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Book Review: Secrets of a Jewel

Usually “socialites” have little to no talent, other than being connected to a famous BFF. (Think: any Kardashian sister.) However, don’t lump Juliet “Juju” C. in that category though. The Love & Hip Hop cast member and fiance of Harlem rapper, Killa Cam, recently released her first book entitled, Secrets of a Jewel and it…

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Get to know Lady Qetesh

 “Writing has always been my passion.” Lady Qetesh’s love for writing is strong and is definitely felt through those words. With a background in English and education, Lady Qetesh went on to be a teacher. I know what you’re thinking, “but her passion is writing.” Well, she decided to follow that passion and now she…

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Misogynistic is a strong word to describe Kendrick Lamar

Salenna Russello did a study on The Impact of Media Exposure on Self-Esteem and Body Satisfaction in Men and Women and through her research, she found that women do feel pressured to look a certain way because of the media. Because of that exposure, women want to look perfect when there is no such thing.…

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On The Plus Side: Cyrus Webb, Let’s Have A Conversation!

  Cyrus Webb has been active in the arts since 1999. He has hosted art shows and poetry readings around the United States while also building the Conversations brand. Today, Conversations includes a daily radio show, magazine and nationally-recognized book club.   Outside of the work Webb does for himself, he is also a celebrated…

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#Blackwomenatwork Sparks Discussion On Microagressions in the Workplace

As a black woman, media (in all of its forms) can be a tricky space with hurtful reminders of our perceived place in society. At any turn we can be subjected to insults towards all aspects of our being. Everything from our hair and bodies, skin tone, our “attitudes”, our socioeconomic position, and just about…

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#SoSoSummer17 Tour Will Be Lit!!!

One thing that makes an icon special is their ability to remain relevant by capturing the next big thing. For hip-hop mogul and icon, Jermaine Dupri, it is simply a matter of listening to the youth. The So So Def boss just announced the SoSoSummer17 tour featuring performances from members of the Lifetime hit show,…

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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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K’wan Foye

The creative gene is definitely something that is passed down and as K’wan said, if you do not notice it now, it will “hit you on your own time.” Some authors will tell you how they began being a writer in the simplest love story: I picked up a pen and started writing and have…

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The Cast of “Greenleaf” Celebrate Season 2 Premiere in Atlanta

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network celebrated the second season of the hit series “Greenleaf” with a screening and after-party in Atlanta. Over 200 local influencers previewed the premiere episode at SCADShow and were then treated to a lively post-screening reception at the W Atlanta Midtown. Attending from the cast were Lynn Whitfield, Keith David, Merle Dandridge,…

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Sanaa Lathan, Stephan James, Mack Wilds & More Attend “Shots Fired” D.C. Screening

    Last night, FOX continued its promotional tour for the new series “Shots Fired” with a screening in Washington, D.C. Over 500 locals flocked to the Newseum to preview the highly-anticipated show created by Gina Prince-Bythewood and Reggie Rock Bythewood. Cast members in attendance were Sanaa Lathan, Stephan James, Mack Wilds and Richard Dreyfuss along with creator/executive…

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