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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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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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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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How I Did It: Nicholas Owen Seeks to Fill News Void for Minorities with NOTV

Platform uses social media to provide bite-sized videos on issues affecting people of color

Howard University alum Nicholas Owen launched NOTV, a global news platform that disseminates information via…

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From Hip-Hop to the Small Screen: 50 Cent and Nicki Minaj Land New TV Deals

Each involved in biographical projects that put their personal stories on centerstage

Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, Sean “Diddy” Combs and Nicki Minaj have all landed recent deals…

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LeBron James adds a daughter to his family

$15.8 Million: LeBron James Lands Deal for Entertainment Studio

Warner Bros. and Turner Sports invest in expanding Uninterrupted platform offerings

Warner Bros. and Turner Sports recently announced an investment in Uninterrupted, slated to become yet…

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[WATCH] Comedian Trevor Noah Preps for First Night as Host of The Daily Show

Watchers wonder what stamp the comedian will leave on the show and how he'll take it into the future of late night TV

Fans and critics will watch to see what mark Trevor Noah, the new host of…

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‘Lesbians Who Tech’ Summit Coming to New York City

Four-day event featuring speakers from companies including Google, The New York Times, Amazon and more

Lesbians Who Tech’s second annual summit in New York Oct. 1-4 is set to bring…

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Ad Week 2015: Celebrities, Industry Leaders, and Media’s Top Execs Gather in NYC

Regulation and access issues in publishing and social are hot topics this year

This week, thousands of leaders in the advertising, media, business, tech, and marketing industries are…

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Hillary Clinton Talks HBCUs, Small Business Advocacy, and the Obama ‘Muslim’ Rumors

Presidential hopeful talks 'the issues' with Tom Joyner, Don Lemon, Jacque Reid, and Roland Martin

Don Lemon, Jacque Reid, Sybil Wilkes, and Roland Martin joined Tom Joyner to talk issues…

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Lorenzo Brown, President and Managing Editor of Sister 2 Sister, Dies

Founding member of staff was an educator and civil rights advocate

Lorenzo Brown, Ph.D., president and managing editor of Sister 2 Sister magazine, died August 21…

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[STUDY] Black Women and Asian Men Underrepresented in Magazines

Despite black women getting Sept. covers, research shows that the playing field is still not diverse

A recent study by student and faculty researchers at the College of William & Mary…

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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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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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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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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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BE Modern Man: Check Out This Week’s Ambassador Dr. Kareem J. Merrick

Special program features today's male leaders of color---in their words, their way

BE Modern Man is an integrative 10-week Web initiative that honors the essence, image and…

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Hot 97 Empowers Girls With Ultimate Prom Experience

Laura Stylez & Nessa promote self-confidence and host giveaway contest and makeover

HOT 97’s Laura Stylez & Nessa hosted the wrap-up party for their Ultimate Prom Experience…

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Women Entrepreneurs: 3 Ways to Get Your Piece of the $44.9 Billion Pie

Leaders talk strategy and resources for growing demographic of enterprising females

Black women have generated $44.9 billion in revenue with businesses in 2013. How can they…

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