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Netflix is celebrating the Black experience and sparking important conversations about race, representation and self-love with its new children’s show, “Bookmarks: Celebrating Black Voices.” Marley Dias, a 15-year-old activist, author and founder of the #1000BlackGirlBooks campaign, serves as host and executive producer of the 12-episode series. “Bookmarks: Celebrating Black Voices” was created to amplify the power…

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Grammy award-winning singer and songwriter Alicia Keys is set to produce a new film. The 39-year-old, who recently served as a producer on the Netflix film Work It, will produce an upcoming romantic comedy via her AK Worldwide label. Netflix made the announcement via Twitter on Tuesday, Aug. 11. Exciting news!! A romantic comedy starring @ChristinaMilian, @JayPharoah,…

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Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has been named Forbes’ highest-paid actor in the world for the second year in a row. The 48-year-old actor and former professional wrestler topped the publication’s annual list of the highest-paid actors in the world in 2019, after having made a whopping $89.4 million between June 1, 2018, and June 1,…

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Mo’Nique has been given the go-ahead to continue with her race and gender discrimination lawsuit against Netflix. The Precious actress filed documents last year in which she alleged the streaming service had offered her significantly less money for a comedy special in comparison to her fellow male and white comedians and the on Thursday, July…

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Netflix has hired powerhouse Bozoma Saint John as its new global chief marketing officer. Saint John, who was formerly named among Forbes list of World’s Most Influential CMOs, will be taking over for Jackie Lee-Joe beginning in August. She made the exciting announcement on social media with the caption, “#WATCHmework has taken on a whole…

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