Opinion

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Mary J. Blige’s Cinematic Journey Should Be The Blueprint For Other Artists

She may have walked away from the Oscars empty-handed, but her historic nominations should help other Hollywood hopefuls.

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‘Black Panther,’ Erik Killmonger And The Disconnect Within The African Diaspora

Harlem’s Magic Johnson theater was an epicenter of black excellence on an exceptionally frigid Sunday evening (Feb. 18). Throngs of beautifully hued families decked out…

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How Ryan Coogler’s Visit To “The Continent” Was A ‘Black Panther’ Moment Of Awakening

“I had a lot of pain inside of me due to not being able to know my ancestry.”

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Yes, They’re Classics, But Let’s Leave The ’90s Black Sitcoms Where They Were

"Look, and I say this with all love in my heart, beloveds: please stop touching our sacred things."

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When Will Rappers Stop Being Used As Bait For Pop Hits?

One reader wonders if, during hip-hop's moment of prominence, rappers will stop being plucked solely for pop chart success.

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Opinion: Wearing All Black And White Roses Is Not Enough

Protests are not meant to be safe.

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New Money Vs. Old Money: Why JAY-Z Will Likely Win Album Of The Year Over Kendrick Lamar At The Grammys

One writer predicts that James Cameron’s film, Titanic, possibly set the foundation for the Recording Academy’s voting process.

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The State Of Today’s R&B According To The 2018 Grammy Nominations

This year, the R&B genre had one of its most complexing years trying to maintain its authenticity, integrity, and esteem in the mainstream circuit.

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Solange’s Elaborate Braided Crown Is Omitted From Her Latest Cover… But Why?

Physically, photographically and artistically alike, Solange Knowles rightfully warns you not to touch her hair.

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Opinion: No Piers Morgan, White People Cannot Use The N-Word (And You’re An A** For Suggesting Otherwise)

Does Morgan really think that Kanye is making music for white people? Really? Nah, son.

Movies & TV

Opinion: Strong Black Friendships Eased The Sting Of Unfair Reality In ‘Crown Heights’

Strong black friendships serve as the true backbone of 'Crown Heights.'

Opinion

In Defense Of The Lady Gaga’s Of The World, Why Clap Back At An Ally?

If a potential ally wants to learn and wants to learn from you, what would you have that ally do?
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