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Iyanla Vanzant Takes Her Show to the Streets of Ferguson, MO for Special Episode of 'Fix My Life'

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  • August 20, 2014 1:25 PM
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The airdate will be announced in the coming week.
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Watch Pilot Episode of New ABC Series 'Selfie' Ahead of TV Premiere (Da'Vine Joy Randolph, David Harewood Co-Star)

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  • August 20, 2014 11:40 AM
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It's loosely based on 'My Fair Lady' (the musical based upon George Bernard Shaw's 'Pygmalion'), but set in the world of social media.

It's Not Often That Genius Hackers Are Played by Black Actors; Bow Wow Books Series Regular Role on 'CSI: Cyber'

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  • August 19, 2014 3:01 PM
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Well, at least he's not playing a gangster, or a drug dealer - roles that black actors are often asked to play in these police procedurals.

STARZ Releases New Trailer & Official Key Art for Half-Hour Comedy 'Survivor’s Remorse'

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  • August 19, 2014 1:12 PM
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This will be the second new series with a starring black cast that STARZ greenlit this year - the other being the 50-Cent produced "Power," which stars Omari Hardwick.

Check Out the First Teaser-Trailer for 'Drumline: A New Beat' (Sequel to the 2002 Film)

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  • August 18, 2014 7:55 PM
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It tells the story of an upper class Brooklyn girl who defies her parents in order to attend Atlanta A & T so she can join – and revitalize – their once-prominent drumline.

PBS Goes on Archaeological Dig for Josiah Henson - Escaped Slave Who Inspired 'Uncle Tom’s Cabin' (Watch)

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  • August 18, 2014 2:30 PM
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If you're fond of science and history (being fully aware of what the term "Uncle Tom" has come to represent today), and want to know more about Josiah Henson, you might appreciate this:

VH1 Announces the New Cast of 'Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood' + Premiere Date

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  • August 18, 2014 1:56 PM
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After “Love & Hip Hop: NY” and “Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta,” the West Coast will make its own splash in “Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood,” when the series premieres on Monday, September 15 at 8PM
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Open Casting Call for Steve McQueen's HBO Project This Saturday in New York City

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  • August 18, 2014 1:37 PM
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The only opening casting call in New York for Steve McQueen's HBO pilot will happen this Saturday

A Lenny Henry Effect? Leading UK Broadcaster, Sky, Announces New Targets to Improve Minority Representation

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  • August 18, 2014 1:22 PM
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Sky is the UK’s biggest investor in television content, investing more than £2.6 billion (about $4.3 billion) a year in channels such as Sky 1, Sky Atlantic, Sky Living, Sky Arts, Sky Sports, Sky Movies and Sky News. Sky distributes its content broadly over several platforms, including satellite, cable, IPTV, mobile and WiFi.
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"Bang, Bang!" HBO Releases New Trailer for 'On the Run Tour: Beyonce and Jay Z' (Premiering in September)

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  • August 18, 2014 11:30 AM
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Taping September at Stade de France in Paris, the only international leg of their current tour, the special will feature the superstars performing more than 40 songs.