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2019 Daytime Emmys: Red Table Talk Scores a Seat at the Nominations Table  2019 Daytime Emmys: Red Table Talk Scores a Seat at the Nominations Table 

The nominations for the 2019 Daytime Emmy Awards are in! Presented by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, the awards ceremony will be celebrating its 46th iteration this year.

Getting To Know Us: Yes, Jordan Peele Has a Doppelgänger. Can You Guess Who It Is? 

Jordan Peele, Lupita Nyong’o, Winston Duke, Shahadi Wright Joseph, and Evan Alex are promoting this little movie named, Us. You may have heard of it? *wink*

He Really Is Ready—Tevin Campbell Has Been Cast in Queen Sugar, Just Like Ava DuVernay Promised He Really Is Ready—Tevin Campbell Has Been Cast in Queen Sugar, Just Like Ava DuVernay Promised

Tevin Campbell once asked “Can We Talk?”—and Ava DuVernay has continually proven she is not “all talk” with the way she moves in Hollywood. A perfect professional match, right?

Lee Daniels Presents Unofficial Statement on Jussie Smollett, Says Empire Team Feels 'Anger' and 'Sadness' Lee Daniels Presents Unofficial Statement on Jussie Smollett, Says Empire Team Feels 'Anger' and 'Sadness'

The saga surrounding Jussie Smollett is ongoing, and Empire co-creator Lee Daniels has a bit more to say, outside of polished official statements on behalf of the executive team.

R. Kelly Can’t Leave Illinois, but Wants to Travel to Dubai to Perform in Order to Pay Child Support R. Kelly Can’t Leave Illinois, but Wants to Travel to Dubai to Perform in Order to Pay Child Support

Robert “R.” Kelly doesn’t see nothin’ wrong with a little Dubai trip, but a Cook County judge might.

Okurrt! Cardi B to Make Feature Film Debut in Savvy Stripper Flick, Hustlers  Okurrt! Cardi B to Make Feature Film Debut in Savvy Stripper Flick, Hustlers 

All a bad bitch needs is money... from any and all avenues.

Wendy Williams Confirms She's Been Living in a Sober House Due to Past Cocaine Issues  Wendy Williams Confirms She's Been Living in a Sober House Due to Past Cocaine Issues 

The woman who made “How you doin’?” famous hasn’t been doing so well, unfortunately. But it looks like she is on the road to intentional recovery.

Black Love, Actually: Issa Rae and Lakeith Stanfield to Star in Romantic Drama The Photograph  Black Love, Actually: Issa Rae and Lakeith Stanfield to Star in Romantic Drama The Photograph 

I love a good intertwining story. I love when you take a group of strangers who’d otherwise never connect with each other and somehow connect them. Tears (happy or sad) ensue!

Reverse Aunt Viv? Tika Sumpter to Portray Young Rainbow’s Mama in Black-ish Spinoff Reverse Aunt Viv? Tika Sumpter to Portray Young Rainbow’s Mama in Black-ish Spinoff

Fans of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air will never forget the moment Aunt Vivian joined Team Lightskin after having a baby. Is that a WebMD side effect, by the way?

Jess, There's Nothing Hilarious About Bigotry  Jess, There's Nothing Hilarious About Bigotry 

Jess Hilarious is a perfect example of an insecure bag.

‘Real Life For a Black Kid in America’: Free Meek Docuseries to Premiere Summer 2019 on Amazon Prime  ‘Real Life For a Black Kid in America’: Free Meek Docuseries to Premiere Summer 2019 on Amazon Prime 

Meek Mill has had his share of Dreams and Nightmares, but now he’s documenting what has been his reality for more than a decade since he was arrested for illegally owning a firearm and assaulting a police officer when he was 18 years old.

Diversity and Inclusion: All Buzzwords and No Action Make a TV Writers’ Room a Dull Place  Diversity and Inclusion: All Buzzwords and No Action Make a TV Writers’ Room a Dull Place 

In corporate America, being a black woman can be lonely as fuck, especially once you reach a certain level of power or stature. That same is true of Hollywood, where writing rooms can look more white and male than a frat party circlejerk at a PWI.

The Soundtrack for Us Is Out. Yes, Including That Creepy Ass ‘I Got 5 on It’ Remix  The Soundtrack for Us Is Out. Yes, Including That Creepy Ass ‘I Got 5 on It’ Remix 

Remember when Jordan Peele singlehandedly fucked up your Christmas 2018 and forever changed the way you would hear the Luniz hit “I Got 5 On It,” transforming the Bay Area bop into a terrifying tune?

Queen Sugar's 4th Season Has a Premiere Date—and the All-Female Director Lineup Is as Sweet as Ever Queen Sugar's 4th Season Has a Premiere Date—and the All-Female Director Lineup Is as Sweet as Ever

The Bordelons are coming back for their fourth (and hopefully fruitful) season on the farm, as OWN’s hit, Queen Sugar, makes its return.

They're Hot and They're Coming Out On Top: Kid Fury and Crissle West Score Talk Show with Fuse TV They're Hot and They're Coming Out On Top: Kid Fury and Crissle West Score Talk Show with Fuse TV

It was 2013 when on first listen, I immediately vowed to dedicate a couple hours of my work week to two personalities ready to read anyone and everyone for filth. Those two personalities were Kid Fury and Crissle, who were then introducing their instantaneously successful podcast, aptly titled The Read.

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