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Shonda Rhimes’ Year of Yes: Stay Open to the Unknown, You Might Be Surprised

Creator of Scandal and Grey's Anatomy talks new book and the year that changed her life

Year of Yes, published by Simon & Schuster, documents a year in which Rhimes, a…

By Rebecca Nichloson

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Cool Jobs: The Harlem Globetrotter

MTV director Ezinne Kwubiri talks traveling and handling business around the world

The Harlem Globetrotter, Ezinne Kwubiri, has been working with MTV over the last eight years…

By Mia N. Hall

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Akon Named ‘Tech Human Agent of Change’ by WIRED and Nokia

Rapper and songwriter Akon makes list of global tech influencers

Rapper and Songwriter Akon has been named a Tech Human Agent of Change by WIRED…

By Kandia Johnson

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Hit the Slopes with Bravo TV’s New Luxury Travel Series “Après Ski” and Meet Cast Member Kendra Larkin

Cast member Kendra Larkin talks career transition, new travel series, and planning luxury travel experiences for the rich and famous

“Après Ski” cast member Kendra Larkin talks career transition, reality tv and planning luxury travel…

By Kandia Johnson

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Celebrities Giving Back: Beyonce’s $7 Million Housing Gift

Apartments provide residential as well as social services for tenants

The housing accommodates men and women and supports its residents by providing meals, job readiness…

By Janell Hazelwood

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[WATCH] Misty Copeland and Yo-Yo Ma Rock The Late Show With Stephen Colbert

The dynamic duo caused waves on social media

On Monday Oct. 5, Misty Copeland and Yo-Yo Ma performed on The Late Show with…

By Cristie Leondis

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Uniting for Activism: Usher, Harry Belafonte Spark Vital Chat on Driving Change

Bridging the gap, the two talk education, Civil Rights Movement and Black Lives Matter

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Entertainer Usher and legendary actor and activist Harry Belafonte sat down recently during an…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Black Motorsports Leaders: Mercedes Driver Lewis Hamilton Becomes Formula 1 World Champ

He's the first driver in the series to win 10 or more races in consecutive seasons

Often touted as the “first black driver in Formula 1,” Lewis Hamilton has won his…

By Janell Hazelwood

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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…

By Daron Pressley

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Serena Williams Talks Business, Branding, and Sports Performance

The tennis superstar is an ambassador for innovative sports brand MISSION

When I am competing and training I am 100% focused. But I love being an…

By Roz A Gee

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[WATCH] Michelle Obama Steals the Spotlight at White House State Dinner

Her black Vera Wang dress was the talk of the Internet

FLOTUS steals the spotlight at White House State Dinner for Chinese President Xi Jinping.

By Kandia Johnson

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This Week’s Highlights: The Best and the Brightest

Check out the top trending news stories from this week

Here is a recap of this week’s highlights, some of the biggest news, tech, career,…

By Cristie Leondis

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Ex-NFL Player Warrick Dunn Gives 144th Gift of Homeownership to Single Parent

He and his foundation help provide resources for first-time home buyers

Warrick Dunn has decided to expand his NFL legacy with philanthropy, and he’s giving the…

By Janell Hazelwood

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[WATCH] Taraji P. Henson Talks Viola Davis’ Emmy Win on ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’

The 'Empire' actress shares, "I think the universe is happy. Viola deserved that award."

On ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show,’ Taraji P. Henson discusses Viola Davis and her ground-breaking Emmy…

By Cristie Leondis

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5 Lessons We Can All Learn From Viola Davis’ Emmy Awards Acceptance Speech

Viola Davis makes history at the Emmy awards as the first African American woman to win Outstanding Lead Actress in Drama Series

Viola Davis makes history as the first African American woman to win Outstanding Lead Actress…

By Kandia Johnson

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Viola Davis and Regina King Make Emmy History

Davis quotes Harriet Tubman in her acceptance speech and envisions an equal playing field for black actresses

Viola Davis delivers moving speech as she becomes first black woman to win an Emmy…

By Courtney Connley

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[WATCH] Sean Diddy Combs Joins Tech and Music Industry Innovators at 2015 Revolt Music Conference

REVOLT music conference features some of the biggest names in music and technology, including Scooter Braun, Vania Schlogel, NO I.D., Troy Carter, Jay Brown, and more

REVOLT music conference features some of the biggest names in music and technology, including Scooter…

By Kandia Johnson

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Angela Simmons and Harlem Globetrotters Presents 90th Anniversary Collection Fashion Show

Angela Simmons teams up with Harlem Globetrotters to present anniversary collection for NYFW

Angela Simmons teams up with Harlem Globetrotters to present anniversary collection for NYFW.

By Kandia Johnson

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Nicki Minaj Ranks First Among Latest Highest-Grossing Tours

Rapper turned pop-star brings in a whopping $13 million in revenue from tour

Nicki Minaj brings in $13 million from touring, ranking her first in latest highest-grossing tours.

By Brittany Dandy

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Rapper Nelly Uses College Scholarships to Elevate Black Community

His actions speak louder than words

For the past 10 years, Rapper Nelly has been supporting black college hopefuls by providing…

By Robin White Goode

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