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Black Girls Rock! Reminds Us That the World Would Be Lost Without Black Women

Photo: Jemal Countess (GETTY IMAGES) We owe black women a debt that we could never even imagine repaying. They have blessed us with their presence and for that, we are better as a collective. The love they have shown us held us through some of our darkest times, while simultaneously reminding us that we are […]

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Still Loves H.E.R.: Common Confirms He and Angela Rye Are Back Together

Angela Rye and Common attend the premiere of Showtime’s ‘The Chi’ on January 3, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. Photo: Tibrina Hobson (Getty Images) It looks like love is in the socially conscious air as Common and Angela Rye are back together! Following a whirlwind romance in the summer of 2017, Rye, an attorney and […]

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Common Leads Proposal to Build Massive Movie Studio Complex in Chicago

Photo: Ilya S. Savenok (Getty Images for Common’s Book Tour In New York) During a rousing speech at the BET Awards in June, movie magnate Tyler Perry stressed the importance of becoming our own gatekeepers. “When I built my studio, I built it in a neighborhood that is one of the poorest black neighborhoods in […]

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