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And the entire sociopolitical world exhaled deeply. Jussie Smollett did not win an award after all. One can only imagine had Smollett been victorious, the inferno of rage that would have been ignited nationwide — especially at the White House and Chicago City Hall. The “Empire” actor was the subject of furious discussion, debate and controversy…

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Jesse Williams seeks custody of kids. Nearly two months after the “Grey’s Anatomy” star and his wife Aryn Drake-Lee called it quits, Williams reveals he’s battling it out for joint custody of his children. In court documents obtained by “E! News,” Williams and his attorneys claim Drake-Lee has refused his request for more time with their…

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Another Hollywood couple reportedly bites the dust, for good. Sources close to Jesse Williams tell TMZ, that Williams and his wife, Aryn Drake-Lee, have been co-parenting their two young children for months since officially separating. Not only that, but the ““Grey’s Anatomy” star, 35, moved out of the family home several weeks ago. Meanwhile, several…

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It came as sad news weeks ago when news revealed that activist and “Grey’s Anatomy” star Jesse Williams was divorcing his wife of five years, Aryn Drake-Lee. And while fans are still processing the news of the superstar’s split, the latest reports have revealed that Williams is moving out of his family’s home. As previously…

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“Atlanta has such a rich history of movement and activism when it comes to civil rights. It made quite a lot of sense being that it’s the birthplace of Dr. King’s movement activity to host the Many Rivers to Cross Festival,” says Gina Belafonte, co-director of Sankofa.org and daughter of Harry Belafonte, the brainchild behind the festival. Many Rivers…

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Popular actor/activist and former high school teacher Jesse Williams is teaming up with Scholly to help underprivileged students find available scholarships. He will serve on the advisory board for the scholarship app company. Williams recalled in a video for the app that he was a part of the “grossly under-resourced” American public school system. Being…

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Did the real Wendy Williams host her eponymous show on Wednesday, July 6, 2016 or did she allow “Clueless” Stacey Dash to stand in for her? Clearly, the talk show host couldn’t hear herself during her “Hot Topics” segment when she dismissed the necessity of the NAACP and HBCUs. Addressing Jesse Williams‘ Black people and humanity…

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Jesse Williams responds to petitioners looking to get him fired from “Grey’s Anatomy” following his BET Awards acceptance speech. Following his June 26 remarks on racial injustice, a Change.org user organized a petition claiming that the actor delivered “a cascade of inappropriate, unprofessional and racist commentary against police officers and Caucasians.” The petition has nearly…

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Wendy Williams has always had a knack for stirring up controversy when it comes to her comments about the personal lives of Hollywood celebrities. But this week, the controversy wasn’t about any particular celebrity. Instead, it was about Williams’ comments on race, specifically HBCUs and the NAACP, which she claimed could be offensive to White people. The…

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And the winners are … The 2016 BET Awards honoring your favorite singers, actors and actresses went down live, on Sunday, June 26 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Although the awards show had previously announced winners in two important categories including Samuel L. Jackson, who accepted the Lifetime Achievement Award and “Grey’s Anatomy”…

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The latest entry in BET’s The Truth Series, which features original documentary films, directed by award-winning filmmakers showcasing stories about the African-American experience, will be “Stay Woke: The Movement for Black Lives,” starring executive producer Jesse Williams, produced and directed by Laurens Grant. The documentary chronicles the evolution of the Black Lives Matter movement through…

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