Film Independent Spirit 2021 Noms Include ‘Minari’, ‘Nomadland’, ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’, ‘Never Rarely…’, ‘First Cow’

Refresh for updates: It took a while, no thanks to the pandemic, but we finally have the Film Independent Spirit nominations for 2021. They’re being dropped in a video this morning and we’ll update you with details ASAP. This year’s … Read more…

‘Someone Needs to Take a Stand Like That.’ The Creator of Kamala Harris’ Inauguration Night Dress on Supporting Black Designers

The politically savvy understand that fashion tells a story, and at the 2021 Presidential Inauguration on Wednesday, the wardrobe choices of Vice President Kamala Harris and First Lady Jill Biden reinforced the values and hope of the new Administration. Their … Read more…

Jason Clarke, Michelle Monaghan & Jai Courtney To Star In Action-Thriller ‘Black Site’ From ‘John Wick’ Producers

EXCLUSIVE: Jason Clarke (Zero Dark Thirty), Michelle Monaghan (Mission: Impossible) and Jai Courtney (The Suicide Squad) are set to star in action-thriller Black Site from the producers of John Wick, Hotel Mumbai and Bait. Black Site centers on a group … Read more…

‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’ Team On The Power Of Music: “The Blues Is America” – Contenders Film

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom entered the awards race with impressive credentials. One of two films last year featuring the late Chadwick Boseman, George C. Wolfe’s Netflix film also reunites star Viola Davis with the work of playwright August Wilson, a … Read more…

Ohio Legislator Who Questioned Black Hygiene To Lead Health Panel

Sen. Stephen Huffman was appointed to the state’s Senate Health Committee despite questioning whether “the colored population” was disproportionately contracting the coronavirus because of their hygiene. U.S. News – Breaking News and Latest Headlines BEST DEAL UPDATE: My Complete Medicare … Read more…

Kamala Harris Sworn In As America’s First Female, Black And South Asian Vice President

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Donald Trump Pardons Rappers Lil Wayne and Kodak Black in Final Hours Before Joe Biden’s Inauguration

Just prior to the end of his White House tenure, President Donald Trump granted last-minute clemency to a lengthy list of individuals, including rappers Lil Wayne and Kodak Black. Hours… E! Online (US) – Top Stories SPECIAL DEAL UPDATE:

Joe Biden pledges to address pay, systemic racism: ‘Black and Latino unemployment gap remains too large’

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s pursuit was for racial and economic justice. Joe Biden has pledged to bridge racial gaps in pay and lending for Blacks.        GANNETT Syndication Service SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX … Read more…

Christie Brinkley, 66, Goes ‘Swimming In The Rain’ In Black Swimsuit On Turks & Caicos Vacation — Watch

Christie Brinkley is living her best life! The former model shared a clip of herself singing in the ocean, while rocking snorkeling gear. Hollywood Life BEST DEAL UPDATE: Receive Free 2-Day Shipping + A Sweet Birthday Surprise At Roxy. Sign … Read more…

The Color Vision Founder Mia Davis Educates Us On How Mentorship Can Help Black Women In The Workplace Or As Entrepreneurs

In terms of our careers, mentorship is both something many of us are missing and something some of us don’t even know we need. Whether you’re super career-driven and just need the right connections so you can reach your goals, … Read more…

Black Capitol Police Officer Fired After Punching Trump Supporter During Protest In Self-Defense

Source: Tom Williams / Getty The Black woman who was championed on social media for punching the aggressive white woman who put her hands near her face has been fired. According to published reports, the woman, who was actually a … Read more…

‘Inside The Black Box’: Joe Morton & Tracey Moore To Host New Interview Series Featuring BIPOC Industry Figures

Landmark Studio Group will put the entertainment industry’s most notable BIPOC artists in the spotlight with its new series Inside the Black Box, created and hosted by Emmy-winning actor Joe Morton and Tracey Moore. Set to premiere on Crackle Plus … Read more…

Girl Bye: ‘SoHo Karen’ Miya Ponsetto, Who Attacked Black Teen, Claims She Can’t Be Racist Because She’s a ‘Woman of Color’ [Video]

Just when you thought Miya Ponsetto’s interview with Gayle King couldn’t get any more insulting, ‘SoHo Karen’ pushed back against claims her attack on a Black teen she accused of stealing her phone was racist. Why? Because she says she’s … Read more…

Meagan Good Would Like Everyone to Shut Up About How She Looks: ‘I Love Being a Black Woman’

Taylor Jewell/AP Meagan Good is keenly aware of the way people perceive her. In the early Aughts, after appearing as the love interest in the music video for 50 Cent’s “21 Questions,” she says she was branded “the sexy girl,” … Read more…

Rep. Marilyn Strickland Calls Out The Erasure Of Black Capitol Workers Impacted By Riot

The newly elected congresswoman also called for the arrest of everyone involved in Wednesday’s attack. U.S. News – Breaking News and Latest Headlines BEST DEAL UPDATE: My Complete Medicare Save Up to 30% on Medicare Supplement Plans COMPARE PLANS NOW … Read more…

More than half the money she’s raised for her startup is from Black investors—and that’s by design

Good morning, Broadsheet readers! Elaine Chao and Betsy DeVos resign, Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo is Biden’s pick for commerce secretary, and we learn about a food startup founder’s fundraising strategy. Have a restful weekend. – Eating away at the … Read more…

U.S. trade policies have disproportionately harmed Black and Latino workers, not just the White working class Trump courted, researchers find

Black and Latino manufacturing workers were more likely to lose their jobs than Whites — and it took them longer to find new work. Those who did find work also experienced bigger pay cuts than White workers. Business BEST DEAL … Read more…

