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Get Out, Girls Trip, Marshall Top 49th NAACP Image Awards Nominations

The nominations for the 49th NAACP Image Awards have been announced and in the Motion Picture section Get Out, Girls Trip and Marshall lead the field with five apiece. All three were nominated for Outstanding Motion Picture alongside Detroit and Roman J. Israel, Esq. In Television, Queen Sugar led the way with 6 nominations, followed by Insecure with five. Each ...

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Ava DuVernay Re-Teams with Netflix for Central Park Five Limited Series

After scoring an Oscar nomination for her documentary feature 13TH, Ava DuVernay (with Participant Media, Harpo Films and Tribeca Productions) will re-team with Netflix for a five-part series on the Central Park Five set to debut in 2019. DuVernay will write and direct all episodes of the narrative drama, which focuses on the 1989 case in which five black teenagers ...

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Hey Emmys, Nominate These Shows! Part 3 (Billions, Queen Sugar)

Welcome to part 3 of the series Hey Emmys, Nominate These Shows! This time I focus on two dramas, one in its second season and one its first. First up is Showtime’s Billions. While Homeland and Ray Donovan have been the network’s main Emmy gets in recent years, this is the time for Billions to be considered. Its second season ...

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Hidden Figures, Moonlight, Queen Sugar and black-ish Big Winners at 2017 NAACP Image Awards

Hidden Figures, Fences, Moonlight Take Motion Picture Awards Television Awards Go To black-ish, Empire, This Is Us, Survivor’s Remorse, Power The 48th NAACP Image Awards held their two-part awards ceremony last night and tonight celebrating the best in film, television, literature and music that represent the diverse culture of the black American experience and community. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson won ...

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