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    Making Its TV Debut Tonight - "Slavery By Another Name" (An Eye-Opening Account Of *Lost* American History)

    Slavery By Another Name should be required viewing; although I imagine the book, which I haven't read, is even more comprehensive, incisive and inciting.

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    BET Greenlights Hour-Long Series From Mara Brock & Salim Akil Titled "Single Black Female"

    Last May we announced the mega mutil-year production deal between BET/Viacom and husband/wife team, Mara Brock Akil and Salim Akil, the brains behind the network's hit series, The Game, the movie Jumping The Broom and the upcoming Sparkle remake.

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    BET Making Moves, Acquires TV Rights To Sheldon Candis' Sundance Film "LUV." Theatrical Opening In Fall

    Tambay announced a  few days ago that Sheldon Candis' LUV was acquired by the Indomina Group for release and we now know a little more about that pickup.

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    "The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975" Makes It TV Debut Tonight On PBS

    Ok, seriously folks, by now, I would assume that MOST of you, if not all, have seen The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975; since its Sundance 2011 debut, screenings of the film have occurred around the country; it's been on DVD since early December; it's been available for streaming on Netf...

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    Oprah Winfrey Launching Oscar Special w/ Viola Davis & Octavia Spencer As 1st Guests Next Week!

    Oprah Winfrey has announced that she's officially launching her own 2012 Oscar Special (maybe filling the slot left vacant by Babara Wah-Wah), which is scheduled to air next week Wednesday, February 15th, on the OWN network of course, from 9pm to 11pm ET/PT. 

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    Acclaimed Doc "Family Affair" To Make TV Debut On OWN Documentary Club In March

    Family Affair, written and produced by Chico David Colvard, tells the story of how the filmmaker – at the age of 10 – shot his older sister in the leg, and how that random, accidental occurrence shattered his family, because, believing she would die from her injuries, his 9-year old...

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    BET Teases 2012/2013 Season Slate (Expect Original Scripted Shows From Wayans Family, New Police Drama & More)

    BET has unveiled its programming development slate for the network's 2012/2013 season, which includes several original scripted shows that, as the L.A. Times puts it, "emphasize positive aspects of African American culture."

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    African American-owned Connection III Entertainment Teams w/ Hill Harper For Nationally Syndicated TV Series

    More news on the march...! Hill Harper is building himself a comfy brand... actor, author, lawyer, community activist, motivational speaker... soon he'll be running for office.

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    Bounce TV Acquires More Movie Titles in Licensing Deals with Paramount & Warner Bros

    Good for them, but still hoping to eventually get press releases announcing more original content from the new network...

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    Wartime Britain – Three Complete Dramas on DVD

    Stories inspired by real-life events of World War Two continue to inspire dramatists and filmmakers, especially in the UK…and I never tire of watching them. Here are three solid examples recently released as a boxed DVD set by Acorn Media.

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