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Video: Sarah Forbes Bonetta, A Fascinating Story Of A West African Princess In Victorian Britain

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • October 1, 2011 1:32 AM
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A story I found in this Afro-Europe blog; I was surprised of how little is known/talked about of Sarah Forbes Bonetta, a West African Egbado Omoba (Yoruba people of South-West Nigeria) of royal blood, who was orphaned at the age of eight due to a family massacre in her home country.

Garcelle Beauvais Will Be Denzel Washington's Wife In "Flight"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 30, 2011 12:24 PM
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GREAT NEWS to share... I landed a role in Denzel Washington's next movie "flight so excited!!!!
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In Case You Didn't Know... "Luther" Season 2 Available On VOD As Well...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 30, 2011 11:45 AM
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For those who may not know... if you don't have cable TV, or if your cable TV provider doesn't carry BBC America, you can still watch the second season of Luther, the critically acclaimed psychological crime drama starring one Idris Elba, which premiered for stateside audiences, on September 28th.

Dee Rees "Pariah" Release Date Now Moved To December 28th!

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • September 30, 2011 11:33 AM
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We just received notice confirming the official theatrical release date for the critically acclaimed Pariah is now December 28th.

Check Out Pics Of David And Tamela Mann From "Hanging With The Manns" Cooking Show

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • September 30, 2011 9:57 AM
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Here's the first look pics of David and Tamela Mann in the Bahamas hosting their brand new cooking show Hanging With The Manns.
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MGM's "KIN TV" Soon To Be In Competition w/ "Bounce TV"

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • September 30, 2011 8:43 AM
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TVNewsCheck reports that Metro-Goldwyn-Meyer is currently shopping it's new multicast network KIN TV, which will target the African American Audience. KIN TV may soon be in competition with Bounce TV, which just premiered this past Monday, September 26.

Rockmond Dunbar Doesn't Believe In Black Hollywood And Says..."I Hate Seperatism"

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • September 30, 2011 8:42 AM
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Seems actor Rockmond Dunbar had a lot to get off his chest regarding the term "black Hollywood" recently in his interview with The Urban Daily. The California native, who currently appears on Sons Anarchy, had this to say when asked... "What are your feelings on Black Hollywood and White Hollywood not embracing black actors?"

Tyrese Gibson on "FAST FIVE'S" Oscar Chances...

  • By Monique
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  • September 30, 2011 8:21 AM
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In a recent interview with Julie Miller of Movie Line, Tyrese Gibson followed up on Vin Diesel's "interesting" proclamation last Spring "that he [Diesel] wouldn't be surprised if there was Oscar buzz surrounding the film [Fast Five]" Gibson had a cut and clear response to such assertions...

Watch Trailer for British Girl Gang Revenge Thriller "Sket"

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • September 30, 2011 7:45 AM
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Tambay profiled this film back in August. Sket stars some of the UK’s young black talent, like Ashley Walters, Richie Campbell, Adelayo Adedayo, and Riann Steele.

New Film Images Of Andrea Arnold's "Wuthering Heights"

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • September 30, 2011 7:26 AM
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Courtesy of Empire Online, take a look at some new impressively photographed stills from Andrea Arnold's Wutherine Heights; the first screen adapatation with a black Heathcliff, giving the classic Emily Brote novel a new twist. Young Cathy is played Shannon Beer and Kaya Scodelario as an adult.
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