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Black History Month: The Slave Who Escaped From George Washington

Ona Judge escaped slavery in the executive mansion only to live the rest of her life in poverty as a fugitive

Learn about Oney “Ona” Judge, the African American slave who ran away from George Washington’s…

By Selena Hill

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ABFF Honors

ABFF Honors: Issa Rae Hacks Hollywood

Long gone are the days of being discovered or looking for an agent to book you gigs

The who’s who of Hollywood will be in full effect on Wednesday, February, 22nd at…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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ABFF

ABFF Honors Denzel Washington, Queen Latifah, Issa Rae, and Black Talent in Hollywood

Don't miss this celebration of black excellence in Hollywood TONIGHT, Feb. 22, at 8 p.m. ET/PT, on BET

The extraordinary achievements of African Americans in cinema will be celebrated tonight at the 2017…

By Selena Hill

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Denzel Washington

Denzel Washington, Issa Rae, F. Gary Gray to Be Honored by ABFF and BET

The awards gala, presented by BET, returns to honor Hollywood veteran Denzel Washington, rising star Issa Rae, and director F. Gary Gray

BET Networks and The American Black Film Festival (ABFF) recently announced the honorees for the…

By Kali Wilder

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Magic Johnson

Magic Johnson Hired To Run The Lakers Show

The Hall of Famer is Named President of Basketball Operations 

The Lakers have named Magic Johnson as President of Basketball Operations, relieving General Manager Mitch…

By The Shadow League

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Maya Angelou

New Maya Angelou Documentary to Debut on PBS for Black History

First film to chronicle life story of the phenomenal Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, author, and civil rights activist

Maya Angelou’s poem And Still I Rise remains a triumphant anthem of transcendence over adversity.…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Harlem Literary Brunch

Here’s What You Missed At The Harlem Literary Brunch

Good food, positive vibes, and a room filled with black girl writer magic

The Harlem Literary Brunch was a hungry reader’s delight that offered the opportunity to connect…

By Selena Hill

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us

4 Reasons Why You Need to Move Out of the U.S. for At Least a Year

Here's what you need to know if you are thinking about living or working abroad

Here’s what you need to know if you are thinking about moving out of the…

By Maryann Reid

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vision

4 Spiritual Ways to Bring Your Vision to Reality

When God opens a door for your vision to come to pass, nobody can close it

Pastor Marcus Gill, a Millennial who is making major moves, shares fours tips that he…

By Patrice Tartt

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CeCe Winans

CeCe Winans Says “Let Them Fall in Love” on First Album in 9 Years

The sounds of yesteryear, but with a twist

It’s been nine years since Grammy Award-winning gospel legend CeCe Winans’ last full-length album, Thy…

By Bil Carpenter

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romantic

A Romantic Playlist for the Grown and ‘Saved’

Because church folks need to get in the mood, too

Here is a list of romantic songs that make it possible to get your praise…

By Bil Carpenter

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Lee Daniels

Lee Daniels: The Business of Being a Gay Black Man

Lee Daniels' choice to live in his truth has been the best career decision he has ever made

Black Enterprise chatted with Lee Daniels, Tyrese Gibson and Amiyah Scott about the upcoming episode…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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black art

Artist Charly Palmer Talks the Business of Black Art

"Black art is the soul of folk—black folk," - Charly Palmer

Writer Ida Harris caught up with Charly Palmer, a painter, muralist, designer, and illustrator in…

By Dr. Dionne Mahaffey

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mind, body

5 Last-Minute Valentine’s Day Gifts for the Mind, Body, and Soul

Expressing your love can be low-cost and healthy

Consider giving your loved one a gift of love that helps them self-love their mind,…

By nursealice

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stillness

The Professional’s Practical Guide to Practicing Stillness

“Once you know yourself in this living stillness, there is nothing in this world that is greater than you”

Well, let’s take a closer look into the practice of stillness and 7 actionable steps…

By Cameka Smith

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modern

BE Luxury: African Modern Décor Inspo

Ways to accentuate the home with heritage-focused designs

A brief look at exceptional, luxury, accent modern pieces with native tradition interpreted to contemporary…

By T. Bernie

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attract

Get Your Mind Right and Attract the Love You Deserve

Make this the last year you spend Valentine’s Day alone! Attract the love you desire by doing these 5 things to get your mind right!

Make this the last year you spend Valentine’s Day alone! Attract the love you desire…

By Cameka Smith

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Luvvie Ajayi

Shonda Rhimes and Author Luvvie Ajayi Team Up For New Comedy Series

ABCs 'Queen of Prime Time' is turning Ajayi's best-selling book into a comedy

Luvvie Ajayi’s best-selling book, “I’m Judging You,” will be transformed into a cable comedy series…

By Selena Hill

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Fine Artist Cheryl R. Riley: The Art of Art Collecting (Part 2)

Cheryl R. Riley explains that art’s purpose is to give joy, or resonate personally on profound levels every time you look at it

Cheryl R. Riley explains that art’s purpose is to give joy or resonate personally on…

By Gwendolyn Quinn

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art collecting

Fine Artist Cheryl R. Riley on the Art of Art Collecting (Part 1)

Art expert Cheryl R. Riley's extensive body of work includes public and private art, installations, sculptures, decorative art, and residential murals

Fine artist Cheryl R. Riley has a wide-ranging career, spanning more than four decades and…

By Gwendolyn Quinn

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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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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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