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New Book About Black Masculinity

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BLACK MASCULINITY DEFINED BY A BLACK MAN IN NEW NON-FICTION BOOK Nationwide (BlackNews.com) -- Khefa Nosakhere has released his first non-fiction work entitled Institutional Racism and the Search for African American Masculinity and Identity in Selected Works of Richard Wright. The...

(BPRW) Statement From ESSENCE Communications, Inc. on the Postponement of the 2020 ESSENCE Festival...

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(Black PR Wire) NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Two weeks ago, we announced plans for the 2020 ESSENCE Festival of CultureTM and indicated that we would continue to evaluate the novel coronavirus crisis using all available resources and intelligence towards ensuring...

Spokesman: Cosby Lawyers to Seek Early Release Because of Pandemic

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Lawyers for Bill Cosby are preparing to petition the court for his release amid the coronavirus pandemic. A spokesman for Cosby, who is in the second year of a 3-to-10 year prison sentence...

Rosario Dawson Relishes Being the Lead on New TV Drama

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By GARY GERARD HAMILTON Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Rosario Dawson has graced both the big and small screens, in everything from dramas to comedies to Marvel superhero projects, yet she's rarely been cast as the lead in a...
When forced to limit their good service to solely carryout or delivery, Blue Waters Caribbean & Seafood Grill was named “Most Loved on DoorDash.”

Blue Waters Recognized as ‘Most Loved on DoorDash’

By Camille Davis Special to the AFRO The emergency order regarding COVID-19 (coronavirus) issued by Maryland Governor Larry Hogan on March 16, required restaurants, such as Blue Waters Caribbean & Seafood Grill, to limit food service to carryout or delivery ordering...

BLERDBINDER: Black Nerds — Changing the World and Owning Their Inner Geek!

The Paradigm of the Black Nerd By Noah Washington, blerdbinder.com, NNPA Newswire Contributor The BlerdBinder covers nerdy news for the Black Nerds of the world. We welcome all as we talk about subjects ranging from Movies to Music and Tech to...

Review: In ‘Uncorked,’ a Full-Bodied Coming-of-Age Tale

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By JAKE COYLE AP Film Writer The wine movie is not exactly known for a bouquet of tasting notes. From "Wine Country" to "Bottle Shock," they are usually light, amiable movies that amble through sunny fields of vines. "Sideways," of...

Baltimore Center Stage Announces Digital Access for Where We Stand

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Baltimore Center Stage Announces Digital Access for Where We Stand After cancelling Live Performances due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, BCS to make a digital recording available for audiences Baltimore, MD, March 26, 2020---- Baltimore Center Stage has announced that the theater will...

Stars of ‘Contagion’ Reunite to Offer Coronavirus Advice

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By MARK KENNEDY, AP Entertainment Writer NEW YORK (AP) — The stars of the 2011 virus thriller "Contagion" — a prescient film these days — have reunited for a series of public service announcements to warn about COVID-19. Laurence Fishburne, Matt...

The Bougie Behind the Brand

By Ariel Chrysann Special to the AFRO Entrepreneurship takes a dauntless mentality and an eagerness for success, that's not an issue for 22-year-old Khila James, founder and owner of the Bougie Business Brand. She has managed to maintain and expand her...

Netflix Presents Madam C.J. Walker

By Ronda Racha Penrice Urban News Service A’Lelia Bundles now knows she was born to tell her great-great-grandmother’s remarkable story. Without her three-decade effort to document her family’s entrepreneurial journey and legacy, pioneering entrepreneur Madam C.J. Walker might have ended up...

Film Review: Burden

By Michael Hernandez, Entertainment Reporter Burden is the true story about the life of Mike Burden, played by Garrett Hedlund. He is a Grand Dragon in the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) and his life takes a turn for the worse when...

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