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9 Moments Of Black Excellence You Might Have Missed This Week

All hail queen Janet Mock!


1. Janet Mock became the first black trans woman to land an overall deal with a major studio!

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Janet Mock, the force behind FX's Pose, is taking her talents to Netflix. Can't wait to see what stories come from her brilliant mind!

2. Speaking of Pose, the groundbreaking series was renewed for a third season!

3. Zendaya and Storm Reid's show, Euphoria, premiered this week on HBO.

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This show is a TRIP. Definitely keeping up with this one.

4. Gabrielle Union's show, L.A.'s Finest, was renewed for a second season.

5. Viola Davis and Chadwick Boseman joined the cast of August Wilson's Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom.

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Denzel Washington, who also starred in and produced the film adaptation of August Wilson's Fences, will be producing this adaptation as well. The film will be premiering on Netflix and I am counting down the days.

6. Eric Andre, Lil Rel Howery, and Tiffany Haddish dropped the trailer for their new prank movie, Bad Trip.

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This looks HILARIOUS! Excited for this one to come out.

7. Tessa Thompson looked RADIANT on the cover of Marie Claire this month.

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A vision.

8. Iman graced the cover of Essence this month!


Teyana Taylor and Ciara are also cover stars this month. So much beauty!

9. Finally, Lil Nas X blessed the world's ears this week with his new single, "Panini."

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I've been listening to this song non-stop.

What an AMAZING week. Tune in next week for more!


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