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The sweet rise of ‘Queen Sugar’ director Cierra Glaude

February 19, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Director Cierra Glaude poses for a portrait in Glendale, Calif. on Feb. 4, 2021. When the series “Queen Sugar” debuted in 2016, Glaude worked as a production assistant on the show. Five years later, she’s been promoted to director for season five on the Oprah Winfrey Network series. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello) By Mesfin…

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Mary Wilson, longest-reigning original Supreme, dies at 76

February 12, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Marry Wilson  (Photo/Shutterstock) Associated Press LAS VEGAS — Mary Wilson, one of the original members of the Supremes, the 1960s group that helped define the Motown sound and style and propelled Diana Ross to superstardom, has died. She was 76. Wilson died Monday night at her home in Nevada and the cause was…

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“Judas and The Black Messiah”: A Review

February 12, 2021

By Kharisma McIlwaine Few organized groups in the history of America have been more targeted and vilified more than the Black Panther Party. Originally known as the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense, the organization was founded by college students Huey P. Newton and Bobby Seale in Oakland California, October 15, 1966. With chapters in various…

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Mary Wilson, longest-reigning original Supreme, dies at 76

February 9, 2021

“It is with a heavy heart that I acknowledge the passing of my friend Mary Wilson our Angel, as she makes her transition onto Heaven. I pray for her family and that she may Rest In Peace for a life well lived. Love & God Bless”~ Martha Reeves Mary Wilson, the longest-reigning original Supreme, has…

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Bounce & Brown Sugar celebrate Black History Month in February

February 4, 2021

ATLANTA–PRNewswire/ — Bounce and Brown Sugar, which honors the African-American community every day of the year, will present specially-curated movies, documentaries and specials that recognizes the sacrifice, resilience and contributions of African Americans for Black History Month 2021. Among Bounce’s Black History Month schedule: “With Drawn Arms” – The critically-acclaimed and compelling documentary that explores…

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“JUST AS I AM:A Memoir by Cicely Tyson with Michelle Burford”

February 4, 2021

At 96, Cicely Tyson was a dynamic and legendary actor, lecturer, activist and one of the most respected talents in American theater and film history.  A Harlem native and daughter of immigrants who rose out of poverty and onto the global stage, she began her career as a fashion model, gracing the covers of Ebony…

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‘Ma Rainey,’ ‘Minari’ and Chadwick Boseman lead SAG nominations

February 4, 2021

By JAKE COYLE NEW YORK (AP) — Chadwick Boseman received two posthumous nominations from the 27th Screen Actors Guild Awards on Thursday, while the Korean American family drama “Minari” and Spike Lee’s Vietnam veteran drama “Da 5 Bloods” were among the nominees for best ensemble. The nominees, announced on Instagram Live, differed notably from the…

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