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Dave Chappelle Returns!

He’s back! Over a decade ago, after reaching legendary status as a comedian, Dave Chappelle walked away from the game – and 50 million dollars. After his hugely successful sketch comedy show The Chappelle Show blew up on Comedy Central, the network offered the comedian a 50 million dollar deal for new seasons of the…

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5 days of Women’s History Month with 5 Women

Ladies and Gentlemen, after coming from a strong Black History Month, we have now entered March. March is just as important because this month we celebrate Women’s History Month. This month we celebrate the paths that we dominated and continue to dominate. Though Beyonce told us that girls, in fact, rule the world, we’ll take…

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“ESSENCE BLACK WOMEN IN HOLLYWOOD AWARDS & GALA” PRIMETIME SPECIAL TO AIR ON OWN SUNDAY, MARCH 5

Star-Studded 10TH Anniversary Event Celebrates Hollywood’s “Next Generation,” Janelle Monáe, Issa Rae, Aja Naomi King and Yara Shahidi  Issa Rae, Gabrielle Union, Janelle Monáe and Yara Shahidi arrive at the Essence Black Women in Hollywood Awards in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo Credit: Getty Images) Los Angeles – The 10th anniversary of Time Inc.’s Essence “Black Women in…

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Issa Rae Presented with “Trailblazer Award” at The Hollywood Confidential

Insecure’s Golden Globe Nominee Issa Rae Presented with “Trailblazer Award” at The Hollywood Confidential (Issa Rae) Credit: Getty Images / Desiree Stone   An open forum for aspiring actors, producers, writers and directors to gain insight on the inner workings of the industry.   Brand Maverick Entertainment (BME) president and event creator, Steve Jones, moderated…

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Twitter Stories Reach a Whole New Popularity with #BlerdDating

Twitter Stories Reach a Whole New Popularity with #BlerdDating – A Weekly Twitter Stories/Chat-Mashup on Dating, from a Blerd Perspective Black Nerds and their Dating Lives are the focus of a new series that features weekly confessions, hilarious audience reactions and celebrity guests as an antidote to #BadDates #BlerdDating every Monday, 9pm (EST) on Twitter. To join, just…

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OWN Unveils Season Two Trailer of “GREENLEAF”

  Oprah Winfrey Network debuted today the season two trailer for its acclaimed original drama series “Greenleaf” from Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B), Emmy-nominated creator/executive producer Craig Wright (“Lost,” “Six Feet Under”) and executive producers Clement Virgo (“The Book of Negroes”) and Oprah Winfrey. The first eight episodes of the new season will debut on Wednesday, March…

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2017 AAMBC Literary Awards Nominees

Congrats to all of the talented nominees! Find out who will take home the trophy on June 10th. Get your tickets at www.aambcawards.com today!! Literary Activist Troy Johnson Curtis Bunn  Jeff Friday  Malaika Adero Lasheera Lee Book Club of the Year 556 Book Chicks Sistah Girls Book Club  Keys and No Locks Book Club Literary…

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Singer Kelly Rowland Expecting A Baby Too?

  Well not an actual baby but… Kelly Rowland speaks openly and honestly in her debut book ( her baby) for moms about motherhood. The book, Whoa Baby is due out this Spring and is just a realistic approach to motherhood and all of the changes that comes with it. According to her book publisher’s…

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Beyonce Pregnant With TWINS!!!

  Hold up!  Wait a minute!!!! Yes, Beyonce is pregnant with twins. Read that line again. Yes, pregnant…The 20- time Grammy winner announced today via her Instagram that she is indeed expecting not one but two babies with her husband, Jay Z. On her Instagram she said holding her new baby bump. “We would like…

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