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[WATCH] Jay Z and Will Smith Team up to Produce Emmett Till Miniseries

The men join forces to executive produce HBO series about the 1955 murder of 14-year-old Emmett Till

Jay Z and Will Smith join forces to executive produce HBO series about the 1955…

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[RECAP] FLOTUS and Rapper Wale: Advice for College Students

Michelle Obama told students "Education should be cool again"

As part of FLOTUS 2015 Reach Higher Initiative, students joined Rapper Wale and TV Personality…

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NBA Announces Single Game PPV Option

NBA becomes first league to offer per game PPV

Teasing the new PPV structure earlier this year, NBA commissioner Adam Silver said ‘…most people…

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Happy Birthday Iman: 10 Career Highlights of a Supermodel Turned Business Woman

Somali-born beauty, Iman, celebrates her 60th birthday on July 25

Somali-born beauty, Iman, celebrates her 60th birthday on July 25.

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Brandy Graces Uptown Magazine Cover as ‘Rising Icon’

The singer and actress opens up about her success and trumps spanning her 20 year career

Brandy opens up to Uptown Magazine about her success and trumps spanning her 20 year…

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Join BlackStar Film Festival July 30 – Aug 2 in Philadelphia

The 4th annual BlackStar Film festival celebrates films by and about people of the African diaspora

The 4th annual BlackStar Film festival celebrates films by and about people of the African…

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Taraji P. Henson and Viola Davis Make History With Emmy Award Nominations

The women make history with Emmy nominations for roles on ‘How to Get Away With Murder' and 'Empire’

Viola Davis and Taraji P. Henson make history With Emmy nominations for roles on ‘How…

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Dave Chappelle, Ava DuVernay, Russell Simmons and More Celebrate ‘Art for Life’ 20th Anniversary

Russell Simmons’ Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation celebrated its 20th anniversary at the 16th annual 'Art For Life' benefit

Russell Simmons’ Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation celebrated its 20th anniversary Art For Life benefit.…

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Jay Z Unites Roc Nation Music and Tidal at Barclays Center

The hip-hop mogul continues to push TIDAL in new partnership with Barclays Center

Earlier today, Billboard broke the news that Jay Z’s Roc Nation Music imprint had come…

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[WATCH] Celebrities on Broadway this Summer

Broadway lover? Check out some of your favorite celebrities taking over the stage this summer

Summer is the best time of the year for Broadway lovers. Here are a few…

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Comedian Flex Alexander to Emcee Comedy Underground Series

Flex Alexander talks returning to his first love while emceeing the Comedy Underground Series on Friday, July 17

Flex Alexander and a new batch of stand-up comics are set to take the stage…

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Blair Underwood’s Advice to Black Creatives: If You Want More, Create More

The actor talks the entertainment biz and making your own opportunities

Black Enterprise caught up with Blair Underwood to discuss his insights on success in the…

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Blair Underwood to Give 2015 Commencement Address at AmericanInterContinental University

The actor talks education, giving back, and what he hopes to share with this year's graduating class

On August 8, Blair Underwood will offer words of wisdom to the class of graduating…

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Sheryl Lee Ralph Spills the Secrets of Having a Long and Successful Career

The actress shares what it takes to make it in the entertainment industry

Sheryl Lee Ralph on what it takes to make it in the entertainment industry.

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Beyoncé, Coldplay, and Pearl Jam to Headline New York’s Global Citizen Festival

Festival takes place September 26 in Central Park

Global Citizen Festival takes place in New York on September 26.

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Ava DuVernay Passes on Directing ‘Black Panther’ Movie

DuVernay says she and Marvel had different ideas about what the story should be

Award-winning director Ava DuVernay reveals that she turned down the opportunity to direct the “Black…

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[WATCH] Jennifer Hudson, Danielle Brooks, and Cynthia Erivo to Star in ‘The Color Purple’

Previews begin November 9 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre

The Color Purple Returns to the Broadway Stage with previews on November 9 at the…

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[Video] BE Modern Man Featured on NYC’s Hot 97 – Ebro in the Morning

BE Modern Man, the Black Enterprise Golf & Tennis Challenge and more

Black Enterprise’s Alfred Edmond and Kelly Pierre-Louis visited Hot 97’s Ebro In the Morning in…

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Robert Johnson Launches Urban Movie Channel

Urban Movie Channel Launches ‘Fall Out Fridays’ Comedy Series

Entertainment specials for your summer TV lineup

Starting July 3, Urban Movie Channel plans to keep you laughing with the launch of…

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Shaun Robinson Leaves Access Hollywood

Award-winning journalist says it's time to take her career to the next level

Shaun Robinson departs “Access Hollywood” to focus on future development and production projects within the…

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