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Tyra Banks Joins ‘Funded’: A New Reality Show Awarding $1 Million to Entrepreneurs

Similar to ABC's popular reality show "Shark Tank," startups and their mentors will face off to get venture capital

ABC’s widely popular series Shark Tank draws more than 7 million viewers weekly. Now NBC…

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4 Lessons Learned From Appearing on ABC’s Hit Show “Shark Tank”

Kim Kaupe and her co-founder nabbed a $725K deal from the Sharks. Here’s how she prepared for the live taping

Kim Kaupe and her co-founder talk lessons learned after appearing on ABC’s Shark Tank.

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Secret Service: No, You Cannot Bring Your Guns to the GOP Convention

Secret Service vetoes any plans to allow guns into the GOP Convention

Over the weekend a Change.org petition made headlines by calling for the allowance of open…

By Hailey Wallace

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ABC’s ‘Shark Tank’ Seeks Entrepreneurs of Color

Nationwide casting call kicks off in Miami, Florida, for business owners to pitch the 'Sharks' and raise capital

In 2015, Values Partnerships held 11 casting events in 6 cities. Several entrepreneurs, including Sprëtz…

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On the Move: Channing Dungey Becomes First African American to Head Major Broadcast Network

Dungey takes over after Paul Lee

ABC appoints Channing Dungey to entertainment president, making her the first African American to…

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Black “Bachelor” May Finally Be Coming to ABC

ABC president Paul Lee says, "It's likely"

After airing for 14 years, the infamous The Bachelor franchise may finally be adding some…

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NAACP Image Awards: Box Office Hits ‘Creed’ and ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Take the Lead

Shondaland hits 'Scandal' and 'How to Get Away with Murder' also get nods

Nominees for the 47th annual NAACP Image Awards were announced, with ‘Creed’, ‘Straight Outta Compton’,…

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‘Castle’ Star Tamala Jones Talks Near Death Experience and Strong Roles For Women of Color

The brain aneurysm survivor talks purpose and being a successful actress

The in-demand actor has amassed impressive credits to her resume, and her work in beloved…

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Dreaming Big with ABC’s ‘Black-ish’ Star, Marsai Martin

Actress says, "If you believe it, you can achieve it"

Actress Marsai Martin says, “If you believe it, you can achieve it.”

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Local Entrepreneur Wants To Get DC Black Businesses On ABC Shark Tank

Phoebe Group conducts pitch competitions, watch parties, and Shark Tank themed workshops

Shark Tank producers tour major cities this spring and summer connecting to minority entrepreneurs.

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T.J. Holmes Joins ABC News Team

Holmes will serve as co-anchor for two of the network's news shows

T.J. Holmes to join ABC News as co-anchor of “America This Morning” and “World News…

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Whoopi Goldberg Skeptical About Bill Cosby Rape Allegations

"I have a lot of questions for the lady," host says.

The legendary comedian, Whoopi Goldberg, is skeptical about her friend Bill Cosby and allegations of…

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New NBA TV Deal Reportedly Worth $24 Billion

The league continues to improve its global recognition

The new NBA TV deal will bank $24 billion for the company, while exposing the…

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10 Web Reactions to The New York Times’ ‘Angry Black Woman’ Op-Ed

Gladiators united to support 'Scandal' creator Shonda Rhimes

Last week, Shonda Rhimes was embroiled in a tête-à-tête with the New York Times over…

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Alfonso Ribeiro Appearing on Season 19 of Dancing With The Stars

Dancing With the Stars Season 19 Cast Revealed

Alfonso Ribeiro and Tavis Smiley among contenders for upcoming season

Alfonso Ribeiro and Tavis Smiley are among the thirteen contestants on Season 19 of “Dancing…

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Naturalicious Takes Home $10,000 at Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference

Natural hair expert is reigning champion of the Elevator Pitch Contest

Gwen Jimmere, CEO of Naturalicious, is reigning champion of the Black Enterprise Elevator Pitch Contest…

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Shonda Rhimes Inks New 8-Figure Deal With ABC

Network makes Thursday night lineup Shonda night

Shonda Rhimes inks new deal with ABC worth eight figures that will include Scandal, Grey’s…

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2014 Women of Power: Producers Shonda Rhimes and Mara Brock Akil

These showrunners are bringing diversity to television

Rhimes and Akil Brock are opening more doors for people of color in entertainment

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Jason Collins Gives First “Coming Out” Interview to Good Morning America

Jason Collins sits down for first interview, with ABC, since speaking with 'Sports Illustrated.'

After becoming the first openly gay professional U.S. athlete, Jason Collins sat down with ABC’s…

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Is American Audience Ready For A Black Bachelorette?

Will Americans watch men of all races vie for a black woman's heart?

You think the show would be a success?

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