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Russell Simmons to Donald Trump: ‘Stop the Bull’

The Def Jam Records founder pens open letter in response to candidate's anti-Muslim statements

The Def Jam Records Founder tells his old friend to shop all of his“bull.”

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13th Amendment Anniversary: President Obama Discusses Bigotry Today

Nod at Trump's anti-Muslim comments inferred but White House confirms it's not direct response

Today marks the 150th anniversary of the 13th amendment, and President Obama spoke at a…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show: Meet 5 Black Models Who Kill the Runway

Maria Borges is first model to rock natural hair down the lingerie brand's catwalk

On Tuesday, Dec. 8, the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show 2015 aired on CBS. Take a…

By Cristie Leondis

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Chi-Raq: Film Facing Major Heat

The film banked in at No. 13 at the box office during opening weekend

While Chi-Raq may have received positive reviews from critics, there is still controversy surrounding the…

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Queen Latifah to Star in Lee Daniels’ Music Pilot for Fox

Series will will be set in Atlanta music scene with three lead women

Queen Latifah has made an exciting announcement recently, sharing publicly that she will be staring…

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#BEBizChat: Jai Stone Talks Building a Successful Business Without Compromising Your Happiness

Founder of Emotional Nudity providing tips for women entrepreneurs

Entrepreneur and Periscope star Jai Stone will share tips for women to build successful businesses…

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Celebrities Taking Action: Michael Vick Fighting for ‘Pets in Cars’ Bill

If passed, the bill would allow police officers the authority to save dogs and cats from cars in unsafe temperatures.

Steelers quarterback Michael Vick has announced his support of PA House Bill 1516, also called…

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Ten Facts about Nas

Nas Executive Producing Erykah Badu Film

Movie will premier at Sundance in January

Super soul icon Erykah Badu is releasing an indie drama called “The Land” and has…

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Star Barbie Power: Ava DuVernay Doll Already Sold Out

Social media abuzz on news that the "Shero" is temporarily unavailable

“Selma” director Ava DuVernay has become a superstar not only on the Hollywood scene but…

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Keurig Sold in $13.9 Billion Deal to Investor Group JAB Holding Co.

The coffee company goes private and is valued at $92 a share

JAB Holding Co. has bought Keurig in a $13.9 billion deal. The investor group…

By Cristie Leondis

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LeBron James Signs Lifetime Deal with Nike

Contract is first lifetime deal in the shoe and apparel company’s 44-year history

Today, LeBron James has agreed to a lifetime endorsement deal with Nike, the first deal…

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[Op-Ed] The Problem With the ‘Stump for Trump’ Girls

Two black-women-gone-viral are far from funny---they're dangerous

“Stump for Trump Girls,” are being touted as proof that Trump enjoys some semblance of…

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BE Military Woman

Breaking Barriers: U.S. Military Opens Up Combat Jobs to Women

Defense Secretary announces women will be able to participate in elite military forces

Defense Secretary Ash Carter announces military will open up all combat jobs to women.

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2016 Grammy Awards: Kendrick Lamar Dominates & Omarion Gets Best … Twitter Rant Award

The Weeknd and Taylor Swift also among the top nominees

Kendrick Lamar earned 11 Grammy nominations in nine different categories, while pop star Omarion takes…

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From Hip-Hop to the Small Screen: 50 Cent and Nicki Minaj Land New TV Deals

Each involved in biographical projects that put their personal stories on centerstage

Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, Sean “Diddy” Combs and Nicki Minaj have all landed recent deals…

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LeBron James adds a daughter to his family

$15.8 Million: LeBron James Lands Deal for Entertainment Studio

Warner Bros. and Turner Sports invest in expanding Uninterrupted platform offerings

Warner Bros. and Turner Sports recently announced an investment in Uninterrupted, slated to become yet…

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Report: Auto Industry Sees Record Sales

Experts attribute low gas prices and Black Friday as key drivers

November auto sales hit record numbers. New-car sales last month benefited from Black Friday deals,…

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Drake Opens Flagship Store for Clothing Line OVO

Hip-Hop star ventures into fashion entrepreneurship

Drake announced the opening of his October’s Very Own (OVO) flagship store in Los Angeles,…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Small businesses step up their support for National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

World AIDS Day Urges People to Rethink HIV

December 1 is a day for people worldwide to unite against HIV

According to the World Health Organization, fear of stigma is the main reason why people…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Black Activists Demand Chicago Mayor and Police Superintendent Removal

The shutdown of stores along Magnificent Mile cost businesses post-holiday sales

Activists point to actions of the Chicago police and mayor, alleging that there has been…

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