Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Media

Perry’s Studio Moves Toward Reopening While Industry Waits

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By JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr., AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tyler Perry is planning to make his Atlanta-based mega studio one of the first domestic filming grounds to reopen during the coronavirus pandemic. But while Perry is looking to...

Apple TV+ Brings Back Beloved Kids Show

By Nsenga K. Burton NNPA Newswire Culture and Entertainment Editor Hey Gen Xers! Here is something you can watch with the kids or grandkids while taking a trip down memory lane. The Fraggles make their return in Apple’s “Fraggle Rock: Rock...

S.O. Headwrap Diaries

By Ariel Chrysann Special to AFRO We all come in different shades and tones, and we all go to bed the same way, with our hair wrapped up. Hip-Hop artist S.O. captures the simple everyday beauty of being a Black woman.   AFRO:...

Kids Write Series for Young Readers

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By BlackNews.com Actor Dwayne Clark, his 8-year-old son, DJ, and his 11-year-old daughter, Jada, have launched a series of children's books that portrays life lessons from their family experiences to motivate young readers. Written from a child's point of view,...

Book on Fashion of Miles Davis, Legendary Jazz Musician

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AUTHOR MICHAEL STRADFORD PENS FIRST BOOK TO EXAMINE THE PERSONAL STYLE OF LEGENDARY JAZZ MUSICIAN MILES DAVIS Los Angeles, CA (BlackNews.com) -- Author and entertainment executive Michael Stradford pens the first book on the style of legendary jazz musician, Miles...

Whitfield’s Male vs. Man

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By Ariel Chrysann AFRO Intern Of all the obstacles we face everyday, some are more challenging to overcome  than others. Dondre Whitfield, a man with over three decades in the television and film industry, has also made a name for himself...

Butler’s Prescient Sci-fi Resonates Years After her Death

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By HILLEL ITALIE, AP National Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Novelist N.K. Jemisin was a teenager the first time she read Octavia Butler, and nothing had prepared her for it. It was the 1980s, and the book was called "Dawn,"...

Test Your News Knowledge With Zenger

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BLERDBINDER: Content That Makes the Lockdown Countdown Seem Shorter

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NNPA NEWSWIRE — If you are a college student who is currently missing campus life right now, I am happy to say that the Spike Lee Joint, School Daze, has was recently added to the Netflix library. So, if...

Press Release: Michelle Obama Documentary Dropping On Netflix May 6

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(Black PR Wire) — “Becoming,” a new documentary based on Michelle Obama’s best-selling book of the same name, is coming to the Netflix lineup on May 6. The film, directed by Nadia Hallgren, follows Obama across 34 cities for her...

Sophia Nahli Allison’s A LOVE SONG FOR LATASHA

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BlackStar Film Festival to Host Exclusive Screenings of A LOVE SONG FOR LATASHA on Anniversary of L.A. Uprisings The 2019 short film by Sophia Nahli Allison will stream for a limited time this weekend, followed by a powerful panel discussion (Philadelphia, PA — April...

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