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March Madness: Jawn Murray’s Coronavirus Entertainment & Survival Tips

I travel about 75,000 frequent flier miles a year taping TV shows, hosting various events, emceeing panels and doing social media influencer gigs. One of my super powers is “connection” and I love engaging with people both for work and ...
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Can We Talk? – Should Streaming Services Reboot “One Life ...

Over the last year or so there’s been some buzz that ABC could be toying around with the idea of rebooting two beloved, legendary soap operas, “One Life To Live” and “All My Children.” The daytime dramas were created in ...
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Classic Conversation: Revisiting My Interview With The Late Ja’Net DuBois

On September 11, 2011, I interviewed “Good Times” star Ja’Net DuBois for my former AOL Black Voices column BV Buzz via telephone. I had already met the famed television actress in Los Angeles at an event in 2005 and was ...
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Carnival Of Cars: The Chicago Auto Show Is Automotive Entertainment

It was cold and snowy outdoors, but The Chicago Auto Show brought the heat inside of McCormick Place for their 119th showcase of automobiles. Since the North American International Auto Show in Detroit has now moved to June, The Chicago ...
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White Washed: Jawn Murray Talks Oscars Lack Of Diversity On ...

TV Host & Pop Culture Expert Jawn Murray appeared on CNN International on Oscar Sunday to talk about the lack of diversity in the award show categories and to offer a prediction on how the Academy Awards would overcompensate for ...
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Driving Diversity: Nissan Rides Into Hollywood For AAFCA Awards

Japanese automotive manufacturer Nissan rolled up in the 2020 AAFCA Awards at the Taglyan Cultural Complex in Los Angeles on a night that celebrates the excellence of diversity in filmmaking. Nissan is no stranger to Hollywood, having partnered with films ...
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Can We Talk? The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ...

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame was started in 1983 by Ahmet Ertegun, founder and chairman of Atlantic Records.. Based in Cleveland, Ohio, the organization is both a museum and hall of fame that documents the history of rock ...
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Jawn Murray Talks Oscars Lack Of Diversity On CNN International

TV Host & Pop Culture Expert Jawn Murray appeared on CNN International’s “Your World Today” with hosts Isa Soares and Cyril Vanier to talk about the lack of diversity and inclusion with the 2020 Academy Awards. The recent Oscar nominations ...
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Rev. Maceo Woods: How An Unsung Artist’s Music Lives On

I heard the news that an unsung music artist, a man of faith and Chicago trailblazer Rev. Maceo Woods passed this weekend. He was born Maceo Len Woods on April 23, 1932 in Mississippi before relocating to the Morgan Park area ...
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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 ...