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Cisco Plans $41 Million Office in Atlanta, Hiring 700
October 15, 2021
The California-based tech giant is investing $41 million to open in a massive complex developed on land owned by Georgia Tech. Cisco says it wants to focus on hiring more engineers and programmers from Georgia Tech, Georgia State University and the colleges of the historically Black Atlanta University Center: Morehouse College, Spelman College, Clark Atlanta University and the Morehouse School of Medicine. ... read more »
Commission Approves $6 Billion LAX Airfield, Terminal Modernization Project
October 8, 2021
The Los Angeles Board of Airport Commissioners voted Thursday to recommend approval of the $6 billion Airfield Terminal Modernization Project, which airport officials say will reduce traffic on public streets and improve customer experience.   ... 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 »
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Melvin Van Peebles — the “godfather of modern black cinema” left his cinematic immortal mark
October 7, 2021
Melvin Van Peebles, the pioneering African-American filmmaker who is best known for his films “Watermelon Man” and “Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song,” transitioned on September 21, 2021, at his home in Manhattan. He was 89 years old. ... read more »
LeVar Burton Named Grand Marshal of Rose Parade
October 5, 2021
Actor LeVar Burton was named today the grand marshal of the 2022 Rose Parade, with the Tournament of Roses hailing him as not just an accomplished performer, but also an advocate for literacy. ... read more »
Actor to Plead Guilty to Running Hollywood Ponzi Scheme
October 4, 2021
A Los Angeles actor who appeared in low-budget horror and science-fiction movies is expected to plead guilty today to running a $650 million Ponzi scheme. ... read more »
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 »
Melvin Van Peebles, Godfather of Black cinema, Dies at 89
September 22, 2021
Melvin Van Peebles, the groundbreaking filmmaker, playwright and musician whose work ushered in the “blaxploitation” wave of the 1970s and influenced filmmakers long after, has died. He was 89. ... read more »
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New Television Season Begins With Six Season Premieres, Three Premieres
September 20, 2021
The 2020-21 prime-time television season begins tonight with ``NCIS'' airing in a new time slot, five other season premieres including ``Dancing with the Stars'' and ``The Voice'' and three premieres on the four major broadcast networks. ... 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 »
The Life and Legacy of DMX
April 15, 2021
A tragic close to the life of an artist who is considered one of the great song writers. ... read more »
Actor Jaime Callica has a plan to retire his mother and live his life, to the fullest
August 13, 2020
Here is what businessman turned actor Jaime Callica had to share about the price of fame and his desire to retire his hard-working mother. ... read more »
Comedian, Musician and Actor Barry Brewer Talks ‘Tyler Perry’s Bruh’ on BET and His Artistry
May 21, 2020
Having been in the industry for 18 years, Brewer spent a lot of time perfecting his various crafts ... read more »
Sean Dominic holding it down in CBS’ “The Young and the Restless”
May 7, 2020
Here is what the actor had to share about playing Dr. Nate Hastings and more ... read more »
Obba Babatundé Keeps Inspiring The Entertainment Industry
September 26, 2019
The Emmy Award-winning actor has spent four decades gracing theater stages, making moves as a dancer, and directing and producing creative projects. ... read more »
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