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Modeling agency offers positive images of women of color

Modeling agency offers positive images of women of color

Jan. 22 | “No one,” highly-skilled veteran actor Lisa Gay Hamilton (Honeydripper, Jackie Brown) told my MSR colleague Charles Hallman for an article on the scarcity of work for Black women, ”is making millions of dollars — maybe one or two…are...

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!

Jun. 5 |     The Music   Nicole Henry Fri., June 7, 7 pm • Dakota Jazz Club & Restaurant, 1010 Nicollet Mall, Mpls., 612-332-1010 or www.dakotacooks.com • Nicole Henry has firmly established herself as one of the most acclaimed entertainers...

This week’s Entertainment spotlights!

This week’s Entertainment spotlights!

May. 29 |     The Music   Kings of the Mic Tour  Thurs., May 30, 7:30 pm • Target Center, 600 First Ave. N., Mpls., 612-673-1600 • Two-time Grammy-winning recording artist, LL COOL J featuring DJ Z-Trip, will headline the “Kings of the...

This week’s Entertainment spotlights!

This week’s Entertainment spotlights!

May. 22 |     The Music     Soundset 2013 Sun., May 26, 11 am — 8:30 pm • Canterbury Park, 1100 Canterbury Rd. Shakopee, MN, 952-445-7223 or www.soundsetfestival.com/ • This years Soundset Festival features nine hours of hip hop music...

This week’s Entertainment spotlights!

This week’s Entertainment spotlights!

May. 15 |     The Music     Kool G Rap and DJ Polo  Fri., May 17, 10 pm • Cabooze, 917 Cedar Avenue S., 612-338-6425 or www.cabooze.com • Kool G Rap is regarded as a hugely influential golden age rapper. He is often cited as one of...

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...

The N-word unchained: Film controversy calls for some education

The N-word unchained: Film controversy calls for some education

Jan. 23 |   By Charles W. Davidson Guest Commentator   By now, movie-goers across the country are embroiled in heavy social media discussions or water-cooler arguments about Quentin Tarantino’s use and Spike Lee’s criticism of said use of the...

Unchained to portray Black slavery? Was there a politically correct way for Django Unchained to portray Black slavery?

Unchained to portray Black slavery? Was there a politically correct way for Django Unchained to portray Black slavery?

Jan. 16 |   The start of 2013 is making it difficult to avoid one of America’s greatest sins — slavery. We’ve just marked the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, and a plethora of films, documentaries and TV specials are scheduled...

This week’s Entertainment spotlights!

This week’s Entertainment spotlights!

Dec. 19 |  The One Love Movement: End of the Year Smokeout with DJ VERB X Mon., Dec. 31, 8 pm First Avenue & 7th Street Entry  701 1st Ave. N., Mpls., 612-332-1775 or www.first-avenue.com Tickets $5 advance, $20 at door. 18+ Christmas with Alexander...
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