Here's A First-Look At Marvel's 'Luke Cage' Season 2

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Entertainment Weekly released an exclusive first-look of the second season of “Marvel’s Luke Cage”, showing Misty Knight’s (Simone Missick) fan-requested bionic arm.

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Tatyana Ali, Kim Fields & Jasmine Guy Star in Holiday Movie 'Secret Santa'


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Lifetime is bringing the movie “Secret Santa” (working title), starring “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” alumna Tatyana Ali, Jasmine Guy, Kim Fields, Mindy Sterling (“Austin Powers”), Dan Lauria (“The Wonder Years”) and Brendan Fehr (“Guardians of the Galaxy”) to television screens this winter.

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Teyana Taylor Pays Homage to Janet Jackson At MTV VMAs

Pictured: Teyana Taylor left at 2017 VMA's, Janet Jackson right at 1995 VMA's

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If you watched yesterday’s 2017 MTV Video Music Awards, then you know that Teyana Taylor did NOT come to play!

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Single Mom With A $32 Bank Balance Creates International Hair Care Brand


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Gwen Jimmere was 30 days away from her divorce being final when she was laid off from her job. She had to pay the bulk of the attorney fees in the separation, leaving the Detroit, Michigan mom with $32 in her bank account. Her son Caiden was two-years-old.

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Missouri Governor Halts Execution of Marcellus Williams After DNA Evidence Raises Questions About Guilt


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If we didn’t know before, Ava DuVernay’s documentary film “13th” laid it all out for the world to see. The United States justice system is anything but fair, and has become a new form of slavery.

Countless men and women around the nation have gone to prison and/or died for crimes they didn’t commit.

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Octavia Spencer and Kasi Lemmons Working on Madam C.J. Walker Series With LeBron James


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Many of us have heard of Madam C.J. Walker, the first self-made African-American female millionaire. But how much do we really know about Ms. Walker?

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A Petition Calls for Missy Elliott Statue to Replace A Confederate Monument in Her Hometown

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A Change.org petition started by Nathan Coflin wants to replace Portsmouth, Virginia’s Confederate monument with a statue of one of its most successful natives – producer, dancer and rapper Missy Elliott.

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Solange Deletes Twitter Account After Confronting White Nationalists


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In this season of new beginnings, our sis Solange Knowles is choosing self-care.

The “Seat at the Table” singer deleted her Twitter account on Tuesday after shouting out activist Takiyah and posting:

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New Web Series 'The North Pole' Tackles Gentrification in Oakland


What do evil-looking polar bears and the North Pole have to do with Oakland, California?

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Sanaa Lathan Stars in New Netflix Film 'Nappily Ever After'


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“Love &  Basketball” and “Shots Fired” star Sanaa Lathan will play the main character in a Netflix original film based on the book “Nappily Ever After” by Trisha R. Thomas.

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Law Professor Works To Rescind Hairstyle Policies That Discriminate Against Black Women


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Inspired by her personal experiences and cases across the country, Berkeley Law professor Angela Onwuachi-Willig is using her expertise to fight against and eliminate hairstyle policies that discriminate against Black girls and women.

To exist and be accepted as we were created is a battle the Black community has been fighting for years, and it is one we are still in the midst of.

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Shonda Rhimes Signs Multi-Year Deal to Move Shondaland to Netflix

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Shonda Rhimes is making moves again! The game-changing, hit-making writer, producer and showrunner is bringing her talent and production company, Shondaland, to Netflix! Her longtime producing partner, Betsy Beers, makes the move as well.

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Jessica Williams and Phoebe Robinson's '2 Dope Queens' Podcast Headed to HBO

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Jessica Williams (“The Daily Show”, “The Incredible Jessica James”) and Phoebe Robinson’s (“Broad City”) popular podcast “2 Dope Queens” is being adapted into a four-part hour-long television series for HBO!

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Taraji P. Henson Says This Year’s Black Girls Rock! Awards Is All About Love

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This year’s Black Girls Rock! Awards is all about love. In a promotional video for the show, host Taraji P. Henson tells us that love is the force, the remedy and the solution to all that is amiss in this world, especially for the Black community, particularly for Black women.

Love. We hear a lot about it, what it means, what it isn’t, what it is, how to be it. It’s been said that to love others, we must first love ourselves.

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Makeup Artist Camara Aunique’s Editorial Pays Homage to #BlackGirlMagic

Renae Bluitt of blog In Her Shoes and film "She Did That"Photo by Justin Ifill-Forbes

By Sharee Silerio

If you have ever been uplifted, encouraged or guided by a Black woman, then you know how powerful the experience can be. From careers to motherhood, loving self and the struggles of life, there are times when we need help from our sisters.

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Naturi Naughton Launching Lip Gloss Line Celebrating Women of Color


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If you’ve been watching “Power”, loved her role as Lil’ Kim in “Notorious”, or still find yourself vibing to 3LW, then you are probably a Naturi Naughton fan. The film, television and music star recently had her first baby, and is making big moves again.

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Tiffany Haddish Is Starring In New Comedy Series Created by Jordan Peele

Tiffany Haddish stars in live-action comedy film Girls Trip
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Have you watched the film “Girls Trip” yet? If your answer is “no”, then you need to go see it NOW! The history-making, box office hit is worth the $10 ticket, and deserves a stamp of approval for a sequel!

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8 Sweet Lessons in ‘Queen Sugar’ Season 2, Episode 7


Relationships are tough. Whether it’s family, friends, coworkers, fellow professionals or the general public, interacting with, getting through to, and understanding others can be difficult.

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This Black Father Teaching His Son the Importance of Self-Care Is Pure #BlackJoy


I have always despised the adage “Do as I say, not as I do”. Not only is it contrary to human nature, but it undermines one’s position as a role model and they lose the ability to influence others, especially when it comes to children.

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7 Sweet Lessons in ‘Queen Sugar’ Season 2, Episode 6


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Life is full of contrasting moments – sorrow, joy, peace, anxiety, hurt, healing, lack, abundance. I used to think that life could only be in one of these seasons at a time, but now I see that this isn’t true. Many of these periods exist alongside one another, sometimes at the same time. It is the friction and competition between the extremes that makes things difficult.

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