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  • Keith David Resumes ‘Paul Robeson’ at Ebony Repertory Theatre for Three More Performances (Video)

    Apr 15, 14 by DeBorah B. Pryor Leave a comment

    Keith David is clearly one of the hardest working actors in Hollywood. So why is it that upon seeing his picture you may find yourself saying, “That’s his name?” If this is you, you wouldn’t be alone. Though he has hordes of fans around the world, many people I spoke with – this writer included […]

  • Leslie Uggams Frightened Southern States With Her 1960s NBC Gig (Watch)

    Apr 15, 14 by Cherie Saunders Leave a comment

    *The fourth season of PBS’ “Pioneers of Television” will include a “Breaking Barriers” episode dedicated to the actors who changed the racial landscape of the small screen…often against improbable odds. “The network was trying to get rid of me because the South would not carry the show,” says Leslie Uggams, discussing her first TV gig […]

  • Muhammad Ali’s 2nd Wife Recites Poem She Wrote for The Champ (Listen)

    Apr 14, 14 by Cherie Saunders Leave a comment

    *PBS’ Independent Lens special ‘Trials of Muhammad Ali,’ premieres tonight at 10 p.m. with a closer look at the boxer’s arrest and conviction for refusing military induction during the Vietnam War. For those who can’t fathom yet another Ali documentary revealing anything new or different, you’d be mistaken. “Trials” zeroes in on the time before […]

  • Jahna Sebastian: At ‘The Edge of Love’

    Apr 14, 14 by Al-Lateef Farmer Leave a comment

    *Jahna Sebastian recently released an appetizer of an EP titled “The Edge of Love,” on which she approaches the delicate balance between love and hate in relationships; drawing from personal experiences and emotions, she’s created material that explores the transformation within relationships, while examining the path that precedes being at the “Edge.” The music she […]

  • Chadwick Boseman’s Third Sports Flick: ‘Draft Day!’ (Watch)

    Apr 11, 14 by FahniaThomas Leave a comment

    *”I think they might be drawn to me!” Chadwick Boseman jokes about staring in his third sports movie, “Draft Day.” “I love sports! There’s drama in sports,” continued Boseman. “There’s always a good story in sports. That’s the reason we like to watch sports center, halftimes and pregame shows. Sport films just give us the […]

  • ‘American Idol’: Malaya Watson Cried Even More After the Show

    Apr 11, 14 by Cherie Saunders 5 Comments

    *It’s hard to watch any 16-year-old kid break down, even if America thought she was the worst singer this week in a crop of disappointing finalists this year on “American Idol.” Malaya Watson, the wild-haired tuba player from Southfield, Mich, sobbed her way through a goodbye performance of “I Am Changing” from “Dreamgirls” during Thursday’s […]