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Tika Sumpter Talks Her Role in Biopic ‘Bessie’

Actress reveals experience playing bisexual lover to 'Empress of Blues'

Actress, Tika Sumpters reveals what it was like playing bisexual lover to roaring 20’s Empress…

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‘Orange is the New Black’ Star Danielle Brooks Shares Suicide Struggle

After battling self acceptance, she tells how she discovered self-love

After battling self acceptance, Danielle Brooks details how she discovered self-love.

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Blues Legend B.B. King Dies

Composer, guitarist and entrepreneur had successful career that spanned more than 60 years

Blues legend, author, entrepreneur and composure known as the “King of Blues” died in his…

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Darrin Henson Talks Preparing for Exotic Dancer Role on Chocolate City

Chocolate City will be in select theaters and On Demand May 22nd in the U.S.

The movie, Chocolate City will be in select theaters and On Demand May 22nd in…

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Shonda Rhimes Introduces New ABC Drama ‘The Catch’

The super-producer pens yet another female lead to keep fans guessing

Shonda Rhimes introduces new ABC show, “The Catch” with yet another powerful female lead.

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Roc Nation Sports and BET Are Stepping Into The Ring

These two companies are teaming up to change the boxing experience

“It’s more than just boxing, it’s more than a sporting event, and that’s why we…

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[WATCH] Singer Amerie Offers Her Version of ‘Extraordinary Means’

Songstress reveals some of her favorite books and other interesting insights via Youtube

Songstress Amerie reveals of her favorite books and other interesting insights via viral social media…

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Mayweather v. Pacquiao: The Saga Continues

The drama reached a new high after both fighters left the ring

The drama around the fighters continues in the media this week, picking up right where…

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Sweet 16: ‘Married to Medicine’ Star on Making Others Millionaires

Lisa Nicole Cloud talks her industry and empowering others

Self-made millionaire Lisa Nicole Cloud of Married to Medicine shares how she got her start,…

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Janet Cohen Draws Intolerant Parallel with ‘Anne and Emmett’ Play

Award-winning writer creates dialogue to unite and educate people globally

Award-winning writer Janet Cohen shares her play “Anne and Emmett” to educate the masses and…

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La La Anthony Shares Rules of Success in The Power Playbook

Entrepreneur and mom lays out guidelines for independence and success

The bestselling author, entrepreneur and mom lays out the guidelines for independence, money, and success…

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‘The Voice’ Crooner Avery Wilson Talks Following Passion for Music

Young singer offers advice for Generation Z peers to make dreams reality

Talent and hard work paid off for this multitalented entertainer who made it to the…

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How Young Professionals Can Land a Job in Media

CEO of Emma Bowen Foundation, Rahsaan Harris, offers tips for working in media

Emma Bowen Foundation CEO shares tips and advice for young professionals looking to work in…

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ABFF Winner Christopher Brandt Writes Movie, Set to Premier on TV One

ABFF champion makes his way to the screen

ABFF winner Christopher Brandt’s original script ‘Runaway Island’ finds a home at TV One.

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Denise Boutte Talks Working with Tyler Perry and Her New Movie

Denise Boutte talks career journey and new movie 'For the Love of Ruth'

Denise Boutte had no idea she would land in the TV and film industry, working…

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Star Students: 5 Actors Taught by ABFF Teacher Tasha Smith

The ABFF Master Class teacher has quite the resume

At the American Black Film Festival in New York City, June 11-14, actress Tasha Smith…

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Fashion Sense to Cents: RHOA Marlo Hampton and ‘The Art of Style’

The reality star finds a business angle in all her fierceness

Former RHOA star Marlo Hampton kicks off a fashion experience and a new tier to…

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[VIDEO] Chrisette Michele Behind the Scenes in Studio for New Album

The songstress talks Baltimore Riots, art and more

Songstress, Chrisette Michele talks Baltimore Riots, art and new album in YouTube video.

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6 Celebrities Doing Double Duty Launching Movies, Musicals and More

Stars running more than one business venture

Celebrities in music, TV and film are no strangers to the term “hustle,” and they’re…

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Rapper MC Lyte Becomes Board Member for Dillard University

The hip-hop pioneer now sits on the board of trustees for historic university

Philanthropist, MC Lyte, now sits on the board of trustees for the historical Dillard University.

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