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Watermelondrea!

by Yolanda Sangweni - Essence on

Celebrating the Audacity of Black Names... Read full article

Straight Outta Compton' Conquers Box Office with $56.1-Million Opening

by Saba Hamedy - Los Angeles Times on

#StraightOuttaCompton lifted the box office out of its August funk, debuting at No. 1 in the U.S. and Canada with an estimated $56.1 million. The movie posted the biggest August opening ever for an R-rated film, and it has become the No. 1 musical.... Read full article

Entrepreneur and Angel Investor Troy Carter is ABC’s Newest Shark

by Carolyn M. Brown on

An angel investor who has backed such companies as Uber, Spotify, DropBox and Warby Parker, Carter will now be in the spotlight as one of three new quest judges of ABC “Shark Tank.”... Read full article

Tyrese Lands First No. 1 Album on Billboard Charts

by Najja Parker on

Tyrese is going out with a bang. His latest album Black Rose, which he has stated would be his last, has peaked the Billboard charts at No. 1.... Read full article

Do Not…Touch My Hair!

by Latoya Cross on

Ava DuVernay's reaction when a man of the opposite race touched her hair.... Read full article

20 Black Angels Worth Knowing For Minority Startups

by Carolyn M. Brown - Black Enterprise on

The Number of Black Investors Funding Startups is Small but Growing!... Read full article

RLJ Entertainment and AMC Networks Form Strategic Partnership For Streaming Services

by Black News on

". . . As founder of RLJ Entertainment, I look forward to the future of this new chapter in our business and entering into a relationship with one of the most dynamic and creative content companies in the entertainment industry.” Robert L. Johnson... Read full article

Oprah Sounds off on Trump Win, Faces Backlash

by Houston Defender on

“I could sense, maybe I’m wrong, but I could sense from Donald Trump’s body language even when he came out for the acceptance speech, that brotha has been humbled by this world thing,” said Oprah... Read full article

Diddy Awards ‘Inspirational’ $1M Scholarship Fund to Howard University

by Kiersten Willis - Atlanta Black Star on

“I was blessed to receive a great education from Howard University – one of the best schools in the world. . . . This scholarship will make it possible for the next generation of leaders to pursue their dreams and achieve greatness." said P Diddy... Read full article

D.C. Musician to Be Featured on 'Empire'

by Stacy M. Brown - Washington Informer on

"It is my first really big gig. Yeah, I'm excited," said Barnes, the son of Washington Informer Publisher Denise Rolark Barnes and her husband, Lafayette Barnes. "We'll have about five songs over several episodes."... Read full article

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