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10 Celebrity Power Women Who Pledged the Divine Nine

Graduation season has rolled out and many are prepping to take the next step onto…

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Defiant Ones

And the ‘Beats’ Goes On: Allen Hughes’ Intimate Portrait of Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine in HBO’s ‘The Defiant Ones’ [VIDEO]

Filmmaker Allen Hughes discusses creating the four-part HBO docuseries featuring mega moguls Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine

In an exclusive interview with Black Enterprise, filmmaker Allen Hughes elaborates on how and why…

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Celebrate #BlackMusicMonth With the BE 100s 45th Anniversary Playlist

We're ending Black Music Month on a high note with 45 tracks produced by BE 100s record companies

We’re ending Black Music Month on a high note by honoring the 45th anniversary of…

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Bachelorette Rachel Lindsay

The Issue of Race Finally Explodes on ‘The Bachelorette’

Just weeks into the season, the first black Bachelorette says what all black women feel sometimes

In a clip that immediately started making news last week, The Bachelorette broke down in…

By Alisa Gumbs

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Music Business Couple Puts Musical Soul Food Fest on the Map

The music power couple's event hosted 12,000 last year

Rejoice Musical Soul Food Radio Network CEO Mike Chandler has been working in every aspect…

By Bil Carpenter

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Google

Ne-Yo Discusses the Fine Line Between Tech and Entertainment

Sponsored by Google, this ABFF panel focused on how the tech industry can better reach and appeal to minority youth, among other things

Google sponsored a panel discussion at the 2017 American Black Film Festival (ABFF) that addressed…

By Selena Hill

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Alton Glass Debuts New Virtual Reality Film at American Black Film Festival (ABFF)

Alton Glass premiered his new VR/360 film 'A Little Love' at this year's ABFF, which is among the first virtual reality films to ever feature people of color

After making history at the 2014 American Black Film Festival (ABFF), the filmmaker returned to…

By Selena Hill

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Amanda Seales

Amanda Seales on her Candid Conversation with Caitlyn Jenner and Career Success

The comedian and star of HBO's "Insecure" opened up about a series of topics at the 2017 American Black Film Festival

Amanda Seales opened up about her candid conversation with Caitlyn Jenner and shared tips for…

By Selena Hill

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Despite Demise of ‘Underground’ and ‘The Get Down,’ Demand for Multicultural Content Grows

Multicultural content is a growing trend that is likely to explode, despite some recent show cancellations

Multicultural households are hungriest for content. They are multicultural and intersectional, meaning they check more…

By Samara Lynn

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ABFF

Spike Lee, Regina Hall, and Other Black Stars Kick Off the 2017 American Black Film Festival (ABFF)

The celebration of black excellence in the film industry

The 2017 American Black Film Festival (ABFF) kicked off with panel discussions, exclusive screenings, and…

By Selena Hill

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Steve Harvey

At Last! Steve Harvey’s ‘Funderdome’ Debuts

"This is a show where a little idea can become big business,” says Steve Harvey

“Steve Harvey’s Funderome” is an exciting competition reality series that pits two budding entrepreneurs against…

By Selena Hill

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An Executive Chef Dishes Out the Secret to Success in the Culinary Business

Chef Henry Dudley talks about his career in the culinary arts and shares advice on what it takes to succeed in the industry

One of the chef-driven restaurants at the MGM is the Tap Room Sports Bar, with…

By Brian Armstead

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Leslie Nesbitt

Transforming Color Into Consciousness

Remaking spaces through the strategic use of color

Leslie Nesbitt wasn’t always a crafty surface designer. Nor did she always dream of beautifying…

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The 16 Best Black-Hosted, Smart, and Funny Podcasts of 2017

You're doing your ears (and your intelligence) a disservice if you don't tune in

Many of the current black-hosted podcasts offer valuable insight on everything from personal finance, pop…

By Lisa Fraser

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ABFF

Here’s What to Expect at the 2017 American Black Film Festival

Engaging panels, film screenings, and the opportunity to hear from prominent filmmakers and actors

The 2017 American Black Film Festival (ABFF) will be held in Miami from June 14-18…

By Selena Hill

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11 Denzel Washington Characters That Define Business Leadership

Here's why Denzel Washington's movies should be shown in business schools

Many of Washington’s characters displayed the same leadership characteristics that self-help guru Napoleon Hill describes…

By Preston Charles

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From ‘American Crime Story’ to Co-Starring With Oprah and Tom Cruise, Actor Courtney B. Vance Reflects on His Career

The award-winning actor opens up about his career and personal life

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Though he’s been acting for more than 30 years, Courtney B. Vance credits…

By Gwendolyn Quinn

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WE tv's Growing Up Hip Hop Atlanta Premiere Screening Event

Bow Wow and Crew Make Their Broadcast Debut on WE tv’s ‘Growing Up Hip Hop Atlanta’

Let's just say, I've found my new reality TV obsession

Last night was the series premiere of Growing Up Hip Hop Atlanta. However, I was given a…

By Jordan Willard

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CreativeSoul Honors Natural Hair and Black Life Through Art

They moved from marketing to documenting black life in photos

Mastering a skill as an individual is something truly amazing, but this husband-and-wife duo tackles…

By Regan Farley

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TV

Turn On, Tune In: “The Bachelorette” and 5 Other Can’t-Miss Summer TV Premieres

From 'The Bachelorette' to 'Fear Factor,' here are five competition TV show premieres you must check out this summer

Spring is officially in full swing, which means summer is just around the corner! Although…

By Jordan Willard

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“The only woman in the room” & how to change that by 2186

With passionate voices working every day to redefine the standard for gender equality, I believe…

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Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

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