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  • Queen Latifah’s ‘Bessie’ to Premiere May 16 on HBO (New Pics)

    Feb 24, 15 by Cherie Saunders Leave a comment


    *HBO has finally set a date for its Bessie Smith biopic starring Queen Latifah. The film, which follows America’s “Empress of the Blues” from her beginning in abject poverty to becoming one of the biggest recording artists of the 1920s, will premiere on May 16, the network announced Tuesday. Smith died after a car accident in […]

  • Queen Latifah on Inhabiting Bessie Smith for HBO (Pics)

    Jan 8, 15 by Cherie Saunders 5 Comments


    *Journalists on Thursday got a first look at Queen Latifah as Bessie Smith in director Dee Rees’ HBO biopic, and based on the effusive reaction in the room via Twitter – to the sizzle reel alone – it may very will be the most anticipated telefilm of the spring. The film follows Smith’s journey from a rough […]

  • Khandi Alexander Learns of Family Tragedy on ‘Finding Your Roots’ (Watch)

    Oct 13, 14 by Cherie Saunders 9 Comments


    *This week’s episode of “Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates Jr.” will feature Ben Affleck finding out that his mom was a Freedom Rider, NAACP president Benjamin Jealous learning that his free great-grandfather had to purchase his own wife and family for their safety, and “Scandal” actress Khandi Alexander receiving a “book of life” […]

  • THE (09-04-14) EURweb Free-4-All Page/Board

    Sep 4, 14 by EURPublisher01 1 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 “Greatness is not measured by what a man […]

  • Celebrities Attend 5th Annual Emmy Bash (Photos)

    Aug 24, 14 by Darlene Donloe Leave a comment


    *It’s becoming tradition! Doris Bergman throws a party and celebs show up! This week, in honor of the 66th annual Primetime Emmy® Awards, Bergman hosted the Fifth Annual Emmy Style Lounge & Party at Fig & Olive in West Hollywood. The Emmy Awards are set to air Mon., Aug. 25 on NBC. Doris Bergman Considered one of the […]

  • Nas Sees Bill of Sale for 3rd Great Grandma on ‘Finding Your Roots’

    Jul 23, 14 by Cherie Saunders 1 Comment


    *Nas will be among the new crop of celebrities presented with their family history in the PBS series “Finding Your Roots” — and the first rapper to ever appear on the program, which begins its second season in September. “We introduced Nas to five generations – we’ve never been able to do this before for […]