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Families, Activists Refuse to Forget Lives Lost to Police

by Richard B. Muhammad Special to the NNPA from The Final Call BALTIMORE (The Final Call) – The tears Tawanda Jones sheds flow freely at times. Her voice breaks a little. But none of it stops her from pressing for justice for her brother, who Read More

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Entertainment

A Modern Family With Issues

  (New York Times) – The first time I heard about “Black-ish,” ABC’s new sitcom about an affluent black family in Los Angeles, I was skeptical about its premise. Early commercials and previews played up tired stereotypes about “acting white,” made jokes about curvy behinds Read More

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The 17th Annual American Black Film Festival (ABFF) Announces Finalists in the Comedy Wings Competition

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                                      CONTACT: HUFF Events & PR Michelle Huff, michelle@huffent.com Kelley Jackson, kelley@huffent.com THE 17TH ANNUAL AMERICAN BLACK FILM FESTIVAL (ABFF) ANNOUNCES FINALISTS IN THE COMEDY WINGS COMPETITION FOUR EMERGING COMEDIANS WILL COMPETE FOR TOP SPOT AT ABFF IN JUNE New York, NY (April 22, 2013) Read More