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THE FASHION CAFE: Black designers and influencers taking over the fashion world

Johnny Wright and Ariana Soleil are back with another installment of The Fashion Cafe and this week our style gurus are discussing the Black...
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The Fashion Cafe: Rihanna is the ultimate fashion icon

From chopping her long locks to building her fierce fashion empire Rihanna has been winning on every front and she’s showing no signs of slowing down.
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The Fashion Cafe Takes: Fierce Festival Fashion Tips

It's time for another installments of The Fashion Cafe and this week our style experts, Johnny Wright and Ariana Soleil are serving up tips...

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 The 2018 BET Awards are right around the corner and Jamie Foxx will hostile annual event in June. It has been nine years since he hosted the show and we can't wait to hear his jokes and hopefully get a...
Debra Lee announced that she is stepping down from her position as Chairman & CEO of BET Networks on Thursday. The news isn't so surprising to industry insiders who saw the writing on the wall when Bob Bakish was named...

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The Fashion Cafe

THE FASHION CAFE: Black designers and influencers taking over the fashion world

Johnny Wright and Ariana Soleil are back with another installment of The Fashion Cafe and...
Airline

Black women take the controls with trailblazing journey aboard major airline

An all African-American airline crew made history when two Black women piloted an Alaska Airlines...
Sabrina Dhowre Gucci

PHOTOS: Sabrina Dhowre and her style game are on point despite royal wedding outfit haters

Ever since Idris Elba got down on one knee and proposed to Sabrina Dhowre in...
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Idris Elba defends his fiancee, Sabrina Dowhre, after she’s criticized for royal wedding outfit

  As if there weren't already enough reasons to love Idris Elba, he just gave us...
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Jada Pinkett Smith reveals surprising struggle

  Actress Jada Pinkett Smith has revealed on her Facebook show “Red Table Talk” that she...

Sports

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The NFL and white America have polluted #TakeAKnee so much that maybe players should find new ways to protest

It feels like the NFL debate on protesting players has been turned into more of a workplace civil war than a conversation about police violence.

Former NFL player Julius Curry says the new rule against player protests has the potential for positive results

Former NFL Julius Curry hopes the league and players can find common ground following a new policy ordering players to stand during National Anthem.
NFL

New NFL kneeling policy gets stern response from players and owners

The NFL had one job: to stand strong in the face of the President and...
Reuben Fostervideo

Judge makes ruling on charges against NFL player accused of domestic violence

  Domestic violence charges have been dropped against San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster after his girlfriend changed...
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Donald Trump on NFL players who kneel during national anthem: ‘Maybe you shouldn’t be in this country’

In a Thursday morning Fox & Friends interview, Donald Trump expressed his support of the NFL's ban on kneeling during the national anthem.

Business

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Amazon plans to use 3-D Body scanners on you

Amazon asked people to take part in their new project to scan your body.
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Tech giant Intel’s diversity report shows Silicon Valley still struggling to hire Black workers

Silicon Valley tech giant Intel released its 2017 annual report on diversity last week, and...

PBS shows the receipts on Tavis Smiley sexual assault allegations

PBS responds to Tavis Smiley's breach of contract lawsuit by releasing the details of the sexual misconduct allegations and witness accounts
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Top Nike execs exit amid workplace behavior complaints

Two top Nike executives including President Trevor Edwards exit company amid workplace complaints
Hustle House SXSW thegrio.com

SXSW: 5 priceless business tips from Black women start-up founders

"Hustle House was made to encourage people of color to host their own spaces within SXSW given that our dollars, projects, and services should flow amongst us.”- Aniyia Williams, Hustle House co-creator