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Black theater, Hollywood stars honored at NAACP Theater Awards

LOS ANGELES — Jenifer Lewis wanted everyone in the audience to know Feb. 26 that the hardships she has endured in her 61 years of life never stopped her from pursuing her dreams. “I want you guys to know that I came through the fire,” she said. “Untreated bipolar disorder, molestation, abortions, knives at my Read More…

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BET presents American Black Film Festival Honors

LOS ANGELES— The 2017 BET Presents the American Black Film Festival Honors took place Feb. 17 at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles. Comedy queen Regina Hall kept the audience laughing as host of the evening’s festivities. The annual event celebrates black culture by honoring individuals, movies and television shows that have had a significant Read More…

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BILL VAUGHAN’S TASTY CLIPS: Nikki Beharie takes over as host of ‘AfroPoP’

Acclaimed actress Nikki Beharie is tackling a new role as host of “AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange,” the award-winning documentary series entering its ninth season on World Channel. In taking the mantle from a most prestigious group of guides including Idris Elba, Anika Noni Rose, Wyatt Cenac, Gabourey Sidibe, Anthony Mackie, Yaya DaCosta and Jussie Read More…