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Racial barriers still hold back Hollywood’s black talent – Reuters

ReutersLOS ANGELES Feb 25 (Reuters) – When Halle Berry and Denzel Washington won the best-acting Oscar categories and Sidney Poitier was honored with a lifetime achievement award in 2002, the night was a watershed for black actors in Hollywood.Oscars 2014 food: Celebrate Hollywood’s biggest night with dishes inspired by …The OregonianThe Oscar Envelopes Take How […]

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Memphis mayor traveling to anti-violence meeting focusing on young African … – Memphis Commercial Appeal

Memphis mayor traveling to anti-violence meeting focusing on young African …Memphis Commercial AppealOther featured panelists include the mayors of Milwaukee, Oakland, Calif. and Tacoma, Wash. Even as overall crime rates drop, violent crime remains a problem here. Property crime declined 20 percent in Memphis between 2002 and 2011, according to a … and more …read […]

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Los Angeles

Miley Cyrus Kisses Katy Perry, Sings With Flaming Lips at Los Angeles Concert … – Billboard

Billboard“You guys don’t have any idea what the fuck is going on right now, do you?” Miley Cyrus queried the crowd at Los Angeles‘ Staples Center as she performed The Flaming Lips’ 2002 number “Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots Part 1” for the second time in a …Miley Cyrus kisses Katy Perry during L.A. concertNew […]

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Philip Seymour Hoffman’s will revealed, wanted son to grow up in NYC – Fox News

Fox NewsMay 19, 2002: From left, Adam Sandler, director Paul Thomas Anderson, Emily Watson and Philip Seymour Hoffman pose for photographers during a photocall for their film “Punch Drunk Love” in Cannes. The late Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman …Philip Seymour Hoffman Did Not Want His Children To Grow Up In Los AngelesCinema BlendHoffman will […]

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British-Swiss company buys Dallas Comic Con on eve of move to Dallas … – Dallas Morning News (blog)

Dallas Morning News (blog)C2′s been putting on Dallas Comic Con since October 2002, when some 5,000 attendees went to the Plano Centre to get their lightsabers and blasters signed by Carrie Fisher, Linda Blair and Traci Lords. After that it moved between Plano and the much, …Cinedigm and Wizard World Teaming Up For Digital Comic–Con […]

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Sports

Recap: Boston vs. Florida – MiamiHerald.com

MiamiHerald.comBoston, MA (SportsNetwork.com) – Panthers goaltender Tim Thomas’ return to Boston did not go according to plan. Thomas gave up six goals on 41 shots in Florida’s 6-2 loss to the Bruins. The 39-year-old Thomas played for Boston for eight seasons (2002-03 …Lucic Scores Twice, Bruins Beat Panthers 6-2ABC NewsBruins ruin Tim Thomas’ return to […]

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Indian media: Rahul Gandhi’s words – BBC News

BBC NewsMedia in India are analysing Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi’s first major TV interview ahead of the general elections. Mr Gandhi is leading the party’s ‘ campaign for the elections due by May this year and many see his interview to the Times Now …Gandhi ridiculed after lacklustre TV showingFinancial TimesGujarat government abetted 2002 […]

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Was shaken to the core by 2002 Gujarat riots, Modi says for the first time through … – Hindustan Times

Hindustan TimesBJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi has for the first time shared his side of the Gujarat 2002 riots, saying he was “shaken to the core” by the mindless violence. A file photo of a truck burning during the 2002 riots in Gujarat, seen as an aftermath to …India’s Modi voices ‘grief’ at 2002 […]

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Nina Davuluri Wins Miss America: Racists Show Rampant Mental Illness

Nina Davuluri won the Miss America crown on Sunday, becoming the first Indian American to be so honored. That’s should be a cause of celebration, but in America’s complex society, so much so that it’s beyond the comprehension of many, some respond by being racist, and in the process show that the USA’s very march […]

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President Obama Appoints Cynthia Akuetteh Ambassador To Gabon

President Obama announced several key appointments this week, and foremost was the selection of Cynthia Akuetteh to the position of Ambassador To Gabon. Here’s that news, and the President’s press release on his other appointments: President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts WASHINGTON, DC – Today, President Obama announced his intent to nominate the following […]

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NFL

Ravens Bolster Offense With Veteran Players

Baltimore Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome didn’t waste any time adding veteran reinforcements to the offense. Sunday he signed wide receiver Brandon Stokley and agreed to terms with tight end Dallas Clark. After trading veteran wide receiver Anquan Boldin to the San Francisco 49ers, the Ravens needed to fill the void he left behind. Stokley […]

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Serena Williams Beats Maria Sherapova, Wins French Open 2013, Twitter Reaction

Serena Williams beat Maria Sherapova in straight sets 6-4, 6-4, to take the 2013 French Open. And while Maria Sherapova worked to make a game of it, really, it was no contest. The first-time-since-1995-pairing of number one and number two in Women’s Tennis ended with Williams winning at Roland Garros for the first time since […]

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NFL Draft 2013: Austerity Economics Reflected In Picks

The NFL Draft 2013 reflects the overall Worldwide economic policies best described in one word: austerity. In an era where adjusted-for-inflation incomes are less than they were 20 years ago, and governments, including the U.S. Government, have adopted the head-scratching approach of spending less when the common rule is for government to spend more to […]

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Ravens Flacco Honored to Play NFL Great

Life is good for Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco. He led his team to a Super Bowl win, was named MVP, received a five-year contract for $120 million and now he will portray former Baltimore Colts quarterback, Johnny Unitas in an upcoming movie about his football career. Unitas is considered one of the greatest NFL […]

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AutoReturn Implements Cloud-Based Technology

AutoReturn, the towing company that has been featured in this space before, is announcing a new cloud-based municipal operations technology called ARIED Online. Here’s the full press release: AutoReturn, the nation’s leading municipal towing management and logistics company, today announced the successful implementation of the company’s cloud-based technology, ARIES Online, as a stand-alone technology offering […]

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Cal Fires Jeff Tedford; Aaron Rogers Calls Decision “Terrible” – Update

According to ESPN Wisconsin, Aaron Rogers, who left Cal-Berkeley for the 2005 NFL Draft and The Green Bay Packers, and was the second example of Cal’s now former Head Coach’s Jeff Tedford’s ability to successfully develop quarterbacks (Kyle Boller was the first), was not pleased with the announcement that Tedford was fired on Tuesday.   […]