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PBS Goes on Archaeological Dig for Josiah Henson - Escaped Slave Who Inspired 'Uncle Tom’s Cabin' (Watch)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 18, 2014 2:30 PM
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If you're fond of science and history (being fully aware of what the term "Uncle Tom" has come to represent today), and want to know more about Josiah Henson, you might appreciate this:

VH1 Announces the New Cast of 'Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood' + Premiere Date

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 18, 2014 1:56 PM
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After “Love & Hip Hop: NY” and “Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta,” the West Coast will make its own splash in “Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood,” when the series premieres on Monday, September 15 at 8PM
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Open Casting Call for Steve McQueen's HBO Project This Saturday in New York City

  • By Sergio
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  • August 18, 2014 1:37 PM
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The only opening casting call in New York for Steve McQueen's HBO pilot will happen this Saturday

A Lenny Henry Effect? Leading UK Broadcaster, Sky, Announces New Targets to Improve Minority Representation

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  • August 18, 2014 1:22 PM
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Sky is the UK’s biggest investor in television content, investing more than £2.6 billion (about $4.3 billion) a year in channels such as Sky 1, Sky Atlantic, Sky Living, Sky Arts, Sky Sports, Sky Movies and Sky News. Sky distributes its content broadly over several platforms, including satellite, cable, IPTV, mobile and WiFi.
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Carra Patterson and Paul Giamatti will Play Tomica Woods and Jerry Heller in NWA Biopic

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  • August 18, 2014 12:54 PM
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The upcoming film, which follows the group as they emerge from the streets of Compton, California in the mid-1980s, to go onto revolutionize pop culture with their music, is set for a release next year, according to producers.

Energetic First Trailer for Kenya-Set Political Thriller 'Veve' (From the Producers of 'Nairobi Half Life')

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  • August 18, 2014 12:15 PM
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The 4th collaboration between German filmmaker Tom Tykwer's One Fine Day Films, and Nairobi (Kenya)-based Ginger Ink

Trailer for 'Contamination' - Film Tackles African-Americans and Mental Illness

  • By Sergio
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  • August 18, 2014 11:56 AM
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The new short film 'Contamination' deals with the still sadly taboo subject of African-Americans and mental illness

"Bang, Bang!" HBO Releases New Trailer for 'On the Run Tour: Beyonce and Jay Z' (Premiering in September)

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  • August 18, 2014 11:30 AM
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Taping September at Stade de France in Paris, the only international leg of their current tour, the special will feature the superstars performing more than 40 songs.

'Middle of Nowhere' (aka 'Nothing But a Woman') is Now Streaming on Netflix (Review)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 18, 2014 11:02 AM
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If you missed its BET premiere, it's now streaming on Netflix, as of today.

Watch Extended Trailer for Anti-Racism German Doc 'Schwarzkopf BRD'

  • By Sergio
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  • August 18, 2014 10:56 AM
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The soon-to-premiere German documentary, /Schwarzkopf BRD,' explores how a group of racially diverse teenagers in Berlin understand how to react and survive, against the racial brutality of German police and society.

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