09 18 2014
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Asalh 2012: Reflections on African American History

'Everything about this meeting was both historic and personal; in that connection was its power'

First there was Bill.  He drove us in his taxi from the Pittsburgh airport and welcomed us with a generous spirit to a new experience: The 97th meeting of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History.

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Dante Brown: The 'Won't Back Down' Interview

'I have fun going to school and auditioning, and even more fun when I'm on set'

Born in Chicago on Oct. 6, 1999, Dante Brown's big break came at the tender age of 5 when he beat out 500 other children to be showcased as a dancer, comedian and actor on Oprah's first "Amazing Kids" show. A self-taught dancer who learned his moves by watching Michael Jackson, Usher and Chris Brown's Youtube videos, Brown's amazing moves have been compared to that of a young Usher.


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Video: Police Investigate Car Accident Reportedly Involving Bobbi Kristina

Incident started with police responding to noise complaint that had nothing to do with actress

(CNN) -- Police in Alpharetta, Georgia, are trying to get to the bottom of a car accident that reports have suggested involved Bobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter of Whitney Houston, and Bobbi Kristina's reported boyfriend Nick Gordon.

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Viola Davis: The 'Won't Back Down' Interview

'I didn't realize how volatile it was going to become once the movie was released'

Here, she talks about her new film, "Won't Back Down," a female empowerment saga, where she plays Nona Alberts, a jaded teacher who joins forces with a frustrated single-mom (Maggie Gyllenhaal) to turn around an underperforming public school.  


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