Lupita Nyong’o Tackles Colorism In New Children’s Book, Sulwe

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Lupita Nyong’o has released a children’s book to help kids be comfortable in the skin that they’re in. “When I was younger, I had trouble accepting my skin,” the actress tells Good Morning America. “I grew up in Kenya around...

Remembering The Legacy Of TV Trailblazer Diahann Carroll

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Diahann Carroll, a pioneering and Oscar-nominated actress who broke the color barrier in network television, died of cancer on Oct. 4 in Los Angeles. She was 84. Carroll’s daughter, Suzanne Kay, released a statement praising her mother’s trailblazing work...

‘We’ve Survived So Much’: Jada Pinkett Smith Opens Up About CPS Showing Up to Home Over Claims She Was ‘Abusing’ Willow Smith

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“We’ve been through so much as a family, it takes a lot to rock us,” she told the Daily Mail when talking about the worst thing that has ever happened to her clan.

27 Top Black Youtube Stars From Around The World You Need To Follow

27 Top Black YouTube Stars
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When it comes to the most viewed and popular content, it doesn’t matter how many photos or clever memes you choose to share, video reigns supreme, and many love the options that video-streaming provides. Many of us like to see things live...

Music Legend Melvin Williams Launches Photo Contest to Celebrate Black Moms

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Open Photo Submissions to Celebrate Moms for Mother’s Day Nationwide — Music legend Melvin Williams and his entertainment company MWE have launched an open submission for photo images for a video tribute to celebrate Mother’s Day and his song titled...

Akon Wants African Actors Cast in ‘Coming to America’ Sequel

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“They should cast some African comedians and African actors because the film industry in Africa is huge.” ByChristina Santi Akon is anticipating the release of Coming to America 2, the sequel to the 1988 film starring Eddie Murphy as a...

Black Woman Creates Superhero Universe For Women of Color — Celebrates Janet Jackson & Diana Ross!

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Jazmin Truesdale, founder of Aza Comics and creator of the Kala superhero character

Jay-Z’s ‘Blueprint,’ Curtis Mayfield’s ‘Superfly’ And Others Named To National Registry

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Then Library of Congress’ National Recording Registry has some new entrants for 2019. They range from Cab Calloway‘s iconic “Minnie the Moocher” from 1939 to Jay Z‘s 2001 “The Blueprint” album to Curtis Mayfield’s “Superfly” album from 1972 and Earth, Wind & Fire’s “September” single which was released...

20 Must-Listen To Black Women Podcasts For 2019

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by Gayneté Jones Podcasting is a big business and one that is expected to keep growing. According to Podcast Insights, there are currently over 660,000 podcasts and over 28 million episodes as of last month.Convince&Convert states podcast listening by women has increased...

The Black Woman Who Helped Turn Trap Music Into A Museum

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by Christopher A. Daniel, M.A. When T.I.’s manager and business partner Douglas Peterson first contacted music video producer Antwanette McLaughlin to present her with an idea for a pop-up experience, she had no clue what he was talking about. His...

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