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 2021-12-01 14:45 

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Marsai Martin Series Saturdays Ordered at Disney Channel...

Saturdays, executive produced by Marsai Martin, is ordered to series at Disney Channel....

 2021-12-01 14:40 

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Phoenix Suns Bring the Heat, Dismantle Golden State Warriors to Extend Winning Streak to 17 Games...

The Suns held Steph Curry to a career-worst shooting night in their 104-96 win on Tuesday....

 2021-12-01 01:00 

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Black 'Judas' Lands In Court As Accused Jan. 6 Rioter...

Actor threw away a good gig to support Trump (allegedly)...

 2021-12-01 00:00 

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Insecure's Jean Elie, Mike Gauyo set Send Help at ALLBLK...

Send Help, from Insecure duo Jean Elie, Mike Gauyo, gets picked up to series at ALLBLK....

 2021-11-30 22:30 

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Family of the Youngest Astroworld Victim Rejects Travis Scott's Offer to Cover Funeral Expenses...

'I have no doubt Mr. Scott feels remorse,' said Blount family lawyer Bob Hilliard. Nine-year-old Ezra Blount died of injuries sustained in the Nov. 5 tragedy....

 2021-11-30 22:30 

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The 2021 British Fashion Awards Was an Unexpected Bright Spot in a Moment of Mourning...

As the fashion world mourns the loss of Virgil Abloh, the BFAs honored the late designer's creativity....

 2021-11-30 22:00 

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NBA's Enes Kanter: American Protestors Should 'Keep Their Mouth Shut'...

Celtics' big man misses the irony of changing his last name to...

 2021-11-30 21:00 

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Once Again, a Black Woman Has Been Crowned Miss USA...

Kentucky journalist Elle Smith will be the third consecutive Black American queen to compete for Miss Universe—only 6 months after her first pageant....

 2021-11-30 20:30 

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Robert Griffin III to Drop 'Explosive Tell-All' Book About 'Dysfunctional' Washington Football Team...

Surviving Washington is set to hit stores next August....

 2021-11-30 20:00 

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New Courses About Civil Rights Leader Rev. C.T. Vivian Have Made It Into College Curriculums...

This semester, some students are learning about the man Martin Luther King Jr. called "the greatest preacher to ever live" for the very first time....

 2021-11-30 19:15 

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Deck the Halls of Ivy (Park): Beyonc's Back With a Family-Focused Ivy Park Holiday Collection...

The megastar's new campaign 'Halls of Ivy' features James Harden, Jalen Green, Natalia Bryant, Blue Ivy and more...including a rare appearance by Rumi Carter....

 2021-11-30 19:00 

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Pennsylvania Prosecutors Ask Supreme Court to Review Bill Cosby's Overturned Conviction...

'This is a pathetic last-ditch effort that will not prevail,' Cosby spokesman Andrew Wyatt said in a statement....

 2021-11-30 18:30 

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I Discovered Virgil Abloh Because of His Nike Collaboration. I Learned So Much More...

Much like discovering jazz through hip-hop, I discovered the world and legacy of Virgil Abloh though sneakers....

 2021-11-30 18:15 

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Report: Florida's Prison System is Filled With White Supremacist Guards...

Racist Correctional officers are terrorizing Black prisoners while the state looks the other way...

 2021-11-30 18:00 

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Botswana Appeals Court Upholds Landmark Decision To Decriminalize Homosexuality...

Before the decision, homosexuality was punishable by up to seven years in jail....

 2021-11-30 17:00 

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Felicia Moore and Andre Dickens Face Off in Atlanta Mayoral Runoff...

Current City Council President Felicia Moore and fellow city council member Andre Dickens are pushing for voters to show up for this final vote....

 2021-11-30 16:30 

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Shantira Jackson, Amber Ruffin, Seth Meyers comedy Aunties gets Put Pilot Nod from NBC...

NBC has granted a pilot commitment to Aunties from Shantira Jackson, Amber Ruffin and Seth Meyers....

 2021-11-30 16:00 

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Michael Porter Jr. Could Miss the Rest of the Season Due to Back Surgery...

The Denver Nuggets star has a lengthy history of back issues....

 2021-11-30 15:30 

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Hometown Heroine: Barbados Declares Rihanna a National Hero...

The international mogul was given the prestigious honor during the Pride of Nationhood ceremony on Monday night....

 2021-11-30 15:00 

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8 TV Shows We're Sad Ended in 2021...

It's a shame we have to say goodbye to these fan favorites and cult classics...

 2021-11-30 14:30 

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'I Really Thought I Wasn't Going to Make It': Joel Embiid Reflects on Scary COVID-19 Battle...

The Philadelphia 76ers star keeps it real on what kept him out of the lineup for nine games....

 2021-11-30 13:39 

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Gabrielle Union to Play Tootie in Live From a Studio Audience: 'The Facts of Life' and 'Diff'rent Strokes'...

Gabrielle Union, Kathryn Hahn, Allison Tolman and Jennifer Aniston lead The Facts of Life half of Live From a Studio Audience....

 2021-11-30 01:00 

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Black Market with Michael K. Williams Premieres Season 2 in January...

First teaser for documentary series hosted by the late actor reveals a further look into "shadow economies" and "criminal networks" of underground world....

 2021-11-30 00:30 

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Tiger Woods Says His Full-Time Golf Career Is Over...

In first interview since a serious car crash, Woods says amputation was a possibility...

