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Oscars 2017: Octavia Spencer, Taraji P. Henson named among final presenters

Fans will get a healthy helping of familiar faces during Sunday night’s Oscars telecast. On Friday, Feb. 24, the 89th Annual Academy Awards announced the final slate of presenters and its chock full of Hollywood

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When April Reign, former entertainment attorney and managing editor of BroadwayBlack.com, created the hashtag #OscarsSoWhite in early 2015, it seemed

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Family Christian Stores is going out of business

Family Christian Stores, the world’s largest retailer of Christian-themed merchandise, is closing. Family Christian employs more than 3K people in more than 240 stores across 36 states. A regular shopper at Family Christian, this writer received

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Legendary R&B songwriter and producer Leon Ware dead at 77

Leon Ware, one of R&B and pop music’s most famous singers-musicians-songwriters, has died and music has lost a true legend that was widely respected and emulated. Ware was a Detroit native and was at the
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Black history: Zulu defeat modern British army with spears

Throughout history, there have been many battles that have been forgotten. One such battle that the British would like to forget is the Battle of Isandlwana, which took place on Jan. 22, 1879, as part

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Actor Blue Kimble says confidence is the best way to attract a man

Actor Blue Kimble stopped by Relationship Reality Check studio to give us some tips on dating in the millennium. With a current single status on his relationship card, we’re sure the former football player turned
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After over two decades as the lead vocalist for the incomparable hit-making R&B band Mint Condition, singer and two-time Grammy Award nominee Stokley Williams charters a new course with his breathtaking debut solo album, Introducing. Featuring guest appearances by the likes

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Future goes for double-double with the release of ‘HNDRXX’

  Upon dropping his self-titled album, FUTURE, Future has returned with HNDRXX, which will be his second album release in a calendar year. Tupac, Nas, and DMX are some of the only artists that have accomplished this

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Mariah Carey on her New Year’s Eve performance fail: ‘I blame everybody’

Why take responsibility when you can blame everybody else? In a new interview with Rolling Stone, pop diva Mariah Carey did just that, while recounting her unforgettable 2017 New Year’s Eve performance. “It was a
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Courvoisier celebrates relaunch with Busta Rhymes and chef Mali

The theme for the evening was unity in the community as Jim Beam spirits and Treesound Studios celebrated not only the 15-year anniversary of Busta Rhyme’s “Pass the Courvoisier” song, but also the relaunch of

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Morehouse College’s 29th Candle in the Dark Gala

According to Morehouse College’s president, close to 300 HBCUs have closed in the nation’s history. At 150 years old, Morehouse College has proved that its commitment to creating the best and brightest has been the
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