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

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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. Continue Reading Last night’s episode of Queen Sugar explores this aspect of life, especially the fact that we are often driven by what is left unspoken, unattended and buried within. Grief pushes our secrets, deep…

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How Black Women are Redefining Body Image Through Social Media

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How often do you feel that the portrayal of black women’s bodies is narrow, misconstrued? Or maybe you feel that it’s hyperbolic, exaggerated. Continue Reading In such an advanced digital age where women are now able to share their individual experiences with body image through platforms like Twitter, Instagram and YouTube, it is important to recognize the diversity of these…

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You Can Now Listen To Every Song From The ‘Insecure’ Season 2 Premiere

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A film or television show’s soundtrack is often just as important as its visuals, serving as the perfect compliment to an emotionally resonating scene. HBO’s Insecure hit the ground running with praise for its debut season’s soundtrack, famously consulted via Solange Knowles. With the masterful work by composer Raphael Saadiq and music supervisor Kier Lehman, season 1 granted us gifts…

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Esperanza Spalding Becomes A Harvard Professor

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DUSAN RELJIN Esperanza Spalding can officially add Harvard Professor to her long list of accolades. Continue Reading Her appointment as a Professor of Practice at Harvard officially starts this month, but The Harvard Gazette is reporting she won’t officially be in front of students until Spring 2018. The talented Afro-Latina songstress is best known for her breathy, expressive tones, and…

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Producers Mara Brock Akil and Salim Akil Will Develop Drama for OWN

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By Sharee Silerio In the early and mid-2000s, The CW was home to two of our favorite television shows – “Girlfriends” and “The Game”. Continue Reading It’s when we first fell in love with Tracee Ellis Ross, and where our friendship with Tia Mowry was rekindled. The producers behind these two relatable, funny and interesting series, including “Being Mary Jane”,…

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Tracee Ellis Ross Grants Black Twitter’s Wish For Her To Play Ms. Frizzle

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By Sharee Silerio Remember that time Twitter inspired the upcoming Rihanna and Lupita Nyong’o film with Ava DuVernay as the director and Issa Rae as its writer? Well, the internet is at it again, hoping to cast “Black-ish” star Tracee Ellis-Ross in a live-action adaptation of the 90s kid favorite, “The Magic School Bus”. Continue Reading Netflix is already working…

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