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A show Comedy Central gave the greenlight in 2017 will finally make its way to television next month. The New Negroes stars Baron Vaughn and Open Mike Eagle. And as Vulture reports, it is touted as a hybrid of stand-up comedy sets and live musical performances. Advertisement There are eight episodes in...
Starting today, for reasons that are not entirely clear to (*squints at notes*) anyone, you can catch former Democratic National Committee Chair Donna Brazile on Fox News. The announcement came from Fox on Monday morning. According to Variety, Brazile will provide the “news” network with political analysis across several Fox...
As rational, thinking adults, we kinda knew something was amiss with Michael. We subscribed to the Peter Pan and/or asexual fallacy ’cause we needed to. We knew “Aruh Smelly” was stinkin’ no doubt. Hello? Aaliyah. We just didn’t know how funky it was. For me, it took a sec to...
If the Chicago Police Department’s findings that Jussie Smollett fabricated a hate crime against himself are true — and the evidence has been damning — the talk around his actions should extend much further than jokes about his amateur plotting. The Undefeated discusses how Smollett’s case may have harmed...
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By DON BABWIN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — The whispers about "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett started with reports that he had not fully cooperated with police after telling authorities he was attacked in Chicago by two men who hurled racist, anti-gay slurs and looped a rope around his neck. Then detectives in...
HOLLYWOOD – “The Hollywood Walk of Fame is a journey through history and today my legacy will be forever etched in the history of Hollywood. I've worked so hard for this. It's surreal,” said Taraji P. Henson. I was on hand Monday (January 28) for the 11:30 a.m. ceremony that...
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Horrifying news— Jussie Smollett is reportedly hospitalized in Chicago following a possible hate crime. The Chicago Police Department released a statement concerning “a cast member of the television show, Empire” regarding an assault and battery incident. According to TMZ, two white men in ski masks reportedly approached the 35-year-old actor late...
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Bryan Tyree Henry is most commonly known for his portrayal of Alfred “Paper Boi” Miles in FX’s hit tv series Atlanta alongside co-star Donald Glover. But the North Carolina-born star has a resume that shows an exceptional amount of range, and his commitment to representing the Black community in a...
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U.S. President elect Barack Obama stands on stage along with his wife Michelle and daughters Malia (red dress) and Sasha (black dress) during an election night gathering in Grant Park on November 4, 2008 in Chicago, Illinois.. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images In Michelle Obama’s upcoming memoir ‘Becoming’ due to...
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