 2021-11-30 00:00 

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As Queen Elizabeth's Sovereignty Over Barbados Ends, Prince Charles Denies Resurfaced Oprah Interview Claims...

A new book claims the heir presumptive is the unnamed royal who expressed concern about the skin color of Harry and Meghan's then-unborn children....

 2021-11-29 23:00 

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Judge Steve Harvey Set for January Premiere at ABC...

Steve Harvey adds judge to his many credits in new ABC comedic courtroom show premiering Jan. 4....

 2021-11-29 22:00 

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Strict Georgia Voting Law Drives Absentee Request Rejections...

Over half of the absentee ballot applications were tossed out thanks to just one of the requirements of Senate Bill 202, passed in March....

 2021-11-29 21:00 

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Lee Elder, 1st Black Golfer to Compete at the Masters, Dead at 87...

The groundbreaking golfer inspired generations of Black athletes with his poise and perseverance....

 2021-11-29 20:50 

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Ari Lennox Arrested in Amsterdam Following Alleged Racial Profiling Incident...

'I'm being arrested in Amsterdam for reacting to a woman racially profiling me,' the singer-songwriter wrote on Twitter....

 2021-11-29 20:30 

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Insecure Season 5 Soundtrack Drops Dec. 3...

Issa Rae announces Saweetie, Nnena, Thundercat among artists featured on Insecure Season 5 soundtrack....

 2021-11-29 19:15 

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The Message From the 2021 Soul Train Awards Red Carpet? Always Bet on Black...

The evening spotlighting the music industry's brightest—and Blackest—stars echoed that ethos on the step-and-repeat....

 2021-11-29 19:00 

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10 Best Black Movies of 2021...

With streaming taking over and movie theaters just starting to fully recover, 2021 provided an interesting mix of movies for our best of the year list....

 2021-11-29 18:35 

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Jury Selection for Jussie Smollett's Trial Set to Begin This Week...

Smollett continues to maintain his innocence, pleading not guilty to all six charges of disorderly conduct....

 2021-11-29 18:30 

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Trailblazing Legend, Former Florida Rep. Carrie Meek Dies at 95...

Carrie Meek was the child of a sharecropper and granddaughter of a slave who would go on to see many "firsts" in her career....

 2021-11-29 18:00 

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City Council Issues Apology for Racist Displacement of Thriving Blues City...

The Hayward City Council passed a resolution to apologize to and acknowledge the residents and descendants of Russell City more than 50 years later....

 2021-11-29 18:00 

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Alabama Threatens to Sue Montgomery Over Confederate Street Name...

The state wants its mostly Black capital city to keep Jefferson Davis' name on a street sign...

 2021-11-29 17:30 

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#FreeJohnWall...

The 31-year-old is tired of watching the Houston Rockets implode and wants to play. But will he?...

 2021-11-29 17:00 

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Amid Myriad Tributes to Virgil Abloh, Ye Dedicates 'Sunday Service' to His Late Friend and Collaborator...

The artist formerly known as Kanye West honored Donda's creative director as celebs, collaborators and Chicago mourn and Abloh's final collection takes flight....

 2021-11-29 16:00 

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Insecure Intermissions: Y'all, NATHANIEL Is Making Issa and Us 'Tired, Okay?!'...

NATHANIEL is kind of looking to be on some BS at Issa's expense—and Molly is letting her hair down....

 2021-11-29 15:15 

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Soul Train Awards 2021: Jazmine Sullivan, Normani, Silk Sonic Among Winners...

Giveon, Yung Bleu and Charlie Wilson also took home awards, while Ashanti and Maxwell earned special honors....

 2021-11-29 14:45 

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The Los Angeles Rams Don't Have Much to Like, Cam Newton Meets His Kryptonite and Other Takeaways From Week 12 of the NFL...

Week 12 of the NFL was full of surprises, but the Los Angeles Rams losing a third straight game takes the cake....

 2021-11-29 14:00 

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6 Shows to Look Out for in December...

These are six TV shows and movies we think you'll enjoy amid all the holiday celebrations...

 2021-11-28 22:45 

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Virgil Abloh, Luxury Streetwear King and Artistic Director of Louis Vuitton, Dies at 41...

The designer privately battled a rare cancer for two years...

 2021-11-28 22:00 

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Old Navy's Santa Boot Camp Aims to Diversify The Santa Market...

Old Navy launches virtual Santa Boot Camp to train Kris Kringles of every hue....

 2021-11-28 19:45 

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HBO's New Docuseries Unveils The Media's Neglect in Finding Those 'Black and Missing'...

Will HBO's new docuseries change the course for coverage in the disappearances of Black people?...

 2021-11-28 18:03 

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Soccer and Jollof: How Liberians Rebranded Thanksgiving...

Thanksgiving for Liberians is a day on the beach, Brenda Brewer Moore explains to NPR....

 2021-11-27 22:41 

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Is Black Twitter The New Green Book?...

There's evidence to posit that the social media platform is providing a much-needed service...

 2021-11-27 19:00 

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Will God Reunite Kimye? He Sure Seems to Think So...

Rapper Ye has his eye on a reunion with estranged wife Kim Kardashian...

 2021-11-27 17:30 

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UGA Sophomore Launches Natural November Campaign to Embrace Black Hair on Campus...

Niyah Brown places herself in the lineage of "Afro Activists" in the natural hair movement....

 2021-11-26 15:00 

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The 10 Best Shows of 2021...

We're biased of course, but really, these shows delivered on their promise over and over again...

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