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See Black Hollywood At Home For The 4th Annual Blackhouse Foundation Portrait Studio

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By Keyaira Boone · February 23, 2021February 23, 2021 The Blackhouse Foundation is exclusively revealing images from its first virtual portrait studio with ESSENCE. These portraits capture the promising actors, producers, and directors behind some of the most buzzed-about projects of the year, including Judas and The Black Messiah and The US vs. Billie Holiday. The foundation has been fighting systemic inequalities in the film industry since 2006, organizing events and panels that offer education to rising talent. Their participants are given the chance to learn about financing methods...
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When Will Black People Stop Being Killed For Being Black?

When Will Black People Stop Being Killed For Being Black?

3 days ago   |   By Essence

By Brooklyn White · February 23, 2021February 23, 2021 On the afternoon of February 23,2020, 25-year-old Ahmaud Arbery was taking a neighborhood jog in Brunswick, Georgia. He could not have anticipated that it would be his last. But someone took his Blackness as a threat and took his life into their hands. Less than 3 months later, horrifying footage emerged of a man presumed to be Arbery in the final moments of his life. In the video, you can see him come upon the truck in his path, where one man stood near the driver's side of the truck with a shotgun and another sat in the truck's bed...
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Lady Gaga's Dogs Recovered Safely

Lady Gaga's Dogs Recovered Safely

A woman brought the two French bulldogs to the LAPD's Olympic Community Police Station. Read more ...

Every Time Travis Barker's Daughter Alabama Gushed Over Girlfriend Kourtney...

Every Time Travis Barker's Daughter Alabama Gushed Over Girlfriend Kourtney Kardashian

Already BFFs! Travis Barker‘s 15-year-old daughter, Alabama Barker, really likes his new girlfriend, Kourtney Kardashian - so much so that she regularly gushes over the Keeping... Read more ...

‘United States vs. Billie Holiday' review: Andra Day shines in OK film

‘United States vs. Billie Holiday' review: Andra Day shines in OK film

Here it is: Your annual average biopic boosted by a sensational leading performance. Read more ...

Wisdom SS21 Offers Unparalleled Functionality and Lightness

Wisdom SS21 Offers Unparalleled Functionality and Lightness

Expanding on its first collection of the season , wisdom is now serving up a complete Spring/Summer 2021 collection, rife with lightweight yet intricate apparel. Packed with... Read more ...

Travis Barker's Ex Shanna Moakler Has ‘No Ill Will' Toward Kourtney...

Travis Barker's Ex Shanna Moakler Has ‘No Ill Will' Toward Kourtney Kardashian: ‘It's Good!'

Drama-free zone! Travis Barker‘s ex-wife Shanna Moakler, with whom he shares children Landon and Alabama, is A-OK with the Blink-182 drummer's girlfriend, Kourtney Kardashian... Read more ...

New Orleans Completes First Phase Of Process To Rename 37 City Landmarks...

New Orleans Completes First Phase Of Process To Rename 37 City Landmarks Named After Confederate Leaders

By Rachaell Davis · February 26, 2021February 26, 2021 The city of New Orleans is moving forward with plans to rename over three dozen city landmarks that were originally named... Read more ...

JOANN Launches A Capsule Collection For Black History Month

JOANN Launches A Capsule Collection For Black History Month

By Nandi Howard · February 26, 2021February 26, 2021 Ending Black History Month with a continuous collection beyond February is JOANN. The lifestyle, fabric, and craft... Read more ...

CFDA President CaSandra Diggs Details New Initiative

CFDA President CaSandra Diggs Details New Initiative

Photo Credit: CFDA By Nandi Howard · February 26, 2021February 26, 2021 Today, the latest effort from The Council of Fashion Designers of America to encourage sustainable... Read more ...

A Historic Meeting: Vice President Kamala Harris Welcomes Congressional...

A Historic Meeting: Vice President Kamala Harris Welcomes Congressional Black Caucus to the White House

Courtesy of The White House By Donna Owens · February 26, 2021February 26, 2021 Vice President Kamala Harris held a historic meeting with members of the Congressional Black... Read more ...

The Women Making Waves in Luxury Design

The Women Making Waves in Luxury Design

A focal point in the women's rights movement and celebrated around the world, International Women's Day takes place on March 8 every year. In honor of the occasion, Elite... Read more ...