Bystanders Angered By Capitol Riots, Compare To Black Lives Matter Protests | NBC News NOW

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Shay Shane Of Black Girls On The Go Talks “Travel Shaming” During COVID And Helping Women Get Healing Through Travel

Source: Courtesy of Shay Shane / Carlos Scott Black Girls On The Go is a Facebook travel club comprised of almost 30,000 members who want the world to know travel and healing go hand in hand. Even during COVID-19, with … Read more…

CNN projects Rev. Raphael Warnock wins runoff to become first Black senator from Georgia

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Black Women In Georgia Overwhelmingly Voted For Biden. Four Of Them Explain Their Vote. | NBC News

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Birkenstocks Karen Who Falsely Accused A Black Teen of Stealing Her iPhone Claims She’s The Victim

Source: eclipse_images / Getty Birkenstocks in the winter wearing Karen is not going away. This past weekend, a 22-year-old white woman accused Jazz musician Keyon Harrold’s 14-year-old son of swiping her iPhone at the Arlo SoHo Hotel in New York. … Read more…

Azriel Clary Received Most Backlash For Exposing R. Kelly Abuse “From The Black Community”

Source: KENA BETANCUR / Getty In the newest episode of Out Loud with Claudia Jordan, R. Kelly‘s former “girlfriend” Azriel Clary sat down to discuss her life after her time with the controversial crooner. The messiness of her situation has … Read more…

How women can help shift COVID-19 vaccine doubts in Black and Latino communities | States of America

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Serena Williams is Donating 100% Net Proceeds From Her Latest Jewelry Collection ‘Unstoppable’ To Black Owned Businesses

Source: Dia Dipasupil / Getty Serena Williams is more than just a tennis icon. The mother, fashion designer, and advocate, has just broadened her brand to include jewelry. Launched a little over a year ago, Serena Williams Jewelry is a … Read more…

Say What Now? Black Man Jailed for 10 Days After Being Misidentified by Facial Recognition Technology

A New Jersey is suing both local police and prosecutors after being wrongfully jailed for theft due to misidentification caused by facial recognition software. via Complex: 33-year-old Nijeer Parks from Paterson, New Jersey said in a civil lawsuit filed in … Read more…

#Obsessed: Shondaland Brought Black People To The Regency Era In Netflix’s Bridgerton

Source: Bridgerton / Netflix Shonda Rhimes is back at it again with another juicy drama-filled series to keep viewers guessing. Bridgerton, her newest show which premiered on Netflix Christmas day, is a Regency-era period piece that takes place in London, … Read more…

Birkenstocks In The Winter Wearing Karen Falsely Accuses Black Teen of Stealing Her iPhone

Source: Bernard Smalls / @PhotosByBeanz Of course, another Karen couldn’t let the year come to an end without making an absolute scene drenched in racism. The latest Karen incident took place over the weekend involving a “distressed” white woman getting … Read more…

WATCH: What You Need To Know — December 23, 2020: Stimulus Bill Details — $4.2 Billion Donation Spree — Black Santa’s Level Up

1. A Trimmed-Down Stimulus Bill Contains Fat, Too What You Need To Know: The next chapter of coronavirus assistance is almost at the finish line.The latest pandemic package was finally passed by both houses of Congress Monday night. The vote … Read more…

Chrissy Teigen Goes Hiking In A Plunging Black Swimsuit With John Legend During Much Needed Vacation

Chrissy Teigen is closing out the year in St. Barts with John Legend, where they were joined by friends for a hike. The model rocked a swimsuit, which she also wore in a video after crying in a therapy session. … Read more…

Founder of the Black Doctors Covid-19 Consortium Leads By Example To Conquer Medical Skepticism

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‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’ Costume Designer on Dressing Viola Davis and Chadwick Boseman

“She had every intention of treating herself like a queen,” says “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” costume designer Ann Roth, on a call, about the titular character (played by Oscar-winner Viola Davis) and her audacious on- and off-stage style. While anxiously awaiting … Read more…

Awards Season Hopefuls ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’, ‘The Midnight Sky’ Hit Netflix; ‘Fatale’ And ‘Greenland’ Debut – Specialty Preview

Leading the charge this week in streaming and specialty titles is Netflix with two films that have been garnering awards season buzz with their star wattage and prestige storytelling. First up, is the highly anticipated Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom adapted … Read more…

WATCH: What You Need To Know — December 18, 2020: Pay Anjanette Young — Coronavirus Update — Black Mother Mortality Rate

1. Pay Anjanette Young….Then Destroy the Culture What You Need To Know: Before there was Breonna Taylor, there was Anjanette Young. Ms Young could be someone’s mother or wife.   2. Black Woman Expected to Replace Confederate at U.S. Capitol … Read more…

Shudder’s ‘The Queen of Black Magic’ trailer has some truly nightmarish body horror

If you’re currently tucking into some food, you’re generally squeamish or you’d simply rather not watch someone clawing wriggling bugs out of their own flesh, then you might want to avert your eyes. On Thursday, horror streaming service Shudder dropped … Read more…

Big Sean ft. Ty Dolla $ign & Jhené Aiko “Body Language,” KRS-One “Black Black Black” & More | Daily Visuals 12.17.20

Source: 2020HHA / Getty It’s been 16 years since Tupac wooed Janet Jackson off her feet in John Singleton’s hood love story, Poetic Justice, and while some have forgotten the film as part of Tupac’s legacy, Big Sean seems to … Read more…

Family starts support group for Black parents of children with disabilities | Your Morning

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6 Major Sports Moments Of 2020: From Lakers’ Honoring Kobe Bryant To Black Lives Matter Protests

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