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Tupac Movie: Oscar Nominee John Singleton Signs On

Academy Award nominated director John Singleton has signed on to direct, re-write, and produce the Tupac Shakur biofilm by Morgan Creek Productions and Emmett/Furla/Oasis Films. The long-discussed film project is about the late rapper (sometimes known as 2Pac) will begin ...
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Academy Awards: Black Actors Presenting On Hollywood’s Biggest Night

As the 86th Annual Academy Awards ceremony approaches, Oscar producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron revealed the complete lineup of stars who will present and multiple actors of color have been announced. Oscar winners Jamie Foxx, Whoopi Goldberg and Sidney ...
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Full Coverage: Vanity Fair Gets Diverse For Hollywood Issue

In 2010, I wrote an open letter in my former column at AOL Black Voices to Vanity Fair harshly criticizing them for their lack of diversity. At the time, the famed glossy had unveiled its 16th annual Vanity Fair Hollywood ...
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Splitsville: “Young & Restless” Star Victoria Rowell Getting Divorced

Looks like former “the Young and the Restless” star Victoria Rowell will start her year off a single woman. The actress, best known for playing Drucilla for on the CBS soap opera for more than 14 years, is divorced from ...
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Jacob Latimore: Teenage Star Turns Leading Man In “Black Nativity”

He’s an R&B superstar in the making and just may be a household name after audiences see him in the film adaptation of Langston Hughes’ “Black Nativity.” Jacob Latimore is only 17-years-old, but on screen he possesses the skill and ...
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Jennifer Hudson: Back To Her Beginnings In “Black Nativity”

Academy Award winner Jennifer Hudson hits the big screen again on November 27 in the holiday musical, “Black Nativity.” A contemporary film adaptation of Langston Hughes’ celebrated Christmas play, Hudson stars as Naima in the film, the young mother of ...
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Jenifer Lewis: Actress Talks “Baggage Claim,” “Jackie’s Back” & Bipolar ...

She’s been in 63 films, 259 television shows and four Broadways shows and veteran actress Jenifer Lewis shows no signs of slowing down. At 56-years-old, Lewis said she’s finally learned to keep her career in perspective – celebrating the great ...
Books

Love Story: Cynthia Bailey & Husband Releasing Biographical Book

“Real Housewives of Atlanta” star Cynthia Bailey and husband, Peter Thomas are releasing a book about their love story. The tome, “Carry-on Baggage” will be released on released in late September via Griffin Scott Press. “Peter and I did not ...
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Laz Alonso: Celebrate But Don’t Bootleg Our Stories

“Jumping the Broom” star Laz Alonso is excited about the resurgence in Black film and television projects that have him and his peers working more in Hollywood. The 39-year-old actor, who is one of the honorees for the Verizon Wireless ...
Theater

Whitney Houston: Broadway-Bound In “The Bodyguard”

Heather Headley is currently the ‘Queen of the Night,’ starring as Whitney Houston in the U.K. musical production, “The Bodyguard.” Launched last fall on London’s West End, the big-budget show is gearing up to launch on Broadway in 2014. Headley ...