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From ‘Beyond the Lights’ to ‘Selma,’ Urbanworld Celebrates Black Film

by Raqiyah Mays

The goal of the Urbanworld Film Festival has always been to spotlight the world of filmmakers of color since its beginning in 1997… Read More

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[SHADE BRIGADE]
A Field of Seats for Don Lemon, Lindsay Lohan and Yes, Kanye West

by Michael Arceneaux

Michael Arceneaux, EBONY.com contributor and Master of Shade, calls out five of his biggest gripes from the past week… Read More

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God Isn't the Only One Judging You,
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by Michael Arceneaux

When you hear someone counter valid criticism with “Only God can judge me,” chances are they are about as serious a Christian… Read More

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Somi’s ‘Salon’ Brings Africa to Harlem [INTERVIEW]

by Suede

Chicago-born chanteuse Somi was raised by parents of Rwandan and Ugandan heritage. Her beginnings were a fascinating mélange… Read More

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Should Nicki Minaj Be Allowed to Speak at Her High School?
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by #teamEBONY

Nicki Minaj is arguably one of the most successful graduates of New York's prestigious LaGuardia High School (a school that counts… Read More

Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Post-‘Cosby’ Renaissance Man [INTERVIEW]

Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Post-‘Cosby’ Renaissance Man [INTERVIEW]

by Karu F. Daniels

September 20 marks the 30th anniversary since The Cosby Show premiered on NBC. And for Malcolm-Jamal Warner (who played… Read More

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Why Is Rapsody Still 'Hard to Choose'?
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by Glennisha Morgan

If there is one thing that the first lady of Jamla Records is sure of, it’s her image. Thus, you won't see Rapsody face-down… Read More

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Nas Tracks His Ancestry on ‘Finding Your Roots’

by #teamEBONY

Ford has joined forces with PBS to bring Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. back next week for a second season… Read More

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‘Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood’ Cast Dishes Dirt [INTERVIEW]

by Crystal Shaw King

Ahead of the premiere of the third incarnation in VH1’s Love & Hip-Hop franchise—Love & Hip-Hop:… Read More

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