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  • Kirk Franklin Reveals Sister Sentenced To 30 Years In Prison
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     Photo Credit: Sir Jones / PRPhotos.com  Whoa! Here’s news from out of nowhere that’s making a lot of folks do a double take. Gospel star Kirk Franklin revealed that his sister has been sentenced to 30 years in prison in Texas. “My sister was just sentenced to 30 years in prison,” he wrote... Read more »
  • Idris Elba’s Fiancee Sabrina Dhowre Slays In White Bikini
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    Source: David M. Benett / Getty Actor and British heartthrob Idris Elba and his gorgeous fiancee Sabrina Dhowre have been spotted at all of Hollywood’s high society events looking fab and so in love. From the Royal Wedding to red carpet appearance, the couple has quickly become America’s new #BlackLoveGoals. While the pair travels a... Read more »
  • Detroit Honors Jackson Brothers With Ceremonial Keys To City
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    DETROIT (AP) — They didn’t get a street named after them, but they did get the keys to the city. The Detroit Free Press reports that Jackie, Tito, Jermaine and Marlon Jackson got a warm reception Friday in the hometown of Motown Records and were given the ceremonial keys to the... Read more »
  • #ThanksDad: How Celebs Celebrated Father’s Day
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    From Former First Lady Michelle Obama to Viola Davis to John Legend, here are some of our favorite social media shout-outs.... Read more »
  • Curtis Mayfield’s Widow Altheida Mayfield Talks About His Legacy
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  • American Black Film Festival 2018 Recap: ‘Shoot Your Shot’
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    The 22nd annual American Black Film Festival is a wrap. Aside from putting together the annual showcase of Black film and TV talent, founder Jeff Friday’s festival can now boast of jump-starting the career of the most successful Black movie director in history. Director Ryan Coogler – you may have heard... Read more »
  • Apple Makes Moves With Oprah Winfrey
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    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Apple says it has reached a multiyear deal with Oprah Winfrey to create original programs for its streaming service. Apple said Friday the programs will be released worldwide as part of a lineup of original content. Apple has yet to launch its service, whose major competitors will include... Read more »
  • Jermaine Dupri Appreciates Songwriters HOF Honor
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    NEW YORK (AP) — When Jermaine Dupri gets inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame, he will be only the second hip-hop creator honored after Jay-Z. It’s not something he takes lightly. “No matter what you want to say about my records that I created, no matter what you want to... Read more »
  • Jay-Z And Beyonce Drop A Surprise Joint Album
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      LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jay-Z and Beyonce are keeping up a family tradition, dropping a surprise album before anyone knew it was coming. The couple released a joint album that touches on the rapper’s disgust at this year’s Grammy Awards and features a shout out from their daughter Blue Ivy to... Read more »
  • Lil Rel Howery Stands Up For The Black Press At The MTV Movies And TV Awards
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    Source: Frederick M. Brown / Getty There has been a serious rift between Black Hollywood and the Black press lately, but Get Out’s” Lil Rel Howery is putting his foot down and making sure that journalists of color will get his attention first. His first stop? The MTV Movie and TV Awards. The Los Angeles... Read more »