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[WATCH] Cicely Tyson Among Kennedy Center Honorees

Aretha Franklin and CeCe Winans' stirring performances still viral on the Web

The Kennedy Center Honors, which recognizes achievements by Americans in the arts, recently honored leaders…

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30 Under 30: Stephen Curry, John Boyega, Breshere Gray and Zendaya Make ‘Forbes’ List

From the NBA to 'Empire' to Silicon Valley, young influencers impact industries

Forbes released its 2016 ’30 Under 30′ list that includes 600 young leaders making major…

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Jill Marie Jones Talks Fearless New Role on ‘Ash vs Evil Dead’ and Career Longevity

Actress has new role on Starz comedic horror series

Jill Marie Jones talks new role on Starz comedic horror series Ash vs. Evil Dead

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[WATCH] LeBron James Turns 31 Today

Forbes estimates his net worth at $65 million, ranking in at #6 of the World’s Highest-Paid Athletes in 2015

December 30 is LeBron James’ birthday. The American pro basketball player, famously born in 1984…

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Kanye West’s New ‘Yeezy Boost 350’ Sneaker Sells Out Immediately

On Dec. 26, the official Adidas Twitter account tweeted: "#YEEZYBOOST 350 is now sold out online in the U.S."

On Saturday, Dec. 26, Kanye West’s new sneaker line, Yeezy Boost 350 launched worldwide and…

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Young Gifted & Black Awards Honor Leaders in Art, Education, Philanthropy, and Business

Honorees include journalist Lola Ogunnaike and scholar Noel Scott Anderson Ph.D.

“This program has a simple mission, which is to bring light to individuals who exemplify…

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The Real Story About Steve Harvey and the Miss Universe Pageant

Harvey made no mistake by becoming part owner of the pageant's production company

In the Dec 2014/Jan 2015 issue of Black Enterprise, Steve Harvey discusses details of his…

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Kerry Washington Becomes OPI Creative Ambassador

'Scandal' star will co-curate nail polish colors and names for collections

Scandal” star Kerry Washington is adding creative ambassador to her resume, becoming the first-ever OPI…

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NWA nominated for 2015 rock and roll hall of fame

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: N.W.A. and Chicago Among Inductees

Subjects of "Straight Outta Compton" finally land honor after five considerations

More than 800 members of the Hall’s voting committee, which includes artists, historians, and music…

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Star Wars: 7 Black Characters You Should Know

These actors/actresses added to the magic and mystique of Star Wars

Star Wars: The Force Awakens was released in theaters on Dec. 18. Check out these…

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[WATCH] 2016 Grammys: LL Cool J Back as Next Year’s Host

This is the hip-hop icon's fifth appearance leading the show

LL Cool J will be returning to the 2016 Grammy awards ceremony as host.

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‘The Passion’: Tyler Perry Hosting TV Musical About Jesus

Fox greenlights deal for two-hour event set to coincide with Palm Sunday 2016

Fox has ordered a two-hour live musical event hosted and narrated by Tyler Perry called…

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Hot Lip Bling? Tom Ford’s ‘Drake’ Lipstick Shade Sells Out Within Minutes

Shade going for up to $118 on eBay

Drake’s Tom Ford lip hue has sold at luxury brand’s boutiques and online and is…

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Young & Disrupting: Okayafrica CEO Talks Journey From Wall Street to Emerging Culture Brand

Abiola Oke is taking corporate savvy to expand footprint of the continent

Abiola Oke, CEO of Okayafrica, is among young business leaders beginning journeys to disrupt the…

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‘Shots Fired’: Sanaa Lathan to Star in Gina Prince-Bythewood TV Project

Fox network series focuses on racially charged police shootings; 'Empire' producer on board

Sanaa Lathan will star in “Shots Fired,” a Gina Prince-Bythewood directed project that has been…

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Steve Harvey Hosting Miss Universe Pageant: Will People Forget Trump Scandal?

After messy scandal and sale, new owners of organization find new TV partner in Fox

teve Harvey, arguably the hardest working man in show biz, has now added another iconic…

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Golden Globes 2016: Complete List of Nominees

Empire gets nominated for top television drama series

Early Thursday morning, the nominees for the 73rd annual Golden Globe Awards were revealed. This…

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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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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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