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Ava DuVernay partners with Spotify to produce new podcasts

Ava DuVernay arrives at 'A Wrinkle In Time' Premiere in London on 13th March 2018.

Pharrell partners with Georgia Tech and Amazon to launch teen coding program

Keyshia Cole’s DJ explains why she was late and appeared ‘off’ at Verzuz battle

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Samuel L. Jackson receives 1st dose of coronavirus vaccine

DJ Spinderella slams Salt-N-Pepa biopic

Lil Kim discusses Teyana Taylor possibly portraying her in an upcoming biopic

Dave Chappelle tests positive for coronavirus

Tiffany Haddish strips down to underwear to flaunt 40-pound weight loss (photo)


Quality is the goal for milliner James Keith

Ja Rule explains the feds’ role in beef with 50 Cent (video)

Bestselling Black female authors team up for romance novel, ‘Black Out’

Mental health in the Black community: Are you in need of help?

Cory Booker embraces his petty with hilarious Inauguration Day post aimed at 45

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Lori Harvey has 1 word for shirtless pic of beau Michael B. Jordan

Lead actors in ‘Salt-N-Pepa’ biopic describe portraying 1st ladies of hip-hop

Samuel L. Jackson receives 1st dose of coronavirus vaccine

Lupita Nyong’o releasing audio version of her children’s book ‘Sulwe’

Ava DuVernay partners with Spotify to produce new podcasts

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Mental health in the Black community: Are you in need of help?

Actress, media personality Rashan Ali to host 2021 BWHI Wellness Summit

Coco and Breezy partner with Zenni for Black children’s mental health

How to overcome feeling SAD

NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar pens scathing essay about US health care system

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Jay-Z’s Roc Nation joins cannabis conglomerate

12 Black-owned businesses to support online in 2021

Atlanta Hawks sign historic deal with Black-owned banks

Mom goes viral for gifting her teen son a whole barbershop in backyard (video)

LeBron James and Tyler Perry among ‘Forbes’ top 10 highest-paid celebrities

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Singer DaniLeigh ridiculed for ‘Yellow Bone’ song; she responds (video)

Trey Songz arrested at Kansas City Chiefs game (video)

New Orleans Jazz Fest postponed until October

Swizz Beatz wants to create Verzuz between Tupac and Biggie

DJ Khaled to host MTV Africa Music Awards

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Kyrie Irving guarantees Brooklyn Nets will be in NBA Finals

Floyd Mayweather responds to Conor McGregor getting KO’d by Dustin Poirier

Floyd Mayweather’s picture added to all WBC title belts

Floyd Mayweather addresses rumored engagement to lead dancer at his strip club

Shaquille O’Neal hired by sheriff’s office in Georgia

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Breonna Taylor jurors move to impeach Kentucky AG Daniel Cameron

Georgia teen arrested after allegedly swindling Kroger out of nearly $1M

How lawmakers want to honor US Capitol Police officer for heroism

Donald Trump becomes the 1st POTUS to be impeached twice

US Capitol cop Eugene Goodman being hailed a ‘hero’ (video, photos)

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DJ D-Nice launches 2021 Ford F-150 in new lifestyle campaign

Joe Biden selects Amanda Gorman as poet for inauguration

Michelle Obama shows off makeup-free selfie for her 57th birthday

Why Haitian independence and soup joumou are important to all Black people

Music exec Chitown Shake reveals game plan for undiscovered Chicago artists


Wendy Williams chronicles her tragedies and triumphs in biopic


Sierra Gates wants to convert beauty consumers into money monsters


Tessa Thompson navigates emotional road with ease in new film


Lyrica Anderson turns a bad relationship and bad hair day into a successful EP

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Jada Pinkett Smith’s mom wasn’t feeling Olivia Jade on ‘Red Table Talk’ — at all

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Actress Anais Lee talks about her role on Netflix show ‘The Baby-Sitters Club’

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Kiki Layne stars in Gina Prince-Bythewood-directed film ‘The Old Guard’

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Actor John Clarence Stewart sends heartfelt message to all health care workers

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Despite career-defining success, Bre-Z remains true to herself and her city


Jacquees touts honesty and his Atlanta roots on debut album, ‘4275’


All hail Charmaine J: Reality star conquers hearts, food, music


Lena Waithe: Hollywood’s silver bullet carries the culture on her back

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Why Black women need their own Toni Morrisons to develop their creative voice

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Pop Smoke’s parents release PSA against gun violence (video)

Experts hope Hank Aaron’s death doesn’t deter folks from getting vaccinated

‘A notorious woman beater’: Luenell slams Dr. Dre amid health crisis

Soulja Boy accused of rape and assault by former employee-turned-lover

Azealia Banks explains fascination with collecting human skulls and bones

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45 opens his DC hotel to guardsmen but here’s why people are incensed

Cory Booker embraces his petty with hilarious Inauguration Day post aimed at 45

US Capitol hero cop promoted, escorts Kamala Harris to inauguration

Fans fawn at Kamala Harris’ fist bump with Barack and Michelle Obama (photo)

Vice President Kamala Harris getting new ‘Vogue’ cover after backlash

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Barbie unveils Maya Angelou doll

Diddy’s daughters donate cosmetics to Alexandria House charity in LA (video)

Jacqueline Carrington launched vegan nail polish brand to complement brown skin

Ciara and Russell Wilson announce new his-and-her fragrance

Christelsie Johnson overcomes obstacles through beauty

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Experts hope Hank Aaron’s death doesn’t deter folks from getting vaccinated

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Karl Anthony Towns contracts COVID-19, girlfriend Jordyn Woods offers support

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Charles Barkley says pro sports players should skip to front of vaccine line

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NBA postpones games

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How supershero Dr. Maya Green saved Black lives during a pandemic

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Entrepreneur Adonica Shaw encourages ‘intention setting’ to achieve success

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Life coach Dawn Johnson helps people connect with their inner light

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Powerhouse businesswoman Lalanii Wilson-Jones is proud to employ people


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Wendy Williams’ brother Tommy apologizes to her (video)

Fans rip Salt-N-Pepa for leaving Spinderella out of Lifetime biopic

Wendy Williams accuses brother of starting fistfight at mom’s funeral (video)

Robin Roberts unveils trailer for Mahalia Jackson biopic (video)

Dwayne Johnson unveils the trailer for his new series ‘Young Rock’ (video)

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Welcome to the rolling out Wine Up with Javicia Leslie, aka the new BATWOMAN

1st look at LeBron James in ‘Space Jam: A New Legacy’ (photos, video)

Tyler Perry to receive honorary Oscar

Cardi B lands her 1st leading role in upcoming film

Keri Hilson stars in TV One movie ‘Don’t Waste Your Pretty’

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A physically fit Kevin Gates electrified the crowd on ‘I’m Him’ tour in Detroit

Relive rolling out’s epic ‘Nightmare on Spring Street’ Halloween bash

Beyoncé and Jay-Z give fans an electrifying experience during OTR II in Detroit

Model Monday: A compelling conversation with NYC model Alex Undone

Behind the lens: A conversation with photographer Marcus Ezell