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It was revealed yesterday that Lupita Nyong’o was named People Magazine’s "Most Beautiful" person… Read More

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Students and faculty at Grambling State University held a vigil last Thursday morning to honor the life of Alexandria Shelton, the… Read More

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CHICAGO (April 22, 2014) — Desiree Rogers, CEO of Johnson Publishing Company (JPC), today named Mitzi Miller as the new editor-in-chief… Read More

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Remember when Garfield dieted and invariably hallucinated that his pal Odie was actually a configuration of his favorite meats?  Such… Read More

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As a dark brown woman, I never publicly engage in conversations about complexion and colorism (discrimination based on skin… Read More

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When I was growing up, Easter was a big deal. Even if you didn’t believe in Jesus, the holiday still brought plenty of good… Read More

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Every few weeks, Twitter is buzzing with debate over 'leaked' nude pictures that the recipient of said photos has posted… Read More

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In the Cultural Center of Detroit, it’s impossible to miss the Charles H. Wright Museum of African-American History, with its… Read More

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