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'Blackface' Version Of 'Clybourne Park' In Berlin Cancelled

  • By Sergio
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  • October 18, 2012 10:20 PM
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As I have said before on S & A more times than I can count, sometimes you can't make this stuff up folks. It writes itself.

An Inquiry Into The Plight Of The Black Actor... Insight Potentially Ahead

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 18, 2012 7:48 PM
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An Inquiry Into The Plight Of The Black Actor... Insight Potentially Ahead

Chris Webber Teams w/ Emmy Winning Director/Producer Peter Gilbert To Form Webber Productions

  • By Courtney
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  • October 18, 2012 6:27 PM
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Speaking of professional athletes and their post-career financial lives... he retired from the NBA 4 years ago, due to problems with a surgically repaired knee. And, according to basketball-reference.com, earned almost $180 million in salary alone, during the 15 years he played in the league. He's now going to put some of that money into movies.

BBC Working w/ 70 Global Broadcasters For 8 Ground-Breaking Documentaries On World Poverty

  • By Courtney
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  • October 18, 2012 5:52 PM
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BBC Storyville, working with more than 70 broadcasters around the world, is hosting a debate about contemporary poverty with Why Poverty? – a set of 8 ground-breaking international documentaries screening in November in 180 countries, that will explore why, in the 21st century, 1 billion people still live in poverty.

Michael Jai White Says 'Black Dynamite 2' Will Be A 'Blazing Saddles,' 'Buck & The Preacher' Mix

  • By Courtney
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  • October 18, 2012 5:08 PM
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During the star-studded red carpet premiere of Alex Cross, earlier this week in Hollywood, Black Dynamite star Michael Jai White stopped to chat with Crave Online, and, of course there was conversation about the long-discussed sequel to Black Dynamite.

HBFF Preview - Tariq Nasheed's Indie Mad Scientist Horror Film 'The Eugenist'

  • By Curtis Caesar John
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  • October 18, 2012 4:29 PM
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One of several 2012 The Hollywood Black Film Festival profiles we'll be posting leading up to the festival's opening date October 25 and closing on October 28.

Nigerian Box Office: Obi Emelonye's 'Last Flight To Abuja' Dominating The Charts

  • By Courtney
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  • October 18, 2012 3:41 PM
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Hot off the presses, we've received some worthwhile info about Nollywood director Obi Emelonye's follow-up to his 2011 fantasy/adventure hit The Mirror Boy - a film we also covered on S&A, titled Last Flight To Abuja, the expensive (by Nollywood standards) disaster/thriller, said to be inspired by true events; an airplane suffers major mid-air problems which leads to a fatal crash.

Adrian Lester Playing Legendary Actor Ira Aldridge On The London Stage

  • By Sergio
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  • October 18, 2012 3:20 PM
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Today must be what's-going-on-on-the-London-stage day on S & A. With my news earlier that Chiwetel Ejiofor will be playing Patrice Lumumba next year at the Young Vic, comes word that Adrian Lester is currently playing the legendary and ground breaking black actor Ira Aldridge in the new play Red Velvet.

Listen To Full Album Stream Of 'Man With The Iron Fist' Soundtrack (Talib Kweli, The Black Keys, Others)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 18, 2012 2:15 PM
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"The same way that this cast is diverse... it's the same thing with the music..."

Watch Lance Gross & Vanessa Bell Calloway In New Heart-To-Heart Clip From 'The Last Fall'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 18, 2012 1:45 PM
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Here's a second clip from Matthew Cherry's family drama, The Last Fall, which stars Lance Gross and Nicole Beharie, which will begin its theatrical run next week Friday, October 26th, in Los Angeles, at the Rave Theaters in the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw plaza. 

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