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Celebrity weddings 2017: Couples set to tie the knot this year

Tika Sumpter is engaged. The actress who announced her pregnancy while in her third trimester late last year, recently revealed to the ladies of “The Real” that her man put a ring on it — in

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The good, bad, and funny reactions to Donald Trump’s inauguration

Well, it’s official. A reality star, aka Donald Trump, has been sworn in as the 45th president of the United States. On Friday, Jan. 20, millions watched in disbelief as gloom, uncertainty and an overwhelming

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Suspect in killing of pregnant girlfriend and cop says police beat him

Accused cop killer and suspect in the killing of a pregnant woman, Markeith Loyd, 41, was captured after a massive manhunt in Florida this week and is now upset by his treatment by police. On
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Behind the scenes with BET’s ‘New Edition Story’ costume designer Rita McGhee

Given the task of dressing over 60 characters with more than 20 different wardrobe changes for a five-member R&B group, both as an ensemble and as individuals, is all in a day’s work for costume

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Issa Rae talks Trump, Meryl Streep at MLK Day symposium

Source: Facebook University of Michigan Issa Rae shared her “awkward Black girl” magic during the 31st annual Martin Luther King Jr. symposium at the University of Michigan. Held Jan. 16 at Hill Auditorium, the theme focused on Sounds
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Nick Grant provides substance on ‘Return of the Cool’

When I curated a list of the top artists to watch in 2017, I made the mistake of not including South Carolina’s own, Nick Grant. Nick Grant is who your favorite rapper is listening to.

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Frequency Friday: ‘Afrosoul Vol 6’ by DJ Joe Kollege

With over 15 years in the business, Chicago native DJ Joe Kollege is known for being more than someone that spins records or gets the party started. When he’s on deck he becomes the voice
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Chicago Sinfonietta hosts MLK diversity reception and concert

The Chicago Sinfonietta hosted a stellar MLK concert preceded by a diversity networking reception at the Chicago Symphony Center. The diversity reception featured a number of highlights, including a keynote address from Dr. Walter E.

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Charli Baltimore celebrates with her daughter Siaani Love on her birthday

Siaani Love brought in her 22nd birthday in super cool fashion by throwing a house party-themed banger at a private loft in Philadelphia. The highly sought-after makeup artist and budding DJ set the vibe right
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