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Nurse-Midwife Lorna M. Johnson Details How To Protest During COVID-19

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As the protest movement continues globally, the cases of COVID-19 have also spiked around the country. Lorna M. Johnson (MSN, NM, NP), a Los Angeles-based nurse-midwife, is speaking out to the brave citizens protesting for justice. “You have to be healthy to fight for justice – the virus is still among us and does not […]

LAPD Investigating Anthony Anderson for Assault of a Woman

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Anthony Anderson is the subject of investigation for assault by the Los Angeles Police Department. The Blast reports the Black-ish dad assaulted a woman after an event that she catered for him in 2017. Speaking with Variety, a representative for Anthony Anderson is denying the alleged assault. It’s unfortunate that anyone can file a police report, […]

Netflix Hip-Hop Drama ‘Beats’ Signs On Rappers Dave East and Dreezy to the Cast

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Those already excited about Anthony Anderson’s starring role in the upcoming Netflix film Beats will enjoy the latest updates in the cast, especially for the Hip-Hop fans out there. @DaveEast, giving game — Rapture (@rapturenetflix) May 11, 2018 The streaming service seeks to add a little street cred to its lineup by bringing on rising rap stars […]

Anthony Anderson to Star in Chicago Based Hip-Hop Film ‘Beats’

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Anthony Anderson will use some of his time away from being a husband and father of five on Black-ish for a starring role in the forthcoming Netflix film, Beats. Deadline reports the film is scheduled for a 2019 release date and is currently filming. Beats is a Chicago based film about a rising rapper and […]

Tracee Ellis Ross on Shelved ‘Black-ish’ Episode: ‘I find it frightening’

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In a recent episode of Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter, Tracee Ellis Ross broached her position with the shelved episode of Black-ish titled “Please, Baby, Please.” According to Ross, she simply does not have the answers as to exactly why the episode was shelved. During the roundtable discussion, the charming actress admits that the […]

Veteran Black Journalist, Ed Gordon, Drops Powerful Documentary ‘Am I Black Enough’

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This week Ed Gordon’s documentary Am I Black Enough debut on BounceTV and the Brown Sugar streaming service. This film interviews celebrities about the concept of race, colorism within the community and how ridiculous it is to define one’s Blackness. Cultural Identity has always been a sensitive subject for African-Americans. Mostly because of slavery, the […]

Mary J. Blige, Jay-Z, Danny Glover Take The Limelight For NAACP Image Awards

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Today, Monday, Jan. 15, MLK Day, the 49th annual NAACP Image Awards will take place in Pasadena, California with actor Anthony Anderson hosting the prestigious event. Danny Glover, the legendary actor will receive the President’s award for his professional successes as an actor and film director, and for his philanthropic efforts as a political activist. […]

Three Times A Charm: Anthony Anderson to Host NAACP Awards For Third Time

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Words by Megan Ambers “Black-ish” star and comedian Anthony Anderson has been announced as the host of the 49th NAACP Image Awards. This will be Anderson’s third time hosting the prestigous award show after hosting both this year and in 2016. The show is scheduled to air live January 15, 2018 on TV One. The […]

The Source Magazine Presents The Source HBCU [W]RAP UP 2017


There is nothing like an HBCU Homecoming. That could be the entirety of this re-cap but would that really be fair? ABSOLUTELY NOT!  Especially since this year, The Source was front and center of all the hot action during two historic homecomings at Howard University and Morehouse College— as they celebrated 150 years of Black […]

Fast and Furious Star Pays It Forward


Words by Alexandra Salandy & NDSmith Miracles can happen! Lorenzo Murphy Jr. (known to his community as Zo The Motivator) is proof of that. Advertisement   A 23-year-old Morehouse College student from Compton, Lorenzo’s wildest dreams became reality shortly after meeting Tyrese Gibson. The streets of Compton aren’t known for producing scholars (though folk like […]

Anthony Anderson Says ‘Black-ish’ Paved The Way For Minority TV Shows

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Anthony Anderson credits ABC’s Black-ish for opening doors for minority-starred shows like Fresh Off the Boat and Cristela. In an interview for Variety’s Actors on Actors series, the TV dad shared how the story of a prosperous black family balancing their social status and racial tensions in America influenced other minorities to share their stories […]

Beyonce, ‘Birth of a Nation’ Leads 2017 NAACP Image Awards Nominations


The nominees for the 2017 NAACP Image Awards was announced earlier this week and Beyonce, with seven nominations and Birth of a Nation and Nate Parker, leads the pack with six nods. The awards show, which will air live on February 11 from Pasadena, California on TV One, celebrates the best in music, television and books, […]

ABC Renewals Bring Celebrities Back to Win Big

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Celebrities are taking over the game show world. According to Deadline, ABC is keeping four star-studded games in your television lineup. Celebrity Family Feud put a spin on the popular game show, and was recently renewed for its third season on ABC. Steve Harvey took over as host when ABC revived it in 2015, replacing […]

It’s Almost Here: Eve Set To Host VH1’s Hip Hop Honors

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This year’s VH1 Hip Hop Honors will be dedicated to the Queens of Hip Hop. Appropriately titled “All Hail the Queens,” VH1 takes the time out to honor all female Hip Hop legends of our time. Although Eve hasn’t released any recent music, it’s only right she hosts the event as she was a major […]

[Photos] Ice Cube and ‘Barbershop: The Next Cut’ Cast Take Over Chicago At Red Carpet Screening

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It’s been over 10 years since Barbershop: Back in Business, graced movie theaters across the country. Now, Ice Cube and company are bringing back our favorite characters in the three-part series, Barbershop: The Next Cut. The movie, based on Calvin and his team of barbers and beauticians—including franchise newbies Nicki Minaj and JB Smoove, hilarious customers and now, […]