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Spike Lee, Nick Cannon get real at the ‘Chi-Raq’ premiere in New York City

Spike Lee’s Chi-Raq hits theaters on December 4, and the film has drawn both early praise and derision from fans and critics. At the New York City premiere at the Ziegfeld Theatre in Manhattan, Spike, stars Nick Cannon and Harry Lennix, as well as other celebs in attendance, shared their thoughts on community, Black Lives Matter, Chicago and what they hope the audience takes away from the movie.

Russell Simmons explains finding ‘Success Through Stillness’

Hip-hop mogul, philanthropist and self-proclaimed yogi Russell Simmons signed copies of his latest book Success Through Stillness at a media event at the TriBeCa Barnes and Noble in New York City. “It’s a subject I care about,” Simmons stated to the media and fans gathered at the bookstore.

Michael Eric Dyson, Robert Glasper discuss Black History at BET Honors

February 8, 2014 marked the taping of the annual BET Honors Awards held in our nation’s capital at The Warner Theater. It was one of the most star-studded events thus far in 2014 with notables on hand like Aretha Franklin, Berry Gordy, Ice Cube, Ken Chenault, Carrie Mae Williams and many more. In light of Black History Month, some of the honorees and presenters discussed what it means to be honored by your own community.

‘Rolling out’ talks to Zindzi Mandela at BET Honors

Her father was an icon and world-changer who moved mountains socially and politically. But her subdued grace was a reminder that, in spite of Nelson Mandela’s lofty legacy and persona, she is simply a daughter who has just lost her father.

Glazerpalooza: the 8th annual Super Bowl Kickoff Party

It’s officially Super Bowl Week in New York City! The festivities are jumping off all weekend, but things got started last night at the 8th Annual Super Bowl Kickoff Party. Hosted by FOX Sports’ Brian Glazer, “Glazerpalooza” featured countless celebs from the world of TV, music, a beauty queen and, of course, lots of past and present NFL stars, including Randy Moss and Ronde Barber.