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Nichelle Nichols, Lt. Uhura on ‘Star Trek,’ has died at 89

August 5, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Actress Nichelle Nichols, who played Lt. Uhura on “Star Trek,” waves as she arrives at the “Star Trek: 30 Years and Beyond” tribute at Paramount Studios in Los Angeles Sunday, Oct. 6, 1996. The body of Nichols’ younger brother, Thomas A. Nichols, 59, was found Wednesday, March 26, 1997, with those of 38…

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‘Star Trek’ alums, more react to death of Nichelle Nichols

August 5, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Nichelle Nichols, the actor who portrayed Lt. Nyota Uhura on the 1960s television series “Star Trek,” speaks after the Space Shuttle Endeavour lands aboard a NASA Boeing 747 at the conclusion of its last flight, at Los Angeles International Airport, Friday, Sept. 21, 2012. Nichols died Saturday, July 30, 2022, at age 89….

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Apollo Levine stars as Quincy Jones and Tito Jackson in ‘MJ the Musical’

August 5, 2022

By Kharisma McIlwaine Michael Jackson is arguably the greatest entertainer of all time. Dubbed the “King of Pop,” his global reach is unmatched with a career that spanned over four decades. The Guinness World Records recognizes Jackson as the “Most Successful Entertainer of All Time,” with over 400 million records sold worldwide, 13 #1 records,…

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New exhibition shows how we all affect the ocean, no matter where we live

July 28, 2022

A new exhibition opening this summer at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University takes visitors on an exciting journey through our watersheds to understand how everyone’s actions on land affect the ocean, even if they don’t live down the Jersey Shore.  Ocean Bound, opening Saturday, Aug. 20, abounds with hands-on activities, eye-popping aquatic…

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The Zeta Phi Beta Inc. 2022 Grand Boulè

July 28, 2022

A grand affair, last week’s convention will go down in Philadelphia history.  By Afea Tucker Over 6,000 enthusiastic participants registered for the Zeta Phi Beta Inc. 2022 Grand Boulè convention. The event took place at the Philadelphia Convention Center from July 18 through July 24, marking the first time that the Zeta Phi Beta Inc….

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Marvel teases new Avengers movies, ‘Black Panther’ sequel

July 28, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Ryan Coogler attends a panel for Marvel Studios on day three of Comic-Con International on Saturday, July 23, 2022, in San Diego. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP) By Lindsey Bahr ASSOCIATED PRESS Marvel Studios unveiled the first trailer for “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever ” — set to “No Woman No Cry” — to fans…

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‘Vengeance’: A Review

July 28, 2022

 *This review contains some spoilers* By Kharisma McIlwaine According to a recent CBS News report, homicide rates have increased drastically since the pandemic began. Many of those homicides remain unsolved. An investigation done by the Washington Post in 2020 revealed that almost 26,000 murders in major US cities went without an arrest within the last…

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Review: Lizzo’s new album will make you feel ‘Special’

July 22, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: This image released by Atlantic Records shows “Special” the latest album by Lizzo. (Atlantic via AP) By Martina Rebecca Inchingolo ASSOCIATED PRESS Singer and rapper Lizzo wasn’t kidding when she came out with the title for her latest album — it truly is a journey to get to your most “Special” self. This…

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Q&A: Jordan Peele on the dreams and nightmares of ‘Nope’

July 22, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: This image released by Universal Pictures shows writer/director Jordan Peele on the set of “Nope.” (Glen Wilson/Universal Pictures via AP) By Jake Coyle ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK — There’s little in contemporary movies quite like the arrival of a new Jordan Peele film. They tend to descend ominously and mysteriously, a little like…

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