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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…

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Restaurant owner Maurice Prince dies at 101

By Kamerie Gibson Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — It took her almost 20 years, but in 1978, Maurice Prince opened Snack N’ Chat, her legendary “American southern cooking” restaurant. “She didn’t cook like everyone else,” Prince’s granddaughter Suzanne Cobb said. “She raised me and she’s always been cooking and gave the most fabulous parties.” Prince Read More…