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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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SiR Announced His TDE Signing with “W$ Boi” Visual Release

The Cali crooner we’ve been calling “Inglewood’s finest” is now the most recent addition to Top Dawg Entertainment’s roster. Singer-songwriter, producer and musician SiR has officially signed to TDE. This news comes on the heels of his announcement that he was finally able to quit his day job and we couldn’t be happier for him.…

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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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Hannah Faith Serves Up Prescription-grade ‘Feels’ with Her Latest Mix

The history books tell stories of healers in various forms from witches and wizards to shamans and medicine men. We’ve got a good feeling that Hannah Faith will be in that book as a musical healer especially for the latest release she prescribed for us. Her new mix, appropriately titled FEELS, seemingly carries you away…

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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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Bryson Tiller Announces New Album ‘True To Self’

Bryson Tiller recently shared a tweet announcing his sophomore album, True To Self. Back in October, the Louisville native teased fans by mentioning an album was underway and later followed up with his latest single “Let Me Explain.” Since the release of 2015’s Trapsoul, his career has taken off. In addition to his debut LP going platinum,…

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Remembering Nigerian Funk Musician William Onyeabor

On Monday, January 16th, the Luaka Bop label announced the passing of Nigerian funk musician William Onyeabor. At 70 years old, Onyeabor passed in his sleep after suffering a brief illness at his home in Enugu, Nigeria. In the ’70s, Onyeabor managed to single-handedly record, press, and print a series of groundbreaking synth-funk albums in…

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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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