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September 1, 2015

Interview With Prince: Purple One Talks the Tidal Wave

He wore purple and gold like the Minnesota Vikings, MPLS emblazoned across his zip-down jacket. His Afro was back to its 1979 For You fullness. He was laid-back, full of conversation and, as usual, averse to being officially recorded for this exclusive EBONY.com interview.

Man Suspected Of Killing Texas Deputy Had History Of Mental Illness

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Nicki Minaj Has Every Right To Be Pissed At Miley Cyrus

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Sanaa Lathan Weighs In On The Marginalization Of Black Actors

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Fox News Guest Host Calls Black Lives Matter A 'Criminal Organization'

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These Rare Photos Of 19th-Century Black Citizens Are Revolutionary

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How The 'Art Hoe' Movement Is Redefining The Selfie For Black Teens

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More Black Patients Are Getting Kidney Transplants Thanks To Partial Matches

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'Coward' Murdered Texas Deputy As He Pumped Gas, Sheriff Says

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A 24-Year-Old Black Republican Has Launched A ‘Ready For Kanye’ PAC

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Black Lives Matter Disavows Democratic Party's Show Of Support

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Professors Try To Figure Out What 'Bae' And 'On Fleek' Mean

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Rebel Wilson Called Out After Joking About Police Injustice At VMAs

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Nicki Minaj Calls Out Miley Cyrus During VMAs Acceptance Speech

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Amber Rose And Blac Chyna Make Bold Statements On The VMAs Red Carpet

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Kyle Jean-Baptiste, First Black Actor To Lead In 'Les Miz,' Dies At 21

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Yale Has A College Named After A Racist, But That Might Change

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Apparently Going to the Beach Is Now a Crime in Rio. Driving With 14 DUI Tickets Is Not

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University Removes Jefferson Davis Statue

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7 Facts School Leaders Want You To Know About Kids In New Orleans

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Racial Disparities Still Rage On In New Orleans, But It Isn't All Bad News

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New Orleans Marks 10 Years Since Hurricane Katrina

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How Social Media Would Have Changed Hurricane Katrina Coverage

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Ohio Cop Pulls Over Black Man Who 'Made Direct Eye Contact' With Him

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Misty Copeland Makes Her Broadway Debut

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'Crazy' St. Louis County Municipal Court System Fights To Survive

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Ex-KKK Member Killed 3 Near Jewish Sites 'To Stop Genocide Against My People'

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After Katrina, Here’s How New Orleans Improved Education, Low-Income Housing, Health Care

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Scientists Find A Way To Combat Racial Bias Among Little Kids

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Judge Refuses To Delay Trial For Ex-Cop Charged In Dashcam Beating

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Katrina Displacement Took Major Psychological Toll On Some Moms

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Lil Wayne On Hurricane Katrina Anniversary: 'It’s No Change'

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Black Man Jailed For Months Over $5 Theft Found Dead In Cell

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No Retrial For White Cop Who Killed Unarmed Black Man Jonathan Ferrell

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Martin Luther King Jr. Delivered His 'I Have A Dream' Speech 52 Years Ago Today

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George W. Bush Returns To New Orleans For Hurricane Katrina Anniversary

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Obama Recovers From Gaffe By Singing 'Movin' On Up'

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A Group Of Chicago Residents Are Starving Themselves To Save A School

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George Zimmerman Calls President Obama An 'Ignorant Baboon'

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Gun Control Might Not Have Stopped The WDBJ Shooter. That's Not The Point.

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15 Of The Best Things Ever Written About Hurricane Katrina

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Boss Lady Serena Williams Has Zero Time For Body-Shamers

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White House Welcomes Kanye West's Political Bid

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Terrence Howard Tweets He’s Still Attached To Wife Miranda

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The One Thing Patti LaBelle Refuses To Do On 'Empire'

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20 Badass Box Braids Hairstyles That You Can Wear Year-Round

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Robert Griffin III Benched In Washington As His Heartbreaking NFL Career Continues

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9 Outrageous Things Donald Trump Has Said About Latinos

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Hi, Internet, Here's The Best Way To Hate On Miley Cyrus

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What the Wiz Khalifa Hoverboard Incident Says About Being Black in America

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Nicki Minaj And Miley Cyrus' VMAs Feud Was Reportedly Not Staged

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Hulk Hogan Wants Forgiveness For Racist Tirade

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What 100 Years Of Magazine Covers Reveal About How We See Women

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NBA Stars Show Out For Russell Westbrook's Wedding To College Sweetheart

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VMAs Winners List 2015 Includes Taylor Swift, Fall Out Boy, Nicki Minaj

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Nicki Minaj's VMAs Dress Is Sheer Excellence

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Taylor Swift Joins Nicki Minaj For Opening Performance At MTV Video Music Awards

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Pharrell Brought 'Freedom' To The VMAs

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Kanye West Is Running For President In 2020

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Kanye West Apologizes To Taylor Swift During VMAs Acceptance Speech

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Jaden Smith Is All Of Us During Kanye West's VMAs Speech

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Kylie Jenner And Tyga Make It Official At The VMAs

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Georgia Tech Investigating Fraternity For Alleged Racial Slurs

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As Much As I Can, As Black As I Am: The Queer History of Grace Jones

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The Big Problem With Calling African Fashion 'Tribal'

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

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Nature Expert Snoop Dogg Breaks Down Frog 'Orgy' On 'Kimmel'

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Derrick Rose Responds To Ex-Girlfriend's Gang Rape Allegations

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Women Explain Why It’s Not On Them To Stop Street Harassment

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Spike Lee On Honorary Oscar: 'This Came Out Of Nowhere'

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Sorry, White People, Sylvia Plath Did Not Invent 'Basic'

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Chiwetel Ejiofor's 'Z For Zachariah' Is A Poignant Post-Apocalyptic Tale Thats Stands Out From The Rest

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Derrick Rose Gang Rape Allegations Are 'Completely False,' Says Lawyer

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Fastest Man On Earth No Match For Out-Of-Control Segway

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LeBron James Sells His Miami Home For $13.4 Million

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Former NBA Player Darryl Dawkins Dead At 58

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Jennifer Hudson Sings In 'Color Purple' Music Video Ahead Of Broadway Debut

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Meet The Makeup Artist Who Painted Grace Jones' Naked Body

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Kobe Bryant Is Older, Wiser And Reflecting On His Feud With Shaq

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States Pressed To Increase Efforts To Reduce Drownings

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MSNBC Moves Al Sharpton To Sunday Mornings

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