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  • Wisdom, Sacrifice and Merit Honored at All Star Tribute for Dick Gregory (Watch)

    Feb 22, 15 by Billie Jordan Leave a comment


    *Celebrities, friends and family of the legendary Dick Gregory showed to the historical Ricardo Montalban Theater earlier this month to honor the comedian and civil rights activists for a life time of work. His service recognized by his peers and fans nation wide has proved worthy of induction onto the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The red carpet positioned outside, […]

  • Dick Gregory Finally Gets a Star on Walk of Fame, Praises ‘Selma’ (Watch)

    Feb 6, 15 by Qwest7 Leave a comment


    *It’s been a long time coming but Dick Gregory finally received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. When asked why it took so long for the recognition, Gregory jokingly told Variety, “You know damn good and well why it took so long. I’ve been a bad boy.” Gregory receiving his star on Monday […]

  • Dick Gregory to be Honored with Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

    Jan 28, 15 by Staff Report 7 Comments


    *The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce has announced that comedian and civil rights activist Dick Gregory will be honored with the 2,542nd star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Monday, February 2, 2015. The star in the category of Live Theatre/Performance will be dedicated at 1650 Vine Street near Hollywood & Vine. “We are proud to honor […]

  • Pam Grier Kicks Off TV One’s ‘Unsung Hollywood’ Wednesday Night

    Feb 25, 14 by Qwest7 Leave a comment


    *TV One’s “Unsung” series will receive a bit of help from an acting veteran when it expands for the premiere of “Unsung Hollywood” on Wednesday, February 26 at 10pm Eastern. Blaxploitation film queen Pam Grier will be the first entertainer profiled for the series, which profiles “black artists, entertainers and programming,” according to the network’s […]

  • TV One Goes ‘Hollywood’ With ‘Unsung’ Spin-Off

    Jan 8, 14 by Qwest7 Leave a comment


    *TV One’s popular “Unsung” series is branching out into new territory with a new spin-off. Media sources report the channel will launch an offshoot titled “Unsung Hollywood.” The series will veer away from TV One’s proven music biography formula as it primarily focuses on the stars of film and television.

  • Singers from the Old School Join to Form a Group

    Jun 8, 13 by Brittney M. Walker 3 Comments


    *Three of the most legendary singers of Motown era R&B are coming together to knock music fans’ socks off. Glenn Leonard, former lead tenor, “The Temptations,” Joe Coleman, former lead singer, “The Platters,” and Joe Blunt, former lead singer, “The Drifters,” are taking it back to the old school with a modern twist. The guys […]