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Black History

At 94, The Legendary Cicely Tyson Remains An ‘Optimist’

NNPA NEWSWIRE — “There isn’t a day – I’m grateful to say – that when I walk out of my doors, I don’t run into somebody who says, ‘I can’t tell you what you’ve done for me. ‘You changed my life,’” Tyson shared with TIME. “It just confirmed for me that I was on the right track and I stayed on the right track.” […read more]

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Entertainment

History Network in Deal to Remake ‘Roots’

NEW YORK (AP) — A remake of the groundbreaking television miniseries “Roots” is in the works at the History network. The network said Tuesday that it had reached a deal with Mark Wolper, whose father, David, made the 1977 “Roots” miniseries, to acquire the rights Read More