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Michael B. Jordan Opens Up About How He Told His Agent He Only Wanted to Audition for White Roles After “Fruitvale Station:” I Don’t Want Any Pre-Bias on the Character”

Michael B. Jordan; Baller Alert; Issa Rae

During Variety’s interview show “Actors on Actors” Issa Rae and Michael B. Jordan talked about their careers as actors and how their race influenced the types of roles they were able to get. Jordan shared how he told his agent he no longer wanted to audition for black roles. ⠀⠀ …

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Cicely Tyson Honored with Handprint Ceremony at TCL Chinese Theater

On behalf of Turner Classic Movies, iconic actress Cicely Tyson will be honored with a hand and footprint ceremony at the TCL Chinese theater in Hollywood. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ On April 27, Tyson will join the likes of several legendary actors like Joan Crawford, Bette Davis and John Wayne on Hollywood’s …

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Ballerific Woman: Mara Brock Akil-Hollywood’s TV Powerhouse

⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ In a perfect world, men and women would receive equal pay. African American women would be presented the same opportunities as their white counterparts. Rejection would be based on qualifications rather than race. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Unfortunately, this world is far from perfect, however, there are people, more specifically women, …

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Showtime Cancels Jamie Foxx’s “White Famous”

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Jamie Foxx’s comedy series, “White Famous”, has been canceled by Showtime.   The series followed Floyd Mooney (Jay Pharoah), a comedian working his way to the top of the Hollywood food chain while learning how to deal with “White fame.”   The program was said …

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