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Emmy winners highlight push for social justice

September 25, 2020

By Beth harris ASSOCIATED PRESS  LOS ANGELES — Regina King and Uzo Aduba used the come-as-you-are fashion edict for Sunday’s virtual Emmy Awards to highlight the national struggle for social justice. Both Black actresses wore T-shirts featuring Breonna Taylor, the 26-year-old EMT from Louisville, Kentucky, who was shot and killed by police in March. King’s…

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Zendaya becomes youngest lead drama actress to win Emmy

September 25, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Zenfaya   (Photo: Tinseltown / Shutterstock) By Jonathan Landrum Jr. ASSOCAIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES — Zendaya said her “heart was filled” when she saw her fellow nominees, including Jennifer Aniston, cheering on the “Euphoria” actress for becoming the youngest drama lead actress to win an Emmy. The 24-year-old Zendaya became emotional after she…

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Michelle Obama speech inspires 13-year-old animated film director and producer

September 25, 2020

Blacknews.com  Kalia Love Jones is an ambitious 13-year old animated filmmaker who wants to empower others. Her first animated short film, “The Power of Hope” — inspired by a Michelle Obama speech — tells the inspirational story of a young woman with big dreams. An aspiring architect feels helpless when her mother falls ill, but…

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Last studio recording of jazz trumpeter Woody Shaw released

September 25, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Jazz trumpeter Woody Shaw performs at the Festival International de Jazz de Montrèal, 1986. (Photo: Mark Miller,) By Russell Contreras ASSOCIATED PRESS RIO RANCHO, N.M. — A forgotten studio recording of the late jazz trumpeter Woody Shaw has been released as part of an effort to preserve jazz history. “49th Parallel,” a 1987…

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Virtual Monterey Jazz Festival Weekend features memorable performances

September 25, 2020

BPRW This year’s Monterey Jazz Festival celebration will be held virtually.  This incredible lineup features exclusive new and previously unreleased archival performances from past festivals. Unique and memorable jazz moments will be spread across the three days. This year, MJF recognizes the need to shine a spotlight not only on what has been happening with…

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Netflix orders 10 episodes of animated ‘Good Times’ series co-produced by Steph Curry

September 25, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Netflix’s ‘Good Times’ animated series PPRW Netflix has given a 10-episode, straight-to-series order to a new animated take on Norman Lear’s classic sitcom “Good Times.”  Carl Jones, whose credits include animated series “The Boondocks” and “Black Dynamite,” as well as TBS’ Tracy Morgan star “The Last O.G.,” will create and executive produce the…

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Halle Berry’s directorial debut of her upcoming film, “Bruised,” landed her $20 million deal with Netflix

September 25, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Halle Berry (Photo: Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock) By Florence Anthony  Exclusive! Quarantine reunion alert! “The cast of “The Fresh Prince of Bel Air” celebrated their 3oth anniversary by filming a COVID-safe reunion show in Beverly Hills, California recently. Will Smith, Tatyana Ali, Karyn Parsons, Joseph Marcell, Daphne Maxwell Reid, Alfonso Ribiero and even…

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SUNscopes for the week of September 27

September 25, 2020

All Signs: It’s been tough with Saturn and Pluto in Capricorn at odds with Mars. This week retrograde Mars once again squares Saturn! Oy!  Furthermore, this happens just before the Full Moon in Aries. Everyone will go ballistic! (Is this an exaggeration? Yes, I need the attention.) But there is some truth here. Ponder this….

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