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Here's Cardi B And Bruno Mars' New Music Video As Well As 8 More Moments Of Black Excellence

So much excellence in one little week!

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1. Cardi B and Bruno Mars blessed our eyes and ears with the "Please Me" music video.

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I've been listening to this song ON REPEAT!

2. Also blessing our ears? Solange's new album, "When I Get Home."

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I'm going to have so much new music to jam out to this weekend!

3. Congrats to Shonda Rhimes for having the longest-running primetime medical drama in TV history!

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Grey's Anatomy broke the record last night with it's 332nd episode. Here's to many more!

4. Ava Duvernay dropped the teaser for her upcoming project, When They See Us.

Not thugs. Not wilding. Not criminals. Not even the Central Park Five. They are Korey, Antron, Raymond, Yusef, Kevin. They are millions of young people of color who are blamed, judged and accused on sight. May 31. A film in four parts about who they really are. WHEN THEY SEE US.

The project is about the lives of the five young boys who make up the "Central Park Five." This 60-second teaser gave me CHILLS. Can't wait for May 31!

5. Queen Latifah is building a multimillion dollar housing complex in her hometown of Newark, New Jersey.

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The Queen is building the housing structure to increase affordable housing in the area. Hats off to you, Queen. What an amazing way to give back!

6. Dr. Mareena Robinson Snowden became the first black woman to earn a PhD in nuclear engineering from MIT!

7. Belinda Bennett made history as the first black female cruise ship captain!

8. Cancer survivor Antoinette Harris became the first female skill position player to earn a football scholarship!

9. And, finally, congrats to all the winners at this years Academy Awards!

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It was a night of firsts: Regina King's first Academy Award, Mahershala Ali became the first black man to win two Oscars for Best Supporting Actor, Spike Lee's first Academy Award, Ruth Carter became the first black woman to win for Production Design, and Hannah Beachler became the first black person ever to win for Costume Design. WHAT A NIGHT!

Oh, my stars. What a week. Be sure to tune in next week for more excellence!

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