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I Love My Kitchen Because: Lorena Garcia
4 years ago

I Love My Kitchen Because: Lorena Garcia

By  •  FOOD

Chef Lorena Garcia’s kitchen is inspired by her Venezuelan roots

I grew up in the mountains of Caracas, Venezuela, and our kitchen was very big. I would spend a lot …
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What to Eat at Black Seed, NYC’s Most Ambitious New Bagel Shop
4 years ago

What to Eat at Black Seed, NYC’s Most Ambitious New Bagel Shop

By  •  FOOD

There are many things that Black Seed has that your neighborhood bagel shop most likely doesn’t: There’s the wood-fired oven, the last step in a process that begins with …
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Jay Z to bring Made in America music fest to LA
4 years ago

Jay Z to bring Made in America music fest to LA

By  •  MUSIC

The Budweiser Made in America music festival is coming to Los Angeles, but who is performing and how the city will manage the two-day concert are still mysteries.

Jay Z …
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Kobe Bryant Documentary Headed to Showtime
4 years ago

Kobe Bryant Documentary Headed to Showtime

By  •  FILM

The feature-length documentary, airing this fall, will focus mainly on the Los Angeles Lakers’ star’s basketball career.

Kobe Bryant is getting the spotlight on Showtime.

Kobe Bryant’s Muse, a feature-length …
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Columbus Short Involved in Real-Life Scandal With Estranged Wife
4 years ago

Columbus Short Involved in Real-Life Scandal With Estranged Wife

By  •  FILM

He may be a gladiator on TV, but in real-life, Columbus Short is creating scandals of his own. The star of the ABC TV show Scandal which airs its season …
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Common & Kanye West Want To Create 15,000 Jobs For Chicago Youth Over The Next 5 Years
4 years ago

Common & Kanye West Want To Create 15,000 Jobs For Chicago Youth Over The Next 5 Years

By  •  CAUSE

Common and Kanye West have joined forces to give back to the city that raised them by providing 15,000 jobs for the young people of Chicago over the next 5 …
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Minority Students Don’t Only Get Less Experienced Teachers, They Also Get Less Effective Ones
4 years ago

Minority Students Don’t Only Get Less Experienced Teachers, They Also Get Less Effective Ones

By  •  EDUCATION

It’s already known that low-income students of color generally have less experienced teachers, but a new study from the Center for American Progress reveals they have less effective teachers, too.


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‘The Maya Rudolph Show’ Is Coming To NBC w/ Craig Robinson, Janelle Monae, Raphael Saadiq Featuring
4 years ago

‘The Maya Rudolph Show’ Is Coming To NBC w/ Craig Robinson, Janelle Monae, Raphael Saadiq Featuring

By  •  FILM

Starring the Emmy Award nominee and beloved Saturday Night Live veteran, NBC has scheduled The Maya Rudolph Show for Monday, May 19 (10 pm ET/PT).

Rudolph, David Javerbaum, Erin David …
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Nailah Jefferson Talks Directing Debut ‘Vanishing Pearls’ & 2010’s Oil Spill Aftermath in Black Fishing Community
4 years ago

Nailah Jefferson Talks Directing Debut ‘Vanishing Pearls’ & 2010’s Oil Spill Aftermath in Black Fishing Community

By  •  FILM

Before working on the production of several shorts and documentaries, New Orleans native Nailah Jefferson couldn’t foresee adding director to her resume, let alone embarking on a journey to helm …
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Interview Video Series Launch w/ Director Hawa Essuman As She Develops Her Supernatural Drama ‘Djin’
4 years ago

Interview Video Series Launch w/ Director Hawa Essuman As She Develops Her Supernatural Drama ‘Djin’

By  •  FILM

This is how director Hawa Essuman introduces the video story of her new film Djin, that she has been writing in recent months, and which bears the name of a …
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Leonard Roberts Returns For ‘Drumline 2’ and ‘Mary Jane’ & ‘Glee’ For Gary Dourdan
4 years ago

Leonard Roberts Returns For ‘Drumline 2’ and ‘Mary Jane’ & ‘Glee’ For Gary Dourdan

By  •  FILM

Two casting items you should know about…

First, Leonard Roberts has been cast VH1‘s Drumline 2: A New Beat, the sequel to the 2002 feature film that starred Nick Cannon, …
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