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Naomi Osaka Pulls Out of Wimbledon to Take ‘Personal Time With Friends and Family’

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Tennis phenom Naomi Osaka is still putting her personal wellbeing before the game. As The Root previously reported, Osaka dropped out of the French Open last month amid controversy over her decision not to participate in press conferences after her matches because she has “often felt that people have no regard for…

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Jill Scott Will Star In & Produce LIFETIME’s Reimagined ‘Highway to Heaven’ + Shanola Hampton Puts On Producer Hat For ‘Dangerous Moms’ Starring Dascha Planco

Singer Jill Scott, actresses Shanola Hampton & Dascha Polanco, rapper Cardi B and more have some exciting new gigs! Go inside to find out what they are.... We've rounded up a handful of projects a few bad a** black women will sprinkle a little Black Girl Magic with their acting and producing talents. Soulful songstress Jill Scott just nabbed another acting gig. Oh, and she's adding a producer credit to her […]

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