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Black nerds unite: Blerd City Con is coming to New York!
Wakanda wins the World Cup! Artist designs incredible jerseys for the fictional ‘Black Panther’ country
Anti-Blackness serves again?: Serena Williams is drug-tested more than any other top US tennis player
Jordan Peele’s Monkeypaw Productions hires Black queer scholar to ensure better representation
New study shows that focus on appearance creates big barriers for Black women in sports
Rwandan publishing house Imagine We is cultivating African storytelling for global readers
Smithsonian Museum of African American History acquires Wakandan artifacts
With Mary J. Blige set to star in ‘Body Cam’, we may have another Black horror hit soon
How do you mourn an abuser?: Rapper XXXtentacion killed outside motorcycle dealership in Florida
Jordan Peele will finally bring his Black horror genius to HBO with ‘Lovecraft Country’
How I learned to stop torturing myself in hopes of getting to “the good part” of bad entertainment
Poetry reading is up in America, but there’s still more work to be done to sustain readers
Kim Kardashian West lobbied to commute Alice Marie Johnson’s cruel sentence. Now she’s out.
Watch: Kofi Siriboe’s new documentary leads a necessary discussion about Black mental health
‘The First Purge’ will finally center people of color in its violent, dystopian narrative
Pusha-T’s second diss of Drake takes feud to new levels, with some calling it a low blow
Roseanne reboot cancelled, its star dropped from agency after anti-Black tweet
Non-profit honoring Kanye’s mother to change name after beef with Kim Kardashian
Morgan Freeman accused of sexual misconduct and sexual harassment by 8 women
Comic: Stop pretending there’s no room for people of color in the fantasy realm
NFL announces new fine for players who “take a knee,” players push back
The Obamas sign multiyear Netflix production deal
“Why can’t we just let Black people enjoy something?”
‘MTV Shuga’ is a messy millennial edutainment series educating African youth about sexual health
16 Black actresses protest anti-Blackness in the industry at Cannes Film Festival
Review Roundup: Zora Neale Hurston’s book on one of the last Africans in the Atlantic slave trade
Book publicist Saraciea Fennell is bringing a POC centered book festival to the Bronx-It’s lit!
Spike Lee receives standing ovation for “BlacKkKlansman” in triumphant return to Cannes
When your mother is your first abuser
Tina Knowles reveals she put her daughters in counseling at an early age
‘Mixed-ish’ and the anti-Black myth of post-racial insulated societies
Mental Health Awareness Month shouldn’t be the only time I can talk openly about my mental health
Queer Black folks talk about masturbation, confront shame, and affirm their right to self-pleasure
‘A Million Little Things’ powerfully reflects the truth of many Black folk’s mental health struggle
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