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By Fabiola Antunes
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Feb 5th, 2019
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This year, African American artists, were nominated in 10 out of 24 categories, matching totals achieved in 2016 and 2017 – Photo source: Press Association 2019. The 91st Academy Award nominations delivered the expected and unexpected, with a strong showing for African American artists, who were nominated in 10 out of 24 categories, matching totals […]...
By Fabiola Antunes
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Nov 17th, 2018
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Channing Dungey, the first African American to lead a U.S. broadcast network, has departed her role as president of ABC Entertainment. She is seen here attending Glamour x Tory Burch Women To Watch Lunch on September 16, 2018 in Los Angeles, California – Photo: Emma McIntyre/Getty Images North America.  Channing Dungey, the first African American […]...
By Fabiola Antunes
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Sep 18th, 2018
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Regina King Wins an Emmy Award as lead actress in a limited series for Netflix’s crime drama Seven Seconds – Photo: ZIMBIO/Getty Images. This year’s crop of Emmy contenders reached a new milestone in terms of diversity of the nominees, according to TV managing editor Cynthia Littleton of the well known entertainment industry news magazine […]...
By Fabiola Antunes
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Mar 9th, 2017
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Actor Samuel L. Jackson arrives at the Premiere of Warner Bros. Pictures’ “Kong: Skull Island” at Dolby Theatre on March 8, 2017 in Hollywood, California – Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images North America.  Samuel L. Jackson has insisted he never intended to slam black British actors when he suggested that African-American actors should star in...
By Margaret Amoah
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Feb 26th, 2017
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Demi Lovato arrives at the premiere of Beyond Silence on February 22, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. Lovato served as the executive producer on the film. Her participation is part of the Be Vocal: Speak Up for Mental Health initiative – Photo: Jesse Grant/Getty Images North America.  Demi Lovato apologized on Friday for sharing the […]...
By Fabiola Antunes
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Feb 9th, 2017
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Harry Belafonte on Dec.ember 5, 2016 – Photo: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images North America.  Musician and activist Harry Belafonte has marked America’s Black History Month by expressing his hope that racism can be overcome. The 89-year-old star, who is set to release an album in March in celebration of his 90th birthday, marked the event celebrating [&helli...
By Fabiola Antunes
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Nov 7th, 2016
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Rapper Kurtis Blow performs on stage  on July 26, 2014 in Water Mill, New York – Photo: Brian Ach/Getty Images North America.  Rap veteran Kurtis Blow is thanking police officers for saving his life after he collapsed in California on Friday. The hip-hop icon, real name Kurt Walker, reportedly got into an altercation with another […]...
By Fabiola Antunes
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Nov 3rd, 2016
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Rapper Lil wayne lost his cool after objecting to the thought of his daughter being labelled a “b**ch” – Photo: GP.    Lil Wayne has apologized for denouncing the Black Lives Matter movement in a controversial interview, confessing he lashed out over questions about his daughter. The Lollipop star hit headlines after he appeared on […]...
By Fabiola Antunes
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Oct 25th, 2016
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Jay-Z performs in Times Square on October 9, 2016 in New York City – Photo: Gary Gershoff/Getty Images North America.  Rapper Jay Z is reportedly performing at a concert in Ohio for U.S. presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton. The show is reportedly an attempt to encourage African-American citizens to vote for the Democratic nominee, according to […]...
By Fabiola Antunes
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Oct 7th, 2016
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Lee Daniels (L) and Taraji P. Henson attend the 2016 CAA Upfronts Celebration Party on May 16, 2016 in New York City – Photo: Bryan Bedder/Getty Images North America.  Director Lee Daniels has recruited his Empire stars Taraji P. Henson and Gabourey Sidibe to front a new campaign endorsing U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. Actors […]...
By Fabiola Antunes
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Oct 7th, 2016
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Singer Normani Kordei of Fifth Harmony pictured on May 22, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada – Photo: David Becker/Getty Images North America.  Fifth Harmony star Normani Kordei has returned to social media with a positive new message. The singer, who is of African-American descent, turned her back on Twitter after becoming a target of hateful […]...
By Margaret Amoah
In Featured
Oct 4th, 2016
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Singer Kelly Rowland and her son Titan are spotted in West Hollywood, California on September 27, 2016 – Photo: FameFlynet Pictures.  Kelly Rowland is convinced every “minority mother” has to ensure they raise their boys to be respectful to others so they don’t end up in trouble. The former Destiny’s Child star and her manager […]...
By Fabiola Antunes
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Feb 24th, 2016
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Cast and crew of ‘Selma’ celebrate the ‘Best Song’ Oscar win at Mercedes-Benz USA and African American Film Critics Association Academy Awards viewing party on February 22, 2015 in Los Angeles, California -Photo: Chelsea Lauren/Getty Images.  Over one hundred (100) African-American, New York City-based Hollywood and television studio workers wil...
By Fabiola Antunes
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Feb 22nd, 2016
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Actress Blanca Blanco attends the 2016 ABFF Awards: A Celebration Of Hollywood at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on February 21, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California – Photo: Jason Kempin/Getty Images.  Ariane Andrew, Blanca Blanco, Ernie Hudson, Keke Palmer, Michelle Mitchenor among others attend the 2016 ABFF Awards: A Celebration Of Hollywood at The Beverly Hilton [&he...
By Fabiola Antunes
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Dec 23rd, 2015
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Photo of the First Baptist Church church as it stands today.  Founded in 1776, a Historic Black Church Challenges the Nation to Ring a Long-Stilled Bell Against a contemporary backdrop of racial tension, Colonial Williamsburg to restore a church bell silent since segregation and let it ring for freedom for all of Black History Month […]...
By Fabiola Antunes
In Culture
May 27th, 2015
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Award-winning singer Melanie Fiona ONE SOLUTION LAUNCHING NATIONAL ‘WHY I WORK’ CAMPAIGN TO RAISE BRAND AWARENESS FOR WELLS FARGO AMONG ADULT AFRICAN AMERICAN CONSUMERS Campaign to Highlight Work of Grammy Award-winning Singer, Melanie Fiona, University of Phoenix Executive, Byron Jones and Photographer & Philanthropist, Jamaica Gilmer   NEW YORK, ...
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