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Director Wes Miller tells the story of Bass Reeves in ‘Hell On The Border’

February 14, 2020

By Kharisma McIlwaine Many are familiar with the story of the Lone Ranger. The  popular 1950s television program  followed the adventures of a fictional former Texas Ranger and his Native American friend Tonto on their quest to take down outlaws.  Decades later, the 2013 “Lone Ranger” film starred Armie Hammer and Johnny Depp.  In every…

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Ladysmith Black Mambazo founder Joseph Shabalala dies at 78

February 14, 2020

By Mogomotsi Magome ASSOCIATED PRESS  JOHANNESBURG  — The founder of the South African multi-Grammy-Award-winning music group Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Joseph Shabalala, has died at age 78, the group and the government announced Tuesday. Shabalala died at a hospital in the capital, Pretoria, Tuesday morning, his family told local media. He was globally known for his…

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‘Hair Love’ director wants to win Oscar in honor of Kobe

February 7, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Matthew A. Cherry (shutterstock.com) By Jonathan Landrum Jr. ASSOCIATED PRESS  LOS ANGELES  — When Matthew A. Cherry became an Oscar nominee, that was initially good enough for him, until he heard about the death of Kobe Bryant, a former professional athlete — just like himself — who was nominated in the same category…

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The Black History Watchlist

February 6, 2020

If you’re looking for something to check out with the family this Black History Month, here’s some things you might find interesting. By Denise Clay A couple of years ago, the folks at Marvel Studios proved that they were the smartest marketers in the world when they released the film “Black Panther” during Black History…

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Pastor’s fight against KKK becomes movie that may aid battle

January 31, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Rev. David Kennedy stands outside the Echo Theater holding a photo of his great uncle’s lynching, in Laurens, S.C. Kennedy has fought for civil rights in South Carolina for decades. (AP Photo/Sarah Blake Morgan) By Jeffrey Collins ASSOCIATED PRESS  LAURENS, S.C. — Not many years ago in a small, rural South Carolina town…

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Eminem drops surprise album, advocates changes to gun laws

January 31, 2020

   ASSOCIATED PRESS  Rapper Eminem once again dropped a surprise album, releasing “Music to Be Murdered By” on Friday — along with a video that calls for changes to gun laws. The follow-up to 2018’s “Kamikaze” — also released without warning — was announced on Twitter just after midnight. The Detroit rapper’s new music video…

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List of Grammy Award winners

January 31, 2020

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A list of winners so far in top categories at the 62nd annual Grammy Awards. Record of the year:  “Bad Guy,” Billie Eilish Album of the year:  “When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?” Billie Eilish Best new artist:  Billie Eilish Best rap/sung performance:  “Higher,” DJ Khaled featuring Nipsey…

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Doubts loom over nominating process for Grammy Awards

January 31, 2020

By Mesfin Fekadu  ASSOCIATED PRESS  LOS ANGELES  — Questions have loomed for years around the nominations process for the Grammy Awards. But the doubts reached a new level this week after the Recording Academy’s just-ousted CEO claimed the show is rigged and full of conflicts of interest. The academy, which put on the 62nd Grammys…

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March 27, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Byron Allen (Photo: Shutterstock) ASSOCIATED PRESS  WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday threw...

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