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Can We Talk? – I Finally Saw Showtime’s Documentary “Teddy ...

Have you seen the Showtime documentary about the late R&B legend Teddy Pendergrass?   I finally got a chance to watch “Teddy Pendergrass: If You Don’t Know Me” and was completely captivated by his story.   I was a baby ...
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Can We Talk? – The Sexual Misconduct Claims Against Cuba ...

Can we talk about Cuba Gooding Jr? Am I surprised by the sexual misconduct claims against the Oscar winner? Unfortunately, not! Sadly, at a premiere party for the now-defunct WGN series “Underground” in Los Angeles I saw him act out ...
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Feline Feature: Jawn Murray Talks “CATS” Trailer & The Social ...

TV Host & Pop Culture Expert Jawn Murray appeared on HLN’s “Weekend Express” with Susan Hendricks to talk about the new trailer for the film adaptation of the famed Broadway musical “Cats” being released.  The trailer for the movie has created ...
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Raw Redemption: The Movie “Brian Banks” Brings Powerful Message To ...

The movie “Brian Banks” was a part of the Essence Festival’s Entertainment All Access lineup of films. Yours truly hosted a clips and conversation presentation during the festival for the movie, based on the life of a rising football star ...
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Special Feature: Robert Ri’chard Talks Jazz Legend Buddy Bolden & ...

Actor Robert Ri’chard is one of the stars of “Bolden,” a new film about jazz legend Buddy Bolden. Bolden was a New Orleans-bred cornetist born in 1887 and who died in 1931, but he made a significant impact on jazz ...
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Perfect Partnership: Why Hollywood & Brands Flock To New Orleans ...

“Essence Festival is the largest festival in the world,” said Michelle Eubanks, President of Essence Communications, during a room packed full of sponsors, celebrity guests, influencers and media personalities at the Ace Hotel in New Orleans to kick off the ...
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Nissan Nights: Auto Brand Drives Into NY’s “Solo: A Star ...

Nissan landed in New York City just like the Millennium Falcon in “Star Wars” for a special celebrity-packed screening of “Solo: A Star Wars Story.” Held at Chelsea’s SVA Theater and presented by the Cinema Society, several of the principal ...
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Women’s History Month: Tia Carrere Talks About Power & Diversity ...

Veteran actress Tia Carrere was one of the presenters at this year’s AAFCA Awards. While on the red carpet with special Nissan correspondent Jawn Murray, Carrere talked diversity and women having power in Hollywood. Nissan was one of the sponsors of ...
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Costume Cars: The Nissan LEAF Transforms Into Characters From Disney’s ...

As part of a collaboration with Walt Disney Studios, Nissan unveiled a trio of Nissan LEAF show vehicles, inspired by Disney’s “A Wrinkle in Time.” The three Nissan LEAF vehicles were designed after three of the principal characters in the ...
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Nissan Goes Hollywood: Brand Hosts Opening Night Of “Star Wars: ...

“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” landed $220 million during its opening weekend at the North American box office. That’s big business for movies and its no wonder that Nissan has partnered with Lucasfilm on this famed franchise. For latest “Star ...