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28 Jan. 2015

46th NAACP Image Awards announce presenters


Anthony Anderson will host the live two-hour special, Friday, Feb. 6, on TV One, 9:00 p.m. ET (PT tape-delayed); airs live from the red carpet at 8:00 p.m. ET (PT tape-delayed) Presenters: Common, Angela Bassett, Chadwick Boseman, Laurence Fishburne, Sharon Leal, David Oyelowo, Gina Rodriguez, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Larenz Tate, Kerry Washington and Oprah Winfrey Appearing: Gabrielle Union, Keegan-Michael […]

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22 Jan. 2015

Monterey Jazz Fest takes top honors


The Monterey Jazz Festival was voted as the #1 Festival in the 2014 JazzTimes Readers Poll in the “Best of the Jazz Industry” category for the second year in a row, and the fifth time since 2006. The 57th Monterey Jazz Festival took top honors over the Newport, New Orleans, and Montreal jazz festivals respectively. […]

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22 Jan. 2015

“Seasons of Love” gets NAACP nomination


The Writing/Producing team of Sharon Brathwaite and Peres Owino are part of the record-breaking 16 NAACP Image Awards nominations for the Lifetime Network with their nod for Outstanding Writing in a Television Movie for “Seasons of Love.” ‘The movie’s Executive Producer and Guest Star is Academy Award nominee Taraji P. Henson, star of Lee Daniel’s […]

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21 Jan. 2015

ANNOUNCEMENT: TONY Awards 2015


The American Theatre Wing’s 69th Annual Antoinette Perry “Tony” Awards–presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing–will air on CBS on Sunday, June 7th Tuesday, April 28th – The 2015 TONY AWARD NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCEMENT, sponsored by IBM, will take place at the historic Diamond Horseshoe at the Paramount Hotel. A live webcast of […]

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15 Jan. 2015

Wall Street Project, making a difference in 2015


The 18th Annual Wall Street Project Economic Summit, “Where Wall Street, Main Street & Silicon Valley Converge,” convened a two-day summit in New York City with discussions centered on Intel’s CEO Brian M. Krzanich commitment to a $300 Million diversity and inclusion initiative. The Summit’s key organizers included Rev. Jesse Jackson of Rainbow Push and […]

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14 Jan. 2015

Football Love Story World Premiere


The world premiere of X’s and O’s (A Football Love Story), a hard-hitting docudrama that examines our country’s passion for a game that is life-giving yet lethal unveils at Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Friday, January 23. The country’s singularly American sport is intricately woven into our culture and rituals, yet its traumatic effect on players and […]

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09 Jan. 2015

UPDATE: Oscars 2015


ACADEMY TO ANNOUNCE OSCAR® NOMINATIONS  IN ALL 24 CATEGORIES LIVE, for first time! CHRIS PINE and ACADEMY PRESIDENT CHERYL BOONE ISAACS to present  Oscar producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today that actor Chris Pine, Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs, and directors Alfonso Cuarón and J.J. Abrams, on Thursday, January 15, will announce the […]

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08 Jan. 2015

Smiley, black US Senators, Booker and Scott


Tavis Smiley on PBS, returning for its 12th season on Monday, Jan. 12, will feature a two-part, exclusive joint interview during its premiere week with the only two African Americans in the U.S. Senate – New Jersey Democrat Cory Booker, and South Carolina Republican Tim Scott. Conducted at the studios of WHUT at Howard University […]

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