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  1. Russell Simmons Believes Not Just Whites Behind Hollywood Race Issues: "Self-Segregation Is a Big Problem"

    8:00 am 6/3/2016

    The entrepreneur and philanthropist, one of the speakers at this weekend's Produced By conference, reveals what happened after he said he'd rather see Kim Kardashian as president over Donald Trump and sounds off on Bernie Sanders ("an honest heart") and Hillary Clinton ("understands the establishment well").Read more

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  2. Russell Simmons' All Def Digital Launches In-House Ad Agency ADHD

    7:17 pm 4/22/2016

    Josh Mandel, who previously served as managing director of R/GA, will head up the group.Read more

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  3. All Def Movie Awards Casually Celebrates Its Oscars Alternative Status

    7:17 am 2/25/2016

    Tony Rock said of his brother's Oscars hosting gig: "I've seen the opening monologue. It's amazing. He's going to kill, and I'm very proud of him."Read more

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  4. 'Creed,' 'Straight Outta Compton' Win Big at All Def Movie Awards

    2:17 pm 2/24/2016

    Tony Rock, Chris Rock's brother, hosted Russell Simmons' first-ever awards show Wednesday. Read more

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  5. Fusion to Air All Def Movie Awards Opposite the Oscars

    7:18 pm 2/22/2016

    The inaugural awards show, produced by Russell Simmons' All Def Digital, will take place in Hollywood Feb. 24 and will be broadcast on Feb. 28.Read more

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  6. Russell Simmons, Elizabeth Banks Set for 2016 Produced By Conference

    9:30 am 2/19/2016

    The Producers Guild of America's annual event will take place June 4-5 on the Sony Pictures lot.Read more

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  7. Russell Simmons Asks Donald Trump to "Stop the Bullshit" in Open Letter

    8:55 am 12/9/2015

    "My friends, both Muslims and Jews, are saying there are so many comparisons between your rap and Hitler’s, and I cannot disagree with them, Donald."Read more

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  8. Gabourey Sidibe, Russell Simmons Team With Fusion for Juvenile Justice Doc (Exclusive)

    10:14 am 9/25/2015

    The project is part of the channel's month-long effort to mark National Youth Justice Awareness Month in October.Read more

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  9. President Obama and More Tweet Support for Texas Teen Arrested for Building Clock Mistaken for Bomb

    12:04 pm 9/16/2015

    "Cool clock, Ahmed. Want to bring it to the White House? We should inspire more kids like you to like science. It's what makes America great."Read more

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  10. Russell Simmons Signs Overall Deal With HBO, Developing Broken Lizard Series

    1:00 pm 7/30/2015

    Set hundreds of years in the future, 'The Broken Lizard Show' offers a comedic take on race.Read more

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