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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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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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Black & Republican: 12 Celebrities That Are Down With The ...

When you think of African-Americans who are affiliated with the Grand Old Party (GOP), political figures like Condoleezza Rice (former United States Secretary of State), Colin Powell (former United States Secretary of State), Herman Cain (2012 U.S. Republican Party presidential ...
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Major Milestone: Tyler Perry’s “Love Thy Neighbor” Approaching Syndication Numbers

Fans watch iconic sitcoms like “Martin,” “Good Times,” “The Fresh Prince of Bel Air,” “The Jefferson’s,” “227” and “Girlfriends” in repeat episodes that air in syndication, but get ready to add Tyler Perry’s comedy “Love They Neighbor” to that mix. Since ...
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Paul Mooney: Veteran Comic Hospitalized

Hollywood comedian Paul Mooney is currently being treated in an Oakland hospital. According to a report by the comedy website The Humor Mill, Mooney has been hospitalized multiple times over the last 45 days following an undisclosed surgery recently. The ...
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In Development: Film Adaptation Of “Good Times”

Iconic 70’s sitcom “Good Times” is being adapted into a feature film. The show, which originally starred Esther Rolle, John Amos, Jimmie Walker, Ja’net Dubois, Bern Nadette Stanis, Ralph Carter and Johnny Brown, is being turned into a movie by ...
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Luke James: Free Music, Music Video & A Sean Jean ...

Luke James has been the male crooner that the industry has been buzzing about for more than a year. The New Orleans-bred newcomer has had show-stopping performances on BET Honors, Black Girls Rock! and on the Soul Train Awards; and ...