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Recently, rolling out had a conversation with actor, family man, fitness enthusiast and actor Michael Beach. He spoke about his new leading role, opposite Octavia Spencer, in Apple’s highly anticipated upcoming series, “Are You Sleeping?” and more. Your colleague, Regina King, just walked away with the Best Supporting Actress award. How did it feel to gain recognition for…

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Broadway and Hollywood star Taye Diggs says Hollywood heavyweights hold films starring African Americans to a different, unfair standard. No surprise there. Diggs, along with fellow The Best Man cast members are eager to begin working on the third installment of the series, but whether or not the project comes to fruition depends heavily on the…

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At the tender age of 14, Frank Dievbiere had a dream to leave his small hometown in Nigeria for the land of the free. In 2000, that dream became a beautiful reality as Dievbiere took a leap of faith and headed for America, landing in Atlanta. Dievbiere jumped right in to new opportunity, taking courses…

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Tonight, BET Premiere Cinema kicks off with Luv, an indie hit starring leading man Common and Michael Rainey Jr. When a young boy named Woody (Michael Rainey Jr.), spends an afternoon with his favorite uncle, Vincent (Common), he begins to doubt the man he has looked up to his whole life. As their journey leads…

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Brian Helgeland’s sports biopic 42, tells the tale of the 1947 baseball season in which Brooklyn Dodgers general manager Branch Rickey (Harrison Ford) decides to sign the first black major league baseball player ever, Jackie Robinson (Chadwick Boseman). Despite the vicious racism Robinson faces from fans, other teams and at times his own teammates, he…

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Angela Evelyn Bassett, born Aug. 16 1958, is arguably one of the most respected black actresses in Hollywood. Renowned for her biographical roles portraying famous African American women, including Tina Turner in What’s Love Got to Do With It, as well as Betty Shabazz in Malcolm X, Bassett has snagged roles in more than 50…

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Since Denzel Washington and Halle Berry won Oscars for Best Actor and Best Actress, respectively, in 2001, Jamie Foxx, Don Cheadle, Jennifer Hudson, Morgan Freeman, Forest Whitaker and Octavia Spencer have also been awarded the gold statuette. African Americans have also been recognized in music, sound mixing and documentary as well. But in spite of…

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GME Sports Lounge and Grill hosted a fun-filled and creative evening celebrating the completion of four of the 11 films being created during this one-of-a-kind project. The night was filled with positive energy and live karaoke performances.  The 11Eleven11 Project™ was created by Studio 11 Films in association with actor-director Kim Fields (currently directing for Tyler Perry’s “House…

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