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Famous Wig-Removing Scene in HTGAWM Viola Davis’s Idea

"Before I got the role, I said, 'Shonda, Pete, Betsy, Im not gonna do this unless I can take my wig off.' Its like Rosalind Russell said, acting is like ... more
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Police Account of Fatal Shooting Apparently Contradicted by Photo

In July 2013, a Broward County deputy sheriff shot and killed Jermaine McBean after shouting at him to drop what turned out to be an unloaded air rifle resting on ... more
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Erykah Badu, A$AP Rocky + The Weeknd Rock Roots Picnic

Its been eight years since the inception of the inaugural Roots Picnic in Philadelphia. And after hearing infinite stories of what its like, I can finally attest that Phillys premiere ... more
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Close to 400 People Shot and Killed by Police in America This Year

In an alley in Denver, police gunned down a 17-year-old girl joyriding in a stolen car. In the backwoods of North Carolina, police opened fire on a gun-wielding moonshiner. And ... more
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[BLACK POP DAILY] Taraji Henson Scores Critics Choice for Empire

Empire Strikes Back with Chris Rock The accolades keep rolling in for Taraji P. Henson , following her role of a lifetime on Empire. The 44-year-old actress was honored with ... more
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Celeb Choreographer Brandee Evans Coaches Teen Team on ’Dance Crash’

When we last spoke to Brandee Evans, she was in the middle of her popular Hip Hop in Heels series , classes to help women, usually non-dancers, up their sexy ... more
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How to Handle a Bullying Boss

If youve ever been yelled at, demeaned or otherwise intimidated by your boss, youre not alone. Nearly 30 percent of Americans report being bullied at work, most often by their ... more
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Dismissal of Molestation Claim Against Michael Jackson’s Estate

A choreographer who accused Michael Jackson of years of molestation cannot pursue his allegations against the singer's estate because he waited too long to file the legal action, a judge ... more
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The Wiz Live! to Hold Open Casting Call for Dorothy

NBC is holding an open casting call for the lead role of Dorothy in the networks upcoming holiday special The Wiz Live!, which airs December 3. The call is set ... more
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The Assassination of Dr. Tiller and the Threat Against Black Abortion Providers

I was driving with a physician colleague and abortion provider to our book club, and we were both stunned and horrified, remembers Dr. Monica McLemore, a nurse researcher and abortion ... more
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MayINTRODUCING Oshun [NEW MUSIC]

The ladies of Oshun invite fans of hip-hop, soul and jazz into their world of bedazzled cowrie shells, slinky harmonies, burning myrrh and earnest ancestor worship, much like their pioneering ... more
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College Basketball Player Dai-Jon Parker Drowns

Former Vanderbilt standout Dai-Jon Parker died Thursday, sources told CBSSports.com. He was 22 years old. Vandy coach Kevin Stallings confirmed the news Friday morning. "We are extremely saddened with the ... more
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