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BLACK GLAM: Rebekah Aladdin on beautifying Black Hollywood

Johnny Wright is back with another installment of Black Glam and this time, he is sitting down with celebrity makeup artist, Rebekah Aladdin, to...
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BLACK GLAM: Celebrity makeup artist DeeDee Kelly on beautifying Black Hollywood

Johnny Wright is back with a new episode of Black Glam where he will takes us inside the world of celebrity styling and shares...
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BLACK GLAM: Costume designer Brea Stinson reveals how she built her enviable empire

Black Glam is back with another installment and this time, celebrity stylist Johnny Wright sits down with costume designer to the stars, Brea Stinson to find to how she built her enviable empire. ...

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The 2019 Emmy Awards went down on Sunday night in Los Angeles and we have mixed emotions about TV's biggest night.There were some groundbreaking moments throughout the night, including Billy Porter making history as the first openly gay actor...
Billy Porter just made history as the first openly gay actor to win the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for his role as Pray Tell in FX's groundbreaking series, POSE. Kerry Washington presented the award, noting...


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African-American college loan debt at an all time high

Black college students are borrowing, owing, and defaulting on educational loans more often than any other racial group. Reports say that it is currently at an all time high.
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Billionaire Robert F. Smith also promises to pay off parents debt of Morehouse College graduates

The Smith family will not only pay off student loans, but also the loans their parents took out, the college said in a news release Friday about the new Morehouse College Student Success Program.
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Virginia woman gives birth to healthy son in bathtub after hospital sends her home

A father in Chesapeake, Va. had to deliver his own son in the bathtub of his family’s home after the hospital told him and his pregnant wife to come back when her labor was further along.
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Michael Jordan launching new ultra-luxury line of Tequila

The NBA legend is joining up with a few more front office NBA power players to develop a new type of the drink

Parent comes to teen son’s defense after he was suspended for quoting Future’s lyrics

A high school student was overheard reciting a rap lyric, but that made another feel threatened and it got him suspended, to his father's frustration


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Shannon Sharpe calls Antonio Brown ‘CLOWNTONIO 6ix9ine’ for snitching on NFL peers

Shannon Sharpe called Antonio Brown "CLOWNTONIO 6ix9ine" after the receiver sent off a series of pointed tweets about his peers.
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Antonio Brown blasts Patriots, says he’s done with the NFL in Twitter rant

Antonio Brown went on a Twitter rant, pointing what he believes to be hypocrisy by...
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Patriots release Antonio Brown after another accusation

The New England Patriots have released the wide receiver after only a few weeks with the team amid a second accusation of sexual assault
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Michael Jordan launching new ultra-luxury line of Tequila

The NBA legend is joining up with a few more front office NBA power players to develop a new type of the drink

Watch Shaquille O’Neal shoot his best shot at E! News guest host, Rocsi Diaz

The basketball legend was there to talk about his new partnership with JCPenney but ended up play flirting with his friend instead.


Iconic Fashion Fair Cosmetics brand up for auction, but its future is being watched

The beauty line, long popular with African American women, is up for sale but there are people tracking what happens to it in the current market

OPINION | “All wealth ain’t the same”: A look at billionaires Byron Allen and Jay-Z

Antonio Moore's new video series on theGrio discusses economics, politics, and wealth in a way...
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Jay-Z rumored to acquire ‘significant ownership interest’ in NFL team as part of new deal

After Jay-Z recently announced a deal with the NFL encompassing entertainment and social justice, rumors are swirling that the rapper might become part-owner of an NFL franchise.
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Serena Williams invests in Black start-up that could save lives of expectant mothers

Last year, in her now widely cited op-ed for CNN, Serena Williams revealed to the world...

Baltimore sisters get Walmart cheesecake deal from biz they started during government shutdown

Nikki Howard and Jaqi Wright made the best of their furlough time during the government shutdown earlier this year and now they've turned their cheesecakes into a booming business