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'Cotton Club Parade' Will Sing And Dance Its Way Onto Broadway This Fall

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 9, 2013 6:14 PM
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The acclaimed production of Cotton Club Parade, which originally ran at New York City Center in November 2011, and then returned again last fall due to strong response, is heading to Broadway this fall, producers announced earlier today.

First Look At Halle Berry In Thriller 'The Call'

  • By Sergio
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  • January 9, 2013 6:10 PM
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No trailer yet, so all we have is this - just a first look photo at Halle Berry from her latest film, the Sony/TriStar thriller titled, The Call, which comes out on March 15th.

A Look At Black Actresses Who Might Contend For The Best Actress Oscar + Some History

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 9, 2013 5:33 PM
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Watch Episode 3 Of The Doc Web Series 'P.O.P.' (Of Course, As Always, NSFW)

  • By Sergio
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  • January 9, 2013 4:54 PM
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Here's the latest chapter, Episode 3, of the documentary web series that is getting everyone's attention.

7 More Slave-Themed Films For You To Look Forward To This Year, 2013

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 9, 2013 4:42 PM
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First Look At Angela Bassett & Mary J. Blige As Betty Shabazz & Coretta Scott King In 'Betty & Coretta'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 9, 2013 3:40 PM
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Here’s your first official look at Angela Bassett and Mary J. Blige in the upcoming Lifetime original movie project previously titled Parallel Lives, but is now titled, Betty & Coretta.

Starz in Black & Encore Honor Black History Month w/ Documentary Showcase Each Sunday

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 9, 2013 3:18 PM
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It's that time of the year, so expect more like this... although, most of these you've likely already seen.

Derek Luke Will Play Civil Rights Activist-Turned-KGB Asset In FX's 'The Americans'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 9, 2013 2:45 PM
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Derek Luke has been tapped for a recurring role in FX's 1980s-set Soviet-era drama, The Americans, which stars Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys as KGB spies posing as Americans.

Lifetime To Celebrate Black History Month w/ 3 World Premiere Movies: 'Betty & Coretta,' 'Twist of Faith,' & 'Pastor Brown'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 9, 2013 2:06 PM
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Finally... I was just wondering when these movies will all eventually debut. Of course - Black History Month!

Author Sol Turick Has Passed Away; Watch 'The Warriors' (Cult Classic Based On His Novel)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 9, 2013 1:33 PM
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The New York Times has reported that author Sol Yurick died on Saturday in New York City, at age 87. Cause of death was complications of lung cancer, according to his daughter, Susanna Yurick.

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