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    Mental illness takes many forms; therefore, the issues those battling mental health face often go unseen. For some Black celebrities with mental health issues, life is often filled with tragedy and triumphs while engaging in a private and public battle. Following is a list of famous Black celebrities who have battled mental illness. Michael Jackson Megastar…

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On the Sunday, Oct. 19 episode of “OPRAH: WHERE ARE THEY NOW?,” Grammy-winning singer Macy Gray will open up about how she overcame her battle with addiction. At the making of her latest video, she opens up about her downward spiral into addiction, how her life is different now, and she shows a side of herself…

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Harlem Arts Alliance Presents: On the “A” w/Souleo The Force MD’s are ready to reclaim the spotlight with a slew of new projects including their appearance at the St. George Library Center for the Q&A series, Fame and Fortune. The R&B group best known for hits including “Tender Love” and “Love is a House” will…

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Harlem Arts Alliance Presents: On the “A” w/Souleo It’s the middle of June and African-American Music Appreciation month is just going into overdrive with this Saturday’s launch of the art exhibition, Motown to Def Jam. The project is an unprecedented collaboration between four Harlem art galleries featuring over 40 visual artists creating specially commissioned pieces…

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Covergirl spokeswoman, actress and rapper Queen Latifah is a mogul in the making. In addition to her successful movie career, the multitalented starlet has decided to join forces with Netflix to help further distribute films produced by her production company, Flavor Unit Entertainment. Latifah and her business partner, Compere Shakim, have just entered into an…

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Harlem Arts Alliance Presents: On the “A” w/Souleo In these times of political turmoil, socioeconomic inequities and environmental issues, the songs of Stevie Wonder resonate deeply. In fact, so deeply that Macy Gray was inspired to cover Wonder’s entire classic album, Talking Book. On songs like “Superstition,” “Maybe Your Baby” and “Big Brother,” Gray transforms…

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Fans of “Love & Hip Hop Atlanta” know that Lil Scrappy can be pretty wishy-washy when it comes to his love life. But Scrappy now claims that his indecisive attitude about love is due to being bipolar. Scrappy makes his bipolar claim in a short YouTube clip as he discusses his new song with singer…

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