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Cable networks using Black sitcoms to draw more viewers

Cable networks using Black sitcoms to draw more viewers

Mar. 11 |     By Charles Hallman Staff writer According to Nielsen, Blacks watch almost 40 percent more television than any other group. As a result, Black-themed sitcoms and reality shows seemingly are now hot properties on cable. But not on just...

Few acting roles for Black females

Few acting roles for Black females

Jan. 5 |       By Charles Hallman Staff Writer Final installment of a four-part series 12 Years a Slave made five out of nine top-10 films of 2013 lists by movie critics, and Fruitvale Station made two such lists; these two movies featured Black...

This week’s Entertainment spotlights!

This week’s Entertainment spotlights!

Jul. 3 |     Fourth of July Celebrations • Powderhorn Park, 1-10 pm • 3400 15th Ave. S. Mpls. • Music, dancing, food and fun for the entire family.   • Red, White and Boom • Downtown Minneapolis riverfront, 6-10 pm • Free family activities...

Don’t fall for the ‘deception’: Lack of Blacks on TV still a ‘scandal’

Don’t fall for the ‘deception’: Lack of Blacks on TV still a ‘scandal’

Jan. 23 | Network shows with African American female leads don’t come close to true diversity, experts say     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Meagan Good (Deception) and Kerry Washington (Scandal) are two Black women who are starring in their...

Conference brings Black environmental thought to Twin Cities

Conference brings Black environmental thought to Twin Cities

Sep. 26 | Everyday Black folks missing from the eco-dialogue By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Tuskegee University hosted the first-ever Black Environmental Thought (BET) conference in 2007. The University of Minnesota’s Hubert H. Humphrey Center hosted...

From KMOJ to BET: Local radio personality steps into national TV spotlight

From KMOJ to BET: Local radio personality steps into national TV spotlight

Jun. 28 |   KMOJ-FM’s Miss Georgia was a guest judge on BET’s 106 & Park show. Photo by Charles Hallman   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Miss Georgia entertains her on-air radio audience every midday at KMOJ-FM. She recently took her...