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We Don’t Need Olivia Pope: Kerry Washington Challenges Us to Stand Up to Trump

by Melissa Kimble

There’s a running myth on social media that Black folks can’t discuss heavier issues while also being entertained. In reality, we can do both. We can excel... Read More

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’90s Till Infinity: Bell Biv Devoe

by Janelle Harris

If you want to know what age bracket a Black woman falls into, pay attention to the way she responds when a New Edition... Read More


Watch the Exciting Teaser for Stanley Nelson’s HBCU Doc

by Britni Danielle

At this year’s Sundance Film Festival, director Stanley Nelson told a packed crowd at the Blackhouse, a space dedicated to supporting Black multi-platform content creators, that... Read More

7 Reasons Love & Hip Hop’s Papoose Should Be Every Woman’s Heartthrob

7 Reasons Love & Hip Hop’s Papoose Should Be Every Woman’s Heartthrob

by S. Tia Brown, LMSW

There’s a tradition in my office the Tuesday mornings after Love and Hip Hop. The female staffers debrief on the reality show, and fawn over... Read More

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4 Questions We Have After Watching ‘The New Edition Story’

by Melissa Kimble

The highly anticipated miniseries, The New Edition Story, made its debut last night and man, was it a family occasion for the history books.... Read More

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5 Things You Should Know About ‘the New Edition Story’

by Crystal Shaw-King

It’s the biggest production in BET history, according to the network’s President of Programming, Stephen Hill. It was 10 years in the making, and... Read More

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This Year’s Oscar Nominations Are Full of Historic Black Firsts

by Britni Danielle

It looks like #OscarsSoWhite is taking a break. After 2016 turned out to be one of the best years in Black cinema, Black actors, directors,... Read More

A Lesson on Black Womanhood from Comedian Jessica Williams

A Lesson on Black Womanhood from Comedian Jessica Williams

by LaToya Cross

Mediocrity is not in the game plan for Black and Brown skin. We’ve heard since childhood, that we must strive for excellence and show... Read More


‘Moonlight,’ ‘Fences,’ ‘Hidden Figures’ Get Major Oscar Nods

by #teamEBONY

Films focused on Black characters figured high in the nominations for the 89th Annual Academy awards Tuesday morning, reversing the protests from last year... Read More

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About this New Chrisette Michele Song…Here for it or Nah?

by LaToya Cross

The singer addresses adversity following her Trump inauguration performance in new single. Read More