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Sneakers

Film Title

Sneakers

Director

Phil Alden Robinson

Starring

  • Robert Redford as Martin Bishop
  • Dan Aykroyd as Mother
  • Sidney Poitier as Donald Crease
  • David Strathairn as Whistler…
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24TH ANNUAL NAACP THEATRE AWARDS HONOR GLYNN TURMAN, TONI BRAXTON AND ROGER GUENVEUR

For 23 years, the NAACP Beverly Hills/Hollywood branch has produced a star-studded gala honoring thespians for their astonishing achievement in entertainment and theatre. This year, the branch will be joined by its partners Wells Fargo, The City of Los Angeles (Councilman Bernard Parks) and Rent-­A-­Center at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills on Monday, November 17, 2014 to honor Emmy Award winner and NAACP Image Award nominee Glynn Turman, Grammy Award winner Toni Braxton and theatre sensation Roger Guenveur Smith. 514 more words

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24th Annual NAACP Theater Awards Honor Glynn Turman, Toni Braxton and Roger Guenveur

For 23 years, the NAACP Beverly Hills/Hollywood branch has produced a star-studded gala honoring thespians for their astonishing achievement in entertainment and theatre. This year, the branch will be joined by its partners Wells Fargo, The City of Los Angeles (Councilman Bernard Parks) and Rent-­A-­Center at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills on Monday, November 17, 2014 to honor Emmy Award winner and NAACP Image Award nominee Glynn Turman, Grammy Award winner Toni Braxton and theatre sensation Roger Guenveur Smith. 514 more words

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Harry Belafonte and Sidney Poitier - These men inspire me

Belafonte is still fighting for equality. His presence is majestic, His words are moving and his challenge memorable. Belafonte holds us all to a higher standard and Hollywood is not exempt. 17 more words

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Academy Awards Honor Four Legends

Academy Awards Honor Four Legends

At the sixth annual Governors Academy Awards four legends were honored on Saturday November 8, 2014. This ceremony gives a gong to those artists in the industry whom the Awards panel deem worthy of honorary statuettes, generally because these professionals have either been ignored for “real” Oscars or are, as the recipients were on Saturday night, legends in the film world. 22 more words

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NOVEMBER 3: To Lulu, with love

ON THIS DATE in 1948, Marie McDonald McLaughlin Lawrie, aka Lulu, was born in Glasgow, Scotland. Brits know her for a series of popular songs she performed from the 1960s on, while most Americans know her for one tune, “To Sir With Love,” which she recorded as an eighteen-year-old in 1967. 145 more words

I Can't Get It Out of My Head

Every once in a while life hands you something you can’t let go of. About a month ago I began singing a tune I heard in a movie. 213 more words

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