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  • 2015 Essence Festival Honors Black Lives Matter Movement

    May 18, 15 by Qwest7 2 Comments


    *The Black Lives Matter movement will be among the topics of discussion at this year’s Essence Festival as Trayvon Martin’s mother, Sybrina Fulton, will be on hand to speak at the annual four-day event. Fulton will deliver the keynote address at the Essence Empowerment Experience. In addition to Fulton, the Empowerment Experience will include a […]

  • Jennifer Hudson, Common, Samuel L. Jackson Join Spike Lee’s ‘Chiraq’

    May 12, 15 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment


      *Chicago natives Jennifer Hudson, Common have been cast in Spike Lee’s upcoming film “Chiraq,” according to Screen Daily. Also slated to appear are John Cusack, Jeremy Piven and Samuel L. Jackson. Despite early reports, Chicago native Kanye West will not appear in the film. An update on the plot has also been released. It’s […]

  • Steph Curry on Wheaties Box; Common Stars in NBA Commercial (Watch)

    May 10, 15 by Deron Dalton Leave a comment


    *The Oakland Golden State Warrior point guard Steph Curry landed the Wheaties cover, which will be in supermarkets in June, according to Vibe. He isn’t wearing the traditional NBA uniforms other players were on the cover of the box; he’s rocking a grey suit with his basketball in hand.

  • Pics from ‘Suicide Squad’ & Will Smith as Deadshot Released

    May 9, 15 by Deron Dalton Leave a comment


    *Director David Ayer released a photo of the “Suicide Squad” on Sunday, but that’s not all. It was followed with a solo post on Instagram of Will Smith as Deadshot, according to Deadline. Deadshot #SuicideSquad pic.twitter.com/HEF0jFeMsO — David Ayer (@DavidAyerMovies) May 4, 2015 The solo photo with Smith’s full battle costume comes after Ayer posted […]

  • ‘What Happened, Miss Simone?’ Premieres June 24 in Theaters

    May 8, 15 by EURweb editor/BJ Leave a comment


    *Film Chronicles Nina Simone’s Journey from Child Piano Prodigy to Iconic Musician and Passionate Activist, Told in Her Own Words. “What Happened, Miss Simone?“ The Netflix Original Documentary on music icon Nina Simone from Oscar®-nominated filmmaker Liz Garbus, will premiere in all territories where Netflix is available on Friday, June 26 at 12:01AMPT. Netflix will also […]

  • Jazmine Sullivan Remakes Nina Simone’s ‘Baltimore’ for Netflix Doc (Watch)

    May 7, 15 by Cherie Saunders Leave a comment


    *A video for Jazmine Sullivan’s rendition of Nina Simone’s 1978 track “Baltimore” for the Netflix documentary “What Happened Miss Simone?” has hit the Internet. The song appears on a tribute album connected to the film, set to premiere June 26 on the streaming service. Lauryn Hill, Common, Mary J. Blige, Usher, and Simone’s daughter Lisa […]