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Entertainment

Are we destroying Black Hollywood?

March 5, 2012

While I know I wasn’t alone in my disappointment, I’m sure there were also African Americans who were actually relieved that Davis did not win. That’s just how strong the displeasure among many African Americans was regarding Davis’ role as a ’60s-era Jackson, Mississippi-based maid in The Help…

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Dark Girls to be shown at the Tower Theatre March 10

March 5, 2012

“Dark Girls” Directors/Producers D. Channsin Berry and Bill Duke (Dark Girls, LLC) are coming to Philadelphia on Saturday March 10, 7 PM for a special screening of their controversial new documentary at the Tower Theatre in Upper Darby.

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Tyler Perry: “Good Deeds” indeed!

February 27, 2012

Here, he talks about his new film, “Good Deeds,” a relationship drama which he wrote, directed and stars in opposite an A-list cast which includes Thandie Newton, Gabrielle Union, Phylicia Rashad, Rebecca Romijn, Jamie Kennedy, Beverly Johnson and Brian White.

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Shadow and Act Shorts Idris Elba confirms Nelson Mandela Project

February 27, 2012

News of Idris Elba playing Nelson Mandela has been circulating the web for at least a month or two, and while we’ve known about it, we didn’t (and still haven’t) posted anything about it because, as far as I know, there hasn’t been any confirmation of it… until now anyway.

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Whitney Houston: Brilliant, troubled pop star dies

February 20, 2012

A year ago, Clive Davis’ glittery pre-Grammy showcase was winding down after a number of electric performances when the grandest name of all, Whitney Houston, walked on stage to close the evening with what promised to be a show-stopping tribute to her famous cousin, Dionne Warwick.

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