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Watch: Tupac’s Revolutionary Upbringing & Meteoric Rise in New ‘All Eyez on Me’ Trailer

In the official trailer for the long awaited film based on Tupac Shakur, ‘All Eyez on Me,’ we get a glimpse of the star’s rarely explored revolutionary upbringing and efforts to unite gangs ahead of his rise to stardom.

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Featured History

Native American & African Slaveries Intersected in New England & Caribbean

“Enslavement of Indigenous peoples in New England, its intersections with enslavement of Africans in the region, and the connection between New England and Caribbean slaveries are rarely explored dimensions in history…”

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Fashion & Beauty

The Wrap Life “Sweet Summer” Head Wrap Lookbook

Enjoy the gorgeous lookbook for The Wrap Life’s latest “Sweet Summer” African head wrap collection.

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Film

DOPE’s Rick Famuyiwa to Direct Warner Bros. Superhero Film ‘The Flash’

Rick Famuyiwa (‘The Wood’ / ‘DOPE’) will direct Warner Bros’ ‘The Flash,’ set for release on March 16, 2018.

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Literature & Poetry

Beyond Documentaries: Essential Readings on the Black Panther Party

After watching ‘The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution,’ it is critical to dig deeper with readings from the #BlackPantherSyllabus.

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Advertising Fashion & Beauty Music

Fit For Royalty: Janelle Monáe for CoverGirl’s Queen Stay Luscious Lipstick

Singer Janelle Monáe is the lovely face of CoverGirl‘s regal Queen Collection Stay Luscious Lipstick.

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Film

Watch: Turbulent First Trailer for Don Cheadle’s Miles Davis Biopic ‘Miles Ahead’

Don Cheadle’s Miles Davis biopic ‘Miles Ahead’ will be one wild ride from the looks of the film’s intense first trailer.

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Music

Watch: Laura Mvula Finds Her Wings in Stunning “Overcome” Video

Enjoy magnificent visuals for Laura Mvula’s new triumph-anthem “Overcome,” directed by Alex Southam.

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Fashion & Beauty

Jasmine Tookes & Tobias Sorensen Share Their NY Romance in Glamour Spain

Model couple Jasmine Tookes and Tobias Sorensen snuggle up in a lovely Glamour Spain editorial titled “Jasmine and Tobias.”

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Film On TV Theatre

Watch: Clip From Misty Copeland Doc ‘A Ballerina’s Tale,’ Airing on PBS

Check out a clip from ‘A Ballerina’s Tale,’ the 2015 documentary about history-making ballerina Misty Copeland, which will air on PBS’ Independent Lens on Monday, February 8th.

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Film

Lakota Reservation Drama ‘Songs My Brothers Taught Me’ Set for U.S. Theater Run + New Trailer

Following a French debut, Lakota reservation-set drama ‘Songs My Brothers Taught Me’ will begin its U.S. theatrical run in New York City in March 2016. Check out the new trailer and clips.

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Fashion & Beauty

Go Tropical: adidas Originals x Farm Company Spring/Summer 2016

adidas Originals and Brazilian brand The Farm Company have joined forces once again with a tropical-inspired capsule collection for the Spring/Summer 2016 season.

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Music

Watch: JoJo Gives Heartfelt Acoustic Performance of “Save My Soul”

JoJo shares an intimate acoustic performance of her single “Save My Soul,” a powerful ballad on the struggle with addiction of all forms.

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Fashion & Beauty

Ajak Deng & Maria Borges Celebrate Africa’s Rising Fashion Talent in Models.com Feature

Models Ajak Deng and Maria Borges star in Models.com’s “Africa Rising” editorial, a showcase of over 20 fashion designers from the continent.

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History

Nat Turner’s Slave Revolt Was 1 of 313 in the U.S. Between 1526-1865

Contrary to the myth that America’s enslaved populations did not fight back, a new focus on Nat Turner’s Rebellion is also giving spotlight to other 300+ slave revolts in the United States.

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On TV

First Look: Megalyn Echikunwoke’s Live-Action Vixen in ‘Arrow’ Promo

The CW is teasing us with a first look at Megalyn Echikunwoke‘s live-action Vixen ahead of her ‘Arrow’ cameo in February.

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Film

South Korean Body-Hopping Comedy ‘The Beauty Inside’ on DVD/Blu-ray Feb. 2

Following its U.S. premiere, ‘The Beauty Inside,’ a South Korean romantic comedy about a guy who wakes up every day as a different person, will be available on DVD/Blu-ray on February 2, 2016 in North America.

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Fashion & Beauty

3 Date-Night Looks We Love

Wondering what to wear this Valentine’s Day? Here are the perfect pieces to get you through any big date-night in style.

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Film On TV

‘The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution’ Set to Air on PBS’ Independent Lens + New Clips

Acclaimed new documentary ‘The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution’ will make its television debut on PBS’ Independent Lens on February 16, 2016.

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Film

Watch: The Worst Heroes Ever Come Together in First Official ‘Suicide Squad’ Trailer

DC Comics’ band of dysfunctional supervillians-turned-heroes all get their chance to shine in the official first trailer for ‘Suicide Squad,’ starring Will Smith, Jared Leto, Margot Robbie, Joel Kinnaman, Viola Davis, and Cara Delevingne.