Celebration of Black Culture

Why People Call Her "Mama Biscuit" -- And How She Recovered After Getting Cut From a Popular Reality Show

Lesley Riley, founder of Mama Biscuit’s Gourmet Biscuit Company, is so successful that people are now referring to her as "Mama Biscuit" - even though that's not really the name that she goes by. Her gourmet biscuits come in 50 ...
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Diana Ross to Receive Lifetime Achievement Honor at American Music Awards

Diana Ross will be given a Lifetime Achievement honor at the 45th annual American Music Awards, and also perform during the broadcast, which airs Nov. 19 on ABC from Los Angeles’ Microsoft Theater. Ross has history with the AMAs, having ...
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Female Code Breakers: The Hidden Figures of the Greatest Generation

Do you like crossword puzzles and are you engaged to be married? Those were the questions asked of many college-age American women by their professors, college presidents, or military officers to assess their suitability to do secret work breaking German ...
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"Marshall" Is A Measured, Solid Biopic

The parallels between the American justice system of say the late 1940s and today aren’t so much different, especially with matters of race. Even as more crime procedurals hit television, real-life has shaped our beliefs of the justice system and ...
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Tamron Hall’s New Show In Limbo After Weinstein Allegations

Tamron Hall has found herself in the middle of the widening Harvey Weinstein sexual assault scandal. The Hollywood producer has been accused to sexually harassing, assaulting and raping a growing list of women that includes Hollywood actresses Gwyneth Paltrow, Charlize ...
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No One Has Done More For Dark Skin Than Activist Rashida Strober — 5 Books and an Upcoming One-Woman Play in Harlem on November 4th

Nationwide — Get to know Rashida Strober, the world’s first dark skin activist and the inventor of dark skin activism. No one else has done what she has done. Millions came to know who she was through her commentary on ...
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Even Oprah Had to Fight Depression -- Find Out How She Did It

Many people have the misconception that depression is a white man's disease. It is not. Black people also suffer from depression but are more reluctant to talk about it or seek help. Even billionaire Oprah Winfrey had to overcome depression, ...
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Perms, Chemical Relaxers and Other Reasons Why Black Women Suffer the Most From Uterine Fibroids

Black women are three times more likely to have fibroids and tumors, according to recent research. The cause is believed to be linked to perms and chemicals relaxers.
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Nelly Arrested After Allegations of Rape, Released With No Charges

Cornell Haynes Jr., better known as the rapper Nelly, was taken into custody Saturday in Washington state after a woman told police he raped her.
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Netflix Orders Black Superhero Family Drama ‘Raising Dion,’ from Michael B. Jordan and MACRO

A black superhero family drama from Michael B. Jordan and Charles D. King’s MACRO is coming to Netflix. The streaming giant has greenlit Raising Dion for a 10-episode, straight-to-series order. It is based on Dennis Liu‘s viral short film of ...
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Regina King Presented with “ICON Award” at The Hollywood Confidential

Brand Maverick Entertainment (BME) president and event creator, Steve Jones, moderated a conversation with Two (2) time EMMY award-winning actress Regina King, at the sixth installment of The Hollywood Confidential on Thursday, October 5, 2017 at the The Saban Theater ...
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Occidental College in Los Angeles to Create $40 Million Endowment for Barack Obama Scholars Program

It has long been one of the lesser-known facts about the life of Barack Obama. For all the talk about the former president and his Ivy alma maters — Columbia University and Harvard Law School — he actually spent the ...
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Murphy, Gregory, Stanton, and Vincent Omitted From Emmys' "In Memoriam"

While the 2017 Emmys was a great night for African Americans with both Donald Glover and Lena Waithe making historic wins. And who can forget Sterling K. Brown's acceptance speech for his Emmy. But while some African Americans were honored, ...
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Emmy 2017: The Winners Llist

The 69th Primetime Emmy Awards, hosted by Stephen Colbert, aired Sunday on CBS. The following is a list with the winners noted with an asterisk (*) and WINNER.
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Five Award-worthy Emmy Speeches

This year's Emmy winners didn't waste their time in the spotlight. From Reese Witherspoon's impassioned plea for more stories about women to Sterling K. Brown's tribute to the great actors that came before him, here are some of the night's ...
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