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Tennessee Student is Centennial Scholar Recipient of Ossie Davis Scholarship
November 28, 2019
Earlier this month, after a rigorous selection process, the family of the late actors and activists, together with the United Negro College Fund (UNCF), announced that Lane College senior, Jade Allen, is the recipient of the Ossie Davis Legacy Scholarship. "We are always motivated by mom and dad's love of education and what a struggle it was for each of them to get higher education and the sacrifices that their parents made," Davis Day told NNPA Newswire. ... read more »
Lorraine Hansberry, Beyond ‘A Raisin in the Sun’
January 18, 2018
The documentary tilted, “Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart” is part of PBS’s American Masters year-long series and Inspiring Woman online campaign. ... read more »
Starletta DuPois Stars in 2016 Adaptation of A Raisin in the Sun
August 3, 2016
This time around, the Sentinel trekked over to the Ruskin Group Theatre in Santa Monica to watch the screenplay’s rebirth, which was met by a quaint, intimate setting with quietly dimmed lights. The set stayed true to form, positioning thick-laced coveralls and placemats over the worn kitchen furnishings, newspapers and cigarettes on the small wooden dining table, and an old olive couch doubled as a day bed for Mama’s grandson to sleep on. ... read more »
History of Black Entertainment from 1910-1950s
February 3, 2016
In 1914, actor Sam Lucas became the first African American actor to star in a full-length film and play in “Uncle Tom’s Cabin.” His career began in blackface minstrelsy, but he soon branched out to pursue serious dramas such as “The Creole Show” and “A Trip to Coontown”. ... read more »
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