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  • ‘Holler if Ya Hear Me’ Worth Shouting About … Even if it is Closing

    Jul 16, 14 by Marie Moore Leave a comment

    “Holler If You Hear Me” is a musical worth shouting about and investing in for an afternoon or evening of moving, high-spirited entertainment. But time is running out for a rare opportunity to catch Broadway at its best because “Holler” closes on July 20th. Culled from the music and poetry of Tupac Shakur, “Holler” gives  […]

  • ABC Prefers ‘Authenticity’ Over ‘Diversity’ to Describe Fall Lineup

    Jul 15, 14 by Cherie Saunders Leave a comment

    *With its fall slate featuring shows with African American, Mexican American and Asian American families, diversity was a recurring theme at ABC’s portion of the Television Critics Association press tour Tuesday. Entertainment President Paul Lee started the day announcing the network’s new overall deal with “12 Years a Slave” screenwriter John Ridley, but stopped short of calling ABC’s new […]

  • Nikki ‘Hoopz’ Alexander and her Sisters Land Reality Show on Oxygen

    Jul 15, 14 by Cherie Saunders 1 Comment

    *Remember Hoopz from VH1′s  “Flavor of Love” and “I Love Money?” She’ll be back on TV this fall in her own reality show, “It Takes A Sister,” Oxygen announced Monday. The docuseries will follow Hoopz – real name Nikki Alexander – along with her five younger sisters (ages 24-31) and 11 nieces and nephews…all living […]

  • The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center Remembers Port Chicago

    Jul 15, 14 by LaRita Shelby Leave a comment

    *On July 17, 1944 at the Port Chicago naval magazine two accidental blasts of munitions, turned deadly and resulted in the death of over 300 sailors and civilians. 202 of the sailors were black. It was the biggest homeland disaster of World War II. Due to a racist and segregated military at the time, the […]

  • Comedian Alex Thomas Hosts Fifth Annual Celebrity Golf Classic

    Jul 15, 14 by Cory Alexander Haywood Leave a comment

    *In the midst of despair, laughter is always the best medicine. That’s why comedian Alex Thomas deserves an honorary PhD—he makes children smile even after they’ve been diagnosed with cancer. Although comedy pays his bills, Thomas’ heart gets nourished during his routine trips to children’s hospitals. With the help of another smile specialist, the famous […]

  • Wealth Over the Word? ‘Preachers of LA’s’ Ron Gibson, Wayne Chaney Address ‘Prosperity’ Critics

    Jul 15, 14 by Cherie Saunders 5 Comments

    *The accumulation and exhibition of wealth have become reality show staples — from “Million Dollar Listing” to “Rich Kids of Beverly Hills” to any of the “Housewives” franchises. But what about when the stars of the show are professed men of God? NeNe “I’m Rich B**ch” Leakes of “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” isn’t expected to […]