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NY Times, Check Your Stereotypes at the Door When Discussing Shonda Rhimes’ Work

By Diana Ozemebhoya Eromosele Aside from how asinine the term “angry black woman” has become, it couldn’t possibly describe the brilliance and dimension that Rhimes has brought to prime-time network television. Read More

The Beyhive’s Hysteria Over News of a Possible Beyoncé and Jay Z Album

By Diana Ozemebhoya Eromosele It sounds like Young Hov and the Queen B are feeling pretty generous and may bless the masses with a joint album before the year is through. Read More

Lolo Jones: ‘I’m So Tired of Feeling Embarrassed’

By Yesha Callahan The Olympic hurdler and bobsledder was the first star eliminated from Dancing With the Stars. Read More

The 1st Live Whitney Houston Album Will Be Released in November

By Yesha Callahan Although the singer is gone, her music lives on through a new album. Read More

After 45 Years, Sesame Street Continues to Teach Black Kids to Love the Skin They’re In

By Yesha Callahan Sesame Street is more than ABCs and 123s; the show teaches children to embrace their culture. Read More

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