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Bold & Black On Broadway! Lupita Nyong’o & The ‘Eclipsed’ Women Cover Uptown Magazine

  Broadway audiences are currently witnessing history in the making with the critically acclaimed production of ‘Eclipsed’. The brilliant and brutal masterful work of art holds the distinction of being the first play to be written by, directed by, produced by and starring black women. And according to its playwright Danai Gurira, it’s about time. Through the…

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Queen Latifah Talks Gay Rights, Bill Cosby’s Rape Allegations & Playing Bessie In Uptown Magazine!

Queen Latifah’s daytime talk show may be no more, but she’s got major projects in the works, the latest of which includes her starring role in the forthcoming HBO flick, Bessie. In the film, which releases on May 16, Latifah plays legendary blues singer Bessie Smith.  Ahead of its big release, the actress chopped it…

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Hip-Hop Princess & Reality Star, Angela Simmons Gets Brave On Brooklyn Bridge For Uptown Magazine

Since Angela Simmons hosted 2013 Music Meets Runway show last December, she is now officially on our radar in Nigeria. Angela has gone from true hip-hop princess (thanks to dad Rev. Run and Uncle Russell) to reality star (who can forget her from MTV’s Cosby-esque Run’s House or the spin-off Daddy’s Girls with big sister…

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