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Gabrielle Union, LeBron James and David E. Talbert to Develop ‘White Dave’ Comedy Series for ABC

The heartwarming brotherly bond that LeBron James shares with Dwyane Wade is one that Gabrielle Union has always spoken so highly of. More heartwarming is the familial connection the guys have nurtured beyond the two of them into their spouses and children. Union and James now sharing a comradeship of their own as a result…

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ICYMI: Yara Shahidi’s Essay on Hollywood Inclusivity and Activism is a Must Read

The incredibly brilliant and exceptionally gorgeous Yara Shahidi penned a paramount essay for i-D that is not only timely, but also of universal importance. Though young, the Black-ish star is a giant among today’s activists who selflessly and unwearyingly uses her voice to educate others as she expands her own knowledge. In this latest piece,…

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‘Lemonade’ & ‘Black-ish’ Rack Up Emmy Nods

#OscarsSoWhite was the topic on everyone’s mind when the Oscar nominations were announced to the public. There was talk of boycotting the Oscars, talk of how to systematically change the institution of Hollywood itself, and talk of diversifying the Academy of Motion Picture Arts (the voting body of the Academy Awards). News has come out…

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Ava DuVernay Is Bringing New Series ‘Queen Sugar’ To OWN Network

The NBA Finals are over, and by now you’ve probably finished binge watching Netflix series Orange Is The New Black. But visionary filmmaker Ava DuVernay and Oprah Winfrey arrived right on time with a trailer for Queen Sugar to glue us back to our televisions. Based on the self-titled novel by Natalie Baszile, the upcoming series trails the Bordelon sisters…

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LAURENCE FISHBURNE, ANTHONY ANDERSON, TRACEE ELLIS ROSS, MARSAI MARTIN, MILES BROWN, MARCUS SCRIBNER, JENIFER LEWIS, YARA SHAHIDI

‘Black-ish’ Debuts Powerful Episode “Hope” On Police Brutality

ABC’s Black-ish is only on its second season and already I have a personal connection to it that I haven’t had for a series in a very long time. As a Black child raised in the suburbs by a mother who worked her way out of the Bronx during some of New York’s roughest years,…

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A “Think Like A Man” TV Series Is Coming To FOX

Following the success of Think Like A Man and Think Like A Man Too, based off the best-selling book by Steve Harvey, FOX is developing a comedy series based off the hit movies. The pilot is being directed by Tim Story, who also directed both movies, while Harvey will executive produce the single-camera series. The films follow…

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Tyra Banks Confirms ‘America’s Next Top Model’ Cancellation

As a teen, I dreamed of being a contestant on America’s Next Top Model — even though I was nowhere near the height or weight requirements. I watched faithfully every week practicing my “Smize” until next week’s episode, I stood in front of mirrors practicing picture poses, listening to Miss Jay yelled at the models who walked like…

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