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Watch Episode 1 Of New Web Series 'Diva Divorcee'

  • By Sergio
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  • October 24, 2012 5:33 PM
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"WHAT?" I can hear you saying already... "ANOTHER web series? When is it going to stop?"

New Kenyan Series Seeks To Identify Potential Young Political Leaders

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 24, 2012 5:20 PM
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On the heels of the recent announcement that the Mo Ibrahim Prize For Achievement failed to award a winner for the 3rd time in 6 years... a prize that's awarded to African heads of state who "deliver security, health, education and economic development to their constituents, and who democratically transfer power to their successor."

HBFF 2012 Preview: Dramedy 'The Great Divide' (Tichina Arnold, Richard T. Jones, Golden Brooks)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 24, 2012 4:41 PM
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Continuing our pre-festival highlights of the 2012 Hollywood Black Film Festival, here's a dramedy from director Ibrahim Yilla, titled The Great Divide, Yilla's second feature-lenght effort.

Challenging The Authenticity/Minstrelsy Lens: Jacqueline Stewart On Spencer Williams At BFC/A

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 24, 2012 4:05 PM
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Courtesy of the Black Film Center/Archive (BFC/A)... news you can use, especially if you like in the Bloomington, IN area.

Trailer For Somali Pirate Thriller 'A Hijacking' (Claims To Consider Global Economic Disparities)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 24, 2012 3:29 PM
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Speaking of Somali pirate movies (see my David Oyelowo post from earlier this morning HERE)...

On-Set Photos From 'Belle' Filming In Oxford, With Gugu Mbatha-Raw

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 24, 2012 2:58 PM
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Thanks to our spies across the pond...

Kat Williams Books Starring Role In Malcolm D. Lee's 'Scary Movie 5'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 24, 2012 2:28 PM
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This isn't a project I would've expected Malcolm D. Lee (Roll Bounce, Undercover Brother) to direct next, if at all, but I guess work is work.

30 For 30 Doc 'Ghosts of Ole Miss' Explores Intersection Of Civil Rights & College Football History

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 24, 2012 1:58 PM
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In 1962, the University of Mississippi erupted in violence over integration while swelling with pride over an unbeaten football team.

The Curious Case Of Shermika Moffitt

  • By Tanya Steele
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  • October 24, 2012 1:34 PM
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Mohamed Bouazizi will, one day, be known throughout the world as a Hero. He sparked the 'Arab Spring'. A street vendor, tired of being harassed and humiliated by an "official", set himself on fire to protest the injustice he and his fellow citizens were experiencing. If only he were alive to see that he changed the world.

Oprah Winfrey, HBO Developing Drama Series On Wealthy Black Academic At Liberal Arts College

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 24, 2012 1:12 PM
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HBO and Oprah Winfrey are teaming up to produce an original drama series that will center on "a wealthy academic who has become the first black president of a prestigious liberal arts college. He and his family are thrust into national headlines, forcing them to present an idyllic public façade, all while engaging in agonizing personal battles and struggling with dark obsessions," says THR.

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