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New state act aims to lure more entertainment production to Georgia

While many cities and states offer special incentives such as tax breaks to lure
film and…

By Ann Brown

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T.I.’s MTV Reality Show

Is rapper’s new program a PR stunt or worthwhile cause?

I’ll have to admit, when I first heard the news last week that rapper T.I.
was…

By George Alexander

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Africa’s Power Show

Film puts Africa investment in spotlight

From the opening shots to the closing credits Africa Investment Horizons, is a documentary determined…

By Anthony Calypso

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Fall TV Lineups

Network shows about the African American experience are harder to find

It is becoming even more apparent that shows about the African American experience
in scripted primetime…

By George Alexander

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Airport Oasis

The traveling, jet-setting executive can relax in the Admirals Club and escape the hustle of…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Broadcast Group

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Passing Strange

Broadway musical garners five Tony Awards nominations

The American Theatre Wing announced the nominations for the 2008 Tony Awards for outstanding performances…

By George Alexander

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Will Smith as a Superhero

Actor to star in summer action flick Hancock

It’s summertime! Well, maybe not officially, but definitely for Hollywood. The first weekend in May…

By George Alexander

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The Fastest Way to the Airport

Helicopters are helping commuters by-pass traffic when they’re going to the airport.

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Business Report

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Raven-Symoné Goes Against the Grain

Former Cosby kid stays true to her roots

Raven-SymonĂ© is widely known as a good girl—the girl who grew up next door, gained…

By George Alexander

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Green Destinations

Eco-friendly luxury destinations. JW Marriott Ihilani Resort & Spa, Jade Mountain, The Muse…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Business Report

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Black TV News

Is America ready for a 24-hour black cable news network?

Cable and network television news programs have often been chided for their lack of adequate…

By George Alexander

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Emma Goes Hip-Hop

Screen Gems set to do musical version of Jane Austen novel

Jane Austen goes hip-hop. At least that’s the plan. Last week, Screen Gems, a Sony…

By George Alexander

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Chrysler Honors Spike Lee

Filmmaker receives coveted Behind the Lens Award

It’s hard to imagine Black Hollywood—or Tinseltown period—without Spike Lee, arguably one of the best…

By George Alexander

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Notorious B.I.G. Film

Studio begins shooting long-anticipated drama

Cameras are finally rolling on Notorious, the film that’s been on hold since 2007. The…

By George Alexander

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Tyler Perry and Barack Obama

What do the two have in common? A Hollywood movie

Since coming onto the national scene at the 2004 Democratic National Convention, White House presidential…

By George Alexander

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Bob Marley Biopic to Hit Big Screen

Screenplay to be based on wife Rita’s book

The Weinstein Co., run by producers Bob and Harvey Weinstein, announced that they have acquired…

By George Alexander

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Tyra Banks to Get New Show

Pageant-themed show rumored in the works

Tyra Banks, the former supermodel turned actress, television producer, and talk show host, has scored…

By George Alexander

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Pullman Porters: Ambassadors of Railroad’s Golden Era

Distinguished men who made train travel a classy affair

Pullman porters, who wore dignified uniforms, traveled cross country, and met celebrities and dignitaries, seemed…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Dre’s Day in Court

Rapper Fights for Copyrights, Royalties

Andre Young, better known as rapper-producer Dr. Dre, is seeking restitution for unpaid royalties, the…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Damon Wayans to Launch Web Comedy Show

Collaboration with YouTube to showcase rising comedic stars

The name Wayans has long been associated with anything funny. So the fact that earlier…

By George Alexander

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After 143 Million Left Vulnerable by Equifax Hack, Here’s What You Can Do

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