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Daniele Watts is a black actress who has appeared in major film and TV projects. She has appeared in the cable television series Weeds, the upcoming Martin Lawrence film Partners and is remembered most famously in her role as Coco in DJango Unchained. She and her boyfriend, Brian James Lucas, were walking in Studio City,…

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Happy 65th birthday to Samuel Jackson! Samuel Jackson is one of Hollywood’s most respected black actors and has been in the game since 1972. The Morehouse College graduate initially wanted to be a marine biologist, but after joining a local acting group to earn extra credit points for a class, Jackson found an interest in…

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Happy Birthday Jamie Foxx! Eric Marlon Bishop, better known as Jamie Foxx is an actor, stand-up comedian, singer-songwriter, musician, and talk radio host. The Oscar-winning star of “Ray” gained recognition for his role “In Living Color”, and also starred in “Django Unchained”. He appeared in the films “Dreamgirls” with Beyonce’ and Jennifer Hudson and “The Soloist”. Foxx dated actress Meagan Goode from 2003…

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Kerry Washington covers PARADE Magazine and revealed the psychological toll filming Django Unchained took on her. “Scandal” star Kerry Washington had made a career of playing very complicated and challenging women on-screen. And in the latest issue of PARADE, Kerry, who’ll soon hit the big screen in Peeples (May 10th), sat down to talk about…

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It was a night of big wins for actors like Samuel L. Jackson, who collected twice for his role in The Movie of the Year Award, The Avengers as well as the Best WTF Moment award along with co-star Jamie Foxx, for their scene in Django Unchained. Other highlights of the night included Will Ferrell’s out…

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What would we do without the MTV Movie Awards? Where else can Oscar-nominated Quvenzhané Wallis potentially take home a bucket of gilded popcorn for Breakthrough Performance right after someone is awarded Best Shirtless Performance? Nominations for the 2013 MTV Movie Awards, hosted by Rebel Wilson and airing live tomorrow April 14  and some of our…

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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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The NAACP Image Awards in Los Angeles was a festive celebration of the excellence in black art, entertainment and philanthropy — not to mention a virtual coronation to Kerry Washington and Shonda Rhimes, whose No. 1 rated show “Scandal” has taken Hollywood by storm. It was also an eye-popping showcase of the best — and…

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The 44th NAACP Image Awards is the only awards show that illuminates both artistic excellence and social endeavors. This year’s motion picture nominations is led by Django Unchained and Beasts of the Southern Wild both, with four nods. HBO’s “Treme” and ABC’s “Grey’s Anatomy” lead the television nominations also with four nods. ABC’s “Scandal” received two nods for Outstanding…

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