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Authors share sisterhood connection

 

Jae Henderson, LaDawna S. Byers, Megan Mottley and Summer Owens are four amazing, savvy and sophisticated sisters with an interconnected sense of sisterhood.

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Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly previews - 03/08/2012

 

“Friends with Kids,” “John Carter,” “Salmon Fishing in the Yemen,” “Silent House,” “A Thousand Words” and a number of independent and foreign films

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It’s a great time to be talented!

There’s another talent show coming to TV. There has never been a greater time for those who are looking to become the next superstar!

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Debbie Allen shares ‘a little piece of myself’

 

Actress, dancer and choreographer Debbie Allen is the personification of busy and engaged.

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The largely untold story of an ‘open-minded white man’

“This book is a portrait of a once-controversial figure… a white man with a passion for blackness… (who) played a crucial role in helping the Harlem Renaissance… come to understand itself.”

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Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly previews - 03/01/2012

“The Lorax,” “Project X” and a number of independent and foreign films

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Viola’s ‘this is me’ Oscar night

The black hair care industry is a nearly billion-dollar business, and for black women, a lot of them just aren’t comfortable with their nappy hair. Natural black hair just isn’t attractive to many black folk.

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Acts announced for 2012 Beale Street Music Festival

Memphis in May announced the line-up for 2012 Beale Street Music Festival that includes over 65 musical acts scheduled to appear downtown at Tom Lee Park May 4-6.

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So, who’s gonna play Whitney?

Two weeks ago, the big news was the passing of Whitney Houston. Now, Clive Davis – Houston’s legendary producer and longtime mentor – and others are scrambling to get a Whitney Houston movie done.

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2012 Academy Awards Recap: ‘The Artist’ dominates Oscars

 Octavia Spencer at the Academy Awards

‘The Artist,’ a black & white silent film evocative of a bygone era, won the hearts of the Academy Award voters, netting Oscars in the Best Picture, Director, Actor, Costume Design and Score categories.

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Whalum CD listening party pictorial

Grammy-winning saxophonist Kirk Whalum serenaded the crowd (Feb 16.) gathered at the Stax Museum to hear songs from his Valentine’s Day release “Romance Language.”

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Wilkerson aces literary debut

Isabel Wilkerson should be writing history textbooks. Not with the dry boring tone of such tomes, but with the sharp, personable turn of her pen that produced “The Warmth of Other Suns.”

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‘I am not a statistic’

Nicole Gates is a proud author of two books and her own life – a powerful story of a modern-day Cinderella who becomes her own fairy godmother and dramatically changes her life.

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