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Phylicia Rashad Finally Joins Social Media, Credits Sister, Debbie Allen

Howard University Addresses Phylicia Rashad's Tweet Supporting Bill Cosby

Phylicia Rashad has finally decided to bless us and join social media. Visit for more information “Hi. I’m Phylicia Rashad.  And at the behest of my sister, Ms. Debbie Allen, I am joining the ranks of those who actively communicate through social media,” she said in her announcement video.  “I told my sister, ‘Debbie, there […]

Debbie Allen Rocks the Internet with Her Virtual Dance Class— Ms. Grant Still Got It

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“Fame! I’m gonna live forever!” And with energy like Debbie “Ms. Grant” Allen, we are sure she will. Visit for more information Veteran Broadway dancer and one-half of Allen sisters that took the theatrical world by storm in the 80s (Phylicia Allen Rashād), Debbie Allen has been popping since we first saw her as […]

“And Still I Vote” Campaign Garners The Star Power Of Alfre Woodard, Debbie Allen, Angela Rye, Michael K. Williams, Kimberle Crenshaw And More

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In response to voter suppression efforts on historically disenfranchised communities, The Leadership Conference on Civil Rights is launching the AND STILL, I VOTE campaign. Visit for more information This campaign will celebrate the resilience of impacted communities whose vote has been historically been under attack. The AND STILL I VOTE campaign will be centered around a photography series, […]

R&B Singer James Ingram Passes at Age 66


Legendary singer James Ingram has passed away at age 66. The news was confirmed by actress Debbie Allen, a close friend to the singer. Ingram is a Grammy-winning singer and songwriter, notable for his hit songs “Baby, Come to Me” and “Somewhere Out There.” I have lost my dearest friend and creative partner James Ingram […]

[Watch] Childish Gambino Thanks Migos, Tracee Ellis Ross Makes History At The Golden Globe


Donald Glover’s FX series “Atlanta”  officially won the Golden Globe Award for Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy, but it was Glover’s speech that stole the show for Hip Hop. Visit for more information After beating out  “Transparent,” “Black-ish,” “Veep,” and “Mozart in the Jungle”, Glover appeared on stage to give his acceptance speech. During his acceptance speech, […]

[Watch] This Tap Tribute to Prince is Perfection


Critically acclaimed tap dancer and choreographer Chloé Arnold, who was discovered at an early age by legendary choreographer Debbie Allen, recently created Syncopated Ladies, a female tap dance band based out of Los Angeles, CA. Visit for more information Watch as they completely body this tribute to Prince with their tap dance rendition of “When Doves Cry.” […]

Michelle Obama Hosts African Dance Master Class at White House


In another episode of #BlackGirlMagic, Michelle Obama hosted an event at the White House on Monday [February 8, 2016] where 51 young, Black female dancers came to take part in an African Master class. Visit for more information Taught by the amazing Debbie Allen, the event was historic in the fact there had never […]

Five Reasons Why Debbie Allen Is #BlackGirlMagic


As we all know, February’s the month where we celebrate Black History by sharing, discussing, and educating each other about past and present influencers, inventors and more amazing people in African American culture. There’s a plethora of Black living legends in the entertainment business who’ve watched the world (and the entertainment industry) evolve into what […]