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  • Lionsgate's Codeblack Signs First-Look Deal with Datari Turner

    Lionsgate's Codeblack Films has signed a first-look deal with independent producer Datari Turner.
  • Emmys 2014: Billy Crystal recalls departed friend Robin Williams

    Emmys 2014: Billy Crystal recalls departed friend Robin Williams
    At the 2013 Emmys, Robin Williams paid tribute to his recently departed friend and mentorĀ  Jonathan Winters, lauding Winters for his "comedy at the speed of thought." At this year's ceremony, Williams was tragically on the other end of such an homage,...

    Ruby Dee left legacy of theater and activism [Commentary]

    I was talking with friends recently about the passing this year of well-known people such as Dr. Maya Angelou and Amira Baraka when one brought up the loss last month of acclaimed actor, poet, playwright and Civil Rights activist Ruby Dee. He suggested...

    Ruby Dee, acclaimed actress and civil rights activist, dies at 91

    When Ruby Dee was in high school, she couldn't get a part in the drama club's upcoming production. Nothing personal, the club's head explained: There were just no roles for maids. "I never inquired again," Dee later wrote. "And I never went to see any...

    TCM to salute Ruby Dee

    TCM to salute Ruby Dee
    The late, great Ruby Dee will be saluted when TCM screens two of her films Saturday. Dee, the veteran actress and activist for civil rights, died June 11 at age 91. TCM will present "Edge of the City" at 4:15 p.m. June 28 and follow it with "A...