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Blackness isn't a trend or a wave to ride until the mainstream gets bored with melanin, and the proof is in the trophies. For the past few years, Black film and television have been dominating the award shows, proving that all of the Hollywood critics who said people of color are not marketable were dead ass wrong.

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We're officially halfway through 2019, and while plenty of great movies are still scheduled to premiere--like Disney's Lion King or the highly anticipated Luce--the year has delivered an array of great, black-led movies. Many of which can be an instant fave for any movie-goer. From superhero stories and teen thrillers to movies about basketball players and eye-opening documentaries, films this year have shown that not only are they capable of having captivating black leads, but they are capable of telling some groundbreaking stories, too.

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The way the sun is hitting proves that our Hot Girl summer has officially kicked off, because sis, it is smoldering in these streets.

We know you've been out here drinking your water, growing your edges, and living your best life in this summer heat, but if you need a break and some good old fashioned R&R;, there's no better way to do that than with a seasonal spritzer and a new Netflix favorite that you can binge to your heart's desire; and luckily, xoNecole has you covered with a list of everything that's new and black AF on the streaming service.

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Unpopular opinion: Trump being elected may have been the best thing that could have happened to this country.

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Oprah was fired from her first job as a newscaster in Baltimore. Michael Jordan was cut from his high school basketball team. In 1993, Beyoncé was a part of a group who competed on Star Search and lost. One thing all of these icons have in common is that they were able to see the beauty in failing forward.

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Goodness, y'all. We're only on the second episode and my head is already spinning! Ambitions may technically be categorized as a ''nighttime soap" but back in my The Young and the Restless watchin' days (RIP Kristoff St. John), I was able to go weeks, months even, without watching it and still be able to keep up.This? I'm darn near scared to go to the bathroom during commercial breaks; that's how fast it moves.

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