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Stay Woke: Why “Detroit” Is A Must See Movie Done ...

On Tuesday night in the Motor City, I sat with more than 2,200 other people at the Fox Theatre for the premiere of “Detroit,” the movie that offers a grim glance into the 1967 Detroit riots and a little known ...
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Reel Focus: Nissan Partners With African American Film Critics For ...

Nissan was the official automobile sponsor of the 8th Annual AAFCA Awards, a celebration held by the African-American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) at the Taglyan Complex in Hollywood, CA. This year’s AAFCA Awards was hosted by “Entertainment Tonight’s” Nischelle Turner ...
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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 ...
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Hot Shots: James Fortune, Wendy Williams, Tyrese, Kandi Burruss, Laz ...

Season six of BET’s “Sunday Best” is currently shooting in Atlanta and a who’s who of gospel luminaries will be performing on the popular competition series. This week, some of gospel’s younger superstars were on hand to tape appearances on ...
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Hot Shots: Drake, Laz Alonso, Melinda Doolittle, Que Mosley, Lisa ...

This weekend, rap superstar Drake celebrated his birthday with Hennessy V.S in Washington, DC. The Canadian-bred hip-hop star turned 26-years-old and celebrated his big day by performing during the Howard University Homecoming Weekend activities. Drake performed to a packed crowd ...
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Celebrating Your Story: Verizon Wireless Empowering With Power

Verizon Wireless hosted a brunch at New Orleans during the Essence Music Festival atfamed restaurant Dooky Chase to introduce their newest initiative, “Celebrating Your Story: Powering Your Network” campaign to media guests and tastemakers. Launched earlier this year, the program ...
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365Black Awards: McDonald’s Celebrates Community Contributions During The Essence Music ...

McDonald’s held its annual 365Black Awards honoring outstanding African-Americans who are making positive contributions to the community during the 2012 Essence Music Festival. McDonald’s 365Black Awards was launched in 2003 as an extension of McDonald’s 365Black platform, created to celebrate ...