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‘West Wing’ stars to hold one night only reading of ‘All the President’s Men’

[ad_1] Actors from one of the most famous political television shows of all time will read one of the most famous political stories of all time. Stars of NBC's "The West Wing" will hold a one-night-only reading of "All the President's Men" in Los Angeles on January 27. The reading, which will take place in the Los Angeles City Hall, is free but donations for the event will go to the Society of Professional Journalists. Stars including Bradley Whitford, Joshua Malina, Richard Schiff...

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The Oprah effect: The many careers she helped launch

[ad_1] You get a career! You get a career! You get a career! If you count on Dr. Phil's folksy advice on daytime TV, you can thank Oprah Winfrey. If you bought a Nate Berkus woven area rug for your living room, Oprah probably had something to do with it. If Suze Orman helped you save for vacation, remember Oprah when you arrive. She's a billionaire, arguably the most famous talk show host in TV history and just maybe a future candidate for...

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Nichelle Nichols Didn’t Leave ‘Star Trek’ Thanks To Dr. King

[ad_1] When the 1960’s come to your head, you think about civil rights movement and the activist Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. You think about his message and the fight he had to bring equality. But the 60’s also had one the most iconic shows to ever hit television. Star Trek. Nichelle Nichols played Lt. Nyota Uhura fourth in command of the starship on Star Trek. In the 60’s that was a big deal because it showed that diversity could exist. The Washington Post reports that during the time of the civil rights movement, it was crucial for hope in the movement to rise. A...

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NAACP Investigates 70 Arrested For Less Than One Once Of Marijuana

[ad_1] The NAACP is investigating the response of the Bartow County Law Enforcement in the arrests of 70 people for less than an ounce of marijuana. At least 63 people at a house party in Cartersville, Georgia were arrested over the weekend on suspicion of possession after police were unable to identify the owner of the drug stash found inside the house. Cartersville police said they arrived at the “lingerie-theme” 21st birthday bash party at about 2:20 a.m. after receiving a 911 call about possible gunshots. Police reportedly called in the county drug task force to assist in the investigation. They also...

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Cress Williams Stars As ‘Black Lighting’ In New CW Show

[ad_1] Your browser does not support iframes. We’re all familiar with Cress Williams as Kadijah’s love interest Scooter from Living Single back in the day. But now he’s back playing Black Lighting on the new CW show. “Man I’m hyped. I can’t wait, it’s finally here,” said Williams amazed. “Jefferson Pierce was an ex-Olympic decathlete. He was a teacher and at a young age, he discovered he had these abilities, almost like a battery pulling electricity and using it at his will so he became Black lighting,” explained Williams. As an adult, he hangs his superhero days up so that he can invest in the lives of his daughters...

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Will Smith Is The Best Thing To Ever Happen To Instagram

[ad_1] Source: Marc Piasecki / Getty One month ago, one of the funniest, most accomplished men in the world gave social media a total facelift when he joined Instagram. One duck lip-kissy face photo later, and it was official—we could now Insta-stalk the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. Will Smith, people, he’s an avid IG and YouTube user now and you’ve got to get into it. So, why is he the best thing to happen to the ‘Gram? You have to hit that “follow” button to really know, but in a nutshell, he’s trolls TF out of Jada Pinkett Smith, he’s exactly the kind of...

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Iran deal: Trump issues warning but continues to honor deal

[ad_1] But Trump warned Friday in a statement that the waiver -- which must be issued every 120 days to keep the sanctions from kicking back in -- will be the last he issues and he delivered a stark ultimatum to European allies on Friday: "Fix the deal's disastrous flaws, or the United States will withdraw.""I am waiving the application of certain nuclear sanctions, but only in order to secure our European allies' agreement to fix the terrible flaws of the Iran nuclear deal. This is a last chance," Trump said in a statement Friday. "In the absence of such...

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Catherine Deneuve apologizes to sexual assault victims

[ad_1] In a follow-up letter published in the left-wing newspaper Liberation on Sunday, Deneuve, 74, disassociated herself from those who have used her intervention to justify male harassment of women as a normal part of life.The film star said that she was sending a fraternal salute to "the victims of these hideous acts who may have been shocked" by the Le Monde letter. "It is to them, and them alone, that I offer my apologies," she wrote. In French "fraternally" also means "sisterly."Deneuve pointed out that she had been at the forefront of the campaign to legalize abortion in...

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