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  • Oprah’s Master Class with Tyler Perry:

    Oprah’s Master Class with Tyler Perry:

      Media mogul Tyler Perry opens up about his role as a father and why he sees his little boy as his “healer.” http://www.oprah.com/own-master-class/First-Look-Tyler-Perry-on-Oprahs-Master-Class

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  • Ashley Bryan: Singing Praise of Thanks

    Ashley Bryan: Singing Praise of Thanks

    Ashley Bryan: Singing Praise of Thanks is a film about this artist of 92 years whose art-making on the Maine island of Islesford is a celebration of joy and creativity, the child within us, and gratitude for all of life. This trailer announces the soon-to-be-released feature documentary which will be screening at festivals and theaters around the country and will be followed by a half hour version for high school and college students. A companion curriculum guide will also be […]

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  • Black Girls Viewed As Less Innocent Than White Girls, Georgetown Law Research Finds

    Black Girls Viewed As Less Innocent Than White Girls, Georgetown Law Research Finds

    First study focused on “adultification” of black girls shows significant bias toward girls starting at age 5, younger than in previous research on black boys A groundbreaking study released today by Georgetown Law’s Center on Poverty and Inequality finds that adults view black girls as less innocent and more adult-like than their white peers, especially in the age range of 5-14. The study, detailed in the new report, Girlhood Interrupted: The Erasure of Black Girls’ Childhood, is the first of […]

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  • On OWN: Are you living the life you want?

    On OWN: Are you living the life you want?

    SuperSoul Short: Everybody Dies, But Not Everybody Lives Spoken-word artist Prince Ea brings life into sharp focus, removes doubt and invites you to ask yourself whether you’re truly living the life you want.  Are you living the life  you want?

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  • LEGENDARY DIRECTOR, BILL DUKE, PRESENTS WORLD PREMIERE SCREENING OF CONTROVERSIAL NEW FILM,   “CREATED EQUAL,” AT #ABFF2017

    LEGENDARY DIRECTOR, BILL DUKE, PRESENTS WORLD PREMIERE SCREENING OF CONTROVERSIAL NEW FILM, “CREATED EQUAL,” AT #ABFF2017

    “Created Equal” chosen as an official selection of the American Black Film Festival. Presents intimate screening with filmmakers, cast and features a thought-provoking Q&A.     It’s a wrap! #ABFF2017 was full of activity that kept festival-goers engaged, inspired and motivated to achieve dreams through a programming line-up chock full of workshops, master classes, red carpet experiences, screening events and more! One such screening event included the “World Premiere” of CREATED EQUAL – an independently produced legal thriller directed by legendary […]

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  • On Broadway: Bella: An American Tall Tale

    On Broadway: Bella: An American Tall Tale

    Book, Music, and Lyrics by Kirsten Childs Directed by Robert O’Hara Choreographed by Camille A. Brown Playing now thru July 2 only! Playwrights Horizons • Mainstage Theatre 416 West 42nd Street, between 9th and 10th Avenues, NYC All aboard for a Western musical adventure the likes of which you’ve never experienced. As a wanted woman of mythic proportions looks to begin life anew out west, Bella takes us on the trip of a lifetime to escape her scandalous past and […]

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  • Hill Harper – From cancer to his new product line

    Hill Harper – From cancer to his new product line

    Hill Harper, Co-Founder of Architect and Co. with Jean-Marc Piquion , recently launched  body and hair care products, H2L for men and JUA for women . H2L and JUA are premium all-natural hair and body care product lines for men and women with affordable prices. On a Steve Harvey episode, Harper revealed how his 2010 thyroid cancer diagnosis inspired him to create his own skincare line, without all of the harsh chemicals that can be found in most face creams.Architect and […]

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  • Venus  — a play by Suzan-Lori Park — explores the story of Sarah “Saartjie” Baartman –“Hottentot Venus”

    Venus — a play by Suzan-Lori Park — explores the story of Sarah “Saartjie” Baartman –“Hottentot Venus”

    Venus provides a fictional account of her life abroad in 19th century London. She is lured away from her home in South Africa with the promise of riches and is put on display for British and Parisian audiences.Traveling from her home in southern Africa for what she hoped would be a better life, Saartjie Baartman became an unfortunate star on the 19th Century London freak show circuit. This Obie Award-winning play gives vibrant life to the story of Baartman’s journey […]

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  • HBO Films’ THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS

    HBO Films’ THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS

    HBO Films’ THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS, directed by George C. Wolfe from a screenplay by Peter Landesman and Alexander Woo and Wolfe, debuts on HBO on Saturday, April 22nd. Told through the eyes of her daughter, Deborah Lacks (Winfrey), the film chronicles her search to learn about the mother she never knew and to understand how the unauthorized harvesting of Lacks’ cancerous cells in 1951 led to unprecedented medical breakthroughs. It’s a story of medical arrogance and triumph, race, poverty and deep friendship between the unlikeliest of people. Rebecca […]

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