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Black Girl Magic 2015: The Year Black Women Lived Boldly
In 2015, black women dominated in several arenas including politics, law, entertainment and film, proving that black girls indeed do have magic.
First Take: Mara Brock Akil’s Blueprint For Running Your Own Show
Being Mary Jane and Girlfriends creator Mara Brock Akil talks falling in love with screenwriting and tips for running your own show.
‘The Game’ to Be Terminated From BET’s Programming
After nine long seasons of one our favorite sitcoms since Girlfriends, gets the plug pulled on them. BET won't be extending The Game for…
#WCW: 15 Inspirational Women We Admire
It may be customary to have just one woman crush per Wednesday, but we just can’t help it. These women have showed us how…
Vixen Chat: Tika Sumpter Answers Our Juiciest QOTD
From daytime soap star, to Tyler Perry drama queen, Tika Sumpter has lit up both the big and small screens with a…
BET Doesn’t Want Melanie and Derwin Back on ‘The Game’
Fans of Melanie and Derwin will have to pray a little harder if they want to see the couple return to The…
Gabrielle Union Covers Hype Hair’s April/May Issue
Union is officially Hype Hair's favorite Hollywood starlet! From her breakout role in Bring It On to her turn in the runaway box office hit, Think…
Vixen Virginity: The Game’s Katlynn Simone Tells Us Her Firsts
Thanks to social networks, you can know everything about your favorite celebrities without ever meeting them. However, while some of your famous…
Mara Brock Akil, Holly Robinson Peete, and Traci Blackwell Honored at Spelman College Gala
Yesterday, The National Alumnae Association of Spelman College's LA Chapter and Congenial Spirits celebrated two decades of philanthropy. The prestigious gala took place…
Red Carpet Recap: Essence’s ‘Black Women in Hollywood’ Luncheon [Photos]
Yesterday (Feb. 27), our favorite brown Vixens made their way to the 7th annual Essence's "Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon" at the Beverly…
Robinne Lee of ‘Being Mary Jane’ is Taking Over Our Twitter!
Are you obsessed with Being Mary Jane and Robinne Lee’s character, Avery Daniels? Whether it be the intense storylines or relatable characters, we're certainly tuned in…
Listen to the Songs From Episode 3 of ‘Being Mary Jane’
Each week Being Mary Jane gets more explicit and real. Thankfully, no matter how intense the episodes get, the music coincides with the…
Listen to the Songs From Episode 2 of ‘Being Mary Jane’
Our jaws were not prepared to drop within the first five minutes of Being Mary Jane, but that's what makes a great drama.
Vixen Chat: Robinne Lee Talks ‘Being Mary Jane’
Unlike everything else on TV, Being Mary Jane is already proving to be a much needed breath of fresh air for the black…
Listen to The Songs Played on ‘Being Mary Jane’ This Week
The series premiere of Being Mary Jane was simply everything. Whether it be relatable, dramatic or a mix of both, BMJ with its twists…
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Janelle Monae And Maxwell To Perform At The Women’s…
Organizers for the Women's March on Washington D.C. this Saturday (Jan. 21) have announced the lineup of performers for the highly-anticipated event.
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After Trump's comments, his memoir Walking With The Wind increased 800,000 percent.
Premiere: October London’s Captivating “Colorblind” Video
January 18, 2017 - 2:00 pm
October London is a new signee to Snoop Dogg & Jazze Phae’s Cadillacc Music label.
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