<b>"NATIVE SON" DEBUTS APRIL 6 ON HBO</b>
HBO TO PREMIERE "NATIVE SON" APRIL 6 AT 10 P.M. (ET/PT). THE FILM IS BASED ON RICHARD WRIGHT'S CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED NOVEL. FROM LEFT, SANAA LATHAN, NICK ROBINSON, KIKI LAYNE AND ASHTON SANDERS.
"NATIVE SON" DEBUTS APRIL 6 ON HBO

Compiled By: Lana K. Wilson-Combs

“Native Son,” which is based on the classic novel by Richard Wright, will debut April 6 at 10 p.m. (ET/PT) on HBO.

Directed by first-time director and renowned visual artist Rashid Johnson from a screenplay by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks ("Topdog/Underdog"), the drama made its world premiere in January at the Sundance Film Festival.

The film will also be available on HBO NOW, HBO GO, HBO On Demand and partners' streaming platforms.
it was announced today by Len Amato, president, HBO Films....





THE BROADWAY TOURING PRODUCTION "FALSETTOS" ARRIVES AT THE SACRAMENTO COMMUNITY CENTER THEATER MARCH 12-17.
ON STAGE

“FALSETTOS” HEADING TO THE SACRAMENTO COMMUNITY CENTER THEATER MAR. 12 – 17

Compiled By: Lana K. Wilson-Combs

Jujamcyn Theaters and NETworks Presentations recently announced principal casting for the North American Tour of William Finn and James Lapine’s Tony Award-winning musical “Falsettos”.

Leading the National Company will be Broadway superstars Nick Adams (“La Cage aux Folles” and “Priscilla Queen of the Desert”) as “Whizzer." In addition there's Eden Espinosa (“Wicked,” “Brooklyn The Musical” “Rent”) stars as “Trina” and Max von...




”I AM RICHARD PRYOR” DEBUTS ON PARAMOUNT NETWORK MARCH 15

Compiled By: Lana K. Wilson-Combs

Paramount Network released its 2019 film slate for the award-winning “I Am” documentary franchise.

Produced by filmmaker Derik Murray's Network Entertainment, the three new chapters of the critically-acclaimed franchise will feature Richard Pryor, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and Patrick Swayze.

These three iconic figures join the prestigious roster who have been featured in past “I Am” documentaries, including: John F. Kennedy Jr., Martin Luther King Jr., Bruce Lee, Steve McQueen, Evel Knievel, Heath Ledger, Paul Walker, Sam Kinison, and Chris Farley.

“I Am Richard Pryor,” the first of the three 2019 installments, will make its world...






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<b>JAWS BACKS TERMINATED JOURNALIST ON HAIR </b>
AWARD WINNING JOURNALIST BRITTANY NOBLE JONES OF WJTV-12 IN JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI CLAIMS DISCRIMINATION OVER HER HAIR."
JAWS BACKS TERMINATED JOURNALIST ON HAIR

By: Richard Prince--"Journal-isms"

“The Journalism & Women Symposium stands in solidarity with award-winning journalist Brittany Noble Jones (pictured) and other women journalists, particularly Black women, whose employers have discriminated against them because of their gender and race,” the JAWS board of directors recently said in a statement.

“Noble Jones said she experienced several instances of discrimination as a reporter working at a...