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(Photo by Rob Kim/Getty Images) Bi-racial actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw wants to ensure mixed girls feel represented on film so she makes it a point to keep her natural hair curly in her films. Mbatha-Raw, who was recently cast in the film “The Cloverfield Paradox”, told Instyle Magazine, “I was quite adamant about showing my natural hair […]

Thank you, @marieclaire for naming me as one of your #MCFreshFaces! Ayyyye, Covergirl sh*t! : @joannasimkin : @lovingyourhair A post shared by Issa Rae (@issarae) on Apr 11, 2018 at 6:31am PDT Issa Rae’s recent cover story for Mairie Claire magazine may leave some blushing. The successful actress, writer, producer, and director said she’s open to […]

Hato Rey area stands in the background in San Juan, Puerto Rico. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti, File) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Emergency Management Agency awarded contracts for hurricane supplies without adequately researching whether winning bidders could deliver what they promised, according to a new investigation by Democrats on a Senate oversight committee. The investigation followed […]

Instagram After taking a lengthy social media break, Nicki Minaj returned to Instagram and announced that she’ll be dropping two new singles on Thursday (April 12). One is called “Barbie Tingz” and the other “Chuni-Li,” named after the video game character in the “Street Fighter” series. But before the singles could even drop, some have […]

Tennessee Rep. Marsha Blackburn ripped into Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday after the social media giant flagged video content from pro-Trump vloggers “Diamond and Silk” as inappropriate and “unsafe to the community.” “Let me tell you something right now,” Blackburn told the 33-year-old Facebook founder during a House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing. ” … Diamond and […]

Nandi Cain, left, listens along with his attorney, John Burris, right, to a reporters question concerning the alleged beating he received from a Sacramento Police officer during a news conference in Sacramento, Calif. California’s  (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File) SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Sacramento has agreed to reform its policing practices and pay a black man […]

President Trump had no issue boasting about Black unemployment rates being the lowest its ever been in history, but Marc Morial challenged the reports. The president and chief executive officer at the National Urban League, Morial said that recent records do not depict the honest economic situation of the Black community. “The Black unemployment rate […]

Come to class! — QTip (@QtipTheAbstract) April 7, 2018 Hip Hop legend and former member of “A Tribe Called Quest” Q-Tip will teach Music course that focuses on Jazz influence on Hip Hop at New York University. The rapper tweeted “Come to class” with a link to his class description on the NYU website. The […]

Facebook is on the offensive to try to contain swirling concerns about how it protects the data of its 2.2 billion members. As CEO Mark Zuckerberg prepares to face Congress on Tuesday, April 10, 2018, and the company rolls out new privacy rules, the social media juggernaut is facing the most serious challenge in its […]

FILE – This undated file photo provided by Penguin Random House shows writer Ta-Nehisi Coates. Coates made an unannounced appearance Monday, April 2, 2018.  (Nina Subin/Penguin Random House via AP, File) NEW YORK (AP) — The Apollo Theater audience cheered and cheered for Ta-Nehisi Coates, and the readers of “Between the World and Me.” A […]

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