Staceyann Chin

Staceyann Chin on Art, Activism, and Raising a Free Black Girl

by April Reign

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

Vic Mensa

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

by LaToya Cross

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

MC Hammer Still ‘Hurtin’ ‘Em With Business<br />

MC Hammer Still ‘Hurtin’ ‘Em With Business

by LaToya Cross

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

by Britni Danielle

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

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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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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

Bobby Brown Responds to Critics, Calls Upcoming New Edition Film ‘Excellent’<br />

Bobby Brown Responds to Critics, Calls Upcoming New Edition Film ‘Excellent’

by Britni Danielle

Bobby Brown isn’t afraid to speak his mind. The self-proclaimed King of R&B recently released his memoir Read More

Jesse Williams' Speech Shuts It Down at BET Awards

Jesse Williams' Speech Shuts It Down at BET Awards

by #teamEBONY

If there were ever a moment where one could drop the mic and walk away it was this one.  Actor Jesse Williams, in a five minute speech… Read More

Debra Lee

Debra Lee Promises BET’s Prince Tribute Will Be ‘Really Special’

by Britni Danielle

During last month’s Billboard Awards, BET dropped a little shade after Read More

5 Things with Tracee Ellis Ross

5 Things with Tracee Ellis Ross

by Shantell E. Jamison

Black-ish star Tracee Ellis Ross doesn’t think of herself as a muse. The dynamic entertainer has been blessed with an acting career… Read More

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