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‘Roxanne, Roxanne’ coming to Netflix

Lolita Shante Gooden was only 14 years old when she picked up a mic and made history as one of rap music’s first female MCs.

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“Black Panther” nears billion-dollar mark

“Black Panther” may not be an Oscar contender – yet – but it is the most talked about movie in Hollywood right now.

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Wendy Williams diagnosed with Graves’ Disease, will take 3-week break

Wendy Williams announced Wednesday that she is taking a three-week hiatus due to illness. Williams, host of the syndicated talk show, “The Wendy Williams Show,” told her viewers that she has been diagnosed with Graves’ Disease and that she will be off the air starting Thursday, per her doctor’s orders.

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This year the nation will celebrate the 200th birthday of Abolitionist leader Frederick Douglass

Two hundred years after his birth in Maryland in 1818, Frederick Douglass’ legacy will be celebrated with festivities across the country, due in part to the passage of the Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Commission Act, which was signed into law in November 2017.

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Quincy Jones spills the tea on Michael Jackson, the Clintons and more in new interview

In a rambling interview with Vulture, music impresario Quincy Jones spoke candidly about a variety of topics.

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HBO welcomes ‘2 Dope Queens’

The dopest podcast on NPR is now on HBO.

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Jill Scott returns to TV in ‘Black Lightning’

Jill Scott is returning to the small screen. The Grammy Award-winning singer will make her debut on the new CW hit “Black Lightning” on Jan. 30 as the diabolical villainess Lady eve.

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Cardi B surpasses Beyoncé with most Top 10 hits

To say that rapper Cardi B is having a moment is an understatement.

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Cress Williams plays CW’s first black superhero Black Lightning

The CW is introducing its first African-American superhero and he is fully charged and ready to strike. “Black Lightning” makes its electrifying debut on Jan. 16.

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ABC announces ‘Scandal,’ ‘How to Get Away with Murder’ crossover event

What happens when Olivia Pope meets Annalise Keating?

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