Meet SMADE, an entrepreneur connecting the African Diaspora through music and entertainment

The word ‘African Diaspora’ is a word frequently used for describing the world-wide communities made up mainly of immigrants from Sub-Saharan Africa. There is a cultural affinity when they meet and come together from different countries, including Nigeria, Ghana and French-speaking Côte d’Ivoire. SMADE, true name Adesegun Adeosun Jr., is an undertaking which brings the African diaspora together in music

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Viola Davis to play the role of Michelle Obama in “First Lady”

Viola Davis is linked in a fresh screenplay sequence in Showtime to play former Lady Michelle Obama.The project, titled “First Ladies,” will investigate the life of president’s women in government and private life throughout the history of America. Beside Obama, the project will focus on Eleanor Roosevelt and Betty Ford in the first season if it goes forward. The Lionsgate

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DISCOP JOBURG 2019: Promoting African Co-Productions

DISCOP JOBURG 2019 Promoting African Co-Productions

A freshly updated and concentrated DISCOP program in Johannesburg will have an impact beyond purchasing and selling content. The forthcoming edition, to be held between November 20 and 22, will focus strongly on African TV initiatives in growth, partnerships with South Africa, the booming entertainment industry, and content exports to the mainland, in keeping with the DISCOP market vision of

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Guion S. Bluford – first African American to travel into space as a mission specialist on the Challenger space shuttle in 1983

Guion S. Bluford

Guion S. Bluford became the first African American to travel into space as a mission specialist on the Challenger space shuttle in 1983. Synopsis Guion S. Bluford, a distinguished Vietnamese aviation pilot born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1942, was a NASA member in the early 1970’s. In 1983, as a mission specialist on the Challenger Space Shuttle, he became the

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Julius Erving, or “Dr. J,” was an acrobatic player in the NBA and ABA. His dunks and graceful play helped change the game.

Julius Erving

Hall of Fame basketball forward Julius Erving, or “Dr. J,” was an acrobatic player in the NBA and ABA. His dunks and graceful play helped change the game. Synopsis In Hempstead, New York in 1950, Julius Erving was born. He assisted the New York Nets win the 1974 and 1976 ABA Championship, then joined the NBA and the 76ers in

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Conrad Murray was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the death of Michael Jackson

Conrad Murray

Conrad Murray was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the death of Michael Jackson in November 2011. Synopsis Conrad Murray was born in St. Andrews, Grenada, on February 19, 1953. In 1980, he migrated to the U.S. A personal practice was launched in 1999. For Jackson’s 2009 concert tour, Michael Jackson bought him as a personal physician. Jackson was killed

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