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Mellody Hobson Is Replacing Departing Roger Enrico As Chairman Of DreamWorks Animation

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 25, 2012 5:19 PM
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And for those who may not be aware, she's been dating George Lucas for about 5 years now. She's also president of Ariel Investments, LLC, a Chicago-based investment firm managing over $3 billion in assets, and one of the largest African American-owned money management and mutual fund companies in the United States.

Jamie Foxx, Keenen Ivory Wayans, Tyler Perry Added to Spike TV's 'Eddie Murphy: One Night Only'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 25, 2012 4:01 PM
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Boy-oh-boy, this is going to be one hell of a night, and I have my calendar marked! Should be fun for Eddie Murphy, and for those of us watching. 

Africa At The Oscars: Best Foreign Language Film Submissions From The Continent - Burkina Faso

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 25, 2012 3:41 PM
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As was announced earlier a couple of weeks ago, by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, a record-setting 71 different countries submitted films for consideration to be nominees for next year's Best Foreign Language Film Oscar.

Robert Johnson Talks Making Money In New Media & Economic Leadership

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 25, 2012 2:30 PM
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Everytime Robert Johnson's name is mentioned around here, those posts are met with derisive comments; but  we wouldn't be doing our job if we didn't make sure that you were aware of what one of the few black media moguls is doing, what he's thinking, how he thinks, his motivations, what his politics are, goals, etc.

Tonight: ImageNation's Afro-Cinematique Showcase Debuts; 'Lenox Avenue' Premiere + 'Left Unsaid'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 25, 2012 1:46 PM
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Everything you need to know about tonight's events, follows in the release below, so read it:

'Black Girls Rock!' 2012 Celebrates, Inspires On Sunday, Nov. 4 At 7pm/ET Exclusively On BET

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 25, 2012 1:31 PM
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Tracee Ellis Ross and Regina King will co-host the third televised installment of Black Girls Rock!, with honors to go to Kerry Washington, Dionne Warwick, Alicia Keys, Janelle Monae, Dr. Hawa Abdi and Susan L. Taylor.

Exclusive New Images From Military Thriller 'Allegiance' (Malik Yoba, Bow Wow Co-Star)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 25, 2012 1:10 PM
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Shadow & Act Black Filmmakers To Watch: Jackie J. Stone

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 25, 2012 11:59 AM
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First... rehashing changes I previously noted about the annual Shadow & Act Black Filmmakers To Watch series in the announcement I posted about 4 weeks ago, if only for those who missed it to catch up (you can skip the next 2 paragraphs, if you've already read them).

HBFF 2012 Preview - 'The Black Kungfu Experience' (On Kungfu’s Black Pioneers & Heroes)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 25, 2012 11:26 AM
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A film we alerted you to earlier this year, which was online at the time, in full, but was quickly pulled soon after our posting, likely for this reason...

Watch First Trailer & 2 New Clips From 'Misfits' Season 4 Before Premiere

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 25, 2012 11:00 AM
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In case you didn't get the memo... A 4th season/series of Misfits will return to Channel 4 in the UK, at 10pm on Sunday October 28.

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