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Relationships Get Real with Tracy McMillan

The OWN (Oprah Winfrey Network) series, “Family or Fiancé” shuns the sensationalized aspects of reality TV in favor of a more practical and holistic approach to healing the various dynamics that can cause dysfunction within a relationship.

Long Live King — A Queen is Crowned at the 2019 Oscars — Regina King wins Best Supporting Actress Oscar for ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’

Despite the biggest upset of the night, the award of “Green Book” winning Best Picture at the 2019 Academy Awards and earning a collective gasp of utter shock inside the press room filled with journalists from around the world, the 91st Academy Awards brought the Blackness and with it, the crowning of a new, thespian queen — Regina King.  #OscarsSoBlack? Yes, we’re blessed.

Phylicia Rashad is Still Teaching Us About Life (& Death) in ‘Head of Passes’

On Sunday, September 24, The Mark Taper Forum presented the opening night of the Public Theater and Berkeley Repertory Theatre’s production of “Head of Passes,” headlining multi-award-winning (television and stage) actress, Phylicia Rashad, accompanied by a cast of adroit supporting actors with prestigious careers to boot.  Written by Tarell Alvin McCraney and directed by Tina Landau, the show’s program denotes the setting as “a house near to the Head of Passes, where the Mississippi River meets the Gulf of Mexico.” Without Google Maps, I’m figuring like the one of those Southern Bayou towns where gumbo rules.   The time period: “A