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FREDERICK, Md. (AP) -- Nearly 100 years before Rosa Parks stood up against discrimination by refusing to give up her seat on a Montgomery, Ala., bus, Maj. Alexander T. Augusta took a similar stand in Washington, D.C.
 


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When England's King George V (Michael Gambon) passed away in 1936, he was first succeeded by his eldest son, Edward VIII (Guy Pearce). But Edward would abdicate less than a year into his reign, capitulating to the mounting public pressure to pick between the throne and his scandalous plans to marry his mistress, Wallis Simpson (Eve Best), a two-time divorcee' and an American to boot


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Here, he talks about Psych, a lighthearted, crime-solving series where he plays a private eye whose partner (James Roday) pretends to be clairvoyant.


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Comedian and actor Kevin Hart, who will be appearing in a cameo in the upcoming Ben Stiller/Robert DeNiro franchise "Little Fockers," sat down this week to speak with The Skanner News. Hart has appeared in such films as "Soul Plane," "The 40-Year-Old Virgin," and several television series.

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Damien Chazelle was born in Providence, Rhode Island on January 19, 1985, but raised in both the U.S. and France. Shot on black-and-white 16mm for about $60,000, "Guy and Madeline" premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival and went on to play at over 20 other film festivals.


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Anyone familiar with the history of the Black Panther Party knows that it self-destructed during the Seventies after the FBI strategically created dissension in its ranks via a combination of infiltration, disinformation and assassinations.

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Attorneys for Wesley Snipes are asking a judge to extend the actor's bail as he prepares for a possible appeal of his three-year prison sentence for a tax conviction.


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Born in England in a family of Nigerian immigrants, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje has built his acting career in television and blockbuster films that span action, drama and comedy.


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Over the weekend, hip-hop entrepreneur-turned-philanthropist Russell Simmons opened up his home to host a star-studded party for Soledad O'Brien in his lavish two-story penthouse located in lower Manhattan. The occasion marked the release of Soledad's autobiography, "The Next Big Story," which she co-wrote with Rose Marie Arce.


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Film star Donald Faison has worked in comedy for almost 20 years, but this weekend his real lifelong dream comes true with the opening of the sci-fi thriller "Skyline."


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