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DMX’s family responds to rumor Beyoncé and Jay-Z bought rap legend’s masters

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Michael B. Jordan discusses ‘Creed III’ moving on without Sylvester Stallone

50 Cent has shocking reaction to photo of Diddy with his child’s mother

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Kanye West responds to Kim Kardashian’s divorce petition

Nick Cannon about to have 2 more children, sparking a Twitter tizzy

Keri Hilson open to working with Beyoncé in the future

Snoop Dogg and Baron Davis drop trailer for their new film ‘Domino’

Nike settles lawsuit with the maker of Lil Nas X’s Satan Shoes

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Sheryl Underwood unpacks Sharon Osbourne dispute as ‘The Talk’ resumes (video)

Alex Rodriguez in talks to finalize deal to buy NBA and WNBA teams

Chef Alana’s ‘soul chicken’ is a creative update to tasty traditions

Jeremy McQueen’s ‘WILD: Act 1’ dares audiences to think about juvenile justice

Trombonist Jeff Bradshaw’s new album ‘Stronger’ is a testament to resilience

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Producer Debra Martin Chase’s stamp on Hollywood is undeniable

Hill Harper set to release fintech banking app ‘The Black Wall Street’

Barack and Michelle Obama speak up about Daunte Wright

Kevin Durant and Shannon Sharpe trade barbs over alleged fake quotes

Femdot shares his approach to music and why education is a resource

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US recommends pause on Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccination

Life coach Diana Byfield offers advice for a strong post-pandemic bounce back

Is the way you sleep causing weight gain?

Southern AIDS Coalition’s Dafina Ward warns: HIV is still here

Indria Gillespie wants you to be the match and save Black lives

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Hill Harper set to release fintech banking app ‘The Black Wall Street’

Briahna Gatlin explains the importance of mentorship for business owners

Diddy challenges GM CEO to show love vs. hate for Black-owned media

Target vows to spend $2 billion with Black businesses

Restaurateurs Andre and Suheir Williams bless Chicagoans with fire meals

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Femdot shares his approach to music and why education is a resource

Kanye West responds to Kim Kardashian’s divorce petition

DJ Mustard claims his personal shopper stole over $50K from him

DMX’s family responds to rumor Beyoncé and Jay-Z bought rap legend’s masters

Usher under fire for giving stripper fake money with his face on it

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Kevin Durant and Shannon Sharpe trade barbs over alleged fake quotes

Steph Curry sets all-time franchise record with Golden State Warriors

Alex Rodriguez in talks to finalize deal to buy NBA and WNBA teams

YG and retired NBA baller Baron Davis team with K-Swiss for sneaker campaign

Investigators reveal what Tiger Woods was doing before horrific crash

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Rolling out book club presents: The Black Book Brunch with Bevy Smith

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Rolling out book club presents: The Black Book Brunch with Bevy Smith

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Rolling Out Book Club book of the month: The Vanishing Half – 3/31/21

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‘Rolling out,’ Penguin Random House, Blackbookstore.com amplify Black stories

Author of the Week

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Poet Hannah Sawyerr says a writer’s work should ‘make the reader feel seen’

Teen author Maryam Muhammad says everyone must live their truth

Vanessa Baden Kelly explains developing characters as a writer and an actress

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Funnyman Kenan Thompson’s clout as a content creator is no laughing matter

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Marques Houston’s new wife Miya breaks her silence about their marriage

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Kirk Franklin credits therapy and faith for keeping him grounded

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Cynthia Erivo has a lot to say about Aretha Franklin and changing stereotypes

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Black Girls Rock! partners with Microsoft for STEM program initiatives

Nike settles lawsuit with the maker of Lil Nas X’s Satan Shoes

US Postal Service accuses Nike of copyright infringement

Tyler Perry demands federal investigation of new Georgia voting laws

Killer Mike supports Alabama Amazon workers fighting to unionize (video)

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Do you remember these ’90s theme song lyrics from Black shows?

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Vershawn Sanders-Ward of Red Clay Dance Company loves the artform

Patrick C. Graham discusses his journey as a historian on AM Wake-Up Call

Celebrity choreographer Sean Bankhead is creating greatness with every artist

Isis The Poet helps us celebrate National Poetry Month

Artist Petie Parker inspired by heartbreak and healing

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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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Barack and Michelle Obama speak up about Daunte Wright

Daunte Wright’s parents don’t believe police account of son’s death (video)

Bobby Brown voices theories about Whitney Houston and Bobbi Kristina’s deaths

Defense expert says Derek Chauvin was ‘justified’ in force on George Floyd

DMX to star as a police officer in upcoming movie shot before his death

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LeBron James defends Michael Vick against Ted Cruz’s hateful rhetoric

Attorney Kelly White Gibson returns to the AM Wake-Up Call

Barack Obama says this Jay-Z song inspires him

Black executives demand Georgia companies respond to new voting restrictions

Marc Lamont Hill to lead Black News Channel’s nightly news team

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Whitney Olivia shares makeup tips on AM Wake-Up Call

LaTrice Rogers is changing the game for the hair industry

Luxury skin care line created by Black millennial enhances melanin-rich tones

Angela Yee discusses Private Label hair extensions and securing wealth

How to cure dry hands at home

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4 observations about the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

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Due to Tuskegee experiment, Blacks’ hesitancy to take COVID-19 vaccine is real

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Life coach Diana Byfield offers advice for a strong post-pandemic bounce back

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Charlamagne explains why Blacks are apprehensive about the COVID-19 shot

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Publisher Helen Hope Kimbrough is the glue holding her family and business together

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Mielle Organics co-founder Monique Rodriguez lands historic investment

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Managing Partner Andy Zopp invests in the community to eliminate wealth disparities

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Chef Jojo credits her tantalizing flavors to cooking with her grandmother

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Jeannie Mai gushes over marrying Jeezy and becoming ‘Mrs. Jenkins’ (video)

Sheryl Underwood unpacks Sharon Osbourne dispute as ‘The Talk’ resumes (video)

LisaRaye addresses issues with her sister Da Brat and refutes colorism charges

Nick Cannon makes shocking return to ‘The Masked Singer’ (video)

Actress Thandie Newton reclaiming her African name

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Michael B. Jordan gives Serena Williams advice about filmmaking

Michael B. Jordan discusses ‘Creed III’ moving on without Sylvester Stallone

Snoop Dogg and Baron Davis drop trailer for their new film ‘Domino’

Kerry Washington unveils trailer for upcoming skin cancer documentary

Jeremy McQueen’s ‘WILD: Act 1’ dares audiences to think about juvenile justice

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Photographer Robert Williams III channels creativity through his camera

Photographer Yachin Parham details his experience capturing New York protests

Fashion photographer Jay Lenard turned a part-time passion into a full-time gig

Photographer Joshua Rashaad McFadden examines conceptions of Black masculinity

Photographer Rosella Joseph explains how art saved her life