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Nicole Avant Shares Lessons From Her Mother

Nicole Avant Shares Lessons From Her Mother

Nicole Avant | Variety My mother raised me to believe that the soul is everlasting. She simply did not believe that you could kill someone’s spirit. The physical body may go away, but the spirit — the Divine essence within us that makes us who we are — is something...

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What to Watch (Not Just) During Black History Month

What to Watch (Not Just) During Black History Month

Tilane Jones | Variety For me, Black History Month is best illustrated by my 92-year-old grandmother Ella Queen Johnson’s recall of our family stories. She shares these stories knowing that the wider world lacks a true and full recognition of the African American...

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Regina Hall Honors Dr. Carter G. Woodson

Regina Hall Honors Dr. Carter G. Woodson

Regina Hall | Variety As we enter Black History Month, I reflect on the varied meanings it has held for me throughout the many stages of my life. When I was young, it felt like an obligatory time of homework and essays about Black historical figures. As I matured, it...

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We Need to Talk About Cosby

We Need to Talk About Cosby

by Addie Morfoot | Variety  W. Kamau Bell expected Bill Cosby to respond to the four-part Showtime docuseries that Bell has produced about the pioneering but now disgraced entertainer. But Bell was surprised by how Cosby chose to comment following the Jan. 22...

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