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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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MTV Working on Documentary About White Racism

MTV has always been a force in the world of exploratory TV – they virtually initiated the blueprint with the birth of The Real World, and now they are taking ...

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Khandi Alexander to Return to ‘Scandal’

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For those of you who have reserved Thursday nights for all things ‘Scandal’, you may just fall off your sofas with this new exclusive. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Olivia Pope’s scheming mama will be back to torment her powerful daughter later this month. Actress...

Taking on the Unsightly and the Unseen: On Shonda Rhimes and Her Response to ‘Gay Scenes’ Criticism

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“Ask your dad what he thinks about How to Get Away with Murder,” my mom told me with a chuckle after Sunday dinner. Ok? I asked him and his response was pretty pat and non-committal. “It’s ok. Too much going on. All those flashbacks. Kinda...

Shonda Rhimes Covers The Hollywood Reporter and Talks ‘Angry Black Woman’ and Her Place in Hollywood

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The mighty and powerful Shonda Rhimes appeared on cover of The Hollywood Reporter looking every bit of fantastic, fabulous and ready to continue taking on the world. Rhimes gave a powerful interview, covering a myriad of topics, including the New York Times article the whole...

How to Get Away With … Sex

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Fall TV lineup rewrites acceptable nations of black womanhood Mammy and Sapphire characters are gone with the wind, and Black women on TV have finally arrived. Scandal, Being Mary Jane, and now How to Get Away with Murder are television dramas featuring Black women protagonists at the top of...

People Magazine Deletes Offensive Tweets About Viola Davis And Scandal

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People Magazine, along with millions of viewers nationwide, live tweeted through the season premiere of Scandal Thursday night and stuck around to catch the series premiere of Shonda Rhimes’ newest primetime show, How To Get Away With Murder starring Oscar nominee Viola Davis. A Jezebel...