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Multitalented actor James T. Alfred is a rarity in the acting world in that he can effortlessly transition from theater to film to television and back. Having appeared in such hit shows as “Prison Break,” “Boss,” and most recently Fox’s breakout drama, “Empire,” Alfred has etched out quite the résumé for himself. Initially cutting his teeth in the…

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  Harlem Arts Alliance Presents: On the ‘A’ w/Souleo In the late 1980s to mid-1990s, actress and comedienne Phyllis Yvonne Stickney was one of Hollywood’s most promising talents. A string of roles in films such as What’s Love Got to Do With It, Malcolm X and the TV series, “A Different World” won over viewers…

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› Toni Simmons Henson, founder and executive director of the Atlanta Black Theatre Festival brings the celebration back to the city over the Oct. 4-. 7 weekend. The event showcases a variety of provocative productions from a host of talented performers known around the world. Melba Moore, Shirley Murdock and Daryl “Chill” Mitchell will be among the 200 performers from 18…

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Every day, I find myself rummaging through my wardrobe to find pieces that I have yet to wear on the Harlem scene as I hop on and off A trains. If first lady Michelle Obama were to discover this about me she would call me mad. At least that’s what I gathered from celebrated style…

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