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The King of Blues is recovering in hospice care at his Las Vegas home after being hospitalized on Thursday.
Chloe Bailey, Halle Bailey and Sophie Beem have been offered multi-year contracts that could total up to $1 million.
The drama, which documents the crack cocaine epidemic in early 1980s Los Angeles will begin production this summer.
Maya Rudolph and Jaden Smith are set to guest star in the upcoming comedy.
God Help the Child, Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison’s eleventh novel, will debut at number five on next week’s New York Times' Best Sellers List.
Ava DuVernay parties with the President, Hill Harper gathers with a band of brothers and Jennifer Hudson plays with a band in high school in the best Instagram pics from this week.
The commentator reflects on his decade-long friendship with the legendary author.
Jussie Smollett, Beyonce and Wale join a long list of celebs who've used their platform to amplify a message and stand up for what they believe in.
Baltimore State Attorney Marilyn Mosby spoke at a press conference this morning where she announced the six arresting officers have been charged in the death of Freddie Gray.
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