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TTFF '12 Preview: Doc On Leonard Percival Howell As 'The First Rasta' & Alleged Founding Father

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • September 4, 2012 6:56 PM
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Making its Caribbean premiere at this year's Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival, which runs September 19 - October 2, the 2010 feature documentary The First Rasta is directed by Rastafarian scholar Helene Lee.

Malik Yoba Will Play Martin Luther King Jr To Angela Bassett's Coretta Scott King

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 4, 2012 6:35 PM
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I am feeling incredibly honored, just got cast as MLK JR in the Lifetime movie "Betty and Corretta" playing opposite Angela Bassett as "Corretta"...I am determined to do his legacy proud!!! GOD IS GOOD!!!
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In 'Hoodwinked,' Director Janks Morton Tackles Misinformation, Misperceptions Of Black Male Identity

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 4, 2012 4:55 PM
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Janks Morton's follow-up to his 2007 independent documentary What Black Men Think, will attempt to tackle/answer the question: "Are there more Black Men in jail or college?"

OWN Network Acquires Exclusive Cable Rights to 'Rachael Ray' & 'The Nate Berkus Show'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 4, 2012 4:31 PM
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From an OWN Network press release this afternoon...

Valarie Pettiford Will Be Chi McBride's Wife On New CBS Drama 'The Golden Boy' + Recurring On 'Treme'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 4, 2012 4:19 PM
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Star of stage, screen, and music, Valarie Pettiford will be appearing in recurring roles on two shows on two major networks this fall - on the third season of HBO’s Treme, and on CBS’s new drama series, The Golden Boy.

World’s 1st Crowd-Sourced Narrative Feature Film Wants YOU To Get Involved

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 4, 2012 3:32 PM
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Details below...

8th Screen Nation Film & TV Awards 2012 - Celebrating Diversity, Achievement On British Screen

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 4, 2012 3:09 PM
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8th Screen Nation Film and Television Awards 2012 REWARDING EXCELLENCE – CELEBRATING DIVERSITY

'Beverly Hills Cop' TV Series Reboot Is A Go! Finds Home At CBS; Pilot Episode Ordered

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 4, 2012 2:45 PM
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'Single Ladies' Creator/Showrunner Stacy A. Littlejohn Exits Series To Create New Projects

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 4, 2012 2:30 PM
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“After two incredible seasons of Single Ladies, I have decided to entrust the show to the safe hands of VH1... Having fostered it from its inception, I’ve found great satisfaction in seeing these characters come to life on the screen, and am proud of what the show has become. But after two all-consuming seasons immersed in its production in the great city of Atlanta, I’ve decided it’s time to shift my focus to my life in Los Angeles and the creation of new projects.” 

Watch Episode 5 Of Docu-Series From Black Public Media - 'Ask A Muslim' ('Big Muslim Love')

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 4, 2012 2:06 PM
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BlackPublicMedia.org and the National Black Programming Consortium present the new Ask A Muslim series.

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