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Daniel Ezra and Samantha Logan in “All American: Homecoming,” which is set at the fictional Bringston University. (Bill Inoshita / The CW)

Market Fridays where students can shop from local Black vendors. Hump Wednesdays featuring popup concert performances. The long-awaited family reunion at homecoming. All are quintessential parts of life in the AUC — Atlanta University Center Consortium — home to four Historically Black Colleges & Universities.

Yet these experiences haven’t

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Richard Hutchins’ life will never be the same. The formerly homeless artist has gained viral fame for his inspiring story and his amazing art — and he recently gained a new patron in media mogul Oprah Winfrey.

ET’s Thando Dlomo spoke with Hutchins — as well as his friend and business partner Charlie Rocket — and Dlomo had a very special surprise for the celebrated artist during their zoom chat.

“Richard, I have somebody who would love to meet you, who honestly has been so ins

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Brandy Fisher-Blood has joined Walt Disney Animation Studios as the head of Diversity & Inclusion Strategies and will report to Walt Disney Animation Studios President Clark Spencer.

Fisher-Blood will be responsible for overseeing diversity and inclusion efforts across Walt Disney Studios and will serve as the primary strategic consultant to Walt Disney’s business leaders, HR partners, and creative leaders including directors, producers, and production leadership.

She will al

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The team behind the UK’s first all-black, all-female Shakespearean theatre company say it is planning to re-examine some of the Bard’s most famous works from a black female perspective and make him accessible for a new generation.

The Mawa Theatre Company was launched by actors Maisey Bawden, Gabrielle Brooks, Dan

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REACH RECORDS SIGNS ON AS EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS OF OFFICIAL SOUNDTRACK FOR THE NETFLIX FILM
BLUE MIRACLE TO RELEASE MAY 27, 2021.


URBANO LATINO SOUNDTRACK TO FEATURE ORIGINAL SONGS FROM LECRAE, GAWVI, WHATUPRG,

1K PHEW & MORE.

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April 28, 2021 (Atlanta, GA)- Reach Records has signed on to be the executive producers for the soundtrack of the new Netflix film Blue Miracle, set to debut globally on the streaming platform starting

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Tyler Perry is sharing some sweet words about his close, longtime friend Cicely Tyson.

 

The entertainment mogul wrote a heartfelt tribute to Tyson on Thursday night after learning she had died at the age of 96.

Tyson and Perry, 51, worked together on several films beginning with 2005’s Diary of a Mad Black Woman as well as Why Did I Get Married?, Madea’s Family Reunion and Why Did I Get Married Too?

“I was sitting at the table working when I got this overwhelming feeling to wat

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Emmy- and Tony-winning actress Cicely Tyson, who distinguished herself in theater, film and television, died on Thursday afternoon. She was 96.

“I have managed Miss Tyson’s career for over 40 years, and each year was a privilege and blessing,” her manager, Larry Thompson, said in a statement. “Cicely thought of her new memoir as a Christmas tree decorated with all the ornaments of her personal and professional life. Today she placed the last ornament, a Star, on top of the tree.”

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“I have managed Miss Tyson’s career for over 40 years, and each year was a privilege and blessing,” her manager, Larry Thompson, said in a statement. “Cicely thought of her new memoir as a Christmas tree decorated with all the ornaments of her personal and professional life. Today she placed the last ornament, a Star, on top of the tree.”

Cicely Tyson was 96 years old. There are going to be stories everywhere about her remarkable life. She was married at one time to Miles Davis.

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There’s a parking garage for flying cars planned for Akon City, which are to be purchased using the new cryptocurrency “Akoin.” 

But the plans for Akon’s $6 billion project have raised as many, if not more, questions than answers for those already living in Ngueniene, the municipality in Senegal where the singer is planning the site.

