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Mellody Hobson Is Replacing Departing Roger Enrico As Chairman Of DreamWorks Animation

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 25, 2012 5:19 PM
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And for those who may not be aware, she's been dating George Lucas for about 5 years now. She's also president of Ariel Investments, LLC, a Chicago-based investment firm managing over $3 billion in assets, and one of the largest African American-owned money management and mutual fund companies in the United States.

Robert Johnson Talks Making Money In New Media & Economic Leadership

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 25, 2012 2:30 PM
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Everytime Robert Johnson's name is mentioned around here, those posts are met with derisive comments; but  we wouldn't be doing our job if we didn't make sure that you were aware of what one of the few black media moguls is doing, what he's thinking, how he thinks, his motivations, what his politics are, goals, etc.

Tonight: ImageNation's Afro-Cinematique Showcase Debuts; 'Lenox Avenue' Premiere + 'Left Unsaid'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 25, 2012 1:46 PM
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Everything you need to know about tonight's events, follows in the release below, so read it:

Exclusive New Images From Military Thriller 'Allegiance' (Malik Yoba, Bow Wow Co-Star)

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  • October 25, 2012 1:10 PM
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HBFF 2012 Preview - 'The Black Kungfu Experience' (On Kungfu’s Black Pioneers & Heroes)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 25, 2012 11:26 AM
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A film we alerted you to earlier this year, which was online at the time, in full, but was quickly pulled soon after our posting, likely for this reason...

First Batch Of On-Set Photos From 'Tula, The Revolt' (Feature On Slave Uprising In Curacao)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 25, 2012 10:33 AM
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As noted earlier last week, Danny Glover will lend his talents, joining the starring cast of the slave uprising project Tula, The Revolt, from Dutch director Jeroen Leinders, which is based on a true story about a slave uprising on the island of Curacao, a Dutch colony in 1795, and the man called Tula, who stood up against his oppressors, and led the revolt that would last about a month.

'Middle of Nowhere' Expands To More Cities This Weekend - Is Your City One Of Them?

  • By Sergio
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  • October 25, 2012 8:55 AM
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Is S & A turning into the Middle of Nowhere channel? Seems that way doesn't it? But then again isn't that we're all about? That is bringing to attention intelligent, well made, independently made black films? 

Teaser For Gabriel Mascaro's Feature Doc 'Doméstica' ('Housemaids') - 'The Help' Unscripted

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 24, 2012 6:41 PM
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First, recapping what I wrote in my initial profile of the film last week...

HBFF 2012 Preview: Dramedy 'The Great Divide' (Tichina Arnold, Richard T. Jones, Golden Brooks)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 24, 2012 4:41 PM
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Continuing our pre-festival highlights of the 2012 Hollywood Black Film Festival, here's a dramedy from director Ibrahim Yilla, titled The Great Divide, Yilla's second feature-lenght effort.

Challenging The Authenticity/Minstrelsy Lens: Jacqueline Stewart On Spencer Williams At BFC/A

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 24, 2012 4:05 PM
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Courtesy of the Black Film Center/Archive (BFC/A)... news you can use, especially if you like in the Bloomington, IN area.