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For nearly 30 years, Tavis Smiley was able to call a woman who the world knew as an American icon, activist, and leading literary… Read More

Prince mixes politics and pop hits at Baltimore concert for Freddie Gray

Prince Shines at Rally4Peace Concert

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After protests over Gray's death gave way to riots in the city, the singer-songwriter recorded a song called "Baltimore,"… Read More

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25th Annual African Film Festival Hits NY

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The African griot culture is an ancient network of oral tradition. Griots were a societal class of traveling poets, musicians and… Read More

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If you’re a soulhead and all-around music aficionado like yours truly, I’m willing to bet that while your record collection… Read More

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It’ll be a busy weekend for Kelly Rowland. She’s off in Australia working on new projects, but the new mom to six month… Read More

 On the “A” with Souleo: South African photographer captures the pain and beauty of LGBT life

South African Photographer Captures the Pain and Beauty of LGBT Life

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South Africa is celebrated for having one of the most advanced constitutions in the world, often cited for its inclusion of protections… Read More

Parker Sawyers To Play Young Barack Obama In IM Global’s ‘Southside With You’

Parker Sawyers Cast as Young Barack in Southside With You

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Shonda Rhimes, Dee Rees Team for FX Drama Based on 'The Warmth of Other Suns'

Shonda Rhimes and Dee Rees to Collaborate

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Shonda Rhimes and Betsy Beers' Shondaland banner is heading to cable. The prolific producers behind ABC's Grey's… Read More

Prince to play concert for peace in Baltimore

Prince to Hold Concert for Peace in Baltimore

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Award winning musician Prince will play a concert in Baltimore Sunday to promote peace following violent protests over the death… Read More

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