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Italian Immigration Drama "La-bas: A Criminal Education" Premieres in the UK

  • By Jasmin
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  • March 9, 2012 6:08 PM
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Thanks to S&A reader EC for pulling our coat to this. Là-bas - A Criminal Education, a drama exploring the plight of African immigrants in Italy, will soon have its UK premiere at London's Italian Film Festival.

Join The S&A Live Podcast Sunday At 4:00pm/ET! The Dilemma Of Black British Actors And More

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • March 9, 2012 5:28 PM
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Another great live podcast show is in the works for Sunday and we hope you join the S&A crew as we discuss some of the hottest topics on the blog this week.
More: Podcast

Indie Documentary "Contract" Looks at the Legacy of Cape Verdean Indentured Servants

  • By Jasmin
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  • March 9, 2012 4:27 PM
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Directed by Genny Pires, CONTRACT, a 79-minute docudrama, tells the story of two African countries (Cape Verde and São Tome and Príncipe) linked by a history of poverty and slavery, and two people forever linked by the bonds of family and love.

BET Commemorates 15th Anniversary of the Death of the Notorious B.I.G.

  • By Jasmin
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  • March 9, 2012 3:52 PM
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Commemorating 15 years since the death of Christopher Wallace aka the Notorious B.I.G., BET is highlighting the life and legacy of the late rapper with new video content, web coverage, and interviews with those close to him.

"Glee" to Pay Homage to Whitney Houston in Eight-Song Tribute Episode

  • By Jasmin
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  • March 9, 2012 2:36 PM
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Just a month after Fox's musical hit Glee coincidentally featured a rendition of Whitney Houston's I Will Always Love You in its Valentine's-themed episode, the series will now pay homage to the late singer in a full-length, hour-long tribute.

Bounce TV Launches in Los Angeles

  • By Jasmin
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  • March 9, 2012 12:49 PM
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Following an agreement between Bounce TV and FOX Television Stations, the nation's first and only over-the-air broadcast TV network for African Americans was launched in Los Angeles this week by KCOP-T. The move cements Bounce TV's presence in the top five markets in the country. 

Halle Berry Gets Emotional in New Clip from "Dark Tide"

  • By Jasmin
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  • March 9, 2012 12:08 PM
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A new clip from Halle Berry's forthcoming shark thriller, Dark Tide.

Lennie James + Lionel Richie Nab Spots On ABC's "Gotham", "Duets"

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • March 9, 2012 9:00 AM
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Actor Lennie James and singer Lionel Richie have both landed on planned programs for ABC.
More: casting

SXSW 2012 - Watch Wunmi Mosaku In Trailer For Horror Film "Citadel"

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • March 9, 2012 9:00 AM
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Actress Wunmi Mosaku doesn't get as much face-time in the trailer for Ciarán Foy’s Citadel as I would have liked. But with a face like hers, I'll gladly take what I can get.

Critics Trounce Eddie Murphy's "A Thousand Words"

  • By Sergio
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  • March 9, 2012 8:54 AM
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It shouldn't be any surprise that Eddie Murphy's comedy A Thousand Words, which finally opened today after numerous delays, is getting no love from the critics.

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