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“Being Mary Jane” is a Victory for BET Programming

For much of its existence, Black Entertainment Television (BET) has been hammered and severely critiqued for its video-laden and music programming. Oftentimes, critics would blast the Viacom-owned network for its lack of vision of ¬†original material that depict African Americans in a positive light, or at the very least, show […]

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The “Color Purple” is Still on Avery’s Mind

August 19 Dennis J. Freeman 0

¬†Veteran film and stage actress Margaret Avery shares her thoughts on the hit movie and her Oscar-nominated role of “Shug”that put her on top of the acting world 25 years ago. The lovely Margaret Avery talks about the impact of the “Color Purple” in a recent interview./Photo courtesy of Magaret […]