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“Insecure” star, Yvonne Orji is officially Colgate Total “Totally Ready.”  The actress appears in their latest commercial which boasts Colgate Total fights bacteria on teeth, tongue, cheeks, and gums for 12 hours. In this video, Orji gives advice on how to be confident and ready during some of life’s biggest moments and highlights the importance of…

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American Black Film Festival (ABFF) celebrates its 22nd year with a return to Miami, June 13-17, 2018. The festival is an annual event dedicated to introducing emerging content creators of African descent. The event will feature an exciting lineup of film screenings, events and innovative programming. This year, actor Jay Ellis will serve as the ABFF…

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I would say the most challenging part of the modeling industry is feeling you have to be 100 percent perfect physically, feeling you have to look a certain way. I struggled with my body, beating myself up thinking what I have to offer isn’t good enough and having to face people judging you and picking you apart has been one of my major struggles and setbacks with pursuing modeling.”

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HBO’s “Insecure” star, creator, writer and producer Issa Rae used Instagram to announce she is the new face for CoverGirl. “I remember being an awkward Black girl in high school, reading the pages of my favorite magazines, casually flipping through [CoverGirl] ads, singing their slogan in my head,” Rae shared on Instagram. “Never EVER in…

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We all define relationships differently and with our social constructs constantly evolving, we’ve begun to define marriages differently also. Monogamy has become less of a cultural staple and open and nontraditional marriages are becoming more commonplace. In the latest series of HBO series “Insecure,” Issa’s bestie Molly (Yvonne Oriji) realizes she has feelings for her…

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Issa Rae’s fans sounded off on Black Twitter after last night’s episode; in particular, after the scene where Lawrence finished a threesome with two random White girls he met at the grocery store. What’s interesting is although there have been questions the past few episodes about condoms, last night seemed extreme. This is the first…

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Actress and comedian Amanda Seales, formerly known by her stage name Amanda Diva, has discovered the essence of what it truly means to be “funny” but in her own voice, of course. The 36-year-old intellectual will make you laugh and have a “come to Jesus” moment at the same time. Contrary to the hypersexualized route…

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HBO premiered the highly anticipated second season of “INSECURE” for VIP guests and media during a private brunch at the Ace Hotel during ESSENCE Fest 2017 weekend. Following the screening, guests enjoyed a panel discussion moderated by “Insecure’s” podcast hosts Crissle West and Francheska Medina, and featured the show creator Issa Rae, executive producers Prentice Penny…

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Ten years ago, My Black is Beautiful was created by a handful of Black Procter & Gamble associates who represented a small percentage of its corporate infrastructure. The bold bunch stepped out of their nine-to-five setting to advocate for Black women who have continuously been made to feel inferior by society. “I so appreciate this platform…

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Rolling out interviewed three very affluent and very eligible gay men to discuss the complications of dating a gay or bisexual man. After doing a story a few months ago on women who are open to dating bisexual men, we learned there were quite a few Black women comfortable with dating openly bisexual men but very…

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Created by Issa Rae and Larry Wilmore, the comedy series, Insecure, explores the black female experience. Rae, who was recently nominated for a Golden Globe® (Best Actress in a Comedy Series) stars as Issa Dee and Yvonne Orji stars as Molly. These best friends must deal with their own real-life flaws as they attempt to navigate different worlds and cope with an endless…

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Created by Issa Rae and Larry Wilmore, the comedy series, Insecure, explores the black female experience. Rae, who was recently nominated for a Golden Globe® (Best Actress in a Comedy Series) stars as Issa Dee and Yvonne Orji stars as Molly. These best friends must deal with their own real-life flaws as they attempt to navigate different worlds and cope with an endless…

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Source: Facebook University of Michigan Issa Rae shared her “awkward Black girl” magic during the 31st annual Martin Luther King Jr. symposium at the University of Michigan. Held Jan. 16 at Hill Auditorium, the theme focused on Sounds of Change. Rae joined award-winning journalist and keynote speaker Amy Goodman and candidly spoke about several topics including her desire…

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This past year proved to be a creative surge for Blacks in TV entertainment. After years of being absent from the conversation at top TV networks, Black-themed TV shows became major hits in 2016. Here are the most impactful Black moments on TV in 2016. Insecure Issa Rae expanded her “Awkward Black Girl” web series…

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Not long ago, we were introduced to Jay Ellis as Blue on BET’s “The Game.” Ellis continues to expand his acting résumé with his role in Breaking Through,a movie about a young woman’s discovery on YouTube and her rise to fame. The film was executive produced by John Legend. In the movie, Ellis plays the manager who guides her to…

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