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Regina King Nabs Big-Screen Directorial Debut With Play Adaptation About ...

Regina King has already made her mark in Hollywood as an award-winning actress, and she’s also done it by directing episodes of “Insecure,” “Scandal” “Being Mary Jane” and other television shows. Now she’ll direct her first full-length feature on the ...
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75-Year-Old Black Arts Icon Sadie Roberts-Joseph ‘Found Murdered’ In Trunk ...

The arts community in Louisiana’s capital city was mourning after it was reported that a Baton Rouge arts icon was found dead Friday night. The body of 75-year-old Sadie Roberts-Joseph was found in the trunk of a ...
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Serena Williams reveals heartfelt message she sent to Naomi Osaka ...

Serena Williams was deeply hurt by her loss to Naomi Osaka at the 2018 U.S. Open. That match ended in controversy, as Williams was docked a point and a game for arguing with a ref. Following that loss, ...
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Mary J. Blige Secures A First-Look Television Deal With Lionsgate

The “No More Drama” vocalist is taking a big leap into the TV space. (AllHipHop News) It’s been a big week for Mary J. Blige. The undisputed Queen Of Hip Hop Soul was honored with the ...
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TAMI ROMAN INKS OVERALL DEAL WITH TV SUPER PRODUCER MONA ...

*Reality TV OG Tami Roman has inked overall deal with “Love & Hip Hop” creator Mona Scott-Young to develop and produce alternative and scripted content. “Tami is a true multi-hyphenate; not only is she a talent on camera, she’s ...
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The Woke Woman’s Guide to Building Generational Wealth

Try to escape a conversation about money. (XONecole) Whether it’s a new poll showing that blacks aren’t prepared for retirement, actress Kerry Washington urging women to be “financially literate,” or Jay-Z rapping about generational wealth ...
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Taraji P. Henson Speaks on Fighting the Stigma of Mental ...

Taraji P. Henson started the Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation, named after her late father, to eradicate the stigma around mental health care in the African-American community. On Friday, the actress hit up Capitol Hill to spread ...
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Literary Spotlight – Shana Gourdine

Born in well known Charleston, South Carolina Shana Gourdine is proud to state that her formative years were spent in the small town of Cross, South Carolina.  Born on November 23, 1980 as the daughter ...
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Unita Blackwell, Civil Rights Activist and First Black Woman Elected ...

Unita Blackwell spent her life fighting for civil rights of Black Mississippians and decades after her last crusade, she has died at age 86. Cynthia Goodloe Palmer, executive director of Mississippi Veterans of the Civil Rights ...
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Michelle Obama: It’s Up to Us as Mothers to Give ...

My mother is a woman who chooses her words carefully. She’ll sometimes speak in clipped sentences, her wisdom packed into short bursts and punctuated with an infectious smile or a wry laugh. It’s a style ...
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‘Big Day For the Culture’: Rihanna Becomes First Black Woman ...

“A big day for the culture.” That’s how Rihanna described the news that her Fenty line will be a part of the French luxury goods conglomerate LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton. The partnership makes Rihanna the first ...
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Tech: National Council of Negro Women’s GirlTech is focused on ...

In focusing on its future, The National Council of Negro Women is cognizant of the ever-evolving digital world. Under its “Four for the Future” programmatic platform, the organization has curated GirlTech, an annual convening of ...