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  1. Mary J. Blige Reveals How Playing Malcolm X's Wife Inspired Her

    8:19 pm 1/30/2013

    “These women were going through some horrible trials, and they were so strong," said Blige, who stars in Lifetime's "Betty & Coretta" opposite Angela Bassett as Martin Luther King Jr.'s widow.Read more

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  2. Gerard Butler Protects the President in 'Olympus Has Fallen' Trailer (Video)

    4:20 pm 1/22/2013

    Butler works to save a kidnapped commander in chief and overtaken White House in Antoine Fuqua's new action flick. Read more

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  3. Emayatzy Corinealdi on Journey from 'Middle of Nowhere' to Brink of Stardom (Video)

    1:11 pm 12/19/2012

    The 32-year-old has won a Gotham Award and been nominated for Indie Spirit and NAACP Image awards for her performance in Ava Duvernay's Sundance hit.Read more

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  4. Fox Searchlight Calls Off October Start for 'Black Nativity' Amid Trouble Casting Male Lead

    5:00 am 9/13/2012

    Laurence Fishburne and Samuel L. Jackson are among several actors who have passed on the musical project, which features Jennifer Hudson and Angela Bassett in supporting roles.Read more

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  5. Angela Bassett to Play Coretta Scott King in Lifetime Movie (Exclusive)

    12:17 am 8/23/2012

    She'll co-star opposite Mary J. Blige in "Betty and Coretta," the story of widows of King and Malcolm X, with Ruby Dee on board as a narrator/historical witness.Read more

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  6. BET Awards 2012: Mariah Carey, Cissy Houston, Brandy Pay Tribute to Whitney Houston

    8:42 pm 7/1/2012

    Monica, Houston's brother Gary and Chaka Khan also were among those who took part in the segment.Read more

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  7. Angela Bassett Joins White House Thriller 'Olympus Has Fallen'

    6:55 pm 6/25/2012

    The actress will star opposite Gerard Butler and Aaron Eckhart in Antoine Fuqua's action film. Read more

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  8. Tony Awards 2012: The Biggest Snubs and Surprises

    12:25 pm 5/1/2012

    Tyne Daly, Rachel Griffiths, Samuel L. Jackson, Angela Lansbury, Alan Rickman and Ricky Martin are among shutouts from the shortlist, while the positioning of James Earl Jones in lead rather than featured-actor stakes gives him steep odds to overcome.Read more

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  9. Trayvon Martin Unites Stars of R&B for Tribute Song, Celebrities for Protests (Video)

    5:54 pm 3/26/2012

    Chaka Khan, Eric Benet, "X Factor" finalist Stacy Francis, actors Terry Crews, Angela Bassett and others re-recorded Khan's "Super Life," while protestors took to the streets from New York to Los Angeles in the teen's memory.Read more

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