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The New York Times Shares a Profile of Miss Tina the Matriarch

It’s the first voice you hear in utero and the one that soothes you following your first breaths after birth. It’s the voice of your mother, the woman who carried you into life and in most cases shaped who you’ve become. So it’s no wonder that Solange and Beyoncé praise Miss Tina, their mother, every…

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Black-Ish Spin-Off Starring Yara Shahidi is in the Works

An official spinoff of the ABC hit show Black-ish starring Yara Shahidi is in the works. Black-ish creator and executive producer Kenya Barris is in collaboration with former executive producer Larry Wilmore to introduce the pilot episode on Black-ish in the spring. The spin-off will follow Zoey Johnson, Yara Shahidi’s character, on her journey through…

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Women Of Color To Contribute To A Solange Inspired Course Syllabus

Our boss lady Solange Knowles continues to empower women to rejoice in their skin. Her third studio album A Seat At The Table has not only provided impeccable music but inspired a shift in the way women of color practice self-love. Women between the ages of 16-30 are now being asked to share their stories…

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Lionel Richie To Produce Sammy Davis Jr. Biopic

Sammy Davis Jr. was an anomaly. He was Black and Jewish in a town unfriendly to both. In a country that prefers silence from its celebrities, Sammy Davis Jr. used his voice to draw attention to Civil Rights. As a respected singer and member of the Rat Pack, the acclaimed entertainer reached massive success simply…

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Celebrating A Legacy: Our Favorite Moments From Barack Obama

President Barack Obama is undoubtedly one of the most charming, well-spoken, respectable, intelligent, relatable, gracious presidents America has ever seen. In the last eight years, he has managed to make us cry, laugh, take pride in who we are, and believe in change. Before we say goodbye, we’d like to say thank you. As we take our last day…

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Women Band Together For Historical Women’s March on Washington

This Saturday, January 21, 2017, both women and men will gather in our nation’s capitol at the intersection of Independence Avenue and SW Third Street for what will be the Women’s March on Washington. Founded on five unity principles like ending violence, reproductive rights and civil rights, the Women’s March on Washington is aiming “to send a bold…

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EBONY Magazine Reminds Us “Yes, We Still Can” in February 2017 Issue

In a time where many feel hopeless, EBONY Magazine reminds us that even in the midst of misfortune, “Yes, We Still Can.” The February 2017 issue features cover art by artist Kadir Nelson and 10 of Black America’s leading thinkers and their thoughts on how to “keep hope and progress alive the next four years.” Although the past…

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Chat #BlackArtMatters With Saint Heron For Our Black Art Appreciation Week

The Saint Heron team is launching a new weekly series on our Twitter to chat with you, our loyal supporters. Week by week, we’ll be catching up on what’s new and/or utterly buzzworthy as it pertains to the work of lesser-known creatives. We’re kicking the series off this week with #BlackArtMatters, an appreciation for visual…

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Saint Heron Wishes First Lady Michelle Obama A Happy Birthday

Today marks the day First Lady Michelle Obama turns a staggering 53 years young, and it’s her last birthday in the White House. Over the course of the last eight years Black women, men, and children (as well as the rest of the world) have witnessed Mrs. Obama embody grace, style and class while representing…

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Issa Rae and Jussie Smollett Join Forces for New ‘GIANTS’ Web Series

After landing a Golden Globe nomination for her hit HBO series Insecure, Issa Rae is heading back to her roots with a new YouTube series titled Giants. Executive produced by both Rae and Empire star Jussie Smollett, Giants was created, written and directed by James Bland.  The show will make its debut on January 25th at 8pm EST and will star Vanessa Baden, William Catlett and…

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Kevin Hart Creates ‘A Black Man’s Guide to History’

Kevin Hart wants everyone to stop in the name of Black History… and comedy. Though a rare combination, the comedian’s freshly announced TV special will be a joint venture on humor and recognition for under-acknowledged Black history figures. Titling the program A Black Man’s Guide to History, Hart plans to take a “hysterical, but important” look at lesser-known…

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Queen Latifah Says ‘Living Single’ Reboot is Likely

The stars seem to be aligning for fans of ’90s sitcoms. With the colder weather in full swing, a lot of us have spent our weekends curled up under huge blankets watching Martin, Fresh Prince and Living Single rerun marathons on cable TV. But Queen Latifah has plans to breathe new life into our beloved…

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