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  1. Toni Braxton The Nightmare SlayerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | MTV

    Toni Braxton used to terrify me. As a kid, the only time I could watch R-rated horror films was when my mom's friend, Lisa, babysat me - not because she attempted to warp my impressionable mind, but because her method of babysitting was to stick me with her older son and let him put in whatever movie he felt like watching while she cooked, cleaned, or chilled in her room listening to her favorite music.

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  2. 'Marshall' stars praise BuffaloRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 2 | WNED

    The film is about an early court case of Thurgood Marshall who became the first African-American on the U.S. Supreme Court. Scenes were shot over the past month at various locations including the former Dillon Federal Courthouse on Niagara Square.

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  3. PM Dawn's Prince Be dead: 'Set Adrift on Memory Bliss' singer-rapper was 46Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | The Post-Standard

    P.M. Dawn's Prince Be, born Attrell Cordes, is best known for the 1991 hit "Set Adrift on Memory Bliss." Family members said he died Friday in a New Jersey hospital after a battle with renal kidney disease.

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  4. Questlove, Chris Rock & More Mourn The Loss Of P.M. Dawn's Prince BeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Vibe

    Artists like Justin Timberlake and Lenny Kravitz extended their love and appreciation for Prince Be of P.M. Dawn after it was announced he passed away at the tender age of 46. People reports Prince Be, born Attrell Cordes, died of kidney failure on Friday Joined by brother DJ Minutemix, the artists came together as P.M. Dawn in 1988 and became one of the first Hip-Hop alternative acts to reach critical acclaim. The group shot to No.1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart with the single, "Set Adrift on Memory Bliss."

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  5. Halle Berry Posts Throwback Pic of First Film Role, Thanks Spike Lee for 'Believing' In HerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | ETonline

    Halle Berry turned the clock back to her first film role with a throwback post on Instagram on Thursday, when the Academy-Award winning actress shared an image from the set of Jungle Fever . Berry was celebrating the upcoming 25th anniversary of the Spike Lee -directed film.

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  6. Malcolm McDowell joins Missing Peace Pictures' "Dreams I Never Had"Read the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | 24-7 Press Release

    Inspired by true events, this film depicts a teenage girl who is held captive as a domestic laborer in the home of a wealthy American family. She is befriended by the family's young gardener, himself an illegal from Mexico.

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  7. More stars signed as filming of Marshall movie begins in BuffaloRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | WNED

    A movie highlighting a court cast early in the career of eventual U.S. Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall begins filming this week in Buffalo. And as one of the producers told WBFO in a one-on-one interview, additional stars have signed on for the project.

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  8. Black Americans in LoveRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2015 | Living the Romantic Comedy

    Practically everybody in print has been finding a way to speak to the great historical occasion of our 44th President's inauguration, and I was particularly taken with Manohla Dargis and A.O. Scott's take in the NY Times: How the Movies Made the President . Subtitled "Evolving Cinematic Roles Have Prepared America to Have a Black Man in Charge," their piece insightfully analyzes just how that's been accomplished, shrewdly identifying the movie archetypes that have arguably paved Obama's way, among them the Black Everyman, the Black Father, even the Black Yoda .

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  9. Black Americans in LoveRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2015 | Living the Romantic Comedy

    Practically everybody in print has been finding a way to speak to the great historical occasion of our 44th President's inauguration, and I was particularly taken with Manohla Dargis and A.O. Scott's take in the NY Times: How the Movies Made the President . Subtitled "Evolving Cinematic Roles Have Prepared America to Have a Black Man in Charge," their piece insightfully analyzes just how that's been accomplished, shrewdly identifying the movie archetypes that have arguably paved Obama's way, among them the Black Everyman, the Black Father, even the Black Yoda .

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  10. Exclusive interview: Robin Givens discusses her role in 'God's Not Dead 2'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 | Examiner.com

    Robin Givens has graced us with her presence in show business for years whether it be on television, onstage or on the silver screen. She caught Theodore Huxtable's gaze on "The Cosby Show," she played the infinitely spoiled Diane Merriman on "Head of the Class," and she gave Eddie Murphy a taste of his own medicine in "Boomerang."

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  11. Academy Announces New Governors Reginald Hudlin, Gregory Nava, Jennifer Yuh NelsonRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2016 | Hollywood Reporter

    To encourage diversity, president Cheryl Boone Isaacs has appointed three new members to the board of governors; other new members have been added to the group's executive committees; and the individual branches will determine specific criteria regarding members' voting rights. Cheryl Boone Isaacs, president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, has appointed three new members of the board of governors, it was announced Tuesday.

