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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
It's almost time for another X-Men movie. Director Bryan Singer posted a picture from the set of X-Men: Apocalypse, with Jennifer Lawrence and her ex-boyfriend… [...]
Fri, May 22, 2015 12:52 pm
Source: Global Grind
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In the series "We Are Entitled To Wear Cowboy Boots To Our Own Revolution," illustrator Ellen T. Crenshaw has created the closest thing we've ever found to feminist baseball cards. Crenshaw assembled an intergenerational dream team featuring BBeyoncé, Naomi Wolf, Rebecca West, Sojourner Truth, Coretta Scott King, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, [...]
Fri, May 22, 2015 12:46 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
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NEW YORK (AP) — The family of an unarmed man shot by a New York City police officer in a darkened stairwell in November has filed a wrongful death lawsuit. The lawsuit was filed Thursday. It names the officer who shot Akai Gurley, the officer's partner and the city's Housing Authority. Police [...]
Fri, May 22, 2015 12:42 pm
Source: Jet
Two Olympia, Washington stepbrothers are suspects in attempting to steal beer from a grocery store on Thursday, however the men, who are unarmed, are currently in the hospital after being confronted by local law enforcement, the Associated Press reports. [...]
Fri, May 22, 2015 12:35 pm
Source: The Root
These two stay working. The post [Watch] First Look At KeKe Palmer And Niecy Nash In “Scream Queens” appeared first on MadameNoire. [...]
Fri, May 22, 2015 12:29 pm
Source: Madam Noire
Much like many of you, I have reacted emotionally after watching video after video of police across the country brutalizing our black and brown youth. I have cried witnessing the utter devaluation of what should be out most cherished commodity -- our youth in the fiction that is our so-called [...]
Fri, May 22, 2015 12:26 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
DAR ES SALAAM -- Fifteen years ago, as secretary general of the Organization of African Unity, I bore witness to a historic peace agreement in Arusha, Tanzania, heralding peace for Burundi after 10 gruelling years of civil war. With Nelson Mandela at my side, I witnessed the dawn of a [...]
Fri, May 22, 2015 12:21 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
umm… Britney Spears Put Tyson Beckford On A Leash (And He Loved It) http://t.co/KU0sDyZzTP pic.twitter.com/XusS8Fw6K1 — Missinfo (@Missinfo) May 22, 2015 So this happened. Britney… [...]
Fri, May 22, 2015 12:19 pm
Source: Global Grind
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Last night, Isiah Thomas was introduced as new president and part-owner of the WNBA's New York Liberty, but many felt uneasy about this seeing that in the past the new boss has a history of sexual harassment. During the news conference, Thomas proclaimed his innocence explaining that he has moved [...]
Fri, May 22, 2015 12:16 pm
Source: Jet
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Credit: @bam_brooklyn Memorial Day weekend is in full swing and Brooklyn has you covered if you are looking to be around some beautiful black culture. If you still don't have any plans check out some of these events where the melanin will definitely be on fleek. Credit: @bam_brooklyn 1. DanceAfricaDate: May 22-25Where: Brooklyn [...]
Fri, May 22, 2015 12:11 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
The odds are stacking up against Daron Dylon Wint, 34, a quadruple murder suspect who once worked for the company run by one of his murder victims. No one informed this Black man the ABC hit drama “How to Get Away With Murder” is fictitious. Who believes they can get [...]
Fri, May 22, 2015 12:10 pm
Source: Rolling Out
And on Did Y'all See, the ladies of MadameNoire discuss what Jay Z and Beyonce are doing for Ferguson protesters. The post This Weekend On Café Mocha: Radio Host Maxwell Billieon Talks About His New Book, “HerMerica” appeared first on MadameNoire. [...]
Fri, May 22, 2015 12:10 pm
Source: Madam Noire
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Liryca Branch, a 33-year-old Black woman, was eating lunch with three coworkers, also Black at Huck Finn's Café in New Orleans. Nothing out of the norm, there, right? Only an issue ensued when Branch received the bill and saw the word ‘N—–‘ splattered in capital letters across her check in between her [...]
Fri, May 22, 2015 11:54 am
Source: Jet
Music festival season is upon us, and that means that the legendary Roots crew will host their 8th annual Roots Picnic on May 30 at Philadelphia's Festival Pier. In response to the event's growing popularity, the group has curated a diverse lineup which includes their performance, as well as Erykah Badu, [...]
Fri, May 22, 2015 11:45 am
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
Aaron Hernandez seems to be adjusting to prison life, allegedly being involved in an in-prison brawl, supposedly attempting to “show he's down with the Bloods,” Time reports. [...]
Fri, May 22, 2015 11:45 am
Source: The Root
Walter ... walrus ... whoa. So you've seen "The Big Lebowski" dozens of times. You loved "Alice in Wonderland" when you were a kid -- and you loved it even more when you grew up and understood all the drug-related undertones. But what if we told you that these two films [...]
Fri, May 22, 2015 11:42 am
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
When former Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick stood before the Morehouse College Class of 2015 to deliver his commencement address, he joined a host of notable black men, who, in recent years have ascended to the heights of American public service and have too charged black men and boys to be [...]
Fri, May 22, 2015 11:42 am
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
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OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) – Hundreds of people gathered Thursday night in Olympia, Washington, to protest a police shooting that wounded two stepbrothers suspected of trying to steal beer from a grocery store. Police say the two were not armed with guns when they were shot earlier in the day by a [...]
Fri, May 22, 2015 11:38 am
Source: Jet
On Thursday at The Boy Scouts Of America's annual national meeting in Atlanta, the organization's president, Robert M. [...]
Fri, May 22, 2015 11:35 am
Source: Essence

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