Issa Rae Lands Lead In ‘Lovebirds’ — Black America Web

Issa Rae has teamed with Kumail Nanjiani to star in “The Lovebirds,” a romantic comedy from Paramount that will be helmed by Michael Showalter, who directed Nanjiani in the surprise hit “The Big Sick.” 160 more words

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Millennial Psychotherapist Margena Carter Talks About the Stigma of Mental Illness for Mental Health Awareness Week — BLACK GIRLS ALLOWED

IS YOUR MENTAL HEALTH ACTING UP?! Millennial Psychotherapist Margena Carter Talks About the Stigma of Mental Illness for Mental Health Awareness Week October is a month that shines a light on mental health for Mental Health Awareness Week (October 7-13, 2018) and World Mental Health Day (October 10, 2018). 37 more words

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Chance the Rapper: “Making a song with R. Kelly was a mistake” — Consequence of Sound

The rapper drew some criticism for his comments, as he said, “I didn’t value the accusers’ stories because they were black women.”

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#ThursdayReads: Toni Cade Bambara — Chocolate Vent

Originally named Miltona Mirkin Cade at birth, Toni Cade Bambara was a civil rights activist, writer, teacher, and filmmaker. She was born in 1939 in Harlem, New York. At the age of six, she changed her name to Toni, and in 1970 she added the surname Bambara after finding it among her great-grandmother’s belongings. Bambara […]

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