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  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 17, 2011 3:54 AM
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Hey folks!
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HBO's "The Tuskegee Airmen" With Laurence Fishburne Coming Out On Blu-Ray DVD

  • By Sergio
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  • October 17, 2011 3:50 AM
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On the heels of the Blu-ray DVD release of The Josephine Baker Story from HBO Home Entertainment also comes news that the cable network's 1995 film The Tuskegee Airmen is also coming out the same day as the Baker film, on blu-ray DVD, January 17, 2012. No doubt HBO also timed the release to coincide with the release of Red Tails in January 2012.
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The “Queen Hussy” Chronicles w/ Pete Chatmon: Issue 4

  • By Pete Chatmon
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  • October 17, 2011 2:20 AM
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With each new week we try to bring a new piece of content, and staying true to that mantra (this week) we've started the "Meet the Characters" series.

Film Clips from "Gangs Of Roses 2" (You KNOW You Want To See It)

  • By Sergio
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  • October 17, 2011 1:39 AM
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C'mon confess...admit it...don't be ashamed. Go to the rooftops and declare to the world that you want to see this mess called Gang of Roses 2!

Music Break: Jasmine Burke, Musiq Soulchild Raise Breast Cancer Awareness With Video Clip For "Yes"

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • October 17, 2011 1:05 AM
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Actress Jasmine Burke (Mississippi Damned) and singer Musiq Soulchild recently collaborated to give his fans an emotionally-charged accompanying video to his latest single, Yes, from the LP MusiqInTheMagic. The video depicts a young couple's relationship, as they take up the fight against breast cancer together.

The Sundance Film Festival Hits The Road In 2012

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • October 16, 2011 8:54 AM
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The Sundance Institute announced this weekend that, for one night only, the 2012 Sundance Film Festival will expand beyond Park City, Utah, with film screenings in "nine cities and theaters across the country."

"The Josephine Baker Story" Coming Out On Blu-Ray In January

  • By Sergio
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  • October 16, 2011 8:12 AM
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A few months ago I reported that there was news that HBO's 1991 bio-pic The Josephine Baker Story starring Lynn Whitfield as the legendary entertainer, would be coming out sometime on blu-ray DVD. (1991? WOW That was 20 years ago! How times flies! That was back when NO ONE had cable TV!)
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XHIBIT P Brings a Hip Visual Perspective on "IDENTITY Vs ART"

  • By Monique
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  • October 16, 2011 7:09 AM
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The team over at XHIBIT P, brings a hip visual perspective to some of the topics we've discussed numerous times here at S&A. I thought I would share a 3-part video they made tackling the topic of the future of the black creative class.
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"Question Bridge: Black Males" Selected for Inaugural SUNDANCE "New Frontier Story Lab"

  • By Monique
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  • October 16, 2011 6:40 AM
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The project Question Bridge: Black Males was one of the few selected for the inaugural Sundance "New Frontier Story Lab. The piece, directed by Chris Johnson & Hank Willis Thomas, is said to be a "transmedia art project that seeks to represent and redefine Black male identity in America."

Weekend B.O. (Oct. 14-16) - Bombs Away!

  • By Sergio
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  • October 16, 2011 5:28 AM
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This was not a good week for the studios. Everything either underperformed or just tanked. (I'll get to that in a minute) Footloose was No.2 doing much less than was projected. But then again was there any real demand to see a terrible corny remake of a beloved but also terrible corny 1984 movie?

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