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In October, Netflix announced plans to add iconic Black films to the platform each month. Last month, the popular streaming service gave us a sense of nostalgia with the classic Black romance film Love Jones featuring Nia Long and Larenz Tate. During the month of December, you can expect to see Spike Lee’s and Denzel…

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Our favorite awkward Black girl Issa Rae is taking diversity head-on. Rae, who is best known for her popular HBO series “Insecure,” is among the new class of Black female creatives who are shifting the playing field. We all know that there is a major lack of diversity and representation on screen, and it remains a prevalent…

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The “Scandal” actress — who has Isabelle, 4, and Caleb, 2, with husband Nnamdi Asomugha — believes it is her job to “grow and evolve” into being the right sort of parent to fit with the needs of her kids and is constantly “challenging” herself to support them. “My children are my teachers,” she said. “There’s a…

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Netflix is securing the rights to multiple big-name African American personalities. First, the steaming-service behemoth secured a lucrative deal with former President Barack Obama and wife Michelle to create movies and a cable series. Soon thereafter, Netflix announced an eight-movie deal with TV series megastar Shonda Rhimes, who created “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Scandal” and “How to…

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Shonda Rhimes is killing the game, and we are all witnesses to her royal rule over television and cable. Now, after slaying the competition for years as a network TV mogul and owning Thursday evenings by creating the iconic shows “Scandal,” “How to Get Away With Murder” and “Grey’s Anatomy,” Rhimes is now taking her vast…

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Shonda Rhimes (Photo credit: Instagram – @shondarhimes) 2018 is off to a good start for women. On Monday, Jan 1, women in Hollywood teamed up with women in law to take the #MeToo movement to the next level in a letter calling for action against sexual harassment and progress toward gender-equality. Published in the New…

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Shonda Rhimes recently addressed her decision to end ABC’s hit show, “Scandal.” As previously reported, last week, ABC confirmed rumors that the series starring Kerry Washington in the role of Olivia Pope, a former media consultant to the president, who starts her own crisis management firm, will wrap with season seven. On Friday, May 19,…

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In honor of Women’s History Month, rolling out is spotlighting female authors whose works certainly deserve a space in your personal library. We chose nine exceptional authors with outstanding pieces of literature that fall within every genre imaginable. From witty words of advice from Luvvie Ajayi, to the painful journey through our ancestors’ history as told…

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Sunday night’s episode of “RHOA” contained all the usual drama between our favorite ATL reality vixens, but more entertaining was the brakes put on Porsha Williams‘ budding romance with her new/old boo Todd Stewart. Two weeks ago we saw the couple having a romantic rendezvous in preparation to get Porsha pregnant, but things came to a screeching halt when he informed her that…

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A photo posted by Shonda Rhimes (@shondarhimes) on Apr 5, 2016 at 4:16pm PDT Tensions are high as Hollywood sounds off on Donald Trump’s latest scandal. Over-the-weekend, former “Grey’s Anatomy” star Eric Dane got caught up in an awkward exchange with former boss Shonda Rhimes while tweeting about Donald Trump’s lewd comments about women stemming from…

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I think it’s time for us to join the long list of people currently heaping effusive amounts of well-wishes onto “Scandal” star Kerry Washington. The talented actor recently shared with the world that she’s expecting her second child. When considering the impact that her first child had on her life, this has to be an exciting time in the…

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Just in time for Valentine’s Day weekend, Shonda Rhimes’ monster dramas: “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Scandal” and “How to Get away With Murder” returned to their regular time slots, Thursday night on ABC. It’s no accident that the dramas created by a Black woman display some of the strongest most diverse Black female lead characters television has ever witnessed. Rhimes’ lead…

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The last time fans saw “Sandal’s” Olivia Pope and Fitzgerald Grant, the couple was calling it quits after America’s fixer realized she wasn’t quite ready to accept the role of first lady, taking somewhat drastic measures to cut ties from her former lover. What happens next? Viewers might not get to see it all for…

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Being overweight can be a serious threat to not only a person’s quality of life, but length of life. According to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), being overweight can lead to diabetes, heart disease, a stroke, kidney disease, fatty liver disease, and certain cancers. In 2013, heart disease was…

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Oscar Award-winning actor Denzel Washington will soon be visiting Shondaland, but not to make an on-screen appearance. The A-List actor will make his television directorial debut when he mans the director’s chair for an upcoming episode of Shonda Rhimes’ long-running hit medical drama, “Grey’s Anatomy.” Washington is set to direct the ninth episode of the current season that will go into production later…

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Sena Pierre has an online Christian magazine that’s dedicated to children and young adults. She wants to give them something positive to interact with in the Houston area. Pierre also works with Meek Models, an organization set to empower high school girls, lift them up and build their self-esteem through photo shoots. Local make-up artist comes out to teach…

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