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7 Must-See Moments from the Essence Black Women in Hollywood Awards Luncheon!

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  Tess Thompson, Lena Waithe, Tiffany Haddish, Danai Gurira By Michelby Coco Whitehead Have you ever taken a deep breath and thought to yourself, “God, I love being a Black Woman in 2018?!” From Amara La Negra to the women of Wakanda, and Ava DuVernay’s highly anticipated A Wrinkle In Time film, being a sister is lit! And this year’s…

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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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Yara Shahidi Will Join Malia Obama At Harvard University This Fall

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Black-ish fans! The moment we’ve been waiting for has arrived! Remember, we happily reported back in April that the very talented and inspirational Yara Shahidi had gotten accepted into every single college she applied to. Continue Reading At that time, she hadn’t yet revealed which campus she was choosing as her undergraduate dwellings. Well, the time has come and true…

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Yara Shahidi Gets Her Own Spinoff of ‘Black-Ish’

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Yay, we have a deal! Freeform has officially ordered 13 episodes to the Yara Shahidi comedy College-ish (working title), a spinoff of ABC’s Black-ish. The much-anticipated comedy, also starring Deon Cole (who portrays the eccentric and unpredictable, Charlie on Black-ish), is set to premiere in 2018. Continue Reading From Black-ish executive producer Kenya Barris, College-ish follows the Johnson’s eldest daughter…

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‘Black-Ish’ Actress Yara Shahidi Has Gotten Accepted Into Every College She Applied To

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Yara Shahidi is best known as actress Zoey on television show Black-ish. Yara Shahidi (Black-ish) has been a beacon of light for young girls to look up to, not only starring on a hit primetime TV show, but slaying the fashion game, speaking out for social justice and overall presenting herself to be an eloquent and sophisticated role model. Continue…

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To Be Young, Gifted, and Woke

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source by Tiffani Greenaway of mymommyvents.com Oh what a lovely, precious, dream. In a popular 1958 song, Nina Simone’s powerful lyrics helped to demonstrate the pride in being a young person of color. Today, young social activists are taking a stand, using their platforms to speak up and educate their peers. Continue!>>> N.A.A.C.P. Image Award winner Yara Shahidi, who stars…

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