Aisha I. Jefferson

Stevie Wonder Added to Prince Tribute Lineup at #BETAwards

What better way to end Black Music Month than with the 2016 “BET Awards”? And like its predecessors, this year’s show — which includes a star studded tribute to Prince — will to be one we’ll talk about for years to come. Stevie Wonder, Sheila E., D’Angelo, The Roots and Janelle Monae are among those who’ll […]

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Celebrate Black Music All Month Long!

It’s June and you know what that means… Black Music Month! Spend this time enjoying films and music videos featuring your favorite black artists including Michael Jackson, TLC and Kendrick Lamar. Below, I’ve listed the great collection XFINITY offers for your enjoyment. Remember the Greats, BET Experience, Essence Music Festival, “Love Under New Management: The Miki Howard Story,” […]

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Anthony Mackie Shines as MLK in HBO’s ‘All the Way’

Bryan Cranston is a hell of an actor. I totally forgot about his award-winning portrayal as Walter White in the AMC hit “Breaking Bad” while watching him play President Lyndon B. Johnson in “All the Way,” an HBO film that looks at the early years of LBJ’s presidency and the creation of the 1964 Civil Rights […]

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The ‘Carmichael’ Clan Tackles Porn Addiction

*SPOILER ALERT* Men watch porn. The campaign-related screenshot Congressional candidate Mike Webb posted last week that also captured the pornography tabs opened on his desktop is the latest reminder. And so do women. “Women have just as much need and desire as men,” Maxine told her live-in boyfriend Jerrod on the latest episode of “The Carmichael […]

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OWN Unveils Extended ‘Greenleaf’ Trailer

We’re inching closer to the two-night premiere of the new OWN original series “Greenleaf,” and based on its newly-released trailer, it’s going to be good. The drama, which debuts next month, centers on the Greenleafs, the first family of a sprawling Memphis megachurch, and the many secrets and lies the clan wants to keep hidden. […]

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Finale, Tweets Prove ‘Empire’ Star to Remain on Series

*SPOILER ALERT* Two things you need to know about “Empire” star Jussie Smollett: He ain’t leaving the FOX hit and he plays entirely too much. A week ago, Smollett, who stars as Jamal Lyon, posted a tweet that suggested he was leaving the series. The cryptic Twitter message read: “I’ve thoroughly enjoyed my time w/ @EmpireFOX. […]

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Translating Mariah Carey’s Shadiest Moments on ‘WWHL’

When it comes to throwing shade, Mariah Carey can hang with the best of ‘em. She’s quick-witted, funny and takes no prisoners, even if they’re her fellow divas. Madonna, Jennifer Lopez and Christina Aguilera are just a handful of those who’ve been slashed over the years by the blade know as Mimi’s tongue. So you […]

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