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March 2014 Throwback Movie of the Month: Hollywood Shuffle

For the first time, I caught Hollywood Shuffle on my boyfriend’s DVR. The movie came highly recommended by several people and I was not disappointed. The 1987 movie stars Robert Townsend (co-writer, director and producer) as aspiring actor, Bobby Taylor. 373 more words

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Robert Townsend - Up the organization (commemorative edition)

There are probably many of you who are already familiar with this book.  It is 
well known.   
Robert Townsend was the CEO of Avis in the 1960's when the company 
rose to become a serious competitor in the car rental business. 103 more words
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March 20 African American Historical Events

Today in Black History – March 20 *

1852 – Uncle Tom’s Cabin, by white abolitionist Harriet Beecher
Stowe, is published. The controversial novel will be… 431 more words

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Robert Townsend talks Centric Comedy Icon Award [AUDIO]

 CENTRIC honored comedian, actor, film director and writer Robert Townsend with the Centric Comedy Icon Award. 

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A Five Heartbeats Reunion? Robert Townsend Spills The Tea & More!!!

Rumors have been circulating about a Five Heartbeats reunion and only comedian, actor, director, writer and Centric’s Comedy All-Star Icon Awardee, Mr. Robert Townsend can clear that one up! 136 more words

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One On One With Funnyman Bill Bellamy: New Show on BET/Centric

Actor and funnyman Bill Bellamy found time to chat with me about a few new projects he’s been working on including one set to air on BET/CENTRIC premiering this Saturday! 206 more words

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Post #3: Digital Storytelling and New Media

New Media provides historians – enthusiasts and academics alike – with the ability to track, interpret, and present information using increasingly sophisticated, yet highly accessible technologies.   286 more words