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Why Prince? Why Now?

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That’s not how any of this works. When we began the planning of this June issue—our annual celebration of Black Music Month… Read More

[Video] ‘Roots’ Star Emayatzy Corinealdi Talks Reboot

[Video] ‘Roots’ Star Emayatzy Corinealdi Talks Reboot

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Like so many of us, you likely fell in love with Emayatzy Corinealdi in Ava DuVernay’s understated masterpiece, “Middle of Nowhere.”… Read More

Black Films’ Rich, Resistant History

Black Films’ Rich, Resistant History

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During the 1970s, many picture show palaces across America weren’t doing the same brisk business they were a decade before, so they quietly… Read More

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Joe Morton is a household name, thanks in part to his amazing portrayal of the villainous Rowan Pope on ABC's Scandal. However, before… Read More

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On Friday, Rick Stevens, the original lead singer of 70s R&B/soul band Tower of Power, will perform at a California prison, four years after his… Read More

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Podcasting Couple Keeps It Really Real on ‘The Black Guy Who Tips’

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Down in Charlotte, there is a married couple whose mission is to amuse and inform online listeners five times a week. Roderick and Karen Morrow, both… Read More

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[Goal Oriented] Caron Butler and His 'Tuff' Choices

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'Tangerine' Among Winners at the 27th Annual GLAAD Media Awards!

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Celebrities and guests gathered in New York City on Saturday night to honor and celebrate media for creating content that represents the lives and… Read More

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Azealia Banks Only Has Herself to Blame

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There’s nothing that frustrates me more than a vile, disrespectful, argumentative troll who refuses to take responsibility for their actions… Read More

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