April 2014

Easter Dishes: You Can't Go Wrong with Geechigirl Crab Cakes, Ham & Jasmine-Buttermilk-Panna Cotta

Geechigirl Crab Cakes Note: Spring time is here and Easter is coming up. This soul food recipe is delicious, healthy, and done in two easy steps. These crab cakes would be a refreshing new side or entrée for an Easter meal. Yields 10 cakes Ingredients: 1 pound(s) fresh lump crabmeat 2 tablespoon(s) chopped fresh parsley …

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What's Cookin'?: How Aboout Primavera Pasta, Curry Fried Rice and Lemony Chicken and Orzo Soup

Note: When cooking in the Spring I like to match the flavor of the day with the type of day it is. Pasta Primavera is one of my favorite dishes to make on a cool sunny day. What I like about Chef John’s recipe is that it’s very distinctive; refreshingly tossed with green vegetables. Chef John’s Pasta …

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TV One to Air the 22nd Annual Trumpet Awards on Easter Sunday

SILVER SPRING, MD (April 14, 2014) —  In a press release, TV One announced today that the 22nd Annual Trumpet Awards will air on Sunday, April 20, at 8pm ET.  For over two decades, the highly anticipated awards ceremony has highlighted the accomplishments of men and women who have significantly contributed to enhancing the quality of life …

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DreamWorks Goes Chocolate: Rihanna Provides Voice of New 3D Computer Animated Feature Film

DreamWorks Animation studios plans to add a little, shall we say, “chocolate” to its growing, rather *vanilla* portfolio of movies, with its next project, titled Home, a 3D computer-animated feature film set in the future, which is based on Adam Rex’s children’s book The True Meaning of Smekday, and stars Rihanna (providing the voice for …

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Video: Positive Black Males' Recreate Justin Timberlakes "Suit and Tie"

We’re having a very proud moment. At Illinois’ Central High School, dozens of young Black and Hispanic males, