'12 Years a Slave' Compels, Inspires<br />
[REVIEW]

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by Kristin Braswell

There is a scene in 12 Years a Slave where actress Lupita Nyong'o character Patsey sits in an open field, humming and… Read More

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While watching this spring’s moving documentary Let the Fire Burn, which tells the haunting story of the 1985 MOVE… Read More

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‘For Colored Boys’ Stacey Muhammad Has Had Enuf [INTERVIEW]

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It’s been estimated that Black Americans make up nearly one million of the total 2.3 million prison population. Despite that… Read More

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Steve McQueen, the Black British director at least (not the legendary actor), isn’t a household name yet, but he will… Read More

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The Biggest Beneficiary From the NFL's Pink Gear for Cancer Research? The NFL

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‘Think Pink’ looks a lot more like ‘Think Green’ when it comes to the NFL’s Breast Cancer Awareness… Read More

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Might Beyoncé finally be ready to give us some new music? An insider tells the New York Daily News’ Confidential:… Read More

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Ntozake Shange Debuts New Work

by Souleo

In her private residence, playwright, Ntozake Shange is lost in her own world: one made up of words, rhythm and recovery. The… Read More

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Earlier this year, Brooklyn resident LeRoy McCarthy started an online petition to name a local street corner after Biggie Smalls… Read More

'12 Years' Breakout Star Lupita Nyong’o Shines<br />
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'12 Years' Breakout Star Lupita Nyong’o Shines
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The role of a lifetime comes early for Lupita Nyong’o, who stars in the critically acclaimed movie adaptation of 12 Years… Read More

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INTRODUCING Shvona Lavette! [NEW MUSIC]

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