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YaYa DaCosta Alafia To Play Whitney Houston, B. Smith Battles Alzheimer’s Plus Audra McDonald Does It Again and Other Big Tony Winners

Greetings and Salutations! Here’s your daily dose of black entertainment news to get your week started: YaYa DaCosta Alafia is prepping to channel Whitney Houston in a Lifetime biopic, Lifestyle guru B. Smith shared that she has Alzheimer’s and Audra McDonald makes Tony Award history. Plus, there’s my watchlist and what’s hot (Lil’ Kim is […]

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TV Academy Honors 8 Shows ‘With a Conscience’

By LYNN ELBER AP Television Writer LOS ANGELES — A ‘CSI: Crime Scene Investigation‘ episode about prejudice and an Alzheimer’s documentary with Maria Shriver are among eight programs to be honored Wednesday for demonstrating the power of TV. The third annual Television Academy Honors spotlighting shows found to exemplify “television with a conscience” will be […]

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