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Late Night Laughs: Talking Politics, Pop Culture & Karen’s Gone ...

I had a the best time reuniting with my friend, comedienne Yamaneika Saunders on her weekly streaming show “Live With Yamaneika.” Yamaneika and I worked together on “The Meredith Vieira Show” and we have this unmatched chemistry. It was great ...
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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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Being Belafonte: Actor Austin Jaye Brings Hollywood Legend’s Story To ...

Almost two years ago, actor Austen Jaye was scrolling through his Twitter timeline and his friend, writer and digital content creator Issa Rae, posted an article that posed the question: “Will Hollywood Allow Blacks To Make Love On The Big ...
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TV Trinity: Shonda Rhimes Producing Three Shows On ABC This ...

It’s a good time to be TV producer Shonda Rhimes. The 44-year-old producer/writer will have three series on ABC when the new fall season rolls around. The Disney-owned network has renewed Rhimes’ hit dramas “Scandal” and “Grey’s Anatomy” for an ...
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First Look: Trailer For James Brown Biopic Released

Universal Pictures has released the first official trailer for the James Brown biopic, “Get On Up.” “42” star Chadwick Boseman plays the Godfather of Soul in the film that chronicles the tumultuous life of the innovative, history-making and often trouble-prone ...
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Perfect Pairing: Viola Davis Starring In Shonda Rhimes Pilot

It could very well be a match made in heaven!  “Scandal” creator Shonda Rhimes has tapped Academy Award-nominated actress Viola Davis to star in her upcoming ABC pilot, “How to Get Away With Murder.” This will be Rhimes’ second TV ...
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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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Saluting Sistas: Essence Chooses Oscar Honorees

It’s no secret that Academy Awards season in Hollywood has tremendously lacked diversity. Ebony, Black Enterprise and Vibe magazines have all tried their hand at Oscar parties and soirees.  But six years ago, Essence magazine launched their Black Women in ...
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Miki Turner: A Visual Celebration Of Dynamic Women

Award-winning photojournalist Miki Turner has released her first book, “Journey to the Woman I’ve Come to Love.” The 190-page book features beautiful black-and-white images of a collection of women who have impacted Turner’s journey in some capacity. The empowering and ...