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Rihanna and Lupita Nyong’o Will Star in a Netflix Movie Directed by Ava DuVernay

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Entertainment Weekly has confirmed that Rihanna and Lupita Nyong’o will be co-starring in a movie directed by Ava DuVernay. Awkward Black Girl and Insecure’s Issa Rae is reportedly in talks to write the screenplay. According to multiple sources, Netflix has landed the Twitter-meme inspired project,...

Black Harvard Student Submits Hip-Hop Album As Final Thesis, Graduates With Honors

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Ivy grad Obasi Shaw made Havard University history with ‘Liminal Minds.’ Obasi Shaw, a 20-year-old senior will be graduating from Havard University with one of the highest honors after submitting a 10-track Hip-Hop album entitled Liminal Minds for his final thesis. Shaw’s album submission is...

The Carters Host African-Themed ‘Carter Push Party’ Baby Shower

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This past weekend Beyoncé, Jay Z and Blue Ivy hosted African-themed baby shower for the upcoming birth of Carter twins called the ‘Carter Push Party.’ The ‘Carter Push Party’ baby shower attendees included family and friends such as Tina Lawson, Solange, Kelly Rowland, Michelle Williams,...

Mo’Nique Reveals Why She is Upset With Oprah Winfrey

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I am unapologetic to what I said to Oprah Winfrey, Tyler Perry and Lee Daniels — Mo’Nique Last week, a viral video of Mo’Nique calling out Lee Daniels, Tyler Perry and Oprah hit the Internet. In the video, Mo’Nique addressed the rumors that she had...

Sasheer Zamata Is Leaving ‘Saturday Night Live’

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A post shared by Sasheer Zamata (@thesheertruth) on May 1, 2017 at 11:14am PDT Sasheer Zamata is leaving Saturday Night Live. Zamata, 31, joined the cast of “SNL” during its 38th season in 2014, after the show was criticized for its major lack of diversity. In...

School Unanimously Votes to Suspend Hair Policy Banning Black Students for Wearing Braids

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The board of trustees of the Mystic Valley Regional Charter School unanimously voted to suspend it’s discriminatory policy that punished and banned black students for wearing braids. The Malden, Mass., charter school came under fire recently for its decision to punish two black twin sisters who have...