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Trailer for HBO Docu-Series ‘The Defiant Ones’ Proves That ‘Can’t’ Isn’t in Dr. Dre’s Vocabulary

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By Sharee Silerio Early next month, HBO will premiere a four-part documentary series titled “The Defiant Ones”, which tells the stories of Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine, producer and co-founder of Interscope Records. Continue Reading Directed by Allen Hughes (“Menace II Society”), the piece will feature interviews with both men, including the artists they worked with and influenced – from…

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Netflix Releases Dope New Trailer For Spike Lee’s “She’s Gotta Have It” Series

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Photo Credit: AP Images/Invision By Sharee Silerio From “School Daze” to “Crooklyn”, “Malcolm X” and “Do the Right Thing”, Spike Lee has written and directed a collection of classic films that focus on culture, racism, sexism, colorism and life as a black person in America. Continue Reading Another one of Lee’s classics is his debut 1986 award-winning film “She’s Gotta…

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10 Black Films to Watch on Netflix This Summer

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By Sharee Silerio Summer is officially less than a week away, which means that off days, hot days and vacation days are right around the corner. Continue Reading If you’re like me, and you like to watch TV shows or movies in your free time, especially those that feature black directors, actors, etc., then Netflix has you covered! Although there…

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China McClain Embraces Her #BlackGirlMagic in Inspiring Instagram Post on Natural Hair

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Actress and singer China McClain of Disney Channel’s “A.N.T. Farm” and “Daddy’s Little Girls” has grown up! The 18-year-old from Tyler Perry’s “House of Payne” recently posted an inspirational photo of her wearing her natural hair on Instagram, asking why we [black women and/or women of color] allow society to tell us who we are and what we should and…

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Debra Lee Explains Why We Won’t See a New Season of “Underground” on BET

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By Sharee Silerio Last week, faithful fans learned that “Underground”, the beloved antebellum series in its second season, was cancelled by WGN America. Continue Reading Using the hashtags #PickUpUnderground and #RenewUnderground, fans have used Twitter to indicate what networks they’d like to see the show on, including HBO, TV One, OWN, Hulu and Netflix. #PickUpUnderground Tweets Both Executive Producer John…

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These Graduates Remixed “Before I Let Go” And It’s Amazing

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By Sharee Silerio Graduation season is upon us! Whether it’s kindergartners moving on up to first grade, high schoolers embarking on adulthood, or grown folks starting a new chapter after completing college or graduate studies, our timelines are full of caps, gowns and bright smiles! Continue Reading From inspirational speeches to cheers of pride and excitement, commencement ceremonies are a…

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[Exclusive] Docuseries “The Root” Sheds Light On Black Women’s Natural Hair Journey

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By Sharee Silerio Black women wearing their hair the way it grows out of their heads is a big deal. It breaks the “rules”, makes some people uncomfortable, and is often viewed as unkempt, unprofessional and inappropriate. Continue Reading The movement for black women to return to the hair they were born with has transformed what black beauty is, means…

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