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Lupita Nyong’o debuts curly afro at Disney Expo

*Lupita Nyong’o debuted her curly ‘fro at Disney’s D23 Expo last weekend, where the Oscar-winner was promoting her roles in “The Queen of Katwe… 314 more words


Little Known Black History Fact: Blackface Then And Now [VIDEO]


The practice of using “Blackface” makeup in the American minstrel theater tradition of the 19th Century persisted well into the 1900s. White actors applying burnt cork, then grease and black shoe polish, donned the makeup and wore woolly wigs while depicting racist stereotypes. 484 more words


'R&B Divas Atlanta, 'The Rickey Smiley Show' Canceled On TV One

Just after three seasons each, TV One will officially cancel its reality show ‘R&B Divas Atlanta’ and ‘The Rickey Smiley Show.’ ‘R&B Divas Atlanta,’ ‘The Rickey Smiley Show,’ suffered from dropping ratings. 73 more words

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Black History Month 2015: Week 4

Thanks to The Polar Vortex/Siberian Express/Snowmaggeden 2015, baltimoreblackwoman spent most of the past week just trying to stay warm. Now that my brain has thawed, it’s time to continue and complete my first annual Black History Month Celebration! 131 more words