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The author of six books, including “Nigger: The Strange Career of a Troublesome Word, Interracial Intimacies, and For Discrimination: Race, Affirmative Action and the Law,” Harvard University Law School professor Randall Kennedy is no stranger to controversy and intellectual combat.  Critics…

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Chadwick Boseman’s legacy will continue to loom large: Howard University and Netflix have established a $5.4 million scholarship in the name of the late actor and awarded it to four students at his alma mater.

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ATLANTA — The original beloved version of “The Wonder Years” debuted 33 years ago and ran six seasons, a warm nostalgia bath back to the late 1960s featuring fresh-faced suburban 12-year-old Kevin Arnold crushing on Winnie Cooper.

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If there’s an image that can signify American tabloid culture of the 1980s, it just might be the iconic eyelashes of Tammy Faye Bakker, a groundbreaking televangelist and the wife of charismatic preacher Jim Bakker.

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NEW YORK — The long-delayed Tony Awards have landed two impressive master of ceremonies: Tony- and Grammywinning singer and actor Leslie Odom Jr. will host a splashy TV special, and the awards will be hosted by Tony-, Grammy- and Emmy Award-winning actor and singer Audra McDonald.

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — After several road trips to Nashville to see Tennessee Titans games, the Williams family from Madison, Alabama, was excited to have something new to check out this summer: a museum that proudly and conspicuously stands out from all the other music attractions in Music City USA.

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Prolific director Spike Lee has removed interviews with Sept. 11 conspiracy theorists from his HBO documentary series after raising eyebrows with recent remarks about the 2001 terrorist attacks.

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Respect is due to Aretha Franklin, and it is given in “Respect,” the classy, reverent biopic that traces Aretha Franklin’s rise from the daughter of a Detroit preacher to the internationally renowned Queen of Soul.

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2020 was a landmark year for the Emmys, as the television academy awarded top honors to HBO's "Watchmen," a limited series that mashed up fantastical science-fiction elements with hot-button issues, foremost among them America's racist past — and present. The limited drama's success at the E…

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Whenever Megan Thee Stallion releases a new song, the floodgates of TikTok open. From “Cry Baby” to “Savage,” the social media app runs rife with multistep dances, complex challenges and various remixes. That is, until Black creators decide to stop making them.

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Seth Meyers delivers TV’s sharpest monologue, does sidesplitting impressions and books guests that wouldn’t even be allowed on loading docks at most talk-show studios. But his greatest contribution may be discovering Amber Ruffin.

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FORT LAUDERDALE — Rapper Kodak Black, a convicted felon with a charitable streak, got an honor usually reserved for business leaders, social servants and others who generally don’t raise eyebrows.

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In the aftermath of a racism controversy that engulfed the first Black Bachelor’s highly anticipated season earlier this year, Chris Harrison is officially parting ways with the popular reality series after 20 years as the face of the franchise, network ABC and production company Warner Hori…

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NEW YORK — Linda Martell, one of the pioneers for Black acts in country music and the first Black woman to perform solo at the Grand Ole Opry, will be honored at the 2021 CMT Music Awards.