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Invalidations of Meghan’s Claims of Racism Hurt Black Women

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Prince William Defends UK Royal Family Against Racism Claims

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Piers Morgan Quits Show After His Comments About Meghan Markle

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Meghan and Harry Open Up About The Royal Treatment

The Palace refused to give her son, Archie, a title and a security detail—and there were some “concerns and conversations about how dark his skin might be.” The mix of racism, isolation, and intrusion she endured drove Meghan to suicidal thoughts.

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Ruth E. Carter Honored With Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

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Motown Legend Stevie Wonder Plans To Expatriate to Ghana

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Celebrating Black History Month: Robert L. Johnson

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The Sweet Rise of ‘Queen Sugar’ Director Cierra Glaude

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Facebook Building Their Own Version of Clubhouse?

This won’t be the first time Facebook copied an idea.
Facebook, who owns Instagram, copied Snapchat by creating Instagram Stories.
What do you think of a Facebook version of Clubhouse?

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UCLA Gymnast Nia Dennis Goes Viral

Dennis was reposted in the name of “black excellence” as she performed a montage of hits from various artists including Kendrick Lamar’s “DNA” and Tupac’s “California Love.”

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Young Laureate Delivers Inaugural Poem

22-year-old poet Amanda Gorman delivered a passionate address at the inaugural.

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Michelle Obama Sees Double Standard With Rioters And BLM Protestors

Former First Lady Michelle Obama says their is a double standard on how police handle black/brown protestors and white protestors.

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Forbes List of Most Powerful Women of 2020

Forbes has released their list of The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women.

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Autumn Joi’s Favorite Things!

Autumn Joi’s celebrating her first Christmas back in the DMV with almost $1,000 in SWAG.

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Petri Hawkins Byrd Deliberates On Life After ‘Judge Judy’

At 62, Byrd considers the world his oyster as he moves into a new chapter: He sings, has film and TV credits and is also focused on building a following for his own Instagram Live show that he hosts with his wife, titled “Bonding with Byrd.”

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Celebs, Long Vocal About Breonna Taylor Case, Decry Decision

“No amount of money has ever brought a life back. Ask yourself ‘Why so long for Breonna Taylor?’” – Stevie Wonder, in a video message.

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Look Your Best, Mask And All!

The eyes HAVE IT!

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Star Of ‘Welcome To Sweetie Pies’ Charged In Nephew’s Killing

Both Norman and the victim, who was Robbie Montgomery’s grandson, appeared on “Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s,” which ran for five seasons on the Oprah Winfrey Network starting in 2011, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. Before opening the restaurant, Robbie Montgomery was a backup singer for Ike and Tina Turner.

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Face Mask Makeup With Derrick Rutledge, NASCAR’s Rajah Caruth

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Review: Michelle Obama, Unplugged (Kinda) In ‘Becoming’ Doc

But even if she is able to let her hair down a little, there is a polish that comes with being a public figure for so long that means that she probably won’t ever be able to truly relax, especially when a camera is around.

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Quarantine Zhoosh w/ Celeb Makeup Artist Derrick Rutledge

In an informative “show and tell,” Derrick showed the “Beard Gang” a nick-proof way to trim their own beards at home and get that fresh from the barber look.

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HBO Max Set For May 27 Launch, Initial Lineup Announced

WarnerMedia had earlier said HBO Max would debut sometime in May, and it stuck to those plans Tuesday even if some of its planned programming has already been postponed due to the outbreak.

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DJ D-Nice Unites During The Pandemic, One Beat At A Time

“When I started shouting them out, one of my friends told me that they were playing the audio in the emergency room to uplift patients and the spirits,” he said. “Sometimes that’s all it takes to just lift someone’s spirit. And this is a beautiful thing to experience.”

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Famed DJ D-Nice Shuts Down Instagram With Virtual Party

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AMPM Entertainment Report: 3/10 – Jamal Bryant Warns Christians Against Burning Sage

I “was amazed because two saints gave me sage for my new house. I didn’t know what to do with it. I was unsure of it. And all the more, why they’d feel comfortable giving it to a pastor.”

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Jennifer Lopez & A Rod Are In No Rush To Jump the Broom

Jennifer Lopez & A Rod Are No Rush To Jump the Broom

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Traci Ellis Ross Talks Being Single & Successful

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Black In Space

By Jacquie Gales Webb

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AMPM Entertainment Report: 2/17 – Tracee Ellis Ross Playing a Singer In a New Movie

Her original dream was to be on a stage in a sparkling dress singing!

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#IStandWithGayle: King Receives Support Following Death Threats

#IStandWithGayle trends after many women of color stand up for King’s integrity as a journalist.

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AMPM Entertainment Report: 2/7 – Erykah Badu Is Selling Her Scent

“I Took My Panties, Cut Them Up & Burned Them”

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‘The Color Purple’ Returning To Theaters This Month

After 35 years of success, fans can relive the experience all over again.

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At Sundance, An Annual Rebirth For American Movies

This year’s festival, in Park City, Utah, is not only its most inclusive edition yet — 44% of its 118 feature-length films were directed or co-directed by women, 34% were directed or co-directed by a person of color — but features a dynamic slate of proudly unconventional narrative and documentary films.

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Booker Ends Presidential Bid After Polling, Money Struggles

“Our campaign has reached the point where we need more money to scale up and continue building a campaign that can win — money we don’t have, and money that is harder to raise because I won’t be on the next debate stage and because the urgent business of impeachment will rightly be keeping me in Washington,” he said.

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2020 Golden Globes: Fashion Hits & Misses

“Kerry Washington showed skin in a black shirtless Altuzarra look from the brand’s pre-fall collection, while Awkwafina paired a dramatic ruffled blouse with her classic black tux. Cynthia Erivo’s custom Thom Browne tuxedo gown was an unexpected take on the trend as well.”

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Top Albums Of 2019: Ari Lennox And Summer Walker

The top 10 albums of the year by Associated Press Music Editor Mesfin Fekadu

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Eddie Murphy, Lizzo To Appear On ‘SNL’

Saturday  Night Live tweeted their lineup for December shows. Jennifer Lopez, Lizzo, Dababy, and Eddie Murphy will appear for the upcoming shows.

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Michelle Obama Hosts Book Signing In N.W.

This afternoons event will be held at Politics and Proses at 5015 Connecticut Avenue in Northwest at 6 p.m. Ticket for this highly anticipated event sold out quickly.

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OWN Joins Initiative To Bring More Diversity To Advertising

“It’s a beautiful moment in media when national blue-chip brands support a deliberate intention to engage with Black women and boldly declare that not only do we see her, but we celebrate her.”

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Democratic Presidential Debate To Be Held At Tyler Perry Studios

“With people of color being the cornerstone of the Democratic Party, Atlanta remains set to provide a large portion of votes for our eventual nominee,” Mayor Bottoms said in her pitch.

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Wendy Williams Honored With Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame

“The elephant in the room is that I’ve been having a very, very tough year. But slowly but surely, I’m climbing out of the pit,” she told the crowd. “And this is one of those monumental days, that, you say, ‘if you don’t believe in yourself, who’s going to believe in you?’”

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A Look Inside Tyler Perry Studios

The 330 acre film studio consist of sound studios, a white house, a hospital set and a long list of other notable features. This studio location carries great significance as it formally served as a Confederate Army Base.

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ESSENCE And Pepsi’s ‘She Got Now’ Celebrates HBCU Women

“As today’s student body builds upon this legacy, we are excited to continue to empower the next group of emerging leaders.”

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Winfrey Picks Ta-Nehisi Coates Novel For Her Book Club

“I was just as surprised as anybody. I pretty much write for myself and the only people I think about are my wife and my editor,” says Coates, whose novel is her latest book club pick. “I was really happy (about the news from Winfrey). But I think the most encouraging part was that she’s a reader. It was clear from the conversation that she’s a reader. This is not a marketing ploy. There’s nothing to be cynical about.”

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Stedman Graham Visits Prison For Leadership Talk To Inmates

Before meeting his longtime partner, megastar Oprah Winfrey, Stedman Graham worked as a guard in a Chicago prison — and on Wednesday, for the first time in about 40 years, he entered prison again to speak to inmates about finding your purpose no matter where you are.

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‘David Makes Man’ Explores The Power Of A Teen’s Imagination

“It was the first time honestly that I actually heard my own internal thoughts through somebody else,” said Jordan, who is a co-executive producer of the series through his Outlier Society Productions company along with Winfrey.

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Barack Obama, Beyonce, Others React To Toni Morrison’s Death

“Toni Morrison was a national treasure. Her writing was not just beautiful but meaningful — a challenge to our conscience and a call to greater empathy. She was as good a storyteller, as captivating, in person as she was on the page. And so even as Michelle and I mourn her loss and send our warmest sympathies to her family and friends, we know that her stories — that our stories — will always be with us, and with those who come after, and on and on, for all time.” — former President Barack Obama, via Twitter.

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Toni Morrison Was A ‘Literary Mother’ To Countless Writers

“The thing that has always drawn me to Sula is that she is extremely complicated,” says Flournoy, whose novel “The Turner House” was a National Book Award finalist in 2015, “and the narrative doesn’t make any excuses for her bad behavior, or ever make her less worthy.”

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‘Orange Is The New Black’ Leaves Legacy For Women Of Color

The award-winning Netflix series also became a showcase for actresses of color, thanks to nuanced story lines with depth that have often proved elusive.

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Black Women’s Roundtable

Women’s panel addresses trending social issues

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