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Rep. Waters Applauds Tyler Perry for Historic Grand Opening of Tyler Perry Studios
October 10, 2019
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) wrote a letter of commendation to Tyler Perry – the first African American to own a major movie studio – following the grand opening of the Tyler Perry Studios, which Congresswoman Waters attended in Atlanta. The 330-acre major motion picture studio is “one of the largest production facilities in the country” and includes “40 buildings on the National Register of Historic Places, 12 sound stages, 200 acres of greenspace, and a diverse backlot.” Her letter follows: ... read more »
Renowned Art Curator Naima J. Keith Brings Her Magic Touch to LACMA
July 12, 2019
Big, big things are happening at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) and one of the biggest is the recent addition of Naima J. Keith as its Vice President of Education and Public Programs. ... read more »
Beyoncé and JAY-Z to be honored at the 30th Annual GLAAD Media Awards for Accelerating LGBTQ Acceptance on March 28, 2019, in Los Angeles
March 22, 2019
GLAAD, the world’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, today announced that it will honor Beyoncé and JAY-Z together with the Vanguard Award for their LGBTQ allyship at the 30th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles at the Beverly Hilton on Thursday, March 28, 2019. ... read more »
Erica Peeples & Paris Phillips Star In New BET Comedy ‘Fall Girls’
January 17, 2019
BET Networks started the year by introducing a new original comedy film.   “Fall Girls,” produced by Footage Films, tells the story of two friends figuring how their boss died after a night of partying. Unlike most murder mystery films, “Fall Girls” has a comedic twist staring female leads.   ... read more »
Film Review: Nobody’s Fool
November 15, 2018
Classy and Trashy Sisters Square Off in Fish-Out-of-Water Comedy ... read more »
Tiffany Haddish Tests Her Hot Streak with ‘Nobody’s Fool’
November 2, 2018
A year after her breakout role in "Girl's Trip,'' Haddish is indeed busy. Up next is the Tyler Perry written-and-directed comedy "Nobody's Fool,'' which pairs her with Tika Sumpter. They play sisters, with Whoopi Goldberg as their mom. Once Haddish's character gets out of jail, they discover that Sumpter's boyfriend is catfishing her. ... read more »
This Week In Black History (November 9 – November 15)
November 16, 2017
Despite battling racism in Hollywood and her own personal bouts, she was a trailblazer, becoming the first African American woman to receive an Academy Award nomination in 1954 for “Carmen Jones.” ... read more / view gallery »
Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun
September 8, 2017
True to the Game (Unrated) Crime thriller about a small-time drug dealer (Columbus Short) forced to choose between love and money as he tries to escape the 'hood. Cast includes Vivica A. Fox, Erica Peeples and Nelsan Ellis. ... read more »
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