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Anthony Anderson Achieves Dream And Graduates From Howard University

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Anthony Anderson Achieves Dream And Graduates From Howard University

It's a full circle moment! According to The Hollywood Reporter, actor Anthony Anderson graduated this weekend from Howard University with a bachelor of fine arts degree. The veteran actor left college nearly three decades ago, dropping out due to financial constraints. Despite achieving success in the entertainment industry and becoming a notable star, Anderson still decided to return to school to earn his degree, something he said has been a long time coming.  This past weekend, he finally earned that long-awaited accomplishment, graduating with a bachelor of fine arts degree from the Chadwick A. Boseman College of Fine Arts. Anderson...

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Janelle Monáe To Portray The Legendary Josephine Baker In New ‘De La Resistance’ Series

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Janelle Monáe To Portray The Legendary Josephine Baker In New ‘De La Resistance’ Series

This is going to be good! Janelle Monáe is set to star in the new De La Resistance series as legendary entertainer and activist Josephine Baker, Deadline reports.  Eight-time Grammy nominee, Janelle Monáe, has just announced that she will be starring in a new television series as legendary entertainer Josephine Baker, even previewing her announcement in a recent Met Gala appearance inspired by one of Baker’s iconic looks.  The series entitled De La Resistance, will focus on Baker’s life as the first Black international superstar, centering on her role as a spy for the Allies who helped defeat the Nazis during the...

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D.C. Students Recreate Iconic Ebony Magazine Covers The Because Of Them We Can Way

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D.C. Students Recreate Iconic Ebony Magazine Covers The Because Of Them We Can Way

We love to see it! These D.C. elementary school students recreated iconic Ebony magazine covers the Because of Them We Can (BOTWC) way. According to NBC Washington, teacher Kendall Maloney is the mastermind behind an inspiring school project where her students dressed up as Black icons who have graced the cover of Ebony magazine. An educator at Bunker Hill Elementary in Washington, D.C., Maloney initially got the idea to create a calendar honoring Black history moments last October, first taking the idea to her principal to get approval.  “I wanted to create something where the students knew that they were excellent, they were Black excellence,...

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Black-Owned Card Game, ‘CultureTags’ Enters Digital Space With Wordle Inspired ‘IYKYK’ Online App

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Black-Owned Card Game, ‘CultureTags’ Enters Digital Space With Wordle Inspired ‘IYKYK’ Online App

There’s a new word game in town! The Black-owned card game, CultureTags, has now entered into the digital space with a new Wordle inspired online app entitled “IYKYK.”  At the height of the pandemic, a new card game burst onto the scene from cultural curator and Because Of Them We Can founder, Eunique Jones Gibson. Inspired by a viral social media acronym that hundreds of people seemed to be able to decode with ease, CultureTags was born, expanding to Target stores nationwide only 9 months after its successful Kickstarter campaign.  “I was online and I saw a long acronym in...

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The Digital Nomad Couple Behind The Largest Black-Owned Airbnb List

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The Digital Nomad Couple Behind The Largest Black-Owned Airbnb List

They’re compiling the list as they travel to various places! A nomadic couple launched a “Black Airbnb” initiative to combat discrimination on the platform, creating one of the largest lists for Black-owned Airbnbs.  Jessica E. Boyd and partner Steven M. Hughes are entrepreneurs from South Carolina. In July 2021, hoping to find a new city to plant roots, the couple decided to sell nearly all of their belongings and travel the country searching for a new home. Eager to share their travels with family and friends, they created Journey Black Home, a blog that documents their experiences, eats, and stays,...

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