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Walk of Fame Star for Actor Terry Crews to Be Unveiled Today
July 30, 2021
A star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is scheduled to be unveiled today honoring NFL linebacker turned actor and ``America's Got Talent'' host Terry Crews on his 53rd birthday. ... read more »
WATCH: Terry Crews Career Time Line
July 30, 2021
Terry Crews was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, on his 53rd birthday, July 30. Watch an interview of Crews reflecting on his career. ... read more / watch video »
WATCH: Screen Writer Tracey Scott Wilson talks “Respect” biopic with the Los Angeles Sentinel
July 30, 2021
Tracey Scott Wilson, the American playwright, television writer, television producer, and now screenwriter is demanding “respect” — and you will be able to find out what it means to her with the release of the film, ... read more / watch video »
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THE AFRICAN AMERICAN FILM CRITICS ASSOCIATION (AAFCA) ANNOUNCES 2021 SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT TV HONOREES
July 29, 2021
The African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) announced the Special Achievement Honorees for the 3rd annual AAFCA TV Honors. The 2021 ceremony will take place on Saturday, August 21st at the California Yacht Club in Marina del Rey, CA. Individual winners will be announced at a later date. ... read more »
Screenwriter Tracey Scott Wilson — getting the biopic ‘RESPECT’ right from the start
July 29, 2021
Tracey Scott Wilson, the American playwright, television writer, television producer, and now screenwriter is demanding “respect” — and you will be able to find out what it means to her with the release of the film, which she wrote — “Respect” which is about the life of the legendary R&B singer, Aretha Franklin. ... read more »
LeVar Burton-Hosted Episodes of `Jeopardy!’ to Begin Airing Tonight
July 26, 2021
Actor LeVar Burton said he was ``more than nervous'' when guest-hosting five episodes of ``Jeopardy!'' that begin airing tonight. ... read more »
Biz Markie — April 8, 1964 — July 16, 2021 — Rest In Power, this is for you.
July 22, 2021
Biz smashed all of his “shortcomings” through talent, innovation, and charisma which was a Herculean feat. ... read more »
Marla Gibbs Receives Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame
July 22, 2021
Starting out with a small smile, Marla Gibbs’ face soon broke into a huge grin as her career achievements were immortalized with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. ... read more »
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Motown Founder Berry Gordy tapped for Kennedy Award
July 21, 2021
Berry Gordy founded a Motown sound that defined a generation, fostered legendary music careers, and constructed a timeless genre that continues to influence musicians today. The Kennedy Center has tapped Gordy as an honoree.  ... read more »
Biz Markie, known for classic rap song ‘Just a Friend,’ dies
July 16, 2021
Biz Markie, a hip-hop staple known for his beatboxing prowess, turntable mastery and the 1989 classic “Just a Friend,” has died. He was 57. ... read more »
Haitian American Artist Brings His Vision, Gift to State’s COVID Campaign
July 15, 2021
California’s “Your Actions Save Lives” art campaign recently unveiled two “Safety First” murals in San Francisco. The artworks, created by the Grammy-nominated visual artist Serge Gay Jr, were commissioned to encourage people to continue to take safety precautions against COVID-19 even though the state reopened last month, according to the governor’s office. ... read more »
PA Supreme Court Judge Rips Cosby Prosecutor: ‘He Broke the Rules’
July 15, 2021
While social media and many who still have not understood the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Bill Cosby’s conviction continue to mislabel their decision as a “technicality,” the chief justice remarkably refuted those claims. ... read more »
Young Black Creative Debuts Pop-up Art Gallery
July 15, 2021
Expressing herself is rarely a problem for Shalandrea Houchen. In fact, her range of diverse experiences helps the young Los Angeles native to excel in several creative endeavors. Houchen not only boasts a background in acting, singing and modern dancing, but she also spent the last eight years managing the opening of successful restaurants in New York City.  It was in NYC that she discovered her gift for designing pop-up art installations by presenting What’s Ya Zodiac, an interactive gallery showcasing the 12 Zodiac signs. ... read more »
HBO Max’s reboot of ‘GOSSIP GIRL’ – African American Girls as Optics but what’s under this choices?
July 15, 2021
HBO Max’s reboot of Gossip Girl feel like a public relations move to drive stories and online chatter. ... read more »
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