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'Miseducation of Lauryn Hill' Now In the Library of Congress

‘Miseducation of Lauryn Hill’ Now In the Library of Congress

by Qimmah Saafir on March 27 2015, 11:05AM

L-Boogie joins the greats in Congress registry.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Codeblack Films Creates Scholarship for Black Film Students

Codeblack Films Creates Scholarship for Black Film Students

by Qimmah Saafir on March 27 2015, 11:03AM

The Lionsgate division seeks to help diversify film.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Taraji P. Henson to Host SNL

Taraji P. Henson to Host SNL

by Qimmah Saafir on March 27 2015, 10:32AM

We’re sure there will be plenty of Cookie skits.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Five Native Designers You Should Know

Five Native Designers You Should Know

by Aura Bogado on March 27 2015, 10:00AM

A growing number of Native designers are using the power of the Internet to distribute their work themselves. They’re displaying their creations on platforms like Instagram, expanding their audiences not only in the U.S., but worldwide.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Native Affairs

ICYMI: The Worst Point from Deadline's Racist Article

ICYMI: The Worst Point from Deadline’s Racist Article

by Qimmah Saafir on March 26 2015, 2:20PM

Writer Nellie Andreeva needs a prayer circle.

Topics: Arts & Culture

10-Year-Old Lemonade Maven Makes It on 'Shark Tank'

10-Year-Old Lemonade Maven Makes It on ‘Shark Tank’

by Qimmah Saafir on March 26 2015, 1:55PM

When life handed Mikaila Ulmer lemons, she made lemonade—literally.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Schools & Youth

Jay Z Now the Owner of Tidal Streaming Services

Jay Z Now the Owner of Tidal Streaming Services

by Qimmah Saafir on March 26 2015, 12:13PM

And his dynasty expands.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Two Start-up Founders Talk Diversity in Tech

Two Start-up Founders Talk Diversity in Tech

by Qimmah Saafir on March 25 2015, 1:31PM

The STEM needs more industry leaders of color.

Topics: Arts & Culture

'Fresh Off the Boat': What Are You If You're Not the Best?

‘Fresh Off the Boat’: What Are You If You’re Not the Best?

by Julianne Hing on March 25 2015, 1:25PM

How much discomfort can we stomach to reach our dreams?

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Chris Tucker Gets His Own Netflix Special

Chris Tucker Gets His Own Netflix Special

by Qimmah Saafir on March 25 2015, 11:57AM

It’s been a long time coming.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Black Women Sweep the NCAA D1 Swimming Championship

Black Women Sweep the NCAA D1 Swimming Championship

by Qimmah Saafir on March 25 2015, 11:38AM

They came, they swam, they conquered.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Brandy Norwood Set To Star In Broadway's Chicago

Brandy Norwood Set To Star In Broadway’s Chicago

by Qimmah Saafir on March 24 2015, 1:29PM

“Chicago” gets a new Roxie Hart.

Topics: Arts & Culture

'Ackee & Saltfish' Web Series Brings Fresh Look at Black Women

‘Ackee & Saltfish’ Web Series Brings Fresh Look at Black Women

by Qimmah Saafir on March 24 2015, 12:30PM

A new web series sans the stereotypes

Topics: Arts & Culture

Sotheby's Collabs With Drake on Black Art Exhibition

Sotheby’s Collabs With Drake on Black Art Exhibition

by Qimmah Saafir on March 24 2015, 12:05PM

Drake to curate Sotheby’s tracklist.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Zoe Saldana Calls LGBTQ Protest of Dolce & Gabbana 'Stupidest Thing Ever'

Zoe Saldana Calls LGBTQ Protest of Dolce & Gabbana ‘Stupidest Thing Ever’

by Qimmah Saafir on March 23 2015, 11:56AM

The actress takes no issue with D&G designers’ thoughts on what they call “synthetic children.”

Topics: Arts & Culture

Snoop Dogg Developing Series About the Effects of Reaganomics

Snoop Dogg Developing Series About the Effects of Reaganomics

by Qimmah Saafir on March 23 2015, 11:53AM

Broadus broadens his creative horizons.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Mo'ne Davis Keeps Her Eyes on the Prize

Mo’ne Davis Keeps Her Eyes on the Prize

by Qimmah Saafir on March 23 2015, 11:04AM

The teenage shutout pitcher is cutting deals and dealing with hate.

Topics: Arts & Culture

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Fans Are “So Appalled” by Kanye Headlining Glastonbury Festival

by Qimmah Saafir on March 20 2015, 12:43PM

Some 60,000 people say no to a Yeezus performing at the massive festival in London because of his rudeness.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Ruth Negga Snags Leading Role in Comic Book Drama

Ruth Negga Snags Leading Role in Comic Book Drama

by Qimmah Saafir on March 20 2015, 12:10PM

Ruth Negga will star in AMC’s “Preacher” in a role originally written for a southern white woman.

Topics: Arts & Culture

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Tituss Burgess of “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” Calls Racism Accusations Outrageous

by Qimmah Saafir on March 20 2015, 12:05PM

Black star of “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” says people are judging the show too soon.

Topics: Arts & Culture