“Akon came to meet us. He said he’ll do this. It could be real or not real – but I think it’s real,” Magueye Ndao, mayor of Ngueniene, told Reuters, which spoke

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Wonder Woman 1984 Movie Review

Wonder Woman 1984.. So wonder! Woman 1984 is the sequel to the Patty Jenkins, directed Wonder Woman film from 2017..Once again, you have Patty Jenkins as the director in the driver's seat. You have Gal Gadot as wonder woman, chris pine and steve trevor. We have a new villain played by Pedro Pascal. We also have Kristen Wiig with the buildup of Cheetah. Bad things are coming to the earth in 1984 and events that will happen and transpire in which does anybody in the DCEU  remember these events. Th

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Wonder Woman 1984 Movie Review

Wonder Woman 1984.. So wonder! Woman 1984 is the sequel to the Patty Jenkins, directed Wonder Woman film from 2017..Once again, you have Patty Jenkins as the director in the driver's seat. You have Gal Gadot as wonder woman, chris pine and steve trevor. We have a new villain played by Pedro Pascal. We also have Kristen Wiig with the buildup of Cheetah. Bad things are coming to the earth in 1984 and events that will happen and transpire in which does anybody in the DCEU  remember these events. Th

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One of the coolest needle drop moments was Luke Skywalker's Darth Vader Rogue One hallway scene. They went full Darth Vader with Luke Skywalker. It's just that in this context he's not killing a bunch of rebels. He's actually getting rid of a bunch of dark troopers that are trying to kill the protagonists, the people that we want to survive. When Jon Favreau was talking about doing the Luke Skywalker cameo scene, actually filming it,  he said they brought Mark Hamill down so  they did not film h

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WandaVision is intriguing for a number of reasons, not the least of which is that one of its main characters is currently dead. But we know better by now than to second-guess Marvel, so despite the confusion, we're eager to see what WandaVision has in store for us when it hits Disney+. Release date During the company's Hall H presentation at San Diego Comic Con in July of 2019, Marvel Studios revealed a pretty packed calendar for 2020 and '21, laying out plans for a whopping ten new films and te

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Paramount Pictures has acquired Reckless Love feature from a pitch by To All The Boys: PS I Still Love You scribe J. Mills Goodloe. Super-producer DeVon Franklin is attached to produce via his Franklin Entertainment label, which has a first-look deal at Paramount.

The film is based on the c behind critically acclaimed Christian worship song of the same title by Cory Asbury, one of the top Christian singer-songwriters. Goodloe will pen the screenplay, which will follow the love story

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Celebrity pastor Carl Lentz’s wife was fired from Hillsong Church over his cheating, multiple sources have claimed, and his mistress has said she she knew he was married but still went ahead with seeing him because he was ‘like a drug to her’.

Lentz, who brought Hillsong from Australia to the US and famously baptized Justin Bieber, was fired last Wednesday from the global megachurch and confessed on social media the following day that he had cheated on his wife of 17 years with 3

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A new Black Panther 2 rumor explains how Marvel Studios plans on replacing T’Challa following the death of actor Chadwick Boseman.

The rumor comes from YouTuber Grace Randolph and reiterates previous rumors that Marvel Studios will use a digital double for Chadwick Boseman.

Randolph writes on Twitter, “I hear that they are making a Chadwick Boseman digital double that’s looking very life like…”

She then goes on to indicate that Marvel Studios’ “current plan is that T’Challa will die in batt

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The Mandalorian’s second season premiere is just two days away, and, if you’re like me, you’ve forgotten most of what happened in the first season. If you’re also like me, you’re not planning to hunker down and marathon the first eight episodes again.

Fortunately, Disney has created a 99-second recap of The Mandalorian’s first season to save us all the trouble

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Last Updated: October 26th

Disney entered the streaming wars in a big way with the launch of its own streaming platform, Disney+. But unlike other rookie streaming services, Disney’s already got a vault full of animated classics and superhero blockbusters ready to be unlocked when fans subscribe. There are hundreds — yes hundreds — of movies coming to Disney+, including Avengers team-ups, Star Wars trilogies, and beloved animated throwbacks, so of course you’re going to need h

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(RNS) — Chadwick Boseman, who was most known for playing the superhero in the title role of “Black Panther,” was a person of faith from childhood who shared biblical wisdom along the path of his career.

The actor, who also portrayed baseball great Jackie Robinson, civil rights lawyer Thurgood Marshall, and singer/dancer James Brown, died at age 43 on Friday (Aug. 28), after being diagnosed with colon cancer in 2016.

From the impression he left on a pastor of his youth to his own words at

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The late Chadwick Boseman was born in Anderson, South Carolina, a city that, like many in the Palmetto State, also features a Confederate statue. The 118-year-old monument — which is dedicated to the Confederate veterans of Anderson County and bears the inscription, “The world shall yet decide in truth’s clear far off light, that the soldiers who wore the gray and died with Lee were in the right” — was vandalized back in June, and now there’s a petition to replace it wit

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