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  • TV One’s ‘News One Now’ to Devote Full Hour to ‘Black-ish’ Cast

    Apr 2, 15 by Deron Dalton Leave a comment

     *TV One’s “News One Now” — which focused on news, politics and entertainment from a black perspective — will spend the full hour featuring the ABC’s hit show, “Black-ish,” on Friday, April 3, at 9 a.m., according to Multichannel News. Host and Managing Editor Roland Martin went to Los Angles and interviewed the entire cast […]

  • Michelle Obama Inspires Crowd at ‘Black Girls Rock!’ (Pics)

    Mar 30, 15 by EURPublisher01 2 Comments

    *First Lady Michelle Obama was at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center on Saturday celebrating the power of black women and promoting her own message of education for girls at Black Girls Rock!, an annual event honoring trailblazing women of color from all walks of life. “No matter who you are, no matter where you come […]

  • Chicago Sun-Times Writer Labels ‘Empire’ a Modern ‘Blaxploitation’ Movie

    Jan 30, 15 by Qwest7 30 Comments

    *With ever-increasing ratings and an instant green light for a second season, Fox’s “Empire” is clearly a hit. But for Mary Mitchell, the show is more of a “modern ‘Blaxploitation’ movie” that “portrays the African-American family at its worst.” In an opinion piece posted Monday (Jan. 26), the Chicago Sun-Times writer outlined her reasons for […]

  • Tuesday Snaps: Ciara, Kim Kardashian, Tracee Ellis Ross, Lisa Raye

    Sep 30, 14 by the Jasmine BRAND Leave a comment

    * Ciara attend the Lanvin show during Paris Fashion Week. FYI: Ci Ci is rocking a Lanvin dress. Kim Kardashian and Kanye West step out to the Balmain show. Hours later, the Keeping Up With the Kardashian Star was almost attacked by a red carpet prankster. Kelis sports a big, bleached blonde fro. Patti Labelle […]

  • Tracee Ellis Ross Talks ‘Girlfriends,’ ‘Black-Ish’ and Her Racial Identity

    Sep 29, 14 by Qwest7 1 Comment

    *Tracee Ellis Ross may be on some “Black-Ish” now, but many TV viewers remember when she experienced the ups and downs of life on the small screen as part of the show “Girlfriends.” Six years after her character Joan and her close-knit crew of ladies (Toni, Maya and Lynn) abruptly went off the air, Ross […]

  • ‘Black-ish’ Debuts Strong, Nearly Matching ‘Modern Family’ Ratings

    Sep 25, 14 by Cherie Saunders 1 Comment

    *Not only did “Black-ish” pull solid ratings in its 9 p.m. series premiere Wednesday night, it managed to keep the majority of “Modern Family’s” audience from turning the channel…something ABC hasn’t been able to do in a number of years. (Just ask fellow 9:30 Wednesday casualties “Happy Endings,” “Suburgatory,” “Cougar Town,” “Mr. Sunshine” and “Super Fun […]