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Robert Townsend has blazed trails in the film industry for several decades. He’s a pioneer that has brought us classics such as Hollywood Shuffle and The Five Heartbeats. He’s currently a professor at the University of Southern California, teaching screenwriting and directing. He’s a multi-faceted visionary, filmmaker, and actor that’s been dubbed the “Godfather of…

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Actor and comedian Robert Townsend has managed to keep Hollywood in the palm of his hand for nearly three decades with his unwavering commitment to making quality motion pictures. From producing classics like Hollywood Shuffle and The Five Heart Beats Townsend has made it clear why he is noted as the “godfather” of independent films.…

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What inspired you to become an actor? Watching the kids on all of my favorite shows inspired me to become an actor. What actors do you study for style and character? None; I have my own unique style of acting and creating character but I study seasoned actors for their delivery timing. What inspires you…

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Precious Williams, owner of Curvy Girl Lingerie, talks about how she leverages social media platforms to market her brand and expand her company’s reach. Williams won the Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference’s “Elevator Pitch” contest, hosted by Hollywood director and comedian Robert Townsend, and took home $10,000 which will go towards expanding her business.

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NeNe Leakes of “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” hosted a viewing party for season four at bar One Lounge in Atlanta, which is owned by cast member Cynthia Bailey’s husband, Peter Thomas. That’s why there is a wall size photo of Cynthia as you enter the lounge. Cynthia Bailey, and newest cast member Marlo Hampton…

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 Terri J. Vaughn and Steve Harvey’s wife, Marjorie Harvey I attended the fabulous launch party for Essence magazine’s “Next R&B SuperStar” talent competition held at the Woodruffs Art Center on Sunday, March 20. The room was filled with beautiful exotic flowers, pink decor, candles, performing artists, ambiance and well-dressed Atlantans. Waiters offered champagne, wine and cranberry…

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