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Black Hollywood’s biggest night was held Monday, January 15, on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday in Pasadena, California. The “premiere multicultural awards show” was hosted by TV fave Anthony Anderson and included performances by Common and Andra Day.  The live pre-show from the red carpet was hosted by Terrence J with special correspondent, Tanika…

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It looks like the brass over at the NAACP Image Awards came to the conclusion that there’s no need to end a good thing prematurely and have locked in actor and comedian Anthony Anderson as the show’s host for at least the next two years. Late last week, the NAACP and TV One announced that the “Blackish” star…

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The 1970’s was the start of the positive on-screen portrayals of Black fathers.  It was a time when television studios attempted to deal with the changing Black socio-economic issues and its effects on mass media.  Broadcast networks NBC, CBS and ABC had to find a way to feature positive Black family values with an African…

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Lights, smartphones, selfies! The 2015 BET Awards red carpet was teeming with celebs from all facets of the industry – music, TV, film and sports. Monochrome (black and white) was the style choice of the afternoon. D-Wade’s lovely wife Gabby looked striking in black sequins. Dimple-faced Silento sported a jacket with a flared patent-leather lapel. Bobby V. complemented…

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With shows like ABC’s “Scandal” ruling prime time and stars like Kerry Washington becoming an awards-season fixture, big networks like FOX and NBC are planning more shows featuring black actors. Hit the flip for seven black TV actors you should know and the small screen role that put them on the map. –ruu hawkins/@ruubabie

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ABC’s new show, “black-ish” has been dubbed the re-evolution of the extraordinarily successful “The Cosby Show,” which first aired 30 years ago. The upwardly mobile Cosbys remain our go-to-TV family who altered the perceptions of the black family and is credited with saving a dying genre (situation comedy, sitcom) and network (NBC). Since their final…

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Happy 37th birthday Musiq Soulchild! R&B singer who has been nominated for several Grammy Awards, who is very popular for his hit singles “Just Friends (Sunny)” and “Love.” Professionally, Musiq started singing when he was 17-years-old. Throughout his career, he has collaborated with greats like Mary J. Blige on the song “IfULeave” and with Syleena Johnson…

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