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August 25, 2014 Filmmaker Thomas Carter Dominating Sports Biopic Genre

True fans of Hollywood probably regard filmmaker Thomas Carter as the first Coach Carter. His epic 2005 sports biopic “Coach Carter” starring Samuel L. Jackson perfectly presented the trials and tribulations faced on a daily basis by urban educators and students, and what the have-nots can truly accomplish when surrounded by adults who believe in [...]

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July 29, 2014 Actor Darrin Henson Pays it Forward with Fundraising Events

Anyone who has ever spent time around actor and choreographer Darrin Dewitt Henson (“Soul Food” television series) can easily see the parallels between him and legendary actor Paul Robeson. God blessed both giants with enormous entertainment talent, but entertaining the masses never proved enough for these legendary men. They used the platform that entertainment gave [...]

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Astros OF L.J. Hoes on Increasing Black Interest in Baseball

There once existed a time that the sport of choice for African Americans took place on a baseball diamond. Churches had leagues and one would be hard-pressed to pass an empty sandlot in the African American community and not see a game of some sort happening. Our sports heroes at that time included legends like [...]

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