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7:41 AM / Sunday January 21, 2018

Entertainment

DuVernay, ‘black-ish,’ ‘Power’ win at NAACP Image Awards

January 19, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Ava DuVernay, left, accepts the award for the entertainer of the year as Mary J. Blige looks on at the 49th annual NAACP Image Awards at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium on Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, in Pasadena, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)   By Sandy Cohen associated press LOS ANGELES — A jubilant…

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Guest Commentary: Cancellation of Roland Martin Show: A sign of Black powerlessness

January 19, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Roland Martin   By A. Peter Bailey TriceEdneyWire.com When first hearing about TV One’s cancellation of Roland Martin’s show for “budgetary” reasons, my immediate reaction was “bull crap”. I am convinced that his show was cancelled because some advertisers and some “Trumpets” were outraged because of Roland’s Afrocentric perspective when reporting and interpreting…

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Jo Jo White, former Celtics great, dies at 71

January 19, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Boston Celtics director of special projects JoJo White displays a lucky charm, one of Red Aurbach’s cigars, before the NBA draft lottery, Tuesday night, May 23, 2006, in Secaucus, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)   associated press Basketball Hall of Famer Jo Jo White, one of the greatest players to come out of St….

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Hanks and Streep co-star in Spielberg Freedom of the Press thriller

January 19, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Tom Hanks (as Ben Bradlee) and Meryl Streep (as Kay Graham) star in Twentieth Century Fox’s THE POST.   Review by Kam Williams “The Post” is a picture fated to be compared to a couple of classic newsroom thrillers: “All the President’s Men” (1976) and “Spotlight” (2015). Like the former, it’s set in…

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Philly Cultural Beat for Jan. 19 -21

January 19, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO: Vincent Herring   By Steve Bryant The music isn’t letting up as a lot of great artists are coming to grace Philadelphia’s stages this weekend. Among them is an all-too-rare appearance from a member of Jazz’s avant-garde and two of the best veteran sax players on the contemporary jazz scene. Saturday, Jan. 20 Bobby…

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Ann Curry says she wasn’t surprised by Matt Lauer allegations

January 17, 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — Former “Today” show anchor Ann Curry said Wednesday that the atmosphere of verbal sexual harassment when she worked at the morning show left her not surprised by the allegations that got former colleague Matt Lauer fired. Meanwhile, the show she left behind named a new executive producer for its first two…

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Sterling K Brown: Award-winning actor and devoted family man

January 17, 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — The morning after making history as the first black man to win a Golden Globe Award for lead actor in a TV drama, Sterling K. Brown fulfilled an acceptance speech promise: He took his 6-year-old son Andrew to school. Brown said he was “humbled” by the Golden Globe win for his…

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Blige, Glover, Jay-Z in spotlight at NAACP Image Awards

January 15, 2018

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mary J. Blige, Jay-Z, Anthony Anderson and Danny Glover will be in the spotlight at the 49th NAACP Image Awards Monday night on TV One 9pm/8 central. Anderson is hosting the ceremony at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium, which will be broadcast live on TV One. Glover will receive the President’s Award…

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Go With The-Flo

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian’s surrogate mother has given birth to the couple’s third child, a baby girl

January 19, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Kanye West and Kim Kardashian  (Photo by Joe Seer /Shutterstock) By Florence Anthony According to reports, Kanye West...

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Savvy Senior: What to do when a loved one dies

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Say goodbye to winter blues with vitamin D-rich foods

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The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff