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The “Fate of the Furious” — Luminous Ludacris!

April 28, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Chris “Ludacris” Bridges as Tej in “The Fate of the Furious.” Interview with Kam Williams The multi-talented Chris “Ludacris” Bridges has enjoyed a remarkable career. As a recording artist, Bridges has sold more than 15 million albums domestically, thanks to the blockbuster success of such singles as “Stand Up,” “Get Back,” “Southern Hospitality,”…

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Jesse Williams, wife file for divorce

April 25, 2017

  By Danielle Kwateng-Clark Essence Magazine–TMZ has reported that Jesse Williams, is parting ways from his wife, Aryn Drake-Lee, after five years of marriage. According to the news site, it’s unclear who filed the divorce, but the split was allegedly amicable. The pair share two young children, a daughter, Sadie and a son, Maceo. They…

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Center City Jazz Festival announces final artist lineup for Apr. 29

April 24, 2017

Eric Wortham II, George “Spanky” McCurdy, Odean Pope, Monnette Sudler among musicians performing Saturday, April 29 The Center City Jazz Festival, presented by The Vintage Syndicate, has announced its 2017 final artist lineup on Saturday, April 29 from 1:00 PM – 7:00 PM. A total of 20 bands will be performing at five venues over…

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Charlie Murphy remembered by fellow comedians at funeral

April 23, 2017

AP–Dave Chappelle, Cedric the Entertainer and George Lopez were among comedians who gathered to say goodbye to fellow comic Charlie Murphy, who died last week following a battle with leukemia. Cedric the Entertainer posted a photo on Instagram of the group of comedians wearing black at what appeared to be a funeral home. In the…

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The Philadelphia Environmental Film Festival

April 22, 2017

By Kharisma McIlwaine Philadelphia is considered an industrial town known for a decadent food scene, historic architecture, and a narrative that tells the story of the nation’s history. The City of Brotherly Love has also played host to a variety of film festivals in recent years, but one subject in film that hasn’t been given…

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‘Guerrilla’: a drama of love, revolution set in ‘70s London

April 22, 2017

By Lynn Elber Associated Press LOS ANGELES –John Ridley’s projects always have something to say, and it’s always worth considering. The writer, director and producer works a big canvas and does it thoughtfully, whether in his Oscar-winning screenplay for “12 Years a Slave,’’ his ABC anthology series “American Crime’’ or his new drama about England’s…

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Lincoln University unveils historic academic partnership with the Barnes Foundation

April 22, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  The Barnes Foundation.  (Photo: f11photo/shutterstock) Lincoln University, Pa. — Lincoln University Interim President Richard Green announced the launch of the Lincoln University Museum Studies program. This program is an innovative collaboration with the internationally acclaimed Barnes Foundation. Through this new major, Lincoln University will establish itself as a pioneer in advancing diversity in…

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The Source of All Research

April 22, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  The descendants of Henrietta Lacks joined Rear Admiral Sylvia Trent-Adams, Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) President and Dean Valerie Montgomery Rice, MD, former Secretary of Health and Human Services and MSM President Emeritus Louis W. Sullivan, MD and legendary medical researcher Roland Patillo, MD to unveil a bust in honor of the donor…

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The Philadelphia Environmental Film Festival

April 21, 2017

By Kharisma McIlwaine Philadelphia is considered an industrial town, known for a decadent food scene, historic architecture, and a narrative that tells the story of the nation’s history. The City of Brotherly Love has also played host to a variety of film festivals in recent years, but one subject in film that hasn’t been given…

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The “Fate of the Furious” — Luminous Ludacris!

April 28, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Chris “Ludacris” Bridges as Tej in “The Fate of the Furious.” Interview with Kam Williams...

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