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Community Affairs Calendar 11/20-11/26

Greetings! President Barack Obama has announced that Stevie Wonder, Meryl Streep, Tom Brokaw and 16 others will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom at the White House Nov. 24 for their achievements and accomplishments.

‘Noah’ experiences racism backlash

The film “Noah,” starring Russell Crowe as the film’s larger-than-life biblical figure, has accrued backlash for failing to cast Black actors in the film.

Gina Prince- has a sleeper hit with ‘Beyond the Lights’

I was first introduced to Gugu Mbatha-Raw at the seventh annual Black Women in Hollywood press conference while covering the Oscars in Los Angeles in March.

A conversation with legendary director Michael Schultz

“If I make a reputation as a director in theater, someone will offer me a movie,” he recalled.

DOC NYC returns for fifth edition

DOC NYC, America’s largest documentary festival, starts this week, running Nov. 13 to 20.

‘President’ Alfre Woodard returns to TV

Fans of actress Alfre Woodard should prepare to be delighted come Nov. 17.

Creating an ‘Empire’

“When we are born, we cry that we are come to this great stage of fools.”—William Shakespeare, “King Lear”

MoMA releases footage of newly discovered 101-year-old Black film

The Museum of Modern Art has unearthed a 101-year-old treasure in the form of a previously unknown Bert Williams film.

TV director is also comic book creator

The New York Comic Convention, recently held at the Jacob Javits Center, was a gathering of all things involving the comic book industry.

LeBron James’ Disney show debuts October 26 

Megastar athlete LeBron James has signed on to produce a television pilot showcasing the childhood stories of his past, along with those of other athletes

Reel Sisters Film Fest hits Brooklyn

Founded in 1997 by African Voices magazine, the Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival and Lecture Series is heralded as the first festival in Brooklyn to highlight women filmmakers of color.

On the 'A' w/Souleo: 'Hollywood Divas' stars dish on debut season’s drama

TV One’s new reality show follows drama in the lives of black actresses in Hollywood from homelessness to weight challenges.

‘Kill the Messenger’ talks about crack and the late Gary Webb

The studios’ marketing machines usually position their important films in carefully calibrated rollouts in the fall for consideration for a variety of awards, ending with the coveted Oscar as a hopeful win.

Shonda Rhimes enjoys great success with ABC’s ‘Night of Rhimes’

Powerhouse executive producer and television writer Shonda Rhimes has three television shows that premiered with huge audiences Thursday night.

NYFF brings the best in thrillers

The 52nd New York Film Festival, which continues through Oct. 12, has already screened two films that have industry brass across the board weighing in on the chances of award nominations.

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