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Usher Tops ’05 Soul Train Music Awards Noms

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Hot and versatile superstar Usher led the entire field of 19th Annual (2005) Soul Train Music Awards nominees, with a total of five nominations, it was announced  by rapper, songwriter, comedian and film star – Nick Cannon, during a press briefing at Spago, Beverly Hills.

Remembering Ossie Davis

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Special to the NNPA from Afro Newspapers

Hearts around the world were saddened as the news broke last week of Ossie Davis, reportedly having died peacefully in his sleep. While Ruby Dee, his bride of more than 50 years, was certainly grieved, she is not alone in the sense of loss felt for the indomitable gentleman who seemed to be everyone's dad or granddad.

When the tables are turned, who dogs who?

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 Produced by BET Pictures in association with Strange Fruit Films, a new original made-for-television movie Book of Love - THE DEFINITIVE REASON WHY MEN ARE DOGS will add some special spice to BET in Black History Month.  This "mock-u-mentary" features an all-star ensemble cast and delivers comical insight to a tale of unrequited love and male/female relationships gone bad. 

Fantasy Springs Ups the Ante

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Resort Casino, Special Events and Convention Center Opens New Destination in Palm Springs Area


It wasn’t the Fourth of July, but the fireworks flew high during the kick-off and grand opening ceremonies at the desert’s newest hot spot, Fantasy Springs Resort and Casino.

I Heard It Through the Grapevine

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Pssst! Motown Favorite, Gladys Knight, Is Performing Two Nights At The McCallum Theatre

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Kicking off the Living Legend Series at The McCallum Theatre is Motown artist, Gladys Knight. With two performances backed by a seven-piece band, this...

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