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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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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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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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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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Can We Talk? – I Watched Kevin Hart’s Docu-Series on ...

I watched “Kevin Hart: Don’t F**k This Up” on Netflix. It’s a true docu-series. What reality TV shows used to be before the bad acting, fake storylines, forced drama and predictable storytelling. This was none of that. They turned on ...
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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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Can We Talk? – We Need A Topical Unisex Panel ...

Sometimes it’s frustrating watching daytime talk shows with all female co-hosts. Lacking a male point of view on these shows sometimes really makes for a lopsided conversation. For example, on one talk show today (show name redacted) they were talking ...
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The Height Of Humor: Dave Chappelle Receives The Mark Twain ...

It’s considered the highest honor bestowed upon a comedian and on Sunday, the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor was given to Dave Chappelle. It makes sense too. His career has been unconventional. He’s defied the odds. Chappelle bucked the ...