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Harlem’s Fashion Row and McDonald’s Launch Student Fashion Design Competition

Harlem’s Fashion Row University and McDonald’s is offering the chance of a lifetime exclusively to…

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Arts & Culture


Long before she became an Oscar winner for her visceral performance in Precious, the Maryland native’s claim to fame was a raunchy standup act, in which she praised her pleasantly plump supporters and blasted “skinny bitches.” In fact, her outspoken, big-is-beautiful campaign spawned a full figure clothing line, a New York Times bestseller, Skinny Women are Evil, a lead role in the film Phat Girlz and a $13 million fortune. But these days, the funny girl, whose self-titled talk show was put on indefinite hiatus last July, is singing a different tune. Mo’Nique is currently using her free time to get it in at the gym—even tweeting motivational words with pictures and videos of her workouts as she fights to reach her 180-pound goal weight.

Mo’Nique Opens Up About ‘BlackBird’ And Lee Daniels Controvery

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On Claire Rosseau (‘Blackbird’) vs Mary Jones…

Power Women: Five Ways to Sneak in Your Fitness While at Work

Five ways power women can sneak in their daily fitness while at work.

Ava DuVernay Part of Barbie’s ‘Shero’ Edition

‘Selma’ director Ave DuVernay was honored with a custom Barbie in her likeness.


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[Part 1] African Hip Hop Pioneer Comes Full Circle

African entertainer opens up about winning and failing, journey and legacy in Nigerian music industry.

“Drumline: A New Beat” Premieres on VH1

Most of us remember the original motion picture “Drumline” starring Nick Cannon and Zoe Saldana.…

A Plunge into the Film Writer’s Life

Gina Prince-Bythewood is no stranger to the world of film. With a list of movies…

Fashion & Beauty

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Fashion Designer Talks Juggling a Successful Small Business and Working Full-time Job

Fashion Designer, Malacia Anderson, owner of Li’s Li’s Creations explains how she manages full…

Harlem’s Fashion Row and McDonald’s Launch Student Fashion Design Competition

Harlem’s Fashion Row University and McDonald’s is offering the chance of a lifetime exclusively to…

World’s 6 Best Shopping Cities

If you don’t mind taking a road trip or hopping on a plane to do…

Health & Wellness

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Career Fitness: Baby Weight Loss Equals Entrepreneurial Gain

Jonese Holloway, owner of Johnnie Boi Fitness, talks her career change and fitness boutique.

Breast Cancer Cases to Increase by 50% by 2030

Researchers at the National Cancer Institute, recently reported breast cancer diagnoses in the U.S. will…

Health is Wealth: 5 Deadly Health Issues for African Americans

African Americans face-alarming differences in health issues compared to all other racial and ethnic groups.

Sports Biz

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The NBA Is Hosting A Camp In Cuba

“…our game is an inclusive, easy-to-understand sport that has brought people together. We think this…

Antony Resler and Grant Hill Bought the Atlanta Hawks for $850 Million

“This is a guy who has done his due diligence and is coming in with…

Toronto Raptors GM Masai Ujiri Puts His Money Where His Mouth Is

Drake – who’s also seen the wrath of the league office, has the final word…

Travel & Leisure

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5 Fabulous Destinations for Solo Travelers

Choosing a destination with activities to keep you busy, is easy to navigate and safe…

Yes We Camp: 5 Cool Fishing, Hiking and Nature Groups for African Americans

National Park Week is from April 18-26. To celebrate you can join several nature groups…

10 Questions to Ask Before Renting a Vacation Home

Before renting a vacation home, there are several questions you should ask before submitting payment.…

Women of Power

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Women of Power: 4 Boss Moves to Get Salary You Deserve

As the pay gap for women and men is highlighted today for Equal Pay Day,…

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10th Women of Power Summit Most Successful of All Time

Last week, Black Enterprise’s 10th Women of Power Summit, hosted by State Farm in Ft.…

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