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Inspiration

12 Jul. 2016

“Underground” at NAACP national convention


The 107th NAACP Annual Convention held this July 17-18 in Cincinnati, Ohio will do something unprecedented. They along with creators, writers and executive producers Misha Green and Joe Pokaski, of WGN America’s hit cable TV series “Underground” will co-host NAACP President and CEO Cornell William Brooks’ reception for more than 1,500 NAACP convention delegates, where the cast will […]

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01 Jul. 2016

“Underground” marathon, cast interviews


WGN America airs a season one marathon of its record-breaking hit series “Underground,” Saturday, July 2 (10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. ET/PT). “Underground” drew 3 million viewers weekly and was the #1 most social drama on cable on Wednesday nights in its freshman season. Season two of the series, called “the most powerful show on […]

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02 Jun. 2016

ME BEFORE YOU, epic love story


ME BEFORE YOU A Personal Perspective Art imitates life, sometimes in reverse. When I screened the new movie ME BEFORE YOU (in theaters June 3) it was a poignant and precious experience, personally. For those who have read the worldwide bestseller from Jojo Moyes, it is the story of two young lovers, brought together by […]

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02 Jun. 2016

Goodies from Zootopia, on DVD June 7!


Walt Disney Animation Studios’ comedy-adventure, “Zootopia” has broken records worldwide, earning nearly one billion dollars at the global box office to become the fourth biggest animated release ever. Critics and audiences of all ages have fallen in love with the wonderfully innovative mammal metropolis of “Zootopia” and the comedic chemistry of rookie rabbit officer Judy […]

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31 May. 2016

Tyler Perry talks: fatherhood, fear & fame


Tyler Perry is a “Ninja” in his own right. Ninja – a person who excels in a particular skill or activity Turtles unite and save the world or so is the rallying cry of Michelangelo, Donatello, Leonardo and Raphael: the beloved masked heroines lovingly known as the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, out of the shadows, […]

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18 May. 2016

Personal Pick: Agents of Change


Agents of Change, a powerful documentary about the black student-led protest movement on college campuses in the late 1960s, and its connection to the Black Lives Matter movement and campus protests of today–the film won the Jury and the Audience Award for Best Feature Documentary at the Pan African Film Festival in Los Angeles. Today, […]

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16 May. 2016

New church drama on OWN


GREENLEAF, new dramatic series Two-Night Series Premiere Tuesday, June 21 at 10 p.m ET/PT and Wednesday, June 22 at 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. ET/PT The new original drama series “Greenleaf” from award-winning writer/producer Craig Wright (“Lost,” “Six Feet Under,” “Brothers and Sisters”) takes viewers into the unscrupulous world of the Greenleaf family and their […]

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16 May. 2016

UNDERGROUND is a runaway hit!


The season one finale of WGN America’s hit Underground Railroad thriller “Underground,” created by Misha Green and Joe Pokaski, was the #1 scripted original series on cable last Wednesday night among sought-after demos Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49. On its finale night, “Underground” drew 2.5 million Total Viewers. Season-to-date, “Underground” has scored 3 million Total […]

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25 Apr. 2016

Harlem dining on film


Harlem on My Plate, a documentary short film that explores the history of Harlem’s food renaissance, has been accepted to participate in competition in the Narrative Short Films category at the New York City International Film Festival (NYCIFF), which runs April 25 – 29, 2016, and in the Short Films category at the NYC Indie […]

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22 Apr. 2016

Education Announcement: City Year deadline is April 30


City Year is accepting applications. Deadline for 2016 is April 30. Young people 18-24 who want to accelerate their careers can acquire marketable professional skills by serving as a City Year AmeriCorps member for a year before, during or after college. City Year is an AmeriCorps program that helps elementary, middle and high school students […]

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