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31 May 2015

Zoe Kravitz hits the Cannes Film Festival for the premiere of the independent film

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By Florence Anthony    

Two of B.B. King’s daughters, Karen Williams and Patty King, are alleging that two of the late musician’s closest aides sped up his death by poisoning him, according to a report from the Associated Press on May 25. The heirs reportedly say that family was kept away from King on his final days while personal assistant Myron Johnson and business manager LaVerne Toney administered poison to him. King died May 14 in hospice care at the age of 89. Johnson was present, though no family members were………

You can now refer to Tracee Ellis Ross as Dr. Ross. On May 24, the “Black-ish” star received an Honorary Doctorate Degree from her alma mater Brown University for her outstanding achievements in the world of entertainment.  She was joined by University President and American Studies scholar Robert A. Corrigan, anthropologist Louise Lamphere, business exec David E. McKinney,  atmospheric chemist Susan Solomon and astronaut Kathyrn D. Sullivan who received honorary doctorates.  Tracee’s sister Rhonda Ross, a fellow Brown alum, was in attendance for the ceremony. Tracee, now a Doctor of Fine Arts, graduated from Brown University in 1994 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Theatre Arts……

Actress Zoe Kravitz, who is rumored to be dating Mos Def’, hit the Cannes Film Festival, where she was joined at the premiere of the independent film Dope by executive producer Pharrell Williams, as well as co-stars A$AP Rocky and Shameik Moore, model Chanel Iman, Chris Brown and Mary J. Blige. Following the screening, the crew headed to see Brown perform at Club Gotha. Meanwhile, Dope, sponsored by the Motion Picture Association of America, will open the 19th Annual American Black Film Festival (ABFF ) on Thursday, June 11 at the SVA Theatre in New York City. The flick also stars Iman, Tyga and Rick Fox.  Sean “Diddy” Combs is also a producer. Cadillac is the Presenting sponsor of this year’s American Black Film Festival………

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Greenhope Services celebrated 40 years of reclaiming lives, reuniting families and rebuilding communities on Tuesday, May 19 at the New York Academy of Medicine in New York City. The program was hosted by Emmy-Award-winning journalist Contessa Brewer, host, MSNBC “Caught On Camera” and media personality Deja Vu, Co-host, WBLS’ “The Quake’s House Afternoon Show” while Tony winning, four-time Grammy and Emmy Award nominated singer Melba Moore raised her voice to serenade the 2015 graduates and honorees, who included Stephanie Burns, Willie E. Gary and Wendy Oxenhorn……….

The Apollo Theatre will gather artists, activists, and leaders from around the globe for the New York premiere of WOW-Women of the World Festival, which is being presented in association with the Southbank Centro London on June 11–14. Highlights of the WOW Festival include: a Mainstage performance by Grammy-Winning Singer/Songwriter Macy Gray, a special evening with Emmy Award-winner Iyanla Vanzant and Malaysian pop star Yuna, a keynote speech by Nobel Peace Prize winner Leymah Gbowee and a keynote conversation with high profile women activists including bestselling author of “The Beauty Myth” and leading spokeswoman of the third wave of the feminist movement Naomi Wolf.….

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