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"The physical action of seeing that sister climb that pole and dismantle the symbol. It was incredible."
Lil’ Mo Shades Prince on Instagram
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Nas To Headline Essence Festival 2014 Kickoff
After celebrating the 20th anniversary of his debut album Illmatic , Nas will help Essence commemorate its double-decade birthday as headliner at the music festival's…
‘My Black Is Beautiful’ Campaign in Search of An Ambassador
The "My Black Is Beautiful" campaign is going on a nationwide search for six women who will be the ambassadors for the empowering…
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Betty Shelby Charged With First- Degree Manslaughter…
Just six days after 42-year-old Betty Shelby shot and killed Terence Crutcher, she's been charged with manslaughter.
Ray Lewis Says Terence Crutcher Shooting Wasn’t Race…
"We're taking lives not because of black and white but, we're taking lives because its good verses evil."
Anderson .Paak, Willow Smith, And More Fight Gun…
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