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Marlon Wayans Defends His Right to Use the N-Word

Marlon Wayans is taking his right to use the N-word seriously by filing legal docs in defense of an Instagram post that depicts him calling an extra from his film ...

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Queen Latifah Confirmed to Host the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize Concert

Queen Latifah has landed quite an impressive gig. The daytime talk show host has been invited to host the 21st Annual Nobel Peace Prize concert-taking place in Oslo, Norway. According to ...

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Misty Copeland Gets New Show On Oxygen

Misty Copeland, who recently announced that she will be a featured soloist in the American Ballet Theatre’s production of Swan Lake at the Kennedy Center in D.C. next April, has ...

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Beyoncé’s New Single Might Debut Next Week

The rumor mill is swirling again now that we are fast approaching the Monday release of Beyonce’s box set, appropriately titled Beyoncé Platinum. There is reason to believe that her next ...

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Tracy Morgan Still Not Recovered From Highway Crash Injuries

Actor/Comedian Tracy Morgan is still hampered by the effects of the debilitating injuries he sustained from the horrific highway crash that occurred on the New Jersey Turnpike this past June ...

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Oprah Refused to Pay Hula Hoopers To Perform

Oprah has always been a hustler and this past fall she was on the road again, promoting her “Live the Life You Want Weekend” tour. The production made it rounds ...

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Chef Carla Hall Launches Kickstarter Campaign to Open Nashville-Inspired Restaurant in New York City

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Chef and television personality Carla Hall has easily became a fan favorite on “The Chew.” With her charismatic personality and passion for food, Hall hopes to open her very own southern-styled restaurant in New York City. Carla Hall’s Southern Kitchen, as she describes it is...

The Downside of the Internet: A Potato Salad Kickstarter Campaign Raised Over $70,000

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Here’s news that will frustrate your aunt who makes potato salad at every cookout: there’s someone out there (Zack Danger Brown) who is about to earn $70,000 for it. And he’s getting paid by strangers on the internet. And he doesn’t even have a recipe...

‘Reading Rainbow’ Kickstarter Campaign Breaks Record With Number of Backers

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Congratulations are in order for LeVar Burton and his “Reading Rainbow” Kickstarter campaign! The Kickstarter campaign to create a web version of the award-winning PBS show has broken the Kickstarter record for most contributors. Burton’s campaign amassed more than 97,000 contributors and nearly $5 million....

‘Africa Does Not Need A Savior, America Needs A Savior’

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Framed, a new film that rejects America’s white savior complex.

Edwidge Danticat’s ‘Caroline’s Wedding’ to Possibly Debut on the Silver Screen

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Another black woman win is (hopefully) about to be added to the big screen. In addition to Amma Asante’s Belle already gracing theaters right now and Lupita Nyong’o teaming up with Chimamanda Adichie for an Americanah adaptation, Edwidge Danticat is preparing for her work to make its screen debut. Writer...