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Janelle Monae Stars Alongside Taraji P. Henson and Octavia Spencer In “Hidden Figures”

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Pictured Left to Right: Janelle Monae, Taraji P. Henson and Octavia Spencer Written by Mike Orie of TheConsciousTip.com Singer Janelle Monae will join Taraji P. Henson and Octavia Spencer to tell the story of three African American women who helped NASA win the Space Race, becoming the first Americans to orbit the earth. Continue Reading >>> The film Hidden Figures…

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It’s A Great Day To Be A Simone

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Pictured Simone Biles on left, Simone Manuel on right By Tiffani Greenaway of MyMommyVents.com Biles. Manuel. Nina, even. It’s a great day to be a Simone. Continue Reading >>> Both Simone Biles and Simone Manuel have made history in Rio, winning gold in their fields. Simone Manuel is the first African American woman to win an individual event in Olympic…

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An Angela Davis Biopic Is Officially Being Developed

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Written by Mike Orie of TheConsciousTip.com Late yesterday evening, we learned of news that an Angela Davis biopic has officially been approved and is in the works. According to Variety, Codeblack Films has acquired the movie rights to “Angela Davis: An Autobiography” with plans to develop and produce an authorized Angela Davis biopic film. Continue Reading Although still untitled, the film will be…

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Lupita Nyong’o Is The New Face Of Tiffany & Co.

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Lupita Nyong’o for Tiffany & Co. Written by Mike Orie of TheConsciousTip.com Lupita Nyong’o announced yesterday news of a new campaign with Tiffany & Co. Nyong’o will make history, as this is the first time Tiffany & Co. has ever used a celebrity for its campaign in the brands 179 years of existence. Continue Reading Newly appointed creative director at…

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Rapsody Becomes First Female Hip Hop Artist To Sign To Jay Z’s Roc Nation

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Photo courtesy of Rapsody’s Facebook page Written by Mike Orie of TheConsciousTip.com Jay Z’s Roc Nation imprint appears to be making continuos efforts to grow its roster. Adding to the already long list of talented artists including Vic Mensa, Skylar Diggins, J. Cole and Jay Electronica, they now have a new addition to the family. 28-year old Rapsody makes history…

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Vashtie Drops Mixtape “This Machine Kills Racism” In Tribute To #BlackLivesMatter

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Photo courtesy of Va$htie and Puma Written by Mike Orie of TheConsciousTip.com If you follow Vashtie on any form of social media, you probably know her to be one of the sweetest entertainer’s you’ll probably meet. But even the DJ/filmmaker/designer dubbed Downtown’s Sweetheart has reached a breaking point herself. Usually very quite on current affairs, even Va$htie reached a point…

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India Arie Releases #BlackLivesMatter Inspired ‘Continue To Breathe’

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Written by Mike Orie of TheConsciousTip.com In light of everything’s that happened over the past week, more celebrities are stepping up to use their voice responsibly. India Arie adds to the list of artists creating music inspired by the #BlackLivesMatter movement. “Continue To Breathe” is her contribution to the healing of the Black community as we continue the fight on…

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Oprah Will Make First Appearance At Essence Fest This Saturday

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Written by Mike Orie of TheConsciousTip.com Oprah Winfrey has done a lot of things, but surprisingly there’s atleast one thing that even she hasn’t accomplished. To date, Oprah Winfrey has never made an appearance at Essence Fest, the nation’s largest gathering of African American women. This weekend, history will be made as one of the most prominent entrepreneurs, journalists and…

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Black Girls Rock! Founder Beverly Bond Is Publishing A Book Celebrating Black Women

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Beverly Bond at the 2016 Black Girls Rock! Awards Written by Mike Orie of TheConsciousTip.com Black Girls Rock! founder Beverly Bond is publishing a book celebrating Black women. The book is titled, Black Girls Rock!: Celebrating the Power, Beauty and Brilliance of Black Women. According to a statement released by Bond,the book will “combine powerful photography with inspirational advice, original…

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