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✨@coveteur ✨ A post shared by Jurnee Smollett Bell (@jurneebell) on Apr 7, 2017 at 2:26pm PDT Jurnee Smollett-Bell gives fans their first look at her son, Hunter On Friday, April 7, the “Underground” actress shared a precious family snap on Instagram featuring her nearly 5-month-old baby boy and hubby, Josiah Bell. “My fellas. So…

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WGN’s “Underground” cast members Jurnee Smollett-Bell (“Rosalee”), Amirah Vann (“Ernestine”), Aldis Hodge (“Noah”), and Aisha Hinds (“Harriet Tubman”) spoke with rolling out recently at Clark Atlanta University, following a panel discussion with the cast moderated by Dr. Daniel Black, CAU professor of African American Studies. “Underground” centers on a group of slaves planning a daring 600-mile escape…

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Actress Jurnee Smollett-Bell and her husband Josiah Bell have welcomed a baby boy. On Tuesday evening, Nov. 15, the “Underground” star announced via social media the birth of her first child, Hunter Zion Bell, alongside a sweet mother-son snap. “So in love with our little man,” Smollett-Bell, 30, captioned the image. Hunter Zion Bell. So…

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WGN’s new dramatic series, “Underground,” follows a group of courageous slaves who use their ingenuity and perseverance to break free from an abusive plantation in Georgia, despite the life-threatening consequences that potentially wait ahead. The 10-episode program was put together by executive producer John Legend, creators and executive producers Misha Green and Joe Pokaski, executive producer…

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“Underground” centers on a group of slaves planning a daring 600-mile escape from a Georgia plantation. Along the way, they are aided by an abolitionist couple running a station on the Underground Railroad as the slaves attempt to evade the people charged with bringing them back, dead or alive.

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In honor of Black History Month, Macy’s is inviting prominent African American public figures to engage in panel discussions and meet-and-greets at store locations across the country. The department store chain understands the influence Black culture has had on American history overall, and these February events are meant to acknowledge that invaluable contribution. Jurnee Smollett-Bell,…

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“Underground” is a drama set in 1857 that follows slaves in Georgia traveling through the Underground Railroad for freedom. Jurnee Smollett-Bell plays house slave Rosalee, and her brother of “Empire” fame, Jussie Smollett makes an appearance as Joley. The series premieres on WGN America in 2016. Will you be watching?      

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Fifteen years after the failure of Beloved, Oprah Winfrey returns to the big screen in The Butler, starring Forest Whitaker. In anticipation of the film’s success, we’re breaking down Oprah’s top film performances. Click to continue. –ruthie hawkins/@ruubabie

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Tyler Perry’s Temptation Stars: Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Vanessa Williams, Lance Gross, Robbie Jones, Brandy Norwood, Kim Kardashian The prolific Tyler Perry mines the depths of love, marriage and betrayal in his new film, Temptation. The lovely Jurnee Smollett-Bell plays Judith, a disaffected married woman whose husband (Lance Gross) is not as attentive as she would like.…

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In anticipation of Tyler Perry’s new steamy flick Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor, we’re counting down his top movies of all time. Check it out. –ruthie hawkins

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