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1st Poster For 'American Promise' (Urgent Conversation On Black Male Achievement In Education)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 19, 2012 7:47 PM
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Here's the brand-new first official poster from the Joe Brewster and Michèle Stephenson Sundance Film Festival-bound documentrary American Promise - a 12-year journey that follows their (the filmmakers') son and his best friend, from kindergarten at a private prep school, all the way through high school graduation.

President Abdoulaye Wade's Challenge Of Senegal’s Constitution To Be Subject Of Upcoming Doc

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 19, 2012 7:05 PM
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Former president of Senegal, Abdoulaye Wade's second term in office saw the his popularity take a beating, as many were upset by the lack of progress in dealing with infrastructure problems in the country as well as rising inflation.

Campaign Underway To Get Beyonce To Drop Pepsi Deal

  • By Sergio
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  • December 19, 2012 6:17 PM
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Following up on Tambay's item last week about Beyonce's $50 million deal with Pepsi, The Washington D.C. based public heath advocacy organization, The Center for Science in the Public Interest, has issued an open letter to Beyonce, asking her to seriously reconsider the deal.

'Twenty Feet From Stardom' Traces The Uncelebrated Backup Singers' History Through The Present-Day

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 19, 2012 6:16 PM
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What a great idea for a documentary - one that I'd love to check out. 

TNT Debuts Previews Of New Medical Drama Series 'Monday Mornings' (Starring Ving Rhames)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 19, 2012 5:35 PM
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As previously noted, Ving Rhames is one of those dudes who just keeps working - in studio films, indie films, TV, even commercials (he's pushing Buicks now).

I Guess There Won't Be Any Black Key S.H.I.E.L.D. Agents... Do You Care?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 19, 2012 4:59 PM
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Richard Pryor Retrospective At BAMcinématek, Brooklyn (10 Days, 20 Films, All in 35mm)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 19, 2012 4:23 PM
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Hey New Yorkers! While you're waiting for that Marlon Wayans, Chris Rock-produced Richard Pryor biopic to become a reality, here's some Richard Pryor news that I think many of you will greatly appreciate and cheer.

'I Need A Pump' - 1st Trailer For Michael Bay's 'Pain And Gain' (Wahlberg, The Rock, Mackie Star)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 19, 2012 4:01 PM
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Samuel L. Jackson On His Attraction To Tarantino, Sleeping w/ White Women On Screen, Working A Lot, Dream & Challenging Roles, Oscar, More...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 19, 2012 3:33 PM
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Watch Episode 2 Of 'Uongozi' (New Kenyan Series Seeking To Identify Potential Young Political Leaders)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 19, 2012 2:50 PM
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