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Oscars 2017: Everything you need to know ahead of tonight’s big show

The Oscars 2017 are here and it all goes down at the Dolby Theatre at the Hollywood & Highland Center in Los Angeles tonight. In anticipation of the night celebrating the highest honors in filmmaking,

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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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O.J. Simpson could be released from prison this year and he’s not broke

Inmate No.1027820, also known as Orenthal James “O.J.” Simpson may be released from prison this year. In 2008, Simpson, 69, was convicted of 12 counts, including kidnapping, robbery and assault with a deadly weapon. Simpson and accomplices

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Racist guns down men he thought were Middle Eastern

The incidents of violence against people of color continue. A man shouting racial slurs gunned down three men, killing one. The shooting occurred in Olathe, Kansas, in the parking lot of Austin’s Bar and Grille
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Lisa Nicole Cloud unveils her AW17 collection

Lisa Nicole Cloud unveiled the Lisa Nicole “STRONG” Collection during New York Fashion Week 2017.  The exclusive show was held at Slate NYC welcoming industry insiders and press to see the emergence of her new collection. Lisa Nicole Cloud, as many of her fans know, can be seen weekly

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‘Beyond Love’ gives gritty details about an open marriage

Akia Brown, the first lady of B.M.B Entertainment and a serial entrepreneur, recently launched her book Beyond Love in Detroit. This book invites the readers into her world with her open marriage, wives-in-law, jealous women,
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Sheila O shines light on Afrobeat through urban radio

Sheila Okonji-Ashinze is not your run-of-the-mill music industry professional. She is a woman of talent and vision who has helped bridge cultural gaps around the world through music. She is continuing this work by hosting

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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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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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