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  1. 'Dragon Tattoo' Star Michael Nyqvist Joins Laurence Fishburne in BET's Nelson Mandela Miniseries (Exclusive)

    5:00 am 6/6/2016

    The actor will play a former South African prime minister in the biopic, which also stars Orlando Jones.Read more

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  2. Diversity Reigns as BET's 'Book of Negroes' Dominates Early Round of Canadian Screen Awards

    5:46 pm 3/9/2016

    Take that #OscarsSoWhite — the Cuba Gooding Jr.-starring miniseries took home nine trophies in early prize-giving. Read more

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  3. Oscars: Louis Gossett Jr. Says Diversity Is "Essential for Our Salvation"

    5:07 pm 2/28/2016

    "We're not going to get to this 'promise land' until we regard one another as part of the whole family. One family, one nation, indivisible."Read more

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  4. Oscars' Red Carpet: Louis Gossett Jr. Talks Diversity

    4:59 pm 2/28/2016

    Louis Gossett Jr. talks diversity on Oscars' red carpet.Read more

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  5. Louis Gossett Jr. to Star in Faith-Based Drama 'The Reason'

    8:47 am 2/23/2016

    The Oscar-winning actor is known for his roles in 'An Officer and a Gentleman' and 'Roots.'Read more

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  6. Kevin Hooks to Direct BET Networks' Nelson Mandela Miniseries (Exclusive)

    1:34 pm 3/31/2015

    Canada's Blue Ice Pictures will co-produce 'Madiba' after installing former HBO exec Mark Levenstein as its new CEO. Read more

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  7. First Black Oscar Winner's Speech: Hattie McDaniel Thanks Academy for Its "Kindness"

    9:00 am 2/19/2015

    "I sincerely hope I shall always be a credit to my race and to the motion picture industry."Read more

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  8. 'The Book of Negroes': TV Review

    2:50 pm 2/15/2015

    Aunjanue Ellis stars in the miniseries based on Lawrence Hill's best-selling historical novel about a woman sold into slavery in AmericaRead more

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  9. Betty Ford Clinic Expands to Los Angeles

    6:00 am 1/21/2015

    The first new outpatient facility outside Palm Springs ends years of troubles for the late first lady's iconic substance abuse treatment center.Read more

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  10. Rep Sheet Roundup: Comedian Tom Papa Signs With APA

    5:54 pm 12/5/2014

    THR’s at-a-glance look at the week in representation newsRead more

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