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Oprah to Star in ‘The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks’ for HBO

Oprah Winfrey and HBO will bring Henrietta Lacks’ amazing story to life.

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Oprah Winfrey Henrietta Lacks

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Long Process of Settling Prince's Estate Begins

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...1920

On this day in 1920, the first game of the National Negro Baseball League was played in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Jay Z Launches Tidal Music Streaming Service

Careers & Finance / Business News

Have African Americans Turned Away From Tidal?

BY Paula Rogo

When Beyoncé’s sixth album, “Lemonade” dropped exclusively on Tidal last weekend, Shamika Sanders was pumped that she had… [read more]

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Here's What Happened When Racist Trolls Attacked Old Navy

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Over the weekend, clothing giant Old Navy shared [read more]

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News & Views / Gender & Sexuality

Taking Off the Mask of Masculinity

by Wade A. Davis, II

Growing up, I loved that people saw me as a masculine man. I loved the power, the access, the respect and the perceived safety that masculinity… [read more]

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Entertainment & Culture / Celebrities & Notables

Beauty in the Contradictions: The Spiritual Evolution of Prince

BY Tracey M. Lewis-Giggetts


"Prince was just too nasty for me. I grew up in the church," she said. My first inclination was to defend the musical icon I loved… [read more]

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Lawsuit: Woman Assaulted, Dragged by Chicago Cops

BY #teamEBONY

Two Chicago police officers are accused of assaulting a reverend during a road rage incident. In 2013, Rev. Catherine Brown says she… [read more]

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Careers & Finance / Money Management

6 Ways to Budget On A Monthly Income

BY Kara I. Stevens

The concept of payday is usually based on a bi-weekly paradigm. But there are millions of Americans that do not get paid two or three times a month… [read more]

History-making 'Shuffle Along' Returns to Center Stage<br />

Entertainment & Culture / Theater

History-making 'Shuffle Along' Returns to Center Stage

BY William Bryant Miles

Imagine a 1921 Broadway show so outrageously successful that New York City officials had to convert a two-way street to a one-way thoroughfare to… [read more]

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[Viral] Meet The Lemons Writer

BY Adrienne Samuels Gibbs

So… There’s a security guard in Baltimore who started a crazy funny, pop culture, Beyonce-based, fan fiction saga that has now garnered… [read more]

First Black U.S. Rolls Royce Dealer Talks Success from the Bottom Up

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First Black U.S. Rolls Royce Dealer Talks Success from the Bottom Up

BY Eric Easter, Urban News Service

The world’s first African-American Rolls Royce car dealer got there through hard work and perseverance, but only after disappointing his family. Thomas… [read more]

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