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Boss Moms: La La Anthony Talks 3 Keys to Balancing Business and Family

Beautypreneur details mommy hacks for travel and what's next for her in Hollywood

On the heels of six Tony nominations for “Eclipsed” and becoming Residence Inn’s Resident Mom…

By Janell Hazelwood

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‘O.J. Is Innocent’ Controversial Docuseries Set To Be Produced by Martin Sheen

The six-episode series will premiere on Investigation Discovery in early 2017

Martin Sheen is set to produce ‘O.J. Is Innocent’ docuseries on Investigation Discovery. The six-episode…

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YouTube Stars Can Now Win Primetime Emmys

Television Academy expands and redefines many short-form categories

The Television Academy announced it has expanded and redefined many short-form categories for this year’s…

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ABC’s ‘Shark Tank’ Seeks Entrepreneurs of Color

Nationwide casting call kicks off in Miami, Florida, for business owners to pitch the 'Sharks' and raise capital

In 2015, Values Partnerships held 11 casting events in 6 cities. Several entrepreneurs, including Sprëtz…

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[WATCH] Cuba Gooding Jr. Talks Emotional Rollercoaster and Challenges Playing O.J. Simpson

Oscar-winning actor details nervous breakdown and other career highs and lows

Academy Award-winning actor Cuba Gooding, Jr. talked with Larry King discuss his challenging experience portraying…

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The People v. O.J. Simpson: First of 10 Episodes Draw High Interest and Ratings

Opinions on the verdict still strong 20 years after "case of the century"

TV and entertainment critics are already calling FX’s “The People v O.J. Simpson” debut “absorbing,…

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La La Anthony and Timbaland Developing Hip-Hop Docuseries

Project centers on story of Jeff Janvier and Session Cruz’s Face Time Agency

Actress, author and producer La La Anthony, and Grammy-winning producer Timbaland are teaming up to…

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New TV Network for African Americans Set to Launch in Detroit

The Dream Network lands deal with WPHR-TV33 to launch on Comcast channel 91

The Dream Network, a new African-American television network, has signed a deal with WPHR-TV33 in…

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Marlon Wayans To Produce Show Based on His Life

Actor/comedian also stars in new film "Fifty Shades of Black," debuting Jan. 29, 2016

Marlon Wayans has produced a new show loosely based on his life called “Marlon,” that…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Bounce TV Posts Strongest Year in its History

Platform is fastest-growing African American network

Bounce TV, touted as the nation’s “first-and-only broadcast TV network for African Americans,” had…

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[WATCH] USA Today Names Taraji P. Henson ‘Entertainer of the Year’

How this 'Empire' star has built an exemplary career in Hollywood

Taraji P. Hensen has made a major for herself in Hollywood and taken her modest…

By Janell Hazelwood

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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…

By Janell Hazelwood

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[WATCH] ‘The Wiz Live!’: Common and Ne-Yo Added to Star-Studded Cast

Entertainers join Queen Latifah, Mary J. Blige and more for NBC show

Common will play the Bouncer, the gatekeeper of the entrance to Emerald City, and Ne-Yo…

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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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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…

By Janell Hazelwood

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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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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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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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