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01 Feb. 2016

NAACP, Museum of Tolerance, Feb. 3


“Pictures, Power, Progress – Pathways to Inclusion” The 12th Annual NAACP Hollywood Bureau Symposium Wednesday, February 3, 2014 from 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM  Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles  NAACP Board and Branches including Chairman Roslyn Brock and President Cornell William Brooks  NAACP Image Awards’ Committee Television Academy Members Local universities and colleges (film […]

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08 Jan. 2016

New programming platform begins


Celebrate the MLK holiday with “THE LEGACY: 75 YEARS OF BLACKS ON TELEVISION” UNIFY is defined as the only premium online video streaming service providing TV and film entertainment geared towards the African-American audience. Beginning this month, WHUT-TV will air UNIFY’s docu-series, The Legacy: 75 Years of Blacks on Television.   The doc-series takes an in-depth […]

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03 Nov. 2015

The 33, new movie based on true story


In 2010, the eyes of the world turned to Chile, where 33 miners had been buried alive by the catastrophic collapse of a 100-year-old gold and copper mine. Over the next 69 days, an international team worked night and day in a desperate attempt to rescue the trapped men as their families and friends, as […]

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22 Sep. 2015

Gladys Knight’s new move on September 25


New dance single from Gladys Knight: “Just A Little” Seven-time Grammy Award winning icon and legend Gladys Knight announces the release of new dance single, “Just A Little,” the upbeat jam from Grammy Award winning producer, Symbolyc “S1” One (Kanye West, Beyonce, Jay-Z). Produced by R&B crooner and Knight protégé, Avehre, “Just A Little” hits […]

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01 Sep. 2015

Producers announced for Oscars 2016


Emmy®-winning live television producer David Hill @davehil77 and Oscar®-nominated producer-director Reginald Hudlin @reghud will produce the 88th Oscars telecast, Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs announced September 1.  It will be their first involvement with the Academy Awards®, which will air live on the ABC Television Network on Oscar Sunday, February 28, 2016. “We’re delighted to […]

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20 Jul. 2015

Carol Burnett to receive 2015 SAG Life Achievement Award


She continues to shape the role of comedy for countless others to follow. As a young girl, I spent countless hours watching one of my favorite comedy icons, Carol Burnett. Just announced the comedic trailblazer, actor, singer, dancer, producer and author – has been named the 52nd recipient of SAG-AFTRA’s highest tribute: the SAG Life […]

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15 Jul. 2015

Zadan, Meron, Leon and Fierstein casting call for THE WIZ LIVE!


NBC ANNOUNCES L.A.-BASED CASTING CALL FOR DOROTHY IN HOLIDAY PRODUCTION OF ‘THE WIZ LIVE!’ Producers Looking for Young Woman With Extraordinary Voice to Bring Iconic Role to Life for TV Event NBC is having a Los Angeles-based open casting call for the lead role of Dorothy in the network’s upcoming holiday special “The Wiz Live!,” […]

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24 Jun. 2015

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake makes history!


Baltimore mayor sworn in as 73rd President of the US Conference of Mayors   Rawlings-Blake Makes History as the First African American Female President of the Organization   The presidential gavel was officially handed to Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake by outgoing US Conference of Mayors (USCM) President, Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson, appointing her head of […]

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04 Jun. 2015

Let the games begin!


 Oakland Museum of California and the Cleveland Museum of Art Directors bet on their home team to win NBA Championship   The Directors of the Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) and the Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA) have entered into a wager for the NBA Championship. The institutions have agreed to sponsor art experiences for children from their local […]

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01 Jun. 2015

Tina Fey takes to Broadway for foster kids June 29


BROADWAY & HOLLYWOOD STARS BRIGHTEN THE WAY FOR FOSTER KIDS WITH “VOICES FOR THE VOICELESS: STARS FOR FOSTER KIDS” JUNE 29, ST. JAMES THEATRE ON BROADWAY Tina Fey, Tituss Burgess, Kristin Chenoweth, Rachel Crow, Antwone Fisher, Sutton Foster, Megan Hilty, Janice Huff, Jane Krakowski, Alec Mapa, Andrea McArdle, Patina Miller, Rosie O’Donnell, Caroline Rhea, Charlene […]

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