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  • Morris Chestnut Says ‘Yes!’ To Ambassador Role for ABFF

    Nov 16, 13 by Brainuser1 2 Comments

    *Three cheers! Hip, hip, hooray! Our man, talented actor (and gorgeous hunk) Morris Chestnut, has yet another reason to celebrate (besides the fact that his movie, “The Best Man Holiday” opens today!) The American Black Film Festival (ABFF) has just appointed him as their 2014 Celebrity Ambassador. “It’s an honor and privilege to be the […]

  • Tonya Lewis Lee: ‘The Watsons Go to Birmingham’ Entertains and Educates

    Sep 20, 13 by EurPublisher 1 Comment

    *”1963 is not an end, but a beginning,” Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. said as he talked about his “dream” of his four little children being “judged on the basis of the content of their character, not the color of their skin” – when speaking to hundreds of thousands of people gathered near the Lincoln […]

  • The 10-Year Journey of Hallmark’s ‘Watsons Go to Birmingham’

    Sep 17, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *It’s been a long walk to freedom for producers of “The Watsons Go to Birmingham.” The Hallmark Movie Channel’s adaptation of Christopher Paul Curtis’ novel follows a Detroit family’s visit to Birmingham in 1963, where the three siblings get smacked in the face with the type of racism they had previously only seen on television. […]

  • Obama Gets Warm Welcome at Spike Lee’s Fundraiser

    Jan 20, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *There was talk that Hollywood would boycott fundraising for President Obama because of his SOPA [Stop Online Piracy Act] position, but you wouldn’t know it from Thursday night’s $35,800-per-ticket benefit at director Spike Lee’s New York City brownstone. Mariah Carey and husband Nick Cannon were among the 60 guests in attendance, according to the pool […]

  • Spike Lee: Racism Rules the Truth in New Book

    Feb 26, 11 by Brittney M. Walker 1 Comment

    *Spike Lee and his dynamic wife, Tonya Lewis Lee have decided to participate in creating a book called”Giant Steps to Change the World” to help inspire children. The book shares with readers of all ages the great accomplishments of world leaders including Mother Teresa and Barack Obama. Most the leaders presented in the book are […]

  • Photos: Nia Long Celebrates 41st Birthday with Belvedere Soirée in New York

    Oct 20, 10 by Star 9 Comments

    *Instead of balling all out in the club, for her 41st birthday Nia Long threw an intimate get-together in the famed neighborhood West Village in New York. With a guest list of around 50 people, Long got together with brand developers Bright and Cook to set up her party at the lavish 632 Hudson filled […]