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22 Mar. 2017

John Legend’s “In America” just released


“In America, In America, I poured my sweat in America This land is my land, it’s America I broke my back for America All the money I make, all these chances I take Just paying my rent, in America Won’t just stand around and watch it go down” [Lyrical excerpt from “In America,” written by […]

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13 Mar. 2017

Laurence Fishburne & Larenz Tate, new scripted online series, BRONZEVILLE


  Are you watching BRONZEVILLE? Written by Academy Award® and BAFTA nominee Josh Olson (A History of Violence), “Bronzeville” chronicles the lives of players in the lottery games while illuminating the self-sustainability of the community’s African American residents. All episodes of “Bronzeville” feature original songs from composers, 1500 Or Nothin, a musical ensemble founded by […]

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13 Mar. 2017

Celebrate women making history! Congratulations Viola Davis! FENCES now on DVD


FENCES–the feature film release that garnered Oscar, Screen Actors Guild and Golden Globe wins for Viola Davis–is now on DVD. Davis costarred with FENCES’ director and leading man, two-time Academy Award winner Denzel Washington (Training Day, Glory), Mykelti Williamson, Russell Hornsby, Jovan Adepo, Saniyya Sidney along with Drama Desk and Obie Award winner Stephen Henderson. […]

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08 Mar. 2017

ANNOUNCEMENT: Lottery for $10 HAMILTON tix in San Francisco


You just may get a chance to see HAMILTON after all! Producer Jeffrey Seller is pleased to announce a digital lottery for HAMILTON tickets will begin in conjunction with the show’s first performance (March 10th) in San Francisco at the SHN Orpheum Theatre (1192 Market Street at Hyde St. & 8th St). Forty-four tickets will […]

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06 Mar. 2017

Janelle Monae at Easterseals Bay Area


Oscar winner Janelle Monae to headline 90th Anniversary and Spring Gala Benefit for Easterseals Bay Area Saturday, April 22, 2017 Marriott Marquis Hotel 780 Mission Street – San Francisco, CA Easterseals Bay Area (http://www.eastersealsbayarea.org/) is the leading organization committed to ensuring that all children with physical or developmental disabilities have access to the highest-quality, customized, […]

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23 Feb. 2017

Oscar Insider Tanya Hart


Tanya Hart is a phenomenon. This celebrated TV Host, Producer, Radio Personality and vocalist is also an Oscar insider. Based in Los Angeles, Hart has covered the coveted celebrity-studded event for over two decades—positing her in rarified air, until late. Though few African Americans have enjoyed this privilege–certainly not as consistently as Hart has–progress is […]

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16 Feb. 2017

Teachers face off in FIST FIGHT


While many students have brawled and scrapped on the schoolyard, the notion of teachers in classic fisticuffs fashion is now a motion picture. FIST FIGHT, starring Ice Cube (Straight Outta Compton, Are We There Yet?, Ride Along, Friday), Charlie Day (Pacific Rim, Horrible Bosses), Tracy Morgan (Top Five, Cop Out), Jillian Bell (22 Jump Street, […]

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03 Feb. 2017

Who will take home the prize?


More than 165 Oscar® nominees will come together at noon on Monday, February 6, at the Beverly Hilton when the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences honors this year’s Oscar contenders at its annual Nominees Luncheon. Among the Lead Actor and Actress nominees, Casey Affleck, Ryan Gosling, Isabelle Huppert, Viggo Mortensen, Ruth Negga, Natalie […]

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18 Jan. 2017

Women march on Washington in solidarity


The Women’s March on Washington (January 21, 2017) is a women-led grassroots movement that seeks to bring people of all genders and backgrounds together to take a stand on social justice and human rights issues ranging from race, ethnicity, gender, religion, immigration and health care. Over 200 sister marches are to occur across the country. […]

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17 Jan. 2017

Tyler Perry to Receive Fifth Annual People’s Choice Award for Favorite Humanitarian


The People’s Choice Awards announced today that Tyler Perry will receive the fifth annual People’s Choice Award for Favorite Humanitarian.   Perry was chosen as this year’s honoree in recognition of his efforts to change lives all over the world for the better. With the help of the Tyler Perry Foundation he has donated millions […]

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