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Gladys Knight sues her son over Gladys Knight’s Chicken & Waffles debacle

Gladys Knight wanted to give her son, Shanga Hankerson, an opportunity to achieve success. So when he came up with an idea to open a restaurant in 1997, Knight allowed…

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Simone Manuel Makes History As First African-American Woman To Win Swimming Gold

Simone Manuel of the United States and 16-year-old Penny Oleksiak of Canada tied for the gold medal in the women’s 100-meter freestyle, upsetting world-record holder Cate Campbell. Manuel becomes the…

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WNBA cancels fines for Black Lives Matter warm-up shirts

Courtesy of Rolling Out Over the course of the past few weeks, WNBA players have taken it upon themselves to shed light on inequality and police brutality. The ladies of the…

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Serena Williams Gives Us Life With Her “I Rise” Video!!

Courtesy of I Hear That Girl It’s no secret that we here at IHTG! love and adore our sister, Serena Williams!  When she hits the court, I see an amazing…

NEW ORLEANS, LA - JULY 02:  (L-R) Omar Dorsey, Tina Lifford, Nicholas Ashe, Dawn-Lyen Gardner, Oprah Winfrey, Ava DuVernay, Rutina Wesley, Kofi Siriboe, Bianca Lawson and Dondre Whitfield attend a cocktail reception for "Queen Sugar" at Liberty Kitchen on July 2, 2016 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo by Josh Brasted/Getty Images for OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network) *** Local Caption *** Omar Dorsey; Tina Lifford; Nicholas Ashe; Dawn-Lyen Gardner; Oprah Winfrey; Ava DuVernay; Rutina Wesley; Kofi Siriboe; Bianca Lawson; Dondre Whitfield

“QUEEN SUGAR” MAKES SPLASH AT 2016 ESSENCE FESTIVAL

Courtesy of I Hear That Girl The new original series from filmmaker Ava DuVernay and executive producer Oprah Winfrey gave festival-goers a sneak peek of the highly-anticipated drama premiering September 6-7…

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THERE’S NOW A PETITION TO HAVE JESSE WILLIAMS FIRED FROM ‘GREY’S ANATOMY’ OVER BET AWARDS SPEECH

Courtesy of Madame Noire While the internet praised actor and activist Jesse Williams just last week for this moving acceptance speech at the BET Awards, the internet is now picking…

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PRESIDENT OBAMA SINGS “HAPPY BIRTHDAY” TO MALIA WITH HELP FROM KENDRICK LAMAR, JANELLE MONAÉ

Courtesy of Madame Noire Yesterday, the White House celebrated the Fourth of July with live entertainment from the likes of Kendrick Lamar and Janelle Monaé. After their performances, President Obama…

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Black actors win all four musical acting categories at the Tony Awards

Courtesy of The Grio: On Sunday night, the Tony Awards made history as all four musical acting category awards went to black actors:  Leslie Odom, Jr. (lead actor), Daveed Diggs…

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Watch: The Hamiltones show ‘Respeck’ to Birdman with soulful song

Anthony Hamilton’s backup singers, The Hamiltones, created a soulful remix to Birdman’s rant against “The Breakfast Club.”

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Katt Williams Apologizes To Kevin Hart [VIDEO]

Comedian Katt Williams has apologized to Kevin Hart after a week-long list of insults and an odd $5M challenge. Philly.com reports: The trouble started late last week following an Atlanta…

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