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China Anne McClain: The 10 Top Influential African-Americans in My Life

In Entertainment, Family on February 1, 2013 at 11:16 pm

ENTERTAINMENT: China Anne McClain: The 10 Top Influential African-Americans in My Life (Huffington Post)

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NAACP Image Awards Preview

In Entertainment on February 1, 2013 at 11:02 pm

ENTERTAINMENT: NAACP Image Awards Preview: For African-Americans in Hollywood, ‘Things Are Better But Not Perfect’ (The Hollywood Reporter)

‘AMERICAN IDOL’ ACCUSED OF RACISM by 9 Black Ex-Contestants

In Entertainment on January 26, 2013 at 1:26 am

TMZ: Nine black former “American Idol” contestants — from various seasons — are banding together to SUE the show … claiming they were all FORCED off “Idol” as part of a racist (and illegal) plot to boost ratings…(TMZ.com)

An Interview with Quvenzhané Wallis

In Entertainment on January 25, 2013 at 11:56 pm

ENTERTAINMENT: Quvenzhané Wallis, the young star of the Academy Award-nominated film, Beasts of the Southern Wild, talks to NBC News’ Ann Curry about her newfound stardom. (theGrio)

The Debate over “Django Unchained”

In Entertainment, Race on January 18, 2013 at 10:58 pm

EMMETT D. CARSON: Beyond the N-Word: Falling Over the Cliff Debating Django Unchained   (HuffPost BlackVoices)

Celebrity Quotes of The Week

In Entertainment on January 18, 2013 at 10:44 pm

ENTERTAINMENT: Ice-T blasts Coco over inappropriate photo; Jennifer Hudson on her new slimmer body; and more… (BET.com)

Actor Al Freeman Jr dies at age 78

In Entertainment, Passings on August 13, 2012 at 4:48 am

Actor Al Freeman Jr., perhaps best known for his portrayal of Nation of Islam leader Elijah Muhammad in Spike Lee’s 1992 film Malcolm X, has died.

Centric Celebrates Black Music Month

In Entertainment, Television on May 28, 2012 at 8:45 pm

From Yahoo!: An even better reason to subscribe to Centric.

Highest Paid Black Movie Director Still Unknown

In Entertainment on May 28, 2012 at 8:12 pm

ENTERTAINMENT: Tim Story, the director of “Barbershop” and “Think Like A Man” is the highest paid black movie director. Nonetheless, he still he has made “Hollywood Nirvana” – that is, the Hollywood A-List of comedy film directors.  I wonder why