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Pharrell Williams Points To Michael Brown’s ‘Bullyish Behavior’ as a ‘Problem’

Multi-talented artist, Pharrell Williams is at the top of his game and garnered an enviable level of respectability in the entertainment industry. His accomplishments have at times presented him in ...

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Kelis is Headed to the Cooking Channel with 'Holiday Feast With Kelis' Special

Kelis is an artist who has never been known to charter the predictable territory of her colleagues. The ‘Milkshake’ singer is still touring and doling out her signature beats but ...

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Saturday Night Live Misses the Mark with “Annie” Spoof

Saturday Night Live never seems to be able to get it right when it comes to the realm of Black women. After years of evading the issue of why they ...

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Shonda Rhimes Slayed The Ratings Game This Season

Thursday nights have been regulated to Shondaland and the numbers prove that they are profitably thriving. ABC has a lot to celebrate  – thanks to their affiliation with Shonda Rhimes who ...

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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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Shonda Rhimes Slayed The Ratings Game This Season

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Thursday nights have been regulated to Shondaland and the numbers prove that they are profitably thriving. ABC has a lot to celebrate  – thanks to their affiliation with Shonda Rhimes who has the Midas touch when it comes to highly compelling programming. Things are progressing...

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...