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Music Producer Rodney Jerkins’ 5-Year-Old Daughter Proves She’s Got Talent  

By Yesha Callahan The little songstress appeared on America’s Got Talent and brought the audience to its feet.  Read More

Laurence Fishburne Joins Roots Cast as Alex Haley  

By Yesha Callahan Fishburne will play the writer whose novel was the basis for the original TV miniseries. Read More

After 44 Years, Sesame Street’s Maria Is Retiring  

By Yesha Callahan Actress Sonia Manzano will definitely be missed on the long-running children’s television program. Read More

Sherri Shepherd Settles Divorce, Agrees to Pay Child Support for Surrogate Child  

By Yesha Callahan The former talk show host will have to pay to  support the baby born via a surrogate. Read More

If You’re Black, Google Photos May Have Tagged You As a Gorilla  

By Yesha Callahan It seems as though Google needs a better algorithm.  Read More

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