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NBA: Miami Heat to Retire Shaquille O'Neal’s No. 32 Jersey

article by Ira Winderman via chicagotribune.com

Shaquille O’Neal will become the third Miami Heat player to have his number retired, with the team announcing today that O’Neal’s No. 219 more words

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Ibtihaj Muhammad Will Make History as 1st U.S. Olympian to Compete in a Hijab

article by Sameer Rao via colorlines.com

When she competes at this summer’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Ibtihaj Muhammad will make history as the first member of… 218 more words

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Alfre Woodard Named Black Enterprise's Women of Power Legacy Award Recipient

article by Safon Floyd via blackenterprise.com

It’s official! Esteemed actress, producer, and all-around favorite Alfre Woodard will be honored at the 2016 Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit… 339 more words

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Nate Parker's "The Birth Of A Nation' Wins Sundance U.S. Dramatic Jury and Audience Awards

UPDATE, 7:45 PM: It’s a double win for The Birth Of A Nation tonight at the Sundance Film Festival Awards. First the Nate Parker- 561 more words

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Miss Naturally Crowned Carolina Pageant Celebrates both Natural Hair and Black Female Entrepreneurs

Most beauty pageants claim they’re about celebrating brains and beauty. But the beauty (and body) part often gets a majority of the shine while the brains get whittled to one or two questions on stage. 871 more words

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LL Cool J Honored With Star On Hollywood’s Walk Of Fame

LL Cool J received Hollywood’s biggest honor by snagging a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame.  The rapper is being lauded for his career accolades, including being one of the first rappers to sell 10 consecutive platinum plus selling albums, the  72 more words

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Ta-Nehisi Coates Earns Nomination for National Book Critics Circle Award

Ta-Nehisi Coates, already a National Book Award winner for “Between the World and Me,” now has a chance to add a National Book Critics Circle Award… 479 more words

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