

by Michael Arceneaux

Terrence Howard confused the hell out of many in… Read More

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Iyanla Returns to ‘Fix My Life’ [INTERVIEW]

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A brand new season of Iyanla: Fix My Life will kick off on OWN Saturday, September 19, with an explosive episode about two… Read More

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I have exactly one celebrity friend. Don’t get me wrong; after covering stars of some sort or another for 23 years, I’m chummy with… Read More

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