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Jeremiah G. Hamilton was the richest non-white man in the country.
"Wait till the NAACP hears about this."
Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway weren’t the first legends to make a big ol mistake while announcing the winner for an Oscar category. Singer and actor Sammy Davis Jr. flubbed his Oscar’s presentation when he was handed the wrong envelope at the 1963 Academy Awards.
Until the very night I met him, Sammy Davis Jr. was someone that I irreverently made fun of because, to me, he represented that 'show business song-and-dance man' which I thought had a lack of sincerity when I would see him perform on TV.
First Nighter: Maurice Hines's 'Tappin' Thru Life' Is Tops, Mac Wellman's 'The Offending Gesture' Has Its Moments
No sooner than the Broadway revival of A. R. Gurney's Sylvia closes, in which an actress plays a dog, than Mac Wellman's The Offending Gesture, opens, at the Connelly, in which not one but two actresses play dogs.
Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios is developing a movie, TV series and documentary on Sammy Davis Jr., based on Matt Birkbeck’s
For both his children and millions of his fans, the dedication of Sammy Davis Jr. Drive in Las Vegas on Tuesday, September 29, 2015 is a fitting commemoration of the legacy of the legendary entertainer and a living reminder of the lasting contributions he made to the city he loved.
Much like the great Sammy Davis, Jr., the unicycle ensemble from the South Bronx beat the naysayers and racists, as well as the pitfalls of their neighborhood with their talent. They achieved this while breaking down barriers and leaving a smooth trail of unicycle tracks for others, like myself, to follow.
I saw Selma, was not expecting a documentary, just a drama and am shocked people of my age seemingly know so little about this civil rights era. Nonetheless, here are 10 things I learned from screening Selma.
"Batman" aired on ABC from 1966 to 1968. There were 120 episodes. Finally "Batman: The Complete TV Series" has been released on DVD. Here's 10 reasons I Love "Batman."