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Nigeria Demands Return Of Looted Benin Artifacts From Boston's Museum of Fine Arts

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 23, 2012 4:11 PM
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The National Commission for Museums and Monuments in Nigeria is demanding the return of 32 artifacts from Boston's Museum of Fine Arts, which were said to have been illegally taken by the British during the Benin Massacre of 1897.

Mike Epps Returning To 'The Hangover 3' As 'Black Doug'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 23, 2012 3:21 PM
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Mike Epps is "in negotiations" to return for the completely unnecessary 3rd installment of The Hangover franchise, helmed again by Todd Phillips.

Watch Cory Hardrict In Trailer For Apocalyptic Thriller 'The Day'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 23, 2012 2:54 PM
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He's also husband to actress Tia Mowry, for those who didn't know.

Polarizing *African Corruption* Doc 'The Ambassador' Gets New Trailer, Poster

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  • July 23, 2012 2:20 PM
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I've yet to see this yet, but reviews I've read since its Sundance Film Festival debut earlier this year, have been decidedly mixed.

Chris Brown, Laz Alonso Dance Drama 'Planet B-Boy' Gets New Title, Trailer, Release Date

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 23, 2012 2:04 PM
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Trailer for a dance drama called Battle of the Year: The Dream Team, which stars Josh Holloway, Chris Brown, Laz Alonso, and Josh Peck.

'Girlfriends' Alum Golden Brooks Will Play a New Girlfriend In 'Hart of Dixie'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 23, 2012 1:38 PM
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Golden Brooks (likley most known for her work on Girlfriends years ago) has joined the cast of the CW's Hart of Dixie for its upcoming second season.

Keenan Ivory Wayans' Ex-Wife Joins Cast Of VH1's 'Hollywood Exes'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 23, 2012 1:23 PM
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Anyone keeping up with VH1's Hollywood Exes reality TV show?

Meet The Next Generation 'Fly Girls' For 'In Living Color' Reboot

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  • July 23, 2012 1:08 PM
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Morgan Freeman: Hollywood Is Doing Well For Young Black Actors. Lots Of Opportunities

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 23, 2012 12:28 PM
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“I know at least three actors who left Britain for the States because opportunities for them here in the UK were limited... The British film industry definitely has more work to do on that front. It needs to catch up with the times; it has much more progress to make.... I think Hollywood is pulling it off quite well for young black actors. There’s a lot of opportunities over in the US.”

Ne-Yo Says He Turned Down An Offer To Play MLK In A Film (Why & Which One?)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 23, 2012 12:04 PM
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R&B star Ne-Yo revealed in an interview with the British paper the Sunday Mirror that he was offered the opportunity to play Martin Luther King, Jr. in a new film, but he turned down the role because the film's producers asked him to gain 30 pounds for the role, and he wanted to focus on his music with a new album on the way.

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