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Stars celebrate life of actor-comedian John Witherspoon

HOLLYWOOD — Black Hollywood gathered to say goodbye to actor-comedian John Witherspoon Nov. 5 at the Hall of Liberty in Forest Lawn-Hollywood Hills Memorial Park. The private service for friends and family was a celebration of life ceremony, where invited guests dressed in bright, vibrant colors. The flyer for the service invited guests to “come Read More…

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American Film Institute honors Denzel Washington

HOLLYWOOD — The American Film Institute presented the 47th Life Achievement Award to actor Denzel Washington June 6 at a gala tribute at the Dolby Theatre.  Mahershala Ali, Chadwick Boseman, Jodie Foster, Antoine Fuqua, Jamie Foxx, Morgan Freeman, Michael B. Jordan, Issa Rae, Julia Roberts and Cicely Tyson all paid tribute to Washington’s life and work Read More…