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1:32 PM / Tuesday December 6, 2022

Entertainment

Children of climate change come of age in ‘Katrina Babies’

August 26, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Edward Buckles, Jr. poses for a portrait underneath the Claiborne Ave. overpass in New Orleans Friday, Aug. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Chansey Augustine) By Drew Costley associated press Edward Buckles, Jr. was 13 when Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans and completely upended his life. Buckles and his family moved from New Orleans to Lafayette,…

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On and off the TV screen, Dr. Ish Major and Crossroads Treatment Centers are making a major difference

August 26, 2022

By Kharisma McIlwaine According to their website, Crossroads Treatment Centers serve more than 26,500 patients monthly through 120 national treatment centers and a network of 170 medical providers in Colorado, Georgia, Kentucky, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and Pennsylvania. They are one of the nation’s leading providers of medication-assisted, outpatient treatment…

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Rapper A$AP Rocky charged with felony assault with a firearm

August 19, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Recording artist A$AP Rocky attends the premiere for “Stockholm Syndrome,” during the 20th Tribeca Festival at The Battery on Sunday, June 13, 2021, in New York. On Monday, Aug. 15, 2022, A$AP Rocky was charged with two felonies for pulling a gun on a former friend and firing in Hollywood in 2021, prosecutors…

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Film academy apologizes to Littlefeather for 1973 Oscars

August 19, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Sacheen Littlefeather appears at the Academy Awards ceremony to announce that Marlon Brando was declining his Oscar as best actor for his role in “The Godfather,” on March 27, 1973. The move was meant to protest Hollywood’s treatment of American Indians. Nearly 50 years later, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences…

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Woman describes frequent abuse by R Kelly before she was 18

August 19, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Milton “June” Brown walks walks into the Dirksen Federal Courthouse in Chicago as opening statements were expected to begin in R. Kelly’s trial, Wednesday morning, Aug. 17, 2022. Two Kelly associates, Derrel McDavid and Milton Brown, are co-defendants. McDavid is accused of helping Kelly fix the 2008 trial, while Brown is charged with…

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Rihanna boyfriend charged with felony assault with a firearm

August 16, 2022

By ANDREW DALTON LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rapper A$AP Rocky was charged with two felonies Monday for pulling a gun on a former friend and firing in Hollywood last year, prosecutors said. The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office charged the 33-year-old New York native, whose legal name is Rakim Athelaston Mayers, with two counts…

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The 2022 Dell Music Concert Series: a review

August 14, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: The incomparable Gladys Knight entertains crowds at the Dell Music Center’s opening concert.  (Photos by Jim Brown) By Jim Brown In the first full season since the pandemic began, the Dell’s promoters and general managers have worked hard to entice their loyal fans back to the popular concert series this summer.  As opposed to…

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Review: ‘Easter Sunday’ is a loving ode to Filipino culture

August 12, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: This image released by Universal Pictures shows Jo Koy, center, in “Easter Sunday.”  (Ed Araquel/Universal Pictures via AP) By Jocelyn Noveck ASSOCIATED PRESS A boisterous extended clan gathers for a family holiday, launching the requisite arguments, hurt feelings, grudges, inside jokes, laughter, love, reconciliation, and lots of eating, plus maybe a car chase….

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Motown songwriter-producer Lamont Dozier dead at 81

August 12, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Songwriter/producers Brian Holland, left, and Lamont Dozier pose with their special Trustee awards at New York’s Radio City Music Hall Wednesday, Feb. 25, 1998, during the 40th Annual Grammy Awards. Trustee awards are given to non-performers whose contributions are of such a broad scope that they do not fall into the usual Grammy…

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