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How Oprah Made OWN Into a Winner

by #teamEBONY

In the spring of 2012, Oprah Winfrey found herself in what was for her an unusual position: She was failing. OWN, the feel-good… Read More

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Isaiah Washington’s Right to Go Left [INTERVIEW]

by Brooke Obie

When I’d heard there was a film about the D.C. snipers John Allen Muhammad and Lee Malvo being made, I was skeptical. As a… Read More

'Lee Daniels' The Butler'

Lee Daniels' The Butler Reaches $100 Million Mark

by #teamEBONY

The independent historical drama -- headlining Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey -- took in $5.4 million in its fifth weekend for… Read More

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Poised for a Comeback [INTERVIEW]

by Amy Elisa Keith

He’s baaack! Arsenio Hall, who once reigned supreme over ’90s late-night TV’s younger audience, is getting a second… Read More

Taye Diggs Talks Black Hollywood Renaissance [INTERVIEW]

Taye Diggs Talks Black Hollywood Renaissance [INTERVIEW]

by Kelley L. Carter

Taye Diggs laughs a bit before responding to the question of the moment. “Suffice it to say, I’m just happy to be working,”… Read More

Tia Mowry

Tia Mowry Talks Love, Marriage and ‘Baggage Claim’

by Kelley L. Carter

Ladies, take note: Tia Mowry may have the remedy to all of your love woes. The actress has a small but memorable role in this month’s… Read More

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Big Brother Africa

[AFRICAN CONNECTION]
Big Brother Africa

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Big Brother Africa (the highest-rated television show on the continent) ended its run last week after a particularly… Read More

Arsenio Hall

How Arsenio Hall Was Late Night's Best

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The Arsenio Hall Show, which debuted in 1989 was, at one time, appointment viewing for young audiences. This was thanks… Read More

Oprah Winfrey and Forest Whitaker in "The Butler."

Oprah, and Hollywood's Sassy Black Actress Problem

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There is a lot of awards buzz for Oprah Winfrey’s triumphant return to the big screen as Gloria Gaines in The Butler.… Read More

Director Steve McQueen with Michael Fassbender

Buzz for 12 Years a Slave Increases

by #teamEBONY

12 Years a Slave continued its audience momentum with an enthusiastic launch Friday at the Toronto Fest, following its big… Read More

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