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The Xavier Cordell Crawford Story

The Xavier Cordell Crawford Story

For Kelvin Cowans, aka Six~Four, his latest literary effort is book number three. It follows (the e-book) "The Most Evil Person I Ever Met: My Time in Prison with Lemaricus Davidson" and "Eye For an E

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  • Written by Dr. Karanja A. Ajanaku

The Rise, fall and rise of Stephen A. Smith

The Rise, fall and rise of Stephen A. Smith

Stephen A. Smith lives on television. Morning, noon or night you can almost always find him on your flat screen somewhere on ESPN, chopping it up – loudly, rapidly, humorously but certainly intelligently, honestly and incisively.

His is a presence we have come to know and love...or loathe, depending on how you like your opinions.

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  • Written by Curtis Bunn/NNPA News Service

What’s Happening Myron?: 12/12/2012

Trey Songz, Miguel and Elle Varner are coming to Memphis. Not sure if this is your thing, but your kids probably already knows this. If you only recognize one name out of the three, you can ask them who the other two people are, because they know. You can also ask them if they would like to see them in concert. They'll say yes. In other words, they really want to go.

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Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly previews - 12/11/2012

Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly previews - 12/11/2012

For movies opening Dec. 14, 2012

BIG BUDGET FILMS

"The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" (PG-13 for epic battle scenes and scary images) Peter Jackson (The Lord of the Rings trilogy) directed this adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien's fantasy novel about a human-like creature with furry feet (Martin Freeman) who is prompted by a wizard (Ian McKellen) to embark on an epic with 13 dwarfs to wrest control of a lost kingdom from the clutches of a fearsome dragon. With Richard Armitage, Ken Stott and Graham McTavish.

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TV One unchains 'Django'

TV One unchains 'Django'

TV One's Cathy Hughes sits down with Jamie Foxx, Quentin Tarantino and more to go deep into the world of the new slave revenge flick "Django Unchained" in an upcoming special.

"Djanjo Unchained: The TV One Special' is set for 6 p.m. (CT) on Saturday (Dec. 15). Set in the Deep South, the film follows Django (Foxx), a freed slave who treks across America with Dr. King Schultz (Christoph Waltz), a bounty hunter.

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  • Written by Special to the Tri-State Defender

Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly previews - 12/07/2012

For movies opening Dec.r 7, 2012

BIG BUDGET FILMS

"Playing for Keeps" (PG-13 for profanity, sexual situations and an intense image) Romantic comedy revolving around a retired pro athlete (Gerard Butler) with a checkered past who's effort to woo back his ex-wife (Jessica Biel) by coaching their son's (Noah Lomax) soccer team goes awry when some of his players' moms start flirting with him. With Catherine Zeta-Jones, Uma Thurman, Dennis Quaid and Judy Greer.

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‘Sin City’ sequel has its man

‘Sin City’ sequel has its man

The "Sin City" sequel is working to bring "24's" Dennis Haysbert aboard as the lethal character Manute, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

Directors Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller, the latter of whom created the "Sin City" comics, knew they couldn't bring the story of "A Dame to Kill For" to the big screen without that character.

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  • Written by Breeanna Hare

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