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Daisies, Aged: A Tribe Called Quest, De La Soul, and the End of the Native Tongues Era

In 1996, the two most prominent groups from hip-hop’s most prominent conscious collective released tense works that reacted to the evolving genre around them—and signaled the end of the crew as fans knew it

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‘Snowfall’ Is Becoming Can’t-Miss TV

FX’s tale of the rise of crack on the streets of South Central L.A. in the 1980s got off to a slow start, but now in its fourth season, it’s one of the most underrated shows on television

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Daniel Kaluuya and Lakeith Stanfield Come Full Circle in ‘Judas and the Black Messiah’

After sharing scenes in 2017’s ‘Get Out,’ both actors have risen to the top of their craft, albeit through very different methods

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How Cam’ron Turned ‘Paid in Full’ Into a Cult Legend

The 2002 film wasn’t a box office hit, but it’s lived on thanks in large part to an indelible performance from one of Harlem’s finest

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The Undeniable Joy of Alfonso Ribeiro

Once known only as Carlton Banks, the entertainer is now everywhere you look—on HBO Max, hosting ‘America’s Funniest Videos,’ playing a Chris Paul imposter. And he’s loving every second of it.

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‘Fargo’ Season 4 Wanted to Talk About Race, but Had a Big Communication Problem

The FX show has seemed out of its range when addressing racism because it’s been more committed to telling than showing

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Rewind: Ahmad Rashad on 30 Years of ‘NBA Inside Stuff’

The longtime NBA host and reporter reflects on the creation and legacy of one of the most influential sports shows in history

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Carlton Banks Was More Than Just a Dance

Will Smith’s TV cousin is best remembered for his bowtie and love of Tom Jones, but the character was much more complex than that. On the 30th anniversary of the debut of ‘The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air,’ we look back at Carlton’s creation and legacy.

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Chadwick Boseman Was a Bright Spot Amid the Darkness

The actor’s death from colon cancer at age 43 comes during a difficult year for Black Americans. But even in death, he remains a source of optimism.

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The Lasting Bond Between Nipsey Hussle and John Singleton, From South L.A. to Beyond

The rapper and director both called the same neighborhood home and had a mutual respect for one another’s work. But their connection runs deeper than that. On the eve of what would’ve been Nipsey’s 35th birthday, we explore who and what they represented—and why.