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Beyonce Covers Vogue’s Coveted Biggest Issue

Third time a black woman has covered the September book

Beyonce’s feature makes only the third time a black woman has covered the September issue…

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Regulators: Driver’s Fatigue Caused Crash That Injured Tracy Morgan

Kevin Roper was awake 28 consecutive hours before the crash

As federal investigation continues, details surrounding car accident that injured Tracy Morgan and killed fellow…

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‘War Room’ Producers Opt for Majority-Black Cast in Landmark Gesture to Diversify Christian Films

New York Times bestselling author Priscilla Shirer makes movie debut

“War Room,” new film produced by award-winning Christian moviemakers Alex and Stephen Kendrick seeks to…

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Sesame Street and HBO Announce New Partnership

For the first time ever, show will be available free of charge to PBS and member stations

Partnership that will make the next five seasons of the iconic series available on HBO…

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NFL Launches New Women’s, Men’s, and Junior Apparel Lines

Actress Tika Sumpter, a Carolina Panther's fan, among featured celebrity endorsers

Actress Tika Sumpter, of ‘The Haves and the Have Nots’ among celebrity endorsers of NFL’s…

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Kenya Barris to Write Film Adaptation of 1970s Sitcom ‘Good Times’

'Black-ish' series creator says movie adaptation will be a 'dramaedy'

‘Black-ish’ series creator says movie adaptation will be a ‘dramaedy’

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BET Brings Back ‘UnCut’: Social’s Most Hilarious Reactions

Controversial show returns as the network loses hit showrunners for 'Being Mary Jane' and 'The Game'

BET’s ‘UnCut’ is back on the air and social media is on fire about it.

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Danielle Nicolet Talks Sexuality, Finding a Sense of Self, and Her New Sitcom ‘Born Again Virgin’

The star of the TV One comedy says the show reflects an African American women's reality

Danielle Nicolet talks sexuality, finding a sense of self, and her new sitcom Born Again…

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Film and Entertainment Executive Talks the Power of Thinking and Acting Like an Owner

Quincy Newell shares career advice and views of his impact on the African American community

Film and entertainment executive shares career advice and views of his impact on the African…

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Meet Trey Ellis: ‘The Tuskegee Airmen’ Screenwriter and Educator

Award-winning wordsmith talks writing, teaching, and balance

Award-winning writer talks writing, teaching, and balance..

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Idris Elba Becomes ‘Maxim’s’ First Solo Male Cover Feature

FIlm star talks 'Star Trek Beyond,' career passions and more in latest issue

‘Maxim’ is featuring first ever male solo cover with actor Idris Elba.

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Jon Stewart Says Goodbye: Top ‘The Daily Show’ Moments on Race, Black Lives Matter and More

Comedian Trevor Noah set to take over Sept. 28

Thursday night was ‘Daily Show’ host Jon Stewart’s last in the role, as South African…

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Confirmed: Uzo Aduba and Amber Riley Join ‘The Wiz Live!’ Cast

'Orange Is the New Black' and 'Glee' stars added to roster with Mary J. Blige and Queen Latifah

Uzo Aduba will play Glinda, the Good Witch of the South, and Amber Riley will…

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Keli Goff: Media Maven Talks Career Autonomy, Financial Security, and Social Change

Successful multiplatform storyteller talks about the intersection of art and life

Successful multiplatform storyteller talks about the intersection of art and life.

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Cool Jobs: Twin Sisters Talk Making it as Writers on Fox’s Hit Show ‘Empire’

JaNeika and JaSheika James open up about their journey into television

Twin sisters JaNeika and JaSheika James open up about their career journeys to becoming writers…

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The Real Cookie Lyon? Detroit Woman Suing ‘Empire’ Creators for $300 Million

The character made popular by Taraji P. Henson may have come from a book

A Detroit woman says her life story has uncanny similarities to ‘Empire’ character Cookie Lyon,…

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‘Black-ish’ Star, Anthony Anderson, Shares His Love For Food and Family

Emmy nominated actor says, " I learned how to cook out of necessity"

BlackEnterprise.com spoke with Anthony Anderson to discuss his passion for cooking and it’s ties to…

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Queen Latifah and Mary J. Blige Join NBC’s ‘The Wiz’

Iconic singers set to join TV version of the classic musical

Queen Latifah and Mary J. Bilge, set to join TV version of the classic musical,…

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Anthony Anderson Says: Don’t Compromise Who You Are In Order To Succeed

The Emmy nominated actor talks black culture, giving back, and telling our own stories

The Emmy nominated actor talks black culture, giving back, and telling our own stories.

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‘Shaft’ is NOT a Comedy

David Walker takes issue with creative team of movie remake

In his open letter, writer David Walker compared the proposed comedic remake of ‘Shaft’ to…

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