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Join The S&A Live Podcast This Sunday At 4:00pm/ET! Special Guest Actor Roger Guenveur Smith

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • February 17, 2012 3:33 PM
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I usually start by saying how HOT the show will be and this Sunday's live podcast is no exception.  Veteran film and stage actor Roger Guenveur Smith will be joining us for the hour.  His illustrious career includes appearances in popular films from the past like Do The Right Thing and Malcolm X to recent indie fare projects such as Moozlum, Better Mus' Come and Cornerstore.

PAFF 2012 - A Round-table Discussion w/ Today's Top Producers (FREE & Open To Public)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 17, 2012 3:10 PM
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For those of you in the LA area, or those currently attending the PAFF... the event is FREE and open to the public; it's the last panel discussion of this season's Pan African Film Festival.
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Watch "100% Galsen" & "My Hip Hop: Cape Town" (Short Docs On Hip Hop And Identity In Africa)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 17, 2012 2:39 PM
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Below, watch two short documentaries (25 minutes and 16 minutes) from the Redefinition: African Hip Hop project, courtesy of AfricanHipHop.com.
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RIP Dick Anthony Williams

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • February 17, 2012 2:37 PM
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A little late getting this out but it appears the great iconic actor and Chicago native Dick Anthony Williams passed away on Wednesday (Feb. 15th) at the age of 73. 

Cable Networks To Be All Over Whitney Houston's Funeral

  • By Sergio
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  • February 17, 2012 2:22 PM
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It shouldn't be surprising that it wasn't going to be enough for just an online livesteam of Whitney's Houston's funeral tomorrow to satisfly people.

Melissa Harris-Perry's MSNBC Show Debuts Tomorrow

  • By Sergio
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  • February 17, 2012 2:03 PM
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I'm sure many of you would like a reminder that Tulane professor, writer, social ciritc and media pundit Melissa Harris-Perry's new weekend MSNBC show called Melissa Harris-Perry (granted not the most original title), will make its long awaited debut on the cable news network tomorrow, starting at 10AM (9AM Central).
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Preview - Doc "18 IUS SOLI" Examines Italian Law That Denies Citizenship To Children Born Of Immigrants

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 17, 2012 1:59 PM
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Curious about this documentary titled 18 IUS SOLI by Afro-Italian filmmaker Fred Kuwornu (above with Spike Lee) which, as the Afro-Europe blog notes, "examines the law that denies citizenship to young people born in Italy of immigrant parents, because they have no Italian blood."
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"The Bodyguard" Stage Musical (Starring Heather Headley) Aiming For Fall 2012 (Won't Be Repeat Of Film)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 17, 2012 1:04 PM
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We already told you about the planned remake, as well as a stage musical adaptation of the 1992 film, 'The Bodyguard, which starred Kevin Costner and Whitney Houston.
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NVBC Fest 2012 Preview: Short Films and Panel Discussion Explore the Issues of Black Youth

  • By Jasmin
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  • February 17, 2012 12:54 PM
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"I Am Legend" Prequel/Sequel Is Officially In Development

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 17, 2012 12:38 PM
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No surprise here... I've been expecting this, since I think we all heard the rumors that a sequel/prequel to that 2007 blockbuster (almost $600 million worldwide gross) was coming.

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