2:48 PM / Tuesday September 19, 2017


Emmy Watch: ‘This Is Us,’ Atlanta and more nominated for Emmys

September 17, 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The 69th prime-time Emmy ceremony will be about winners and losers and more, including politics and a cheeky turn by host Stephen Colbert. Colbert, whose “Late Show” is a regular forum on the Trump administration, said that the president is fair game during the awards show airing at 8 p.m. EDT…

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Right On, Brother!

September 15, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO: “All Power To All People” by Hank Willis Thomas (Photo: Bill Z. Foster)   The Rizzo Statue has a new friend.   By Denise Clay When I was a kid in the 70s, my brother and his friends wore the kind of Afros you’d see on “Soul Train” on Saturday mornings. They were huge, perfectly round…

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Can We Talk? “Third Rail with OZY” broadcasts and streams Fridays on PBS

September 15, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  From left: Mo Rocca, Roxane Gay, host Carlos Watson, Seth Weathers, and Seth Stephens Davidowitz on the set of  “Third Rail with OZY”. New PBS debate series covers national topics with audience input Carlos Watson, Emmy Award-winning journalist and Editor-in-Chief of, will host a new, prime-time, cross-platform debate program, “Third Rail with…

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Al Sharpton’s daughter arrested in dispute with taxi driver

September 15, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Ashley Sharpton Associated Press NEW YORK–Police say a daughter of the Rev. Al Sharpton has been arrested after a taxi driver accused her of snatching his car keys and tossing them away. Police say Ashley Sharpton has been released on an appearance ticket after her arrest around 3:30 a.m. Saturday. The 30-year-old was…

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TV One tackles marriage, family and divorce in new film “Downsized,” starring Boris Kodjoe and Nicole Ari Parker, Sept. 16

September 14, 2017

SILVER SPRING, MD –TV One’s original film “Downsized”, starring husband and wife duo Boris Kodjoe (“Code Black,” “Undercovers”) and Nicole Ari Parker (“Almost Christmas,” “Time After Time”), will premiere on Saturday, September 16 at 9 p.m. ET. The film, written by the 2016 TV One American Black Film Festival Screenplay Competition finalist Michelle McKissic, made…

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