[FastForward] Hollywood Reps Talk the Browning of Big and Small Screens (Part Two)<br />

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After Alton Sterling’s Death, Jesse Williams Asks Where Can We Be Free?

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Jesse Williams is one of our favs for a reason. Instead of resting on his success as the star of a network drama, the actor and activist refuses to… Read More

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A Three-Day Black Reign Over the Sports World

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While the rest of the world was on vacation, Black athletes showed up and showed out this holiday weekend. Here's a recap, in case you missed… Read More

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Smokey Robinson was a major part of the Motown sound, writing hits for the Detroit label's roster of stars. Robinson's creamy vocals and ability… Read More

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Staceyann Chin is a force of nature. A mother, playwright, poet, and activist, she manages to weave all of her passions into her work. Currently… Read More

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Vic Mensa Calls out Justin Timberlake for Not Really Being 'Down'

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Vic Mensa is NOT here for Justin Timberlake. During a roundtable discussion on The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore, one of the highlighted… Read More

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MC Hammer Still ‘Hurtin’ ‘Em With Business

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They were pink with black stars, the midsection hung low, and the looseness allowed me to move freely and dance. These were my one and only… Read More

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Even Alice Walker Was Inspired By Jesse Williams' Speech

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Alice Walker is one of the greatest writers of the 20th century, so when she speaks, we listen. Recently, the Color Purple creator… Read More

Celebrate ‘Coming To America’ Anniversary via the EBONY Archives

Celebrate ‘Coming To America’ Anniversary via the EBONY Archives

by Melissa Kimble

Today in 1988, the classic Coming To America was released in theaters. The already successful 27-year-old Eddie Murphy, had proven his Hollywood star… Read More

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Clip Tease: Miles Pulls A Few Stunts on 'Uncle Buck'

by LaToya Cross

Nobody knew what to expect when Mike Epps joined ABC’s TV line up. His brand of comedy isn’t exactly, well…family friendly. And… Read More

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