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  • The Ferguson Effect: Two Activists Recall The Day They Were Changed Forever

    Aug 9, 15 by Ricardo A. Hazell Leave a comment


    *Last year the nation erupted in upheaval over the failure of a Ferguson Grand Jury to indict Darren Wilson for gunning down 18-year-old Mike Brown, Jr. on August 9, 2014. For many who were already familiar with the realities of white supremacy the grand jury’s decision didn’t come as a surprise, this writer included in […]

  • EURweb in the House for ‘Pixels’ NYC Premiere (Video – Watch)

    Jul 27, 15 by Ricardo A. Hazell Leave a comment


    *”Pixels“ opened in theaters nationwide on Friday July 24 and is on track for and opening weekend box office talley of $25 million. Starring Adam Sandler, Josh Gad, Kevin James,  Michelle Monoghan and Peter Dinklage, and directed by Christopher Columbus, “Pixels” tells the story of an alien civilization capturing images of 80s video game, interpreting them […]

  • The Sights and Sounds of 44th Annual African Arts Festival (Video)

    Jul 16, 15 by Ricardo A. Hazell Leave a comment


    This year’s 44th Annual African Arts Festival enjoyed mostly favorable weather and a robust crowd over the course of three days as festival goers from across the greater Brooklyn metropolitan area to enjoy the beautiful sights, sounds and positive atmosphere that personified the entire weekend. In addition to traditional and culturally relevant garb, dance and […]

  • Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss Talks Role in ‘Magic Mike XXL’ and More

    Jul 9, 15 by Ricardo A. Hazell Leave a comment


    *Just in case you’ve been hiding under a rock somewhere, “Magic Mike XXL“ has been doing work at the box offices for the past week or so. There are no giant robots, no superheroes and no ravenous aliens, but the Warner Bros. film has been  duking it out with the big dogs of the summer […]

  • Anthony Anderson, Tracee Ellis Ross Steal the Show at BET Awards

    Jun 29, 15 by Ricardo A. Hazell 3 Comments


    The 2015 BET Awards shaped up to be very best in a five year stretch of very good BET Awards shows. As is often the case, the very best stars in the Black pantheon of entertainment elite, as well as trans-racially affiliated white artists, were in attendance to a BET Awards that was expertly hosted […]

  • Black Authors Discuss their Craft at Book Expo of America (Video)

    Jun 16, 15 by Ricardo A. Hazell Leave a comment


    *Recently I was in attendance at Book Expo of America 2015 at the Jacob Javitz Center on New York City’s far west side. 68 years in the making, the BEA serves as an annual mecca for big time publishing companies, independent publishers and authors from across the creative spectrum. Indeed, it was a book lover’s […]