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Black Women Take Care Of Black Women & Other Lessons From Robyn Crawford’s “A Song For You”

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Photo by Junior REIS on Unsplash Black Women Take Care Of Black Women & Other Lessons From Robyn Crawford’s “A Song For You” By Veronica Wells-Puoane of NoSugarNoCreamMag.com When I learned that Robyn Crawford, Whitney Houston’s longtime friend and former business partner, was writing a book about their lives together, I didn’t think that she was disturbing Whitney’s “rest” as…

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Chloe x Halle Join The Cast of ‘Black-ish’ Spinoff ‘Grown-ish’

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If you haven’t heard the names “Chloe x Halle,” then allow me to introduce you! Those familiar with the young and talented duo may have seen them performing acoustic/a cappella versions of hits on social media. One super important person saw them, though: Beyoncé, herself! Continue Reading The sister pair are now signed to Bey’s management company, Parkwood Entertainment and…

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Independent Film ‘Across the Tracks’ Tackles Two Sisters’ Challenges with Colorism in the 1960’s Deep South

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By Alma Hill “Passing” is a controversial concept in Black American Culture. We all know someone who is light enough, or has fair enough features to “pass” as white. Often times, these fair skinned family members are complete anomalies in their families. Take Quincy Jones’ daughters for example. Kidada Jones, while she is lighter in skin tone is visibly a…

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

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By Sharee Silerio 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. Continue Reading The two-hour original movie is currently shooting in Salt Lake City, Utah,…

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Girls Trip Producer Will Packer Speaks On Possible Sequel: “We’re Definitely Talking About It”

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After completely shattering the box offices opening weekend, Girls Trip continue to raise the bar, exceeding any expectations set for the film. To date, the film starring Regina Hall, Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett-Smith and the hilarious Tiffany Haddish, has exceeded over $114 million in revenue. Not bad for a film with a $19 million budget. Continue Reading As popular as…

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Michaela Coel Says ‘Chewing Gum’ Won’t Renew For Third Season

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Photo courtesy of Netflix The cheeky British comedy we’ve come to love seems to have come to an end. Continue Reading Michaela Coel announced that her hit Netflix series “Chewing Gum” probably won’t return for a third season any time soon. Coel told UK’s Broadcast  that she thought she’d reached “a creative peak” last season, and confirmed that she’d be…

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Girls Trip Becomes 1st Film to Cross $100M Produced, Directed, Written and Starring African Americans

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If you haven’t seen the hilarious Girls Trip yet–girl, what are you waiting for? When four friends–Regina Hall, Tiffany Haddish, Jada Pinkett Smith and Queen Latifah—travel to New Orleans for the annual Essence Festival during a girls trip, sisterhoods are rekindled, wild sides are rediscovered, and there’s enough dancing, drinking, brawling and romancing to make the Big Easy blush. Continue…

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Season 7 Finale of ‘Suits’ to Introduce New Spinoff Series Starring Gina Torres

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Photo courtesy of USA Several blogs have been whispering about the possibility of Gina Torres reviving her character Jessica Pearson from the long running USA drama Suits in her own independent spinoff. As of August 16th, it’s official! Continue Reading Torres’ character was an original cast member when the legal drama debuted on USA Network in 2011. The character, Jessica…

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