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  12. Black Americans in LoveRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2015 | Living the Romantic Comedy

    Practically everybody in print has been finding a way to speak to the great historical occasion of our 44th President's inauguration, and I was particularly taken with Manohla Dargis and A.O. Scott's take in the NY Times: How the Movies Made the President . Subtitled "Evolving Cinematic Roles Have Prepared America to Have a Black Man in Charge," their piece insightfully analyzes just how that's been accomplished, shrewdly identifying the movie archetypes that have arguably paved Obama's way, among them the Black Everyman, the Black Father, even the Black Yoda .

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  13. Creative ControlRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2016 | Chicago Sun-Times

    As a techie, I expected more from "Creative Control." The concept of people living in a "near-future Brooklyn" gave me serious pause, to be sure, but I thought those fears would be soothed by the sci-fi promise of technology gone awry.

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  14. Black Americans in LoveRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2016 | Living the Romantic Comedy

    Practically everybody in print has been finding a way to speak to the great historical occasion of our 44th President's inauguration, and I was particularly taken with Manohla Dargis and A.O. Scott's take in the NY Times: How the Movies Made the President . Subtitled "Evolving Cinematic Roles Have Prepared America to Have a Black Man in Charge," their piece insightfully analyzes just how that's been accomplished, shrewdly identifying the movie archetypes that have arguably paved Obama's way, among them the Black Everyman, the Black Father, even the Black Yoda .

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  15. Black Americans in LoveRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2015 | Living the Romantic Comedy

    Practically everybody in print has been finding a way to speak to the great historical occasion of our 44th President's inauguration, and I was particularly taken with Manohla Dargis and A.O. Scott's take in the NY Times: How the Movies Made the President . Subtitled "Evolving Cinematic Roles Have Prepared America to Have a Black Man in Charge," their piece insightfully analyzes just how that's been accomplished, shrewdly identifying the movie archetypes that have arguably paved Obama's way, among them the Black Everyman, the Black Father, even the Black Yoda .

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  16. Black Americans in LoveRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2015 | Living the Romantic Comedy

    Practically everybody in print has been finding a way to speak to the great historical occasion of our 44th President's inauguration, and I was particularly taken with Manohla Dargis and A.O. Scott's take in the NY Times: How the Movies Made the President . Subtitled "Evolving Cinematic Roles Have Prepared America to Have a Black Man in Charge," their piece insightfully analyzes just how that's been accomplished, shrewdly identifying the movie archetypes that have arguably paved Obama's way, among them the Black Everyman, the Black Father, even the Black Yoda .

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  17. Black Americans in LoveRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2015 | Living the Romantic Comedy

    Practically everybody in print has been finding a way to speak to the great historical occasion of our 44th President's inauguration, and I was particularly taken with Manohla Dargis and A.O. Scott's take in the NY Times: How the Movies Made the President . Subtitled "Evolving Cinematic Roles Have Prepared America to Have a Black Man in Charge," their piece insightfully analyzes just how that's been accomplished, shrewdly identifying the movie archetypes that have arguably paved Obama's way, among them the Black Everyman, the Black Father, even the Black Yoda .

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  18. The Comedy of ColorRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | The Nation

    A panel discussion at "The Color of Comedy" event, which is part of an ongoing series at the museum that explores the intersections of race and media. In the early 1990s, Warrington Hudlin, the president and co-founder of the Black Filmmaker Foundation and vice chairman of the Museum of the Moving Image, produced several black cult-classic comedies-the House Party franchise, Boomerang , and BA bA 's Kids -that all had, what he called recently, "an underpinning of social commentary."

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  19. John WitherspoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2016 | Denver Westword

    Veteran standup and character actor John Witherspoon exudes funny; his wide-eyed commitment and crackerjack timing allow him to wring even uninspired jokes from the Soul Plane script for every laugh they're worth. After starting his screen career as a regular performer on The Richard Pryor Show , Witherspoon worked constantly, making dozens of television appearances and stealing scenes in classic comedies like House Party , Boomerang and especially Friday , where Witherspoon's portrayal of Ice Cube's irascible father was so beloved that his role was significantly expanded in the film's many sequels.

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  20. Ten Best Comedy Events in Denver In FebruaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2016 | Denver Westword

    Celebrate Valentine's Day and the TruTV premiere of Those Who Can't with the Grawlix trio at Comedy Works. February is a month that seems to call more for cozily hibernating than heading out into the night.

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