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Jussie Smollett (AP Photo/Matt Marton) 

Producers mum on actor Smollett’s future with the show


Katy Perry attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala on Monday, May 6, 2019, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP) 

This year's gala theme, "Camp: Notes on Fashion," was inspired by a 1964 essay which describes the phenomenon as something that shan't be talked about: "To talk about Camp is therefore to betray it."



Once barred from competing, three black women now hold national pageant titles


John Singleton arrives at the 80th Academy Awards (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File) 

The family for John Singleton says the Oscar-nominated filmmaker will be taken off life support Monday after suffering a stroke almost two weeks ago.



Beyonce beat LeBron James, Regina King, Chadwick Boseman and Ryan Coogler to be named entertainer of the year



On March 30, Self Enhancement, INC. (SEI) will host a grand reopening at The Center for Self Enhancement to unveil changes and a permanent space in the library dedicated to Mitchell S. Jackson.

Jackson is an SEI alumnus, acclaimed author, Whiting Award recipient, and the winner of the Ernest J. Gaines Prize for Literary Excellence. He is also a philanthropist whose support has made the SEI library renovations possible.

For the past 38 years, SEI has been dedicated to providing a clear understanding of African American history to shape the future of young men and women in Portland, Oregon.

RELATED: The Skanner -- SEI, Partners Receive Federal Grant.

The grand reopening event will start at 6:00 p.m. at The Center for Self Enhancement.

For more information and to RSVP click here.


Parkland activists, Janelle Monáe and John Leguizamo among this year’s honorees 


Hosts Colin Jost, left, and Michael Che speak at the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards on Monday, Sept. 17, 2018. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) 

Although this was the most ethnically diverse group of Emmy nominees yet, for the first half of the evening, award after award went to a White winner


Miss New York Nia Franklin reacts after being named Miss America 2019, as she is crowned by last year's winner Cara Mund, Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, in Atlantic City, N.J. (AP Photo/Noah K. Murray) 

The swimsuits were replaced by onstage interviews, which generated remarks from contestants regarding Trump, and NFL player protests


Dr. Dan Ratner (co-host), Ice T (executive producer), Claudia Jordan (co-host) and Dr. Michael Eric Dyson (host) on the set of the 'The Raw Word' 

Kam talks to "the loquacious luminary" about his new TV talk show, 'The Raw Word,' as well as his latest book, 'Tears We Cannot Stop.'


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