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

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

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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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Nekisha Durrett Art Tank

Artist Nekisha Durrett Strikes Deals at Art Tank Pitch Competition

The visual artist got the go-ahead from real estate developers to create public art projects in Washington, DC

Public art has the power to transform mundane public spaces into dynamic canvases that make art…

By Brandon Andrews

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Jimii Hitmaker

Independent Artist Jimii Hitmaker Signs Distribution Deal With Amada Records

The promising rapper has reached another milestone in his career

In an exclusive BE interview, Jimii Hitmaker opened up about his new distribution deal and…

By Selena Hill

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American Race Charles Barkley

‘American Race’: Charles Barkley Reveals Why He Made the Show [VIDEO]

The former NBA star says his new series is "right up the there with the most important things" he's done in his life

Last week, Charles Barkley, the executive producer and host of the new TNT series American…

By Alisa Gumbs

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Moonlight

‘Get Out’ and ‘Moonlight’ Won Big This Weekend

Find out who took home what

Ashton Sanders and Jharrel Jerome won “Best Kiss” for their lip lock in Moonlight. The…

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Millennial Bosses: 3 Tips to Take Your #BlackGirlMagic Global

Saran Kaba Jones, founder of Face Africa talks starting small and getting great rewards

Saran Kaba Jones, 34, is a Boston-based powerhouse who decided in 2009 to build a…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Henrietta Lacks

Oprah Reveals That She Never Planned to Star in Henrietta Lacks [VIDEO]

At the premiere of the HBO film, Oprah Winfrey admits that even she gets scared by big roles

This weekend marked the broadcast premiere of the HBO film The Immortal Life of Henrietta…

By Alisa Gumbs

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Avery Sunshine

Avery Sunshine on a Cloudy Day

Acclaimed R&B star Avery Sunshine releases her third studio album "Twenty Sixty Four" in celebration of her second marriage

The R&B singer spoke to Black Enterprise about her new album, “Twenty Sixty Four,” and…

By Bil Carpenter

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John Douglas Thompson

John Douglas Thompson Opens Up About ‘The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks’ and ‘Julius Caesar’

The acclaimed actor talks to Black Enterprise about starring in these new productions

John Douglas Thompson, who has been lauded as “one of the most compelling classical stage…

By Gwendolyn Quinn

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Time 100

The 20 Black Honorees Featured on Time’s ‘100 Most Influential People’ List

These influencers have reshaped the way we see the world

The 2017 “Time 100” list of the world’s most influential people includes a colorful array…

By Selena Hill

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museum

African American Museum Founder to be Honored

A recognition for launching the groundbreaking museum

The founder of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC), Lonnie…

By Samara Lynn

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Olori Swank

Celebrity Stylist Olori Swank Creates Unique Coloring Book

Coloring book promotes empowerment while encouraging tenacity

Celebrity stylist Olori Swank creates coloring-book with words of affirmation to de-stress, re-energize, relax and…

By Daron Pressley

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Pulitzer Prize Winners

From Brooklyn to Broadway: Playwright Lynn Nottage Makes History as Two-Time Pulitzer Prize Winner

Lynn Nottage joins an elite and exclusive group of multiple Pulitzer-winning American playwrights and debuts ‘Sweat’ on the Great White Way

Lynn Nottage shares her elation with the Broadway debut of Sweat and her upcoming projects…

By Gwendolyn Quinn

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Melissa Christine Goodrum

How This Black Woman Poet Juggles Life and Art

Melissa Christine Goodrum is part of the new generation of black women telling their stories and sharing their perspective through their poetry

Melissa Christine Goodrum is one such poet. The Brooklyn-based writer, who has an MFA in…

By Samara Lynn

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Daphne Valerius

Award-Winning Filmmaker Daphne Valerius Digs Deep Into Culture, Beauty, and Identity in ‘The Souls of Black Girls’

Daphne Valerius’ shares, for the first time publicly, her personal and courageous journey of facial paralysis, insecurities as a young black girl, acceptance, and healing

In her 2007 Award-winning news documentary The Souls of Black Girls, filmmaker Daphne Valerius took…

By Rochelle Soetan

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Gianni Lee

Artist Gianni Lee Speaks on the Business of Creating Art

The dynamic creator and thought-provoking visual artist gives insight into his business acumen

Gianni Lee, an international DJ, fashion designer, and painter of fine art opens up about…

By Selena Hill

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Tupac

Celebrate Tupac’s Induction Into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame With Your Own Piece of Pac Memorabilia

"You are appreciated...Don't ya know we love ya?" (Tupac Shakur, "Dear Mama")

On April 7, 2017, Tupac Shakur became the first solo Rap/Hip-Hop artist to be inducted…

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change

“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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manage

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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