Arts & Entertainment

Film review: The Photograph

By Dwight Brown NNPA News Wire Film Critic It’s a love letter. A missive from filmmaker Stella Meghie to all those who’ve wrecked a romance and wondered if they could pull it back together again. It’s Valentine’s day. Anything is possible. They meet haphazardly. He, Michael Block (LaKeith Stanfield, Crown Heights), a New York City…

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Gullah/Geechee Black History Living Legend Queen Quet Makes History Again with New Books

  Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) has begun the year making history once again. Right after receiving the “Black Excellence Gullah/Geechee Gate Keeper Award” from the MLK Observance Committee of Bluffton and Hilton Head, she was sent a letter informing her that she will be amongst others nominated for the “American Climate Leadership Awards“ that will be…

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Jerry Craft, Kadir Nelson win 2020 Coretta Scott King Book Awards

Jerry Craft, author of “New Kid,” and Kadir Nelson, illustrator of “The Undefeated,” are the winners of the 2020 Coretta Scott King Book Awards honoring African American authors and illustrators of outstanding books for children and young adults. Author, Alicia D. Williams of “Genesis Begins Again,” and Illustrator April Harrison of “What Comes from the…

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Black PR Wire Power Profile: Byron Allen

Byron Allen was born in 1961 in Detroit. Shortly thereafter, he moved to LA. When he was just a teenager, he started performing at stand-up clubs in Los Angeles. That was where comedian Jimmie Walker discovered him, and offered him a job as a writer. Throughout his career, Allen has worked alongside David Letterman and…

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