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18 Jul. 2012

MJB Says ROCK OF AGES is Personal


Mary J. Blige is the heart and soul of hip-hop infused R&B. The stylish and dedicated music diva took some time to discuss her role in the new film, ROCK OF AGES, the  story of small town girl Sherrie (Julianne Hough “Burlesque”) and city boy Drew (Diego Boneta in his feature film debut), who meet […]

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12 Jul. 2012

49ers Football Superstar Vernon Davis Supports Youth through Art, pursuing passion off the field


Performing jaw dropping feats on the football field, San Francisco 49ers Vernon Davis is literally a work of art who expresses his dexterity and duality beyond scoring touchdowns.  The All-Pro tight end, through his Vernon and Vontae Davis Family Foundation (along with his pro football brother, a cornerback with the Miami Dolphins) support the efforts […]

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29 Jun. 2012

Cece Winans Convenes 7th Annual Conference for Youth Dynamic Gospel Performances during “Always Sisters Forever Brothers”


(L to R) Cece Winans, Tye Tribbett, Kierra “Kiki” Sheard and comedian Akintunde among headliners July 19-21 at “Always Sisters Forever Brothers” Conference Always Sisters Forever Brothers (ASFB) convenes July 19-21 at Belmont University Curb Event Center in Nashville, TN.  Cece Winans, founder and organizer, wanted to provide free registration for the popular youth conference; however, advance registration is required.  To register, […]

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15 Jun. 2012

Q&A With Tavis Smiley & Cornel West


  Authors of The Rich and the Rest of Us: A Poverty Manifesto Q. What was the motivation behind this book? Cornel West: There were a number of contributing factors that led to the writing of this book. First and foremost, my dear brother Tavis and I are avid disciples of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. […]

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08 Jun. 2012

Funny Lady Yvette Nicole Brown


Yvette Nicole Brown Photo credit: Tina B. Henderson Perhaps you know her smiling face from TV commercials or the numerous roles she’s had on situation comedy shows, among them, NBC’s The Office, HBO’s Curb Your Enthusiasmand Entourage.  Maybe you recognize her trademark scowl and eyebrow roll or tune in each week to see her hilarious character, Shirley Bennett, […]

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22 Apr. 2012

Swank brings something special to SOMETHING BORROWED


Two-time Oscar winner Hilary Swank and Molly Smith produce “Something Borrowed” Hilary Swank packs a punch in front of and behind the camera.  The two-time Oscar winner (Million Dollar Baby, Boys Don’t Cry, P.S. I Love You) serves as producer for the new romantic comedy, Something Borrowed, starring Oscar nominee Kate Hudson along with Ginnifer Goodwin […]

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11 Apr. 2012

Two Passionate Moms on Mother’s Day weekend make for movie magic


Devine as Mrs. Taylor and Bassett as Mrs. Watson in the romantic comedy, “Jumping the Broom” Many moviegoers have been clamoring for a sweet romantic comedy where African Americans are cast in a story that displays the rich shades of cultural variety and societal nuance that highlights the non-monolithic black community.  Jumping the Broom, starring Angela […]

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07 Apr. 2012

Something Borrowed is a Keeper


An entertaining adult love story without the schmaltz, yes, believe it, “Something Borrowed” whets appetites with a plausible premise and an unpredictable outcome.  Sure to generate opposing views depending on how one defines true love, kudos to the filmmakers for daring to present something different to audiences long served the quintessential fairytale ending and to […]

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