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Exclusive: Jada Pinkett Smith and Her Mom, Adrienne Banfield-Jones, on the Return of Red Table Talk ... Now With Will Smith Exclusive: Jada Pinkett Smith and Her Mom, Adrienne Banfield-Jones, on the Return of Red Table Talk ... Now With Will Smith

If your Facebook timeline is like mine, you didn’t have to find Red Table Talk, Jada Pinkett Smith’s “life lesson” talk show with her mother, Adrienne Banfield-Jones, and daughter, Willow Smith; it found you.

Meet Morgan Dixon, the Black Girl Magic Behind the Incredible Nail Art on TNT’s Hit Series Claws Meet Morgan Dixon, the Black Girl Magic Behind the Incredible Nail Art on TNT’s Hit Series Claws

Morgan Dixon never imagined she’d oversee nail art on a hit TV show. In fact, she says she’s not completely sure how Claws even found her.

Niecy Nash (Finally) Wins It All With Claws Niecy Nash (Finally) Wins It All With Claws

Niecy Nash is full of surprises. Last summer the former host of the HGTV reality show Clean House helped change the TV landscape as star of the wacky TNT dramedy Claws. Nash’s character, Desna, owner of the fictional nail salon Nail Artisan of Manatee County in Palmetto, Fla., found herself wrapped up in a very…

Jemele Hill Is Still Out Here Spitting Truth About What’s Really Going On in America Jemele Hill Is Still Out Here Spitting Truth About What’s Really Going On in America

I won’t lie—It didn’t sit well with me when ESPN sports personality Jemele Hill issued a statement saying she “deserved that suspension” following the social media backlash over her controversial tweets about President Donald Trump and Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones. I absolutely get that jobs are scarce and nice…

All About Eve: The
Talk’s Newest Host Dishes on Her Evolving Style, Finding Love and Representing for Young Black Girls All About Eve: The Talk’s Newest Host Dishes on Her Evolving Style, Finding Love and Representing for Young Black Girls

When comedian-actress Aisha Tyler left The Talk last summer, who would’ve guessed that rapper Eve would replace her? While Eve reprised her role as Terri in Barbershop: The Next Cut in 2016, the last many of us heard from Eve, she was happily tucked away in London with her mogul husband, Maximillion Cooper.

A Tale of Time-Traveling Tresses: Star Hairstylist Kim Kimble Weaves
Magic for A Wrinkle in Time A Tale of Time-Traveling Tresses: Star Hairstylist Kim Kimble Weaves Magic for A Wrinkle in Time

Some reality stars are just reality stars. Kim Kimble was a star hairstylist long before her WeTV show L.A. Hair debuted in 2012, and she’s still one today. Her receipts run deep: Yes, she’s even slayed Queen Bey. Multiple times. On tour. Lemonade. Going way back to Austin Powers in Goldmember.

Tributes to Jermaine Dupri and Cameo Are Just the Reasons to Tune Into the Bounce TV Trumpet Awards Tributes to Jermaine Dupri and Cameo Are Just the Reasons to Tune Into the Bounce TV Trumpet Awards

Last year’s Trumpet Awards on Bounce TV came just weeks after the black-focused network acquired the long-running show, so they didn’t get a chance to really put their stamp on it.

Cory Booker Looked Poised for 2020 as He and San Juan, Puerto Rico, Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz Were Honored by the King Center in Atlanta  

Oprah Winfrey may rule out a 2020 run to end President Donald Trump’s reign of terror over this country, but Cory Booker might not. In Atlanta Saturday, the U.S. senator from New Jersey was a thunderous presence at the King Center’s annual Salute to Greatness Awards Gala, where he was the main honoree.

On the Ground at the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum Opening in Jackson On the Ground at the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum Opening in Jackson

It is debatable whether the unexpected snow hitting the South, including Jackson, Miss., affected attendance at the grand opening of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum and the Museum of Mississippi History more than Donald Trump’s appearance Saturday.

Donna Brazile in Atlanta: ‘Don’t Step on Me When I Tell You My Story’ Donna Brazile in Atlanta: ‘Don’t Step on Me When I Tell You My Story’

It’s hard to miss Donna Brazile. She’s literally been all over the TV with her political tell-all, Hacks: The Inside Story of the Break-Ins and Breakdowns That Put Donald Trump in the White House, which debuted at No. 6 on the coveted New York Times best-seller list.

SNL Alum Jay Pharoah Is Ready to Become White Famous on Showtime SNL Alum Jay Pharoah Is Ready to Become White Famous on Showtime

Fans who’ve missed comedian Jay Pharoah since his official exit from Saturday Night Live last year after six seasons now can have him all to themselves thanks to his new Showtime series, White Famous. 

Writer-Director Angela Robinson Tells the Story of How Psychology and Polyamory Created Wonder Woman Writer-Director Angela Robinson Tells the Story of How Psychology and Polyamory Created Wonder Woman

Even if you’re familiar with Professor Marston and the Wonder Women, the film about the man behind Wonder Woman, you might not know that a black woman wrote and directed it. Probably because most of Angela Robinson’s career has largely been in the shadows of television, directing and producing such hit series as The L…

Meet the Tech Duo With the App That Lets You Grab the Styles You Love on Social Media Meet the Tech Duo With the App That Lets You Grab the Styles You Love on Social Media

If you’ve ever admired someone’s shoes, wardrobe or general style on social media and wanted to grab it, the good news is there’s an app for that called CoSign. The greater news is that it’s a black creation courtesy of first-generation Nigerian Americans Esosa Ighodaro and Abiodun “A.J.” Johnson.

Whose Streets? A Ferguson, Mo., Documentary That Is Right on Time for Charlottesville, Va. Whose Streets? A Ferguson, Mo., Documentary That Is Right on Time for Charlottesville, Va.

As the idiot known as the president continues to defend the tiki-torched, “alt-right,” neo-Nazi, white supremacist orgy that went down in Charlottesville, Va., resulting in one person’s death and several injuries, social media’s blood pressure has gone way up, with millions posting outrage.

Jada Pinkett Smith’s Still in Her Feelings About That Tupac Film During an Atlanta Radio Interview Jada Pinkett Smith’s Still in Her Feelings About That Tupac Film During an Atlanta Radio Interview

Jada Pinkett Smith’s outrage over the Tupac Shakur film All Eyez on Me has not subsided one bit. During an appearance Wednesday on The Ryan Cameron Morning Show With Wanda Smith on Atlanta radio’s V-103, while promoting her latest film, Girls Trip, with co-star Regina Hall and producer Will Packer, Pinkett Smith had a…

John Singleton on How Crack Overtook L.A. in the New FX Series, Snowfall John Singleton on How Crack Overtook L.A. in the New FX Series, Snowfall

Snowfall is proof that, more than 25 years after breaking through with his Oscar-nominated debut film, Boyz n the Hood, John Singleton hasn’t forgotten his roots or, most importantly, his responsibility.

All Eyez on Me Star
Demetrius Shipp Jr. on Being Tupac, a Role He Seemed Destined to Play All Eyez on Me Star Demetrius Shipp Jr. on Being Tupac, a Role He Seemed Destined to Play

To say that a Tupac biopic has been a long time coming is an understatement. Perhaps few know that as well as Demetrius Shipp Jr., the icon’s “blink twice” doppelgänger who was originally cast in the role in 2011 and waited through a handful of directors, including John Singleton and Carl Franklin, before Benny Boom,…

Juice at 25: Director Ernest Dickerson Talks Tupac, Hip-Hop and the Film’s Enduring Legacy  Juice at 25: Director Ernest Dickerson Talks Tupac, Hip-Hop and the Film’s Enduring Legacy 

Twenty-five years ago, longtime cinematographer Ernest Dickerson made a deep impression with his directorial debut, Juice, a hip-hop-era film noir revolving around four teenage boys growing up in Harlem at a time when crack and violence were first emerging as devastating norms for urban youths. Juice, released Jan.…

MC Lyte on Why Dope Female Emcees Are Now MIA MC Lyte on Why Dope Female Emcees Are Now MIA

Thirty years ago, “Take It Lyte” and the more popular “I Cram to Understand U” were how most hip-hop lovers were introduced to MC Lyte. By the time her album Lyte as a Rock dropped the next year, in 1988, there was no debating whether MC Lyte was a bona fide emcee. She was actually an elite one.

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