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  • Essence Highlights Nicole Beharie, Alfre Woodard and Laverne Cox

    Aug 30, 14 by Qwest7 Leave a comment


    *The face of the small screen is changing. And Essence magazine knows it as the publication’s upcoming issue takes a look at women who called “channel changers.” Among those profiled are “The Walking Dead’s” Danai Gurira, “Sleepy Hollow” star Nicole Beharie, Laverne Cox of “Orange Is the New Black” and Alfre Woodard from “State of […]

  • The 360 Degree Legacy of Ruby Dee – by Miki Turner

    Jun 12, 14 by Miki Turner 2 Comments


    *There are movie stars and then there are thespians. Ruby Dee, who died at the age of 91 at her home in New Rochelle, New York, was one of the latter. In Hollywood circles, Ms. Dee and her late husband, actor Ossie Davis, were truly one of the most significant creative couples in the history of […]

  • NBC Orders Alfre Woodard Pilot ‘State of Affairs’ to Series

    May 7, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *Alfre Woodard will play the President of the United States on NBC next season. The network has given a season order to the pilot “State of Affairs,” starring “Grey’s Anatomy” alum Katherine Heigl in her return to television. Heigl plays top CIA analyst Charleston “Charlie” Tucker. Aside from the political minefields she has to walk, […]

  • Alfre Woodard Cast as U.S. President in NBC’s ‘State of Affairs’

    Mar 24, 14 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment


    *Alfre Woodard is moving straight from “12 Years a Slave” into the White House. The Oscar-nominated actress will play the role of President Roberta Payton in NBC’s “State of Affairs,” the drama starring former “Grey’s Anatomy” star Katherine Heigl. Heigl stars as Charleston “Charlie” Whitney Tucker, a CIA agent plucked from her job to become […]

  • THE (11-08-13) EURweb Free-4-All Page/Board

    Nov 8, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *Just like the headline says, this page/board is where you can discuss the stuff that we didn’t cover in today’s issue. (It’s sort of like feedback with a twist) Remember, NO name calling, racial taunting, graphic sex talk and vulgarity in general, PLEASE. ——– EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE I know for sure that what we dwell […]

  • Alfre Woodard on Playing a Plantation Mistress in ’12 Years a Slave’

    Oct 30, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *Alfre Woodard’s character in “12 Years a Slave” is brief (one scene), but unforgettable. The veteran actress plays Mistress Harriet Shaw, a formerly enslaved woman who rises through the Southern caste system to become the wife of a wealthy plantation owner. “She is a woman who, like all women during this period, whether they were […]