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BET In Talks To Renew "The Game," "Let's Stay Together" and "Reed Between The Lines"

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • April 10, 2012 5:35 PM
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To all of you fans of BET's scripted comedy series -

Motivations - The Brutal Lynching Of Jesse Washington

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 10, 2012 5:08 PM
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On an almost daily basis, I look for reminders of where we, black people, once were; how we lived, how we were perceived and treated, how we overcame, etc.

This Week's Black Film Screenings in New York City! (Recap)

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • April 10, 2012 5:04 PM
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F. Gary Gray Withdraws Name From "Captain America" Sequel Consideration To Helm NWA Biopic

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 10, 2012 4:10 PM
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Well, so much for that...

Law Abiding "Black" Citizen - (Give Me More "Angry Black Man")

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 10, 2012 3:53 PM
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As preposterous the storyline for Law Abiding Citizen was (a film I rewatched recently), it actually wasn't as horrible as I expected it to be.

New Yorkers Get Another Chance To See Haitian Djinn Carrénard's Acclaimed Guerrilla Triptych "Donoma"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 10, 2012 3:07 PM
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I missed the ND/NF screening of this, even though I REALLY wanted to check it out; I had a ticket and couldn't even give it away, which was a surprise!

Africa First 2012 Profile: Advisor Jihan El-Tahri On Pressures, Successes & Criticisms Of Program

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 10, 2012 2:30 PM
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Watch Samuel L. Jackson In Control In Clip #2 From "The Avengers"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 10, 2012 1:53 PM
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Marvel's forthcoming Avengers movie is set for release on May 4, 2012. No intro necessary I'm sure.

Hollywood & Crime - B.B. King Sued For Attempting To Stop Biopic (But Not His)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 10, 2012 1:46 PM
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And just as I posted an entry taking a look at the 50+ biopics based on the lives of public black figures, wondering which, if any of them, would be made, with one of the prevalent hold-ups being interference from families of the subject, estates, other influential figures, and, in some cases, the subject themselves. Read it HERE if you haven't.

HBO Renews "Game Of Thrones" For 3rd Season; Lucian Msamati Makes his Debut

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 10, 2012 1:10 PM
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I'm thinking of changing my name to "The Stallion Who Mounts The World;" I figure if Ron Artest can change his to Metta World Peace, then "The Stallion Who Mounts The World" isn't too nutty.

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