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19 Apr. 2016

Fragrance Memories for Mom

A favorite childhood memory remains my mother’s scent when we ran into her arms for a big loving hug; the waft of her fragrance as she walked by, the aroma in her handkerchief drawer where she stored precious keepsakes. And, in talks with others, it seems we share that same memory–thus our tribute to mothers […]

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12 Apr. 2016

The More the Merrier, film’s director talks Barbershop 3

Malcolm D. Lee says he loves directing an ensemble. Evident by example, Lee has successfully helmed a number of endearing films, among them: The Best Man, its sequel, The Best Man Holiday, Undercover Brother, Scary Movie 5 and Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins. Moreover, a number of today’s celebrated filmmakers came together to work on the […]

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12 Apr. 2016

Barbershop, the three-peat

The gang reunites for a third time at Calvin’s famed Chicago barbershop and the next haircut is the least of it. Ice Cube (Calvin) returns along with Cedric the Entertainer (Eddie) to trim edges, sweep up mess and solve the neighborhood problems as best they know how. There are also a few new faces on […]

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26 Mar. 2016

Annual Black Male Summit 2016

The University of Akron will host its ninth annual Black Male Summit April 8-9 at the John S. Knight Center and on campus. The national conference is open to all high school and college students as well as educators, administrators, community members, families and those committed to supporting, encouraging and celebrating black male success. Black […]

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07 Mar. 2016


Here we go! This is another dynamic TV series to get on board with and ride the wave from day one, beginning March 9. You’ll have plenty to discuss on Facebook, Twitter and every place else! “Underground” is the new escape thriller, a weekly series that takes viewers on a pulse-pounding journey with revolutionaries of […]

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23 Feb. 2016

ABFF and BET celebrate Black Hollywood Black-ish wins top TV show

ABFF Ventures and BET Networks partnered to produce the “ABFF Awards:  A Celebration of Hollywood,” hosted by actor and comedian Mike Epps celebrating top stars and filmmakers. “Twenty years ago, I created the American Black Film Festival (ABFF) to spotlight the rich diversity of talent and achievement. It was born out of my love for […]

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20 Feb. 2016

Senator Cory Booker, he spoke on love

It had been a tough week and an especially challenging day: I received two pieces of news that put me in a bad mood. Though I had committed to covering an event in San Francisco this night, I did not count on the rain—despite welcoming down pours at any other time in our recent drought […]

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12 Feb. 2016

The Way She Feels on Valentine’s Day and beyond!

The Way She Feels on Valentine’s Day and beyond Among the top gifts received on Valentine’s Day is fragrance—the olfactory mystique, however, continues year round. We wanted to gather firsthand accounts for this feature and asked several women around the country to describe how they like to feel on Valentine’s Day and beyond. Sarah (Texas) […]

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24 Jan. 2016

Sundance 2016, Talk2SV reports

Gina Lewis, Talk2SV’s correspondent at Sundance Film Festival 2016, caught up with the cast and creative team of UNDERGROUND, the new dramatic series from WGN America Network.  Her recap follows– Bold…change…fresh…the consistent thread of words spoken by the actors, writers and producers of the upcoming television series, UNDERGROUND–the story of slaves on a Georgia plantation […]

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