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Last Call for Applications for Disney Dreamers Academy Teen Mentorship Program 
October 14, 2021
Application period closes Oct. 31 for a mentoring experience of a lifetime provided by Walt Disney World ... read more »
Netflix Taps Former Warner Bros EVP of Production Niija Kuykendall to Be Vice President of Film
October 8, 2021
Former Warner Bros EVP Production Niija Kuykendall is now the new Vice President of Film for Netflix. Deadline reported that Kuykendall will strategize with  Head of Global Film Scott Stuber.  ... read more »
More Diversity at the Academy!
October 7, 2021
This is the kind of news that makes creative people working in the film industry celebrate because Emmy-nominated producer Will Packer will produce the 94th Oscars.  Academy President David Rubin made the announcement.  It will be his first involvement with the Oscars, which will air live on ABC and broadcast outlets worldwide on Sunday, March 27, 2022. “Will is a powerhouse producer who has enjoyed success across all movie genres.  He’s already bringing a boundless energy and a focus on innovation to this year’s Oscars, to entertain the widest spectrum of fans.  Many wonderful surprises ahead!” said Rubin and Academy CEO Dawn Hudson. ... read more »
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“I can’t believe this sh*t! I f**ing won a Tony!” — David Alan Grier
September 30, 2021
Grier finally took home his first trophy for his turn, on Broadway, in Charles Fuller’s Pulitzer Prize-winning drama “A Soldier’s Play.” ... read more »
Fallen R&B Superstar R. Kelly Found Guilty of Sex Crimes
September 30, 2021
A jury of seven men and five women in a federal court in Brooklyn, New York, found Robert Sylvester Kelly, 54, guilty of all nine counts ... read more »
In R. Kelly verdict, Black women see long-overdue justice
September 28, 2021
For years, decades even, allegations swirled that R&B superstar R. Kelly was abusing young women and girls, with seeming impunity. They were mostly young Black women. And Black girls. ... read more »
Melvin Van Peebles…The Real MVP
September 28, 2021
Jeff Friday, Founder and CEO of Jeff Friday Media, shares his sentiments for Melvin Van Peebles. ... read more »
R&B superstar R. Kelly convicted in sex trafficking trial
September 27, 2021
R. Kelly, the R&B superstar known for his anthem “I Believe I Can Fly,” was convicted Monday in a sex trafficking trial after decades of avoiding criminal responsibility for numerous allegations of misconduct with young women and children. ... read more »
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Disney Sues in L.A. to Protect Marvel Superhero Franchises
September 25, 2021
The Walt Disney Company today filed lawsuits in Los Angeles and New York seeking to stop the heirs to Marvel Comics artists and writers from reclaiming rights to characters such as Iron Man, Thor and Spider- Man, which their relatives helped create. ... read more »
THE SHADE ROOM’S FAITH BASED-SERIES ‘THE SAME ROOM’ RETURNS FOR SEASON THREE ON WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22
September 16, 2021
The Third Season Will Feature Guests Yvonne Orji, Chrisette Michele, Jeannie Mai Jenkins and April Daniels ... read more »
Actor Michael K. Williams, Omar on ‘The Wire,’ dead at 54
September 6, 2021
Actor Michael K. Williams, who as the rogue robber of drug dealers Omar Little on “The Wire” created one of the most popular characters in television in recent decades, died Monday. Williams was found dead Monday afternoon in his Brooklyn penthouse apartment, New York City police said. He was 54. ... read more »
Husband of ‘Real Housewives’ star NeNe Leakes dies at 66
September 2, 2021
Gregg Leakes, the husband of “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” star NeNe Leakes, has died. He was 66. ... read more »
‘Everyone is Special’ at Snoop Special Stars Fourth Annual Football and Cheer Camp
September 2, 2021
The fourth annual Snoop Special Stars Football and Cheer Camp was held on the Southwest College football field.  The day is comprised volunteers training the participants in football and cheerleading drills created for special needs individuals ages five and up.  “It was such a wonderful feeling being back in person and seeing all of our returning and new participants at our fourth annual football and cheer camp. It’s such an honor for us to be able to provide the kind of events for our special needs community that are normally overlooked because of their disabilities, said Nykauni Tademy, a team mom long-time team mom for Snoop Dogg’s Pop Warner team and the co-founder /director of Snoop Special Stars operations.  “Our motto is ‘everybody plays’ and our goal is to erase the negative stigma and stereotypes associated with the special needs community. We will continue to provide a service and bring much needed awareness as much as possible.” ... read more »
`America’s Got Talent,’ Sports Helps NBC to Ratings Victory
August 31, 2021
The two-hour Tuesday ``America's Got Talent'' episode was the most-watched prime-time program between Aug. 23 and Sunday, averaging 6.809 million viewers, while the hourlong Wednesday episode was third, averaging 5.79 million. An ``America's Got Talent'' episode has been the most-watched prime-time program seven times in the 11 weeks it has aired this summer. ... read more »
Tiffany & Co. Introduces The “ABOUT LOVE” Campaign Starring Beyoncé And Jay-Z
August 23, 2021
Tiffany & Co. announced today that powerhouse couple Beyoncé and JAY-Z will star in its latest campaign celebrating modern love. S ... read more »
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