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Book Review: Issa Rae’s ‘The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl’

With her wildly popular web series, The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl, Issa Rae is no longer just a YouTube sensation; she has emerged as a bona fide comedic force, who, through her upcoming HBO comedy pilot, will soon take […]

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Classic Soul Cinema: ‘Friday’

“You’ve got to be one stupid (expletive) to get fired on your day off!”

It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to know what classic

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LL Cool J Hosts “Lip Sync Battle”

If anybody knows about the art of musical competition, LL Cool J sure does; over his career, the

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‘Empire’: A Recap in Anticipation for the Epic Season Finale

The cast of FOX’s hit series, Empire, recently did a live streaming interview to talk about the show,

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SNL’s Colin Jost & Michael Che: The Best News Team on TV Today

NBC’s New York-based sketch comedy staple Saturday Night Live recently celebrated their 40-year anniversary with a splashy all-star reunion special. SNL40 took loyal and

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Recap: 2015 BET Honors

Viewers received an all-star access pass to watch their favorite African American luminaries and recognize their contributions and accomplishments in music, theater, education, and

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Profile: Stefan Holt

News anchor/reporter Stefan Holt is a Chicago native and the son of NBC television news journalist Lester Holt.  In

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Classic Soul Cinema: ‘Harlem Nights’

Whenever you have three legendary comedians in one motion picture, it’s bound to not only be funny but also a classic.  Harlem Nights is

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‘The Walking Dead’s Michonne: Strong. Black. Woman.

One of the reasons writer Robert Kirkman’s television series The Walking Dead is such a huge success is his unwavering devotion to character development. Based

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Could Arsenio Hall Be the Next Don Cornelius?

It very quickly became a widely talked-about television moment. Grammy-nominated and Soul Train Award-winning hip-hop star Kendrick Lamar was a guest on the recently



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