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  • The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center Remembers Port Chicago’s Men of Valor

    Jul 16, 14 by LaRita Shelby Leave a comment

    *The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center remembers Port Chicago 70 years later not only with their own observations, but in noting other collaborations to see that those who died and risked their lives there, did not do so in vain. The National Park Service and the Friends of Port Chicago National Memorial will host a […]

  • THE (04-17-14) EURweb Free-4-All Page/Board

    Apr 17, 14 by EURPublisher01 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 “Do not follow where the path may lead. […]

  • Turman, David and Thompson a triple force in ‘Joe Turner’s Come and Gone’

    May 9, 13 by LaRita Shelby Leave a comment

    *It was a night of nights at the Mark Taper Forum last night when the stars came out for the opening of the August Wilson classic “Joe Turner’s Come and Gone,” directed by Phylicia Rashad.  Stars in attendance included Angela Bassett, Dawn Lewis, Debbie Allen, Norm Nixon, Malcolm Jamal Warner, Harry Lennix, Lamman Rucker, Lynn […]

  • Pulitzer Prize Winner Robin Givhan Gets Laid Off

    Jan 19, 13 by Brittney M. Walker 1 Comment

    *Newsweek and the Daily Beast had to do some downsizing. Instead of simply chopping from the bottom up, the execs at the publications decided to cut one of the company’s most influential journalists. Pulitzer Prize-winning fashion journalist Robin Givhan was laid off, but will continue her term until the end of the year, according to […]

  • Black Author Natasha Trethewey Named Poet Laureate

    Jun 7, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *The Library of Congress has announced that the next poet laureate is Natasha Trethewey, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of three collections and a professor of creative writing at Emory University in Atlanta. [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB’s RSS FEED] Trethewey, 46, was born in Gulfport, Miss., and is the first Southerner to hold the post since Robert […]

  • Oprah, HBO to Adapt Lynn Nottage’s ‘Ruined’

    Sep 22, 10 by EURPublisher01 2 Comments

    *Playwright Lynn Nottage is writing a teleplay of her Pulitzer Prize-winning drama Ruined, to be produced by HBO Films and Oprah Winfrey’s Harpo Productions, reports the Los Angeles Times. The story follows a tough brothel/bar-keeper named Mama Nadi, who is trying to make a buck in the chaos of civil war in the Democratic Republic […]