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Remembering Chadwick Boseman: “Black Panther” Star Dies From Colon Cancer ...

Hollywood actor Chadwick Boseman has died at age 43 from colon cancer. The South Carolina native who starred in iconic films like “Black Panther,” “42,” “Get On Up,” “21 Bridges” and most recently, Spike Lee’s Netflix film “Da 5 Bloods,” ...
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The Review RapTable: “The High Note” starring Tracee Ellis Ross ...

TV Host & Pop Culture Expert Jawn Murray talks with fellow hosts Jasmine Simpkins & Carla Renata about the new film “The High Note” starring Tracee Ellis Ross and Ice Cube on “The Review RapTable.” Plus, the hosts also discuss ...
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Debut Episode of The Review RapTable: Netflix’s #BlackAF, Lifetime’s “The ...

On the premiere episode of “The Review RapTable,” TV Host & Pop Culture Expert Jawn Murray joins fellow hosts Jasmine Simpkins and “The Curvy Critic” Carla Renatta to sound off on “Black AF” on Netflix. The trio also discusses the ...
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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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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 ...