Tag Archives: American culture

04Nov/17

Latest JFK files include secret documents on Martin Luther King

SELMA, ALABAMA, UNITED STATES (NBC) – The latest trove of formerly classified documents related to the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy included about a dozen secret documents on slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King, including an FBI dossier that alleged King may have fathered an illegitimate child and had an affair with folk singer Joan Baez. Continue reading

27Sep/17

Rapper Young Dolph shot in Hollywood

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (SEPTEMBER 26, 2017) (NBC) – Young Dolph was shot and critically wounded in Los Angeles on Tuesday (September 26). The rapper was shot near the Hollywood and Highland complex, a shopping center and the site of the annual Oscars ceremony, according to local media. Continue reading

24Jul/17

Italian bank robbers don Trump masks in nod to Hollywood

Italian police say they have arrested two brothers suspected of robbing banks in Turin while wearing U.S. President Donald Trump masks. Continue reading

13May/17

Oscars chief Boone Isaacs steps down from governors board

BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (REUTERS) – The departing president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which organizes the Oscars, said on Friday (May 12) she is also stepping down from the board of governors.
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09Feb/17

Tommy Hilfiger moves coasts to launch latest collection

Tommy Hilfiger, working together with model Gigi Hadid, shows off his latest collection at a Tommy Hilfiger themed amusement park created for the runway show. Continue reading

24Jan/17

Oscars not so white in 2017

Following Tuesday (January 24) morning’s Academy Award nominations announcement, AMPAS president Cheryl Boone Isaacs and Gil Robertson, the president of the African American Film Critics Association react to the increased diversity across the categories.

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23Jan/16
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A Hollywood insider view on the Oscar diversity issue

Hollywood industry insiders, Gil Robertson, the President of the African American Film Critics Association, and Stephen Galloway from The Hollywood Reporter give their take on the diversity issues surrounding the Academy Awards

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13Jan/16
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‘Fifty Shades’ and ‘Pixels’ among Razzies ‘worst film’ nominees

“Fifty Shades of Grey” and “Pixels” are among the top nominees for the year’s worst films.

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