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This afternoon, Dave Chappelle posted a lengthy clip of a recent stand-up gig of his on IGTV. He titled the post “Unforgiven” and wrote in the caption, “This is why.” In the video, he spoke candidly about his disapproval of “Chappelle’s Show” being licensed to streaming services due to him never being paid after leaving…

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Do you remember running to the television to catch a new episode of your favorite sitcom? Whether you were dreaming to enroll at Hillman College, wanting to become an honorary family member of the Banks of Bel-Air, or fantasizing about kicking it after school at The Den, it is a universal truth that Black sitcoms…

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Spelman College’s promise is to prepare its students to change the world. Since its founding in 1881, Spelman has produced phenomenal women who dominate in their chosen career paths. From teachers like Christine King Farris and actresses such as Esther Rolle, to businesswomen like Rosalind Brewer and politicians such as Stacey Abrams, the liberal arts…

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Nominated by the President of the United States, an ambassador is the highest-ranking representative to a nation abroad. Whether it’s sold-out concerts, philanthropic gifts, or family vacations, Texas native Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter, has made a great impact on the world and nations within. Looking at Beyoncé’s life and her contributions to the world around her,…

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On Friday, Nov. 6, “Today” show co-host and meteorologist Al Roker, age 66, announced his prostate cancer diagnosis on-air. The television personality told his colleagues that the cancer was discovered after a routine check-up in September. On the pre-recorded segment that followed, he shared that during the check-up, his doctor discovered that he had an…

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With the outcome of the 2020 U.S. presidential election still undecided, politician Stacey Abrams is among the trending topics on Twitter this week, where thousands are recognizing her and her work in Georgia. Abrams ran unsuccessfully against Republican Brian Kemp in 2018 for governor of Georgia, but “unsuccessful” is not a word to describe Abrams’…

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In an effort to encourage Americans to complete the 2020 Census and be civically engaged in the 2020 U.S. Election, Black celebrities joined forces and participated in “Zoom Where It Happens.” “Zoom Where It Happens” featured live table reads of classic sitcoms reimagined and followed up with serious conversations about the importance of completing the…

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While the coronavirus pandemic was tragically beginning to strike the country, director and film producer Ava DuVernay held true to form, premiering her new series “Cherish the Day” on OWN Network. The first season of the heartfelt anthology captured the story of two star-crossed lovers, Gently and Evan, while navigating through their complex relationship in…

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