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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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‘Antebellum’: a review

September 25, 2020

Note to readers: this review contains spoilers. By Kharisma McIlwaine Imagine being forced into a life of servitude, never ceasing torture and abuse, after knowing what it means to have freedom.  Lionsgate’s “Antebellum” explores this notion, framed around the horrors of slavery. The film highlights the stories of stolen Black  people, stripped of their humanity,…

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Kevin Hart inks new multi-platform deal with SiriusXM

September 24, 2020

By JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr. LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kevin Hart is bringing more of his funny back to SiriusXM. The satellite radio company announced on Tuesday a new multi-platform deal with Hart and his comedy network Laugh Out Loud. The superstar comedian-actor will host new regular and live programs on his channel, Laugh Out Loud…

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