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Posts Tagged ‘Diahann Carroll’

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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21 Sep. 2015

Glamorous EMMYs, eloquent history


      Oh, what a night!    Adding another footnote to history, Viola Davis and Regina King received well-deserved EMMY awards for their performances respectively, in the ABC dramas, Shonda Rhimes’ “How To Get Away With Murder” and “American Crime” from Oscar winner John Ridley IV (Best Screenplay, 12 Years a Slave).         […]

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07 May. 2014

Black Woman’s 200-year-old love story


The new film, BELLE–directed by Amma Asante and written by Misan Sagay–is said to be inspired by the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle, the illegitimate mixed race daughter of a Royal Navy Admiral. Born of an African slave mother and rich white father, forbidden to openly express their love for each other, Belle is […]

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10 May. 2013

Diahann Carroll, exclusive interview


“Life is an awful lot of colors and situations to be handled…” Neither ashamed nor embarrassed to admit that I was giddy and nervous at the thought of a one-on-one conversation with the one-and-only Diahann Carroll, she made the few minutes spent, worth the years of anticipation. Every little brown girl in America who grew […]

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09 Nov. 2012

Tyler Perry at work on new film


According to industry publication, The Hollywood Reporter, Atlanta-based filmmaker/TV producer/philanthropist Tyler Perry has begun work on his new film project, “Single Mom’s Club” and has cast Wendi McLendon-Covey (TV’s Reno 911, Bridesmaids). Perry is reported to start shooting by month’s end. “Mom’s Club” is reported to be the story of single mothers from different backgrounds […]

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