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All Eyes on Us: When Black Culture Goes Global

by Bessie Akuba Winn-Afeku

Two years ago, I made Germany my temporary home, using the opportunity to travel throughout Europe and attend numerous festivals… Read More

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Simone Battle Adds to Tragic Trend of Celebrity Suicide

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La-la, la-la, la-la, la-la…la, la la… A fur coat of mink in the summertime. A Mercedes sedan. Discovering… Read More

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News broke of the nominations for the 2014 BET Hip-Hop Awards, and the nods were evenly spread amongst the heavyweights as well as… Read More

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This summer, fellow MCs, producers, DJs, friends and fans awaited the return of the former Terror Squad member, Remy Ma. Social media… Read More

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Usher Launches North American Tour [VIDEO]

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