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Tory Devon Smith: Breaking into Hollywood
1 year ago

Tory Devon Smith: Breaking into Hollywood

For actor Tory Devon Smith being in the entertainment industry isn’t about fame.

“Red carpet is not the goal, the goal is not awards . . . it’s about brilliant …
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Pooch Hall: Confidence Over Everything
1 year ago

Pooch Hall: Confidence Over Everything

American Actor Pooch Hall speaks with a vernacular stew that opposes anything feeble from the jump. “I’m not intimidated. Not to be cocky, I’m not cocky, but rather, I’m confident,” …
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Mara Brock Akil: Making ‘Relatable’ TV
2 years ago

Mara Brock Akil: Making ‘Relatable’ TV

The year is 1994. A young, ambitious junior screenwriter, Mara Brock Akil, sits in a room with seasoned television executives discussing an upcoming episode of the short-lived sitcom “South Central” …
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The Book of Negroes: Coming to TV
3 years ago

The Book of Negroes: Coming to TV

By  •  Spotlight, Culture

If there is one thing that actress Aunjanue Ellis learned from playing character Aminata Dialo in the TV adaptation of The Book of Negroes, it is to be a warrior, …
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