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Leslie Jones leaving ‘SNL’ after five seasons

September 2, 2019

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Saturday Night Live” cast member Leslie Jones is leaving the NBC show after five seasons, while Kate McKinnon is sticking around. Jones’ departure was confirmed by a person familiar with the change who spoke Tuesday on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to publicly discuss Jones’ status with the…

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Comedian Kevin Hart injured in Southern California car crash

September 1, 2019

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor-comedian Kevin Hart has been injured in the crash of a vintage muscle car in the hills above Malibu. A California Highway Patrol collision report says the 40-year-old Hart was a passenger in a 1970 Plymouth Barracuda that went off Mulholland Highway and rolled down an embankment around 12:45 a.m. Sunday….

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Don’t Look Away

August 30, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: David Oyelowo as Detective Radcliff with niece Ashley, played by Storm Reid. “Don’t Let Go” demands your attention. Otherwise, you’ll be kind of confused. By Denise Clay These days, seeing a person of color make it through to the end of a horror movie or thriller isn’t as much of a rarity as…

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Dave Chappelle hosts concert to honor Ohio shooting victims

August 30, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Dave Chappelle ASSOCIATED PRESS DAYTON, Ohio — Thousands turned out to a benefit hosted by comedian Dave Chappelle that honored victims of a mass shooting in Ohio. The star-studded “Gem City Shine” took place Sunday in Dayton’s Oregon District, the historic neighborhood that was marred by a 32-second rampage that killed nine people…

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Missy Elliott honored at MTV VMAs; Swift wins top prize

August 30, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Missy Elliott poses in the press room with the Video Vanguard award at the MTV Video Music Awards at the Prudential Center on Monday, Aug. 26, 2019, in Newark, N.J. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP) By Mesfin Fekadu ASSOCIATED PRESS NEWARK, N.J. — The incomparable career of Missy Elliott, therapper-singer-songwriter-producer-dancer whose music videos have…

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David Oyelowo talks action, time travel and unconventional love stories in his new film ‘Don’t Let Go’

August 30, 2019

By Kharisma McIlwaine David Oyelowo has done incredible character work consistently throughout his career. He wowed audiences as Louis Gaines in “The Butler,” as Peter Snowden in “Nightingale,” and as Dr. Martin Luther King in “Selma.”.In his newest project, “Don’t Let Go,” Oyelowo is branching out as an action star and a producer.  In  the…

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The System Is “Rigged”

August 30, 2019

The documentary “Rigged: The Voter Suppression Playbook” shows that there is voter fraud, but not the kind you think. By Denise Clay A few years back, former Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett and the Republicans in the State Assembly tried to put forth a law requiring voters to have a state ID in order to exercise…

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Eddie Murphy to host ‘SNL’ for the first time in 35 years

August 28, 2019

Photo: Eddie Murphy/Shutterstock NEW YORK (AP) — Eddie Murphy will be returning to a place that helped launch his career — “Saturday Night Live.” The comedian will be the host of the sketch comedy show on Dec. 21, marking the former cast member’s first hosting appearance since 1984. Murphy was a cast member from 1980…

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