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On what would have been Billie Holiday's 100th birthday, Cassandra Wilson is releasing a new album, Coming Forth by Day, her take on the jazz great's songs. Wilson talks to ESSENCE about honoring the legend.ESSENCE: Is it challenging to reinterpret Holiday's works?CASSANDRA WILSON: I deal with it like I'm trying [...]
Fri, Jul 03, 2015 12:35 pm
Source: Essence
R.I.P. The post Popular Blogger Jarrett Scott Page Passes Away appeared first on MadameNoire. [...]
Wed, Jul 01, 2015 12:43 pm
Source: Madam Noire
hiv
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will award $216 million over five years to 90 community-based organizations throughout the nation. The funds will be used to deliver effective HIV prevention strategies to those at greatest risk, including people of color, men who have sex with men, those who identify as [...]
Wed, Jul 01, 2015 12:34 pm
Source: Jet
Known for breaking the internet with a magazine cover, or two, Kim Kardashian‘s latest will be making waves for a different reason. On the cover… [...]
Wed, Jul 01, 2015 12:32 pm
Source: Global Grind
Arnesha Bowers murdered for possible gang initiation Arnesha Bowers' life was tragically taken by her own. While we're chanting #BlackLivesMatter, another life in Baltimore was senselessly taken. Adonay Dixon, 23, John Childs, 20, and Raeshawn Rivers, 14, have been indicted on murder, rape, kidnapping, arson and other charges by Baltimore [...]
Wed, Jul 01, 2015 12:25 pm
Source: Rolling Out
“Hiccups happen in life,” said Quincy Brown. The DOPE movie star is showing support for his stepdad Sean Combs, who was arrested on June 22 at… [...]
Wed, Jul 01, 2015 12:16 pm
Source: Global Grind
Days after 30-year-old community organizer Brittany “Bree” Newsome scaled a 30-foot pole to remove the Confederate flag from the South Carolina Statehouse grounds, the nation… [...]
Wed, Jul 01, 2015 12:15 pm
Source: The Urban Daily
Magic Mike XXL hits theaters on July 1 and it's like fireworks. Although Matthew McConaughey, Alex Pettyfer and Cody Horn didn't enlist for this sequel, the new diverse cast includes Jada Pinkett Smith, Donald Glover, Stephen “tWitch” Boss and Michael Strahan.. Also new to the cast are Andie MacDowell (Four [...]
Wed, Jul 01, 2015 12:11 pm
Source: Rolling Out
Stop everything you're doing, Prince just released a new record. The elusive legend has never been comfortable with the digital era, but it appears he's… [...]
Wed, Jul 01, 2015 12:09 pm
Source: Global Grind
A U.S. Department of Justice report finds significant faults in law enforcement's response to the demonstrations last summer in Ferguson, Mo., over the slaying of Michael Brown, the Associated Press reports. [...]
Wed, Jul 01, 2015 12:04 pm
Source: The Root
Last night came to an early end for Kidd Kidd, when the rapper was arrested before his performance at the XXL Freshman Show. Video from the… [...]
Wed, Jul 01, 2015 12:00 pm
Source: Global Grind
Janet Jackson is launching a diamond jewelry line that she will be calling the Janet Jackson Unbreakable Diamonds Collection. She announced Tuesday that she will be working with Paul Raps New York on the line. Jackson debuted the collection on Sunday night during her stunning appearance at the BET awards, where [...]
Wed, Jul 01, 2015 11:56 am
Source: The Grio
breaking up
Friend 1: Jon cheated on me again. Friend 2: Man! Why haven't you left him already?! Friend 1: Because I love him! (cue dramatic tears) Friend 2: (Blank stare) We don't have to watch a cheesy talk show or soap opera to witness a couple that sticks together in the name of love that [...]
Wed, Jul 01, 2015 11:52 am
Source: Jet
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Earlier this week, NeNe Leakes announced that she would not be returning to Bravo's hit series Real Housewives of Atlanta. For almost eight years, the reality star has entertained us with her vivacious personality and her ability to read any of her counterparts at the drop of a dime. Now, the [...]
Wed, Jul 01, 2015 11:48 am
Source: Jet
After a long and nasty divorce and custody battle, it looks like Sherri Shepherd and Lamar Sally have finally reached an agreement. It looks like Shepherd will be paying child support for the child she disavowed as soon as it was born, but there's a catch. The agreement reportedly obligates Shepherd [...]
Wed, Jul 01, 2015 11:47 am
Source: The Grio
This title is so fitting. Young Scooter links up with Houston's Sauce Twinz on a street anthem titled “Houston To Lil Mexico.” Knowing when to… [...]
Wed, Jul 01, 2015 11:47 am
Source: Global Grind
Raven-Symone hasn't been one to bite her tongue in recent years, and the actress has caught some flack for that. Last year, in an episode… [...]
Wed, Jul 01, 2015 11:44 am
Source: The Urban Daily
Kind. Patient. Hero. Teacher. Compassionate. Proud. Role model. These are just some of the words that sons use to define "father." As a follow up to their beautiful mom-themed video, the team behind Cut Video asked 50 men, ages 5 to 50, what the word "father" means to them. [...]
Wed, Jul 01, 2015 11:37 am
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
Apple Music is here and ready to take over the world. All eyes were on Apple Music yesterday, and they enlisted the talents of Eminem… [...]
Wed, Jul 01, 2015 11:37 am
Source: Global Grind
trayvon bromell
Team USA might have a sprinter who could bump Usain Bolt off of the podium. Okay, so we may be jumping the gun a little with that one, but Trayvon Bromell is well on his way to being a great track star.CNN reports that Bromell ran the 100-meter dash in [...]
Wed, Jul 01, 2015 11:35 am
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices

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