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How "White Privilege" Is Helping Black Lives Matter

Ashley Samone Nash | Posted 01.28.2016 | Black Voices
Ashley Samone Nash

Sadly, it's the voices of multi-millionaires or White pop stars that have taken precedent over those of unsupported coalitions or community organizations.

The Time Eddie Murphy Almost Skipped The Oscars Due To Diversity

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 01.21.2016 | Black Voices

Long before Will and Jada Pinkett Smith and Spike Lee said they wouldn't be attending this year's Academy Awards, Eddie Murphy consi...

Eddie Murphy And Girlfriend Paige Butcher Are Expecting A Child

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 11.05.2015 | Entertainment

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Eddie Murphy Nails Bill Cosby Joke In Rare Stand-Up Set

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 10.19.2015 | Entertainment

Eddie Murphy delivered a rare stand-up set with the very thing he didn't want to do a few months ago: a Bill Cosby joke.  Murphy received t...

'American Icon' Eddie Murphy Receives Mark Twain Prize

AP | Jade Walker | Posted 10.19.2015 | Comedy

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Eddie Murphy Explains Why He Wouldn't Portray Bill Cosby On 'SNL' Special

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 10.14.2015 | Entertainment

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Tracy Morgan Joins Lineup For Salute To Eddie Murphy

AP | Brennan Williams | Posted 10.06.2015 | Black Voices

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Exclusive: Vogue Superstar Beverly Johnson Shares Her Thoughts on Race, Bill Cosby, Golf and Her New Memoir

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 09.30.2015 | Books
Jeryl Brunner

Johnson recounts how she became an in-demand globetrotting superstar hanging out at fashion designer Halston's legendary parties with Liza Minnelli and Elizabeth Taylor, going to Studio 54, her relationship with tennis legend Arthur Ashe and much more.

Why Can't We Drop the Mic? 5 Black Stars Who Have No Business Making Rap Music, But Are Doing It Anyway

Ira Hobbs II | Posted 09.25.2015 | Black Voices
Ira Hobbs II

An overwhelming amount of Black professional athletes, movie stars, comedians, and countless others have gone as far as releasing singles, music videos, and full albums littered with trash bars, terrible beats, and ridiculous visuals. Here are 5 people who left us all dazed and confused

Eddie Murphy To Receive Nation's Top Prize For Humor

AP | Brennan Williams | Posted 09.09.2015 | Black Voices

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Chris Rock, Kathy Griffin, Arsenio Hall and other comedians will perform next month in honor of Eddie Murphy as he receives the na...

Remember That Time Eddie Murphy Walked Into The Women’s Room At The VMAs?

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 08.28.2015 | Entertainment

Fast forward to about 6:00 in. (Source: YouTube, obviously)  Hey, it’s been about 30 years since Eddie Murphy took the world on a...

Watch Jay Pharoah Imitate Eddie Murphy, Kevin Hart And Stewie Griffin

The Huffington Post | Jared Greenhouse | Posted 07.31.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

After his gut-busting Denzel Washington and Barack Obama impressions on HuffPost Live in May, "Saturday Night Live" star Jay Pharoah&nb...

Norm Macdonald Throws Shade At Seth Meyers

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 07.21.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Norm Macdonald shared a few cheeky comments about fellow "Saturday Night Live" alum Seth Meyers with HuffPost Live on Tuesday during a conve...

Trading Places

Eoin Higgins | Posted 06.16.2015 | Politics
Eoin Higgins

Rachel Dolezal has appropriated the black skin of those she came into her political maturity hoping to help. This woman grew up in relative affluence and privilege and confused a genuine political awakening with a shift in identity.

20 Rich and Famous Community College Graduates

GOBankingRates | Posted 06.09.2015 | Business

While it's impressive and inspiring to hear stories of a self-made celebrities who carved out their fortunes without a college degree to their names, you might be surprised to see the 20 millionaires that landed on this list by attending community college.

Jim Breuer: Sports & Comedy Intersect for Stand-Up Guy

Terry Lyons | Posted 05.28.2015 | Comedy
Terry Lyons

No matter how much talent a professional coach has on his roster or a player has in his God-given gene pool, there's nothing that compares to preparation through practice, even if the ticket-buying public thinks they can just roll out the balls and play. Now picture the life of a stand-up comic.

Eddie Murphy To Be Honored With Mark Twain Prize For American Humor

Reuters | Posted 06.09.2015 | Black Voices

WASHINGTON, April 9 (Reuters) - Comedian Eddie Murphy, famed for his roles in films like "Beverly Hills Cop" and "Trading Places," will receive the ...

Bill Cosby, Eddie Murphy and My Dad: Not So Black & White

Neal Wooten | Posted 04.28.2015 | Entertainment
Neal Wooten

The year 1983 was a great year in my life. I graduated high school, bought my first car, and Eddie Murphy came out with Delirious. A classmate loaned me the tape one day and explained that Murphy was very funny.

Grateful for SNL's Humility

Bruce Weinstein | Posted 04.21.2015 | Entertainment
Bruce Weinstein

Sincere humility and gratitude aren't qualities one normally associates with the entertainment industry. That's why I was bowled over during the closing segments of Saturday Night Live's recent 40th-anniversary broadcast.

Bill Cosby Applauds Eddie Murphy For Not Impersonating Him On 'SNL 40'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 02.19.2015 | Entertainment

UPDATE: In a statement to NBC News, Bill Cosby said he was pleased Eddie Murphy turned down a chance to impersonate him during Sunday's "SNL 40" anniv...

Watch Eddie Murphy's Underwhelming Return To 'SNL'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 02.16.2015 | Entertainment

Eddie Murphy was one of the "Saturday Night Live" alumni that people were most excited to see at Sunday's 40th anniversary special, largely because th...

Eddie Murphy Looks To Get Back Into Groove With Music

AP | BIANCA ROACH | Posted 02.13.2015 | Entertainment

LONDON (AP) — Eddie Murphy biggest success in music came on his first try, with the 1985 smash "Party All the Time." After that, not much was heard ...

Buckwheat Returns

Julia Lee | Posted 04.15.2015 | Entertainment
Julia Lee

For the first time in more than thirty years, Eddie Murphy is returning to Saturday Night Live. Let's take a trip back in time to revisit one of his most popular SNL characters, Buckwheat.

Eddie Murphy Is Returning To 'SNL' For The First Time Since 1984

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 01.30.2015 | Entertainment

The last time Eddie Murphy made an appearance on "Saturday Night Live" was Dec. 15, 1984. Thirty-one years later, it appears Murphy will finally retur...

Schools Should Show 'Selma'!

Lonna Saunders | Posted 03.21.2015 | Chicago
Lonna Saunders

It's oft been said that those who don't learn from history, are doomed to repeat it. But you need to know what your history is before you can learn from it. Selma DVDs in every classroom is a start.