Category: Film & TV

The Presence Oprah Speaks Of: The Magnificence and Grace of Sidney Poitier

At this year’s 2108 Golden Globe Awards, Oprah Winfrey in her acceptance speech for the Cecil B. DeMille Award, she referenced the effect seeing Sidney Poitier win the 1964 Oscar Award for Best Actor had on her, and how it was not lost on her the effect she could be having at the moment with little girls watching her, as the first African-American Women to receive the Cecil B. DeMille Awards. In a powerful statement to women and the world see Oprah’s rousing speech as well as Sidney Poitier’s speech at the 1964 Oscar Awards and also clips from...

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Uzo “Crazy Eyes” Aduba Orange Is The New Black Actress To Run The Boston Marathon

  Orange Is The New Black’s Uzo Aduba who won an Emmy and SAG Award for her role as Suzanne “Crazy Eyes” Warren on the Netflix hit show, will be running the 2015 Boston Marathon on April 20th. According to a recent People magazine article, Aduba will be representing the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, one of the charity organizations recognized by marathon organizers, the Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A). April 14th will mark the one year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing that turned an 118 year old statewide and nationwide tradition as well as the “world’s oldest annual marathon ranked...

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Jussie Smollett aka “Empire’s” ‘Jamal Lyon’ Inks A Deal With Columbia Records

          Jussie Smollett, who plays the gay son of “Empire’s” Lucious Lyon (Terrence Howard) and ex-wife, Cookie Lyon'(Taraji P. Henson), will soon get a little taste of life as a musician on a major label and not just play one on TV! During an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Smollett announced that he recently signed with Columbia Records.  However, this is not his first stab at this music thing. In 2012, he released his digital debut EP titled, The Poisoned Hearts Club and he was working on a new project while acting on the hit TV show....

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