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Songstress H.E.R. Added To ‘The Color Purple’ Movie Musical Cast

NewsOne Featured Video Songstress H.E.R. is expanding her repertoire in the realm of entertainment. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the music artist—whose real name is Gabriella Wilson—will be featured in the movie musical adaptation of The Color Purple. The film, which is being created by Warner Bros., will reimagine novelist Alice Walker’s Pulitzer Prize-winning piece […]

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8 Black Talk Show Hosts Who Changed The Face Of TV Forever

NewsOne Featured Video Throughout history, Black talk show hosts have had a significant impact on the face of television. Some have completely changed the way people view African Americans on the big screen. Their cultural impact has been the catalyst for some of the biggest careers on T.V. They have opened up doors for so […]

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Time Is a Gift: For Her 40th Birthday, Meghan Markle Would Like 40 Minutes of Your Time

G/O Media may get a commission Giving her own take on the ongoing economic impact of the COVID crisis, Meghan explained the initiative in a special message on the Archewell site, asking: “What if we each gave 40 minutes of service?”: In reflecting on my 40th birthday and the many things I am grateful for, […]

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The Hair Tales: Tracee Ellis Ross and Oprah Winfrey Join Bestselling Author Michaela Angela Davis to Present a Series Celebrating Black Hair

Tracee Ellis Ross and Michaela Angela Davis at the launch of Tracee Ellis Ross’ Pattern Beauty on September 08, 2019 in Los Angeles, California.Photo: Morgan Lieberman (Getty Images) As the CROWN Act slowly inches closer to becoming a national mandate (12 states down, 38 to go), an “intimate and authentic” upcoming docuseries intends to explore […]

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Ava Duvernay’s ARRAY Receives Prestigious Peabody Institutional Award

Image: Courtesy of Peabody Awards Congratulations are in order for Emmy and Academy Award-nominated director and filmmaker Ava DuVernay! Advertisement Per a press release sent to The Root, DuVernay’s ARRAY—the grassroots distribution​, arts and advocacy collective focused on films by people of color and women—has been recognized with the Peabody Institutional Award at this year’s […]

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She’s Arrived! Meghan and Harry Welcome Daughter Lilibet Diana

Photo: Peter Nicholls – WPA Pool (Getty Images) The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have a new little royal to love! People reports that on Friday, the couple’s second child arrived, a daughter they have named Lilibet “Lili” Diana Mountbatten-Windsor. Advertisement “Lili was born on Friday, June 4 at 11:40 a.m. in the trusted care […]

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Meghan McCain Is Back in the Habit of Annoying Whoopi Goldberg, and We All Need Behind-the-Scenes Tea

Whoopie Goldberg and Meghan McCain on the May 24, 2021 broadcast of The View.Screenshot: The View/YouTube In The Color Purple, Shug Avery (Margaret Avery) told Celie (Whoopi Goldberg) that it pisses God off when you walk by nature’s color purple without noticing. Advertisement It’s pretty safe to say that it pisses Whoopi off when Meghan […]

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Harry Shares Details on Meghan’s Mental Health Within ‘The Firm’; Tells Oprah ‘She Was Going to End Her Life’

Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex attend the Royal British Legion Festival of Remembrance at the Royal Albert Hall on November 10, 2018 in London, England.Photo: Chris Jackson (Getty Images) Content warning: The following article discusses suicidal ideation. “I always wanted to be normal; as opposed to being ‘Prince Harry,’ just […]

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