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Here Are 7 Reasons To Care About the 2015 Emmy Awards

We are not fans of award shows. More often than not, they are just a big celebration of White Privilege and a reminder of how left out minorities and women are. Sunday night’s 2015 Emmy Awards was different though. They gave us a few reasons to celebrate which, hopefully, signal a sea change in the awards industry overall. Read More

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For Black Folks, the 2015 Emmy Nominations are a Premature Celebration

We live in a world where the Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series category includes Taraji P. Henson (Cookie Lyon onEmpire) and Viola Davis (Annalise Keating on How To Get Away With Murder). Yes, two BLACK actresses nominated at the same time in the Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series category. This is history. It is also only a minor victory. ...

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How Fox’s ‘Empire’ Turns Ratchet into Magic

Fox’s Empire featuring Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson is the early breakout hit of mid-season. It’s not for its overt creativity or television “game-changing” either. Empire is at the top of television right now because the prime time soap opera walks that fine line between fantastical and ratchet. In other words, it’s fantasti-ratchet and we ...

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