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Real talks? We don’t all agree that Thanksgiving is a holiday worth celebrating. After all, its colonialist roots resulted in the genocide and marginalization of indigenous people—and later, imported and immigrating people—the effects of which persist to this day.

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Grown-ish has become a popular show among millennials by giving an honest depiction of what college is like today. Main characters Jazz Forster (Chloe Bailey) and Sky Forster (Halle Bailey) and executive producer Jenifer Rice-Genzuk Henry visited Morehouse College recently, screening the first episode of season two for Atlanta University Center (AUC) students. The Bailey […]

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Chloe and Halle Bailey came back home to Atlanta for a college tour of sorts to promote the upcoming season of Grown-ish where they play twin sisters in the Yara Shahidi hemmed spin-off of the hit show Black-ish.  The songstresses whose angelic voices caught the ear of the Queen Bee herself Beyoncé  and earned them a record deal, are making major moves on-screen, stealing scenes as […]

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It wasn’t just a phase. After years of being relegated to the inner pages and being told that covers featuring black women don’t sell, the fashion industry finally seems to be taking the plunge into parity, featuring more and more black women on its covers.

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The Carters took over Los Angeles over the weekend when their On The Run 2 tour served up two incredible shows at The Rose Bowl in Pasadena. Tons of fans and stars clamored to see Beyonce and Jay-Z take the stage and play out their tumultuous marriage and road to recovery in a nearly three-hour […]

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If there was a signature color at the 2018 Emmys, it was pink. Yara Shahidi (in Gucci), nominee Tracee Ellis Ross (in Valentino Haute Couture), and award winner Thandie Newton (in Brandon Maxwell) all showed up in rosy hues, as did several other celebs, who wore shades ranging from blush to bold pink.

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  Kenya Barris is finally speaking out about his exit from ABC and his move to Netflix in a new interview with The Hollywood Reporter.  The black-ish creator revealed that ABC’s decision to pull an episode of the hit series that focused on the Take a Knee movement prompted his departure. “I don’t know that […]

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You’ve seen them on screen, on the red carpet and often, right here on The Glow Up. And now, just in time for New York Fashion Week, several of our favorite fashionable celebs have landed on Vanity Fair’s Best Dressed 2018 list!

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  The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office is reviewing the sexual assault allegation against black-ish actor Anthony Anderson and the LAPD submitted the case to the office on Wednesday. the office confirmed to Variety. Anthony Anderson being investigated for sexual assault in Los Angeles Last month it was discovered that the 47-year-old actor was a subject […]

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  We already know Yara Shahidi is a force to be reckoned with but she just dropped several gems in her cover interview for The Hollywood Reporter that prove she’s just getting started. Although the actress is heading to Harvard this Fall, she’s also gearing up for the second season of her black-ish spinoff, Grown-ish. […]

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Yara Shahidi is a force to be reckoned with and we can’t wait to see what this amazing actress and activist does next. There’s lots to love about this talented beauty who has the poise of a woman three times her age at just 18. Her intelligence is as undeniable as her flawless face and […]

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It seems like Kenya Barris is likely staying around for another season of black-ish despite rumors of an exit strategy but that hasn’t stopped him from pursuing other projects. The executive producer of ABC’s hit show has signed on for two new comedy projects that will grace the big and small screens. He will executive […]

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Even though ABC has just cancelled several of its shows, fans of black-ish are in luck. The super successful series that stars Tracy Ellis Ross and Anthony Anderson has been renewed for a fifth season. Despite the good news, we’re left with many questions about what the next season of the hit show may look […]

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Yara Shahidi already has a full plate, but the Grown-ish star is about to be challenged in a whole new way when she attends Harvard next fall. The 18-year-old beauty recently revealed how her Black-ish and Grown-ish character has helped her prepare for college. “I feel like what Black-ish and Grown-ish have taught me is that […]

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Yara Shahidi is easily everyone’s favorite brilliant, beautiful, and hilarious young Black starlet. From speaking out as a an activist to being accepted to Harvard and scoring a leading role in the Black-ish spin-off Grown-ish, making the April cover of Essence is a sign that her future is just getting brighter. The magazine’s writers caught up with the teenager who’s been […]

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There are so many reasons to love Yara Shahidi and her fierce fashion game is just one of them. The Grown-ish star sat down with her stylist, Jason Bolden, to dish details about her signature looks in the latest issue of The Hollywood Reporter.  “I feel like what’s been fun about the past year is […]

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Yara Shahidi is on a serious roll this year! The blossoming actress, activist, and scholar is reportedly in talks to star in the movie based upon best-selling young adult novel, “The Sun Is Also A Star” by Nicola Yoon. The book was a 2016 National Book Award Finalist. The story centers around the main character, Natasha, […]

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It’s back-to-school time already. After only four episodes, the Grown-ish cast and crew finds out that next semester, so to speak, is a done deal. Grown-ish creator Kenya Barris surprised Yara Shahidi with the news at the Freeform Summit in Los Angeles. And the second season? Twenty episodes, up from its freshman 13. Per The […]

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The 23rd Annual Critics’ Choice Awards was held in Los Angeles on Thursday evening and while there weren’t a ton of people of color in the winner’s circle, there were plenty of beautiful black folks at the big event. Susan Kelechi Watson This Is Us star, Susan Kelechi Watson served up some serious leg when […]

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It’s that special time of year again when black women come together to support one another, laugh together and, most importantly, uplift and celebrate each other’s accomplishments. BET’s Black Girls Rock! awards show, which will be held at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center and hosted this year by award-winning actress Taraji P. Henson, will […]

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The Morning Roast produced a fantastic photograph this week, which features me, Domonique and Mina riding on a motorcycle with a sidecar. You’ve got to listen to the episode to get it, but it’s actually pretty funny, stand-alone. I wouldn’t be able to tell you who wrote my college recommendations if I tried. What I […]

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Prince’s musical and fashion legacy were on display at the 2016 BET Awards, which were held on Sunday at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Musical artists Beyoncé, Kendrick Lamar, Anderson .Paak, Usher and Alicia Keys all gave memorable performances throughout broadcast that lasted more than three and a half hours. But the night belonged […]

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