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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
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Rolling out congratulates Necole Bitchie on her new endeavors “Just wrote the hardest post I've ever had to write,” writes Necole Bitchie on her Instagram page. It was the opening sentence that led her more than 619K IG followers, 618K Twitter followers on one account and 27.5K followers [...]
Thu, Jul 02, 2015 9:47 pm
Source: Rolling Out
Rae Sremmurd have some huge hits on the radio waves these days, and their already planning to give us more for their sophomore album. The… [...]
Thu, Jul 02, 2015 9:38 pm
Source: Global Grind
Bobbi Kristina Brown has returned to the headlines with more bleak details. Her friend Alex Reid told E! in an emotional interview that Bobbi Kristina has been locked in a… [...]
Thu, Jul 02, 2015 9:32 pm
Source: The Urban Daily
One of Lil Wayne's artists is in big trouble. Young Money rapper Flow was arrested and charged with double murder in Baton Rouge. According toThe… [...]
Thu, Jul 02, 2015 9:07 pm
Source: The Urban Daily
Geraldo Rivera knows how to ruffle feathers, and he's certainly raised eye brows in the hip-hop community with his comments on Kendrick Lamar‘s BET Awards… [...]
Thu, Jul 02, 2015 8:58 pm
Source: Global Grind
Thursday morning was bittersweet for Shanti Taylor.The 34-year-old had returned to the old Frederick Douglass High School building in New Orleans' Upper Ninth Ward, where she was a student in the mid-'90s. As she walked through the building at 3820 St. Claude Avenue, she recalled the artwork that once lined [...]
Thu, Jul 02, 2015 8:55 pm
Source: Essence
GREELEYVILLE, S.C. (AP) — As social media buzzed about church fires in the South, investigators announced Thursday that weather caused a destructive blaze at a predominantly black church in South Carolina. The State Law Enforcement Division said in a statement that investigators found no evidence of criminal intent in the [...]
Thu, Jul 02, 2015 8:31 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
The two things that are driving the hype behind Southpaw are Jake Gyllenhaal‘s body and Eminem‘s songs. Marshall Mathers dropped “Kings Never Die” another song off the film's… [...]
Thu, Jul 02, 2015 8:26 pm
Source: The Urban Daily
Today, tennis fans were all asking the same question: who is the guy with dreadlocks that beat Rafael Nadal? We have some answers for you. Dustin… [...]
Thu, Jul 02, 2015 8:24 pm
Source: The Urban Daily
NFL veteran John Abraham turned himself in Thursday after a warrant was issued for an alleged assault at an Atlanta suburb strip club in February, police in Brookhaven, Georgia, told The Huffington Post. Abraham was wanted on a charge of misdemeanor battery. A defensive end who played for the Jets, [...]
Thu, Jul 02, 2015 8:22 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
For whatever reason, one of the most offensive things you can do to a white person is accuse him or her of being a racist.… [...]
Thu, Jul 02, 2015 8:05 pm
Source: The Urban Daily
Diddy has earned a win after assaulting his son Justin‘s UCLA assistant football coach, as the L.A. District Attorney has rejected the case. According to… [...]
Thu, Jul 02, 2015 7:54 pm
Source: Global Grind
Diddy has earned a win after assaulting his son Justin‘s UCLA assistant football coach, as the L.A. District Attorney has rejected the case. According to… [...]
Thu, Jul 02, 2015 7:54 pm
Source: The Urban Daily
DeJ Loaf has been doing her thing inside the studio over the past year, and her new music grind isn't letting up anytime soon. The… [...]
Thu, Jul 02, 2015 7:35 pm
Source: Global Grind
A $3 million scholarship fund set up in the name of Rev. Clementa Pinckney was announced today in Charleston, SC, scene of the horrific mass shooting which claimed the lives of 9 parishioners at Emanuel AME Church. [...]
Thu, Jul 02, 2015 7:19 pm
Source: The Root
The 2015 BET Awards this past weekend was full of tons of memorable moments and performances, but of course, it came with some intense rumors.… [...]
Thu, Jul 02, 2015 7:17 pm
Source: Global Grind
For a while, it looked like Dwyane Wade was looking to put on another jersey for next season. Cleveland looked like a possibility. However, those sorts of rumors will have… [...]
Thu, Jul 02, 2015 7:08 pm
Source: The Urban Daily
FERGUSON, Mo. -- “Did the protesters use the term ‘Fuck the police'?” It's late Tuesday morning, and perhaps 15 people are gathered in a room inside City Hall in this St. Louis suburb, a room that usually hosts meetings of the Ferguson City Council. Seated at the head of the [...]
Thu, Jul 02, 2015 7:05 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
Hours after community members gave back to New Orleans during the Day of Service, their city gave back to them during the first ever Community Heath & Resource Fair.Dozens of vendors gathered in a Walmart parking lot to provide free health screenings and wellness resources to hundreds of locals, who [...]
Thu, Jul 02, 2015 6:54 pm
Source: Essence

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