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Why Saturday Night Live Isn't Ready for Black Women

by The Atlantic

Had it been included, last week’s Saturday Night Live episode would have made the findings even starker. Scandal… Read More

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Harry Lennix Tackles Shakespeare [INTERVIEW]

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Multiple Emmy Award–winning actress Alfre Woodard isn’t only celebrating her 30th anniversary… Read More

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At last night’s eighth annual Black Girl Rock 2013 award show—hosted by Tracee Ellis Ross and Regina King on BET—the… Read More

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Kerry Washington Helps SNL Address Race Issue

by Huffington Post

Whelp, it's official ... this is officially one of the most troublesome seasons of SNL in recent history, even… Read More

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