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Showtime Home to New Comedy Written by & Starring Jessica Williams

The Incredible Jessica Williams is living up to her name. Jessica is quite the hot commodity these days. After winning over audiences on her breakout role as a Daily Show correspondent, creating a pretty dope podcast with Broad City‘s Phoebe Robinson and starring in her Netflix debut The Incredible Jessica James, the rising starlet has found…

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Netflix Picks up Jessica Williams’ New Film ‘The Incredible Jessica James’

Sundance continues to support incredible pieces of work and ahead of its world premiere at the film festival’s Closing Night selection, Netflix picked up actress and comedian Jessica Williams‘ new film The Incredible Jessica James. Starring the witty gem herself, Chris O’Dowd will play her love interest and Lakeith Stanfield of Atlanta along with Noël…

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Jessica Williams Strikes Development Deal With Comedy Central

Once a fan-favorite for the position as host of The Daily Show, Jessica Williams is striking out on her own. The Daily Show correspondent and 2 Dope Queens podcast host has inked a deal with Comedy Central to develop, write, produce, and star in her own 30 minute scripted series with Broad City producer, Naomi…

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16 Black Voiced Podcasts Worth Adding to Your Playlist

The Podcast wave is an ever changing media landscape that offers new ways to control and receive digital content. From music, to entertainment news, show recaps, spirituality, and more, there is a podcast on virtually everything. But most people of color probably never feel encouraged enough to explore the generically placed “podcast” app that is automatically installed on…

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First Lady Michelle Obama And More Launch ‘United State of Women’

First Lady Michelle Obama is standing firm in her Black Girl Magic even as her time in the White House winds down. On June 6, 2016 a YouTube video was released announcing the United State of Women Summit. The summit will focus on America’s need to take gender equality seriously. Closing the gender pay gap,…

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Being Black, Female, Confident and Beyoncé

Whenever Black women aren’t in a perpetual state of despair and self-loathing, there’s a problem. For some reason, Black women loving themselves, standing up for themselves, and refusing to be misrepresented is vexatious and alarming to people. That reason is misogynoir. Misogynoir is a term created by Black feminist Moya Bailey with much of the…

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Kim Burrell: The Vocal Influence Of R&B

“All of us as recording artists share the same goal …to make it to heaven, and to help others to get there as well.” Music posses a medicinal, transcendental quality devoid of socio-economic or cultural standing. In doubt, one would only have to hear a synonymous velvety jazz run from eminent gospel musician, Kim Burrell.…

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