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Black Twitter Wonders Why There Aren’t Any Black Africans in Taylor Swift’s New Video; Director Explains

By Diana Ozemebhoya Eromosele The director says it would have been historically inaccurate to cast a lot of black Africans for the period piece. Read More

Donald Trump Reportedly Sends Childish Handwritten Note to NBA Legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

By Diana Ozemebhoya Eromosele The note teases the longtime Los Angeles Laker about not being liked by the press.  Read More

Gatorade Unveils Serena Williams Murals in Brooklyn, NY, and a Moving Tribute Commercial  

By Yesha Callahan The tennis star has come a long way from the little girl in Compton, Calif., with tennis dreams. Read More

How Jadakiss and Styles P of the Lox Went From Dropping Bars to Opening Juice Bars

By Yesha Callahan The rap duo is giving back to their community and an effort to make it healthy. Read More

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