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Lupita Nyong’o Covers Vogue, Shares Her Passion To Amplify African Stories

The star of “Queen of Katwe” knows her success makes an impact. Lupita Nyong’o has graced the cover of Vogue magazine for the third time, and, of course, she slays. The Oscar-winning actress was photographed by Mario Testino in her hometown of Kenya for the cover story, where she speaks with Vogue about her desire to help other…

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 09:  Actress Jessica Alba, Founder and Chief Creative Officer of The Honest Company, attends the Honest Beauty Launch at Trump SoHo on September 9, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Paul Zimmerman/Getty Images)

Jessica Alba’s Honest Co. Reportedly Could Soon Be Sold for More Than $1 Billion

The Fantastic Four starlet might be cashing in her company for a pretty penny! According to sources with the Wall Street Journal, Jessica Alba’s Honest Company is in early negotiations with Unilever PLC for the “green” company’s possible sale. Honest is reportedly valued somewhere between $1 billion and $1.7 billion. (The latter is a recent valuation.) Alba’s fast-growing operation has given…


Chaka Khan, Anita Baker, Stevie Wonder and Others to Headline Prince Tribute Concert

The official Prince tribute concert is on. Artists such as Chaka Khan, Anita Baker and Stevie Wonder will be paying tribute by performing Prince’s songs at a venue in the singing legend’s home state of Minnesota. According to The Wrap, the show, which will take place Oct. 13 at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minnesota, and will also include John Mayer, Morris Day & the…


Jay Z: ‘The War on Drugs Is an Epic Fail’

Jay Z narrates a short film featuring artwork by  Molly Crabapple, in which he discusses the “war on drugs” and everything from the Nixon administration and the Rockefeller drug laws to mass incarceration and how it affected the African American communities over the last 40+ years. In ‘A History of the War On Drugs,’ Jay Z highlights that…

SHE'S GOTTA HAVE IT, Tracy Camilla Johns, Spike Lee, 1986

Spike Lee Will Direct A She’s Gotta Have It Series for Netflix

It’s been just over 30 years since Spike Lee released his first feature film, She’s Gotta Have It, in 1986, and it’s on its way to a revival. Netflix has just ordered a 10-episode series of She’s Gotta Have It, which the company is framing as a “contemporary update” to the original film. Lee will direct every…


Taylor Swift Donates $50,000 to Louisiana Public Schools for Flood Relief Efforts

Taylor Swift is signing the blank space on a check yet again — this time for a school system in flood-ravaged Louisiana. The singer donated $50,000 to Ascension Public Schools — whose students and faculty had recently lip-synced her hit “Shake It Off” in a back-to-school video — to aid in recovery after last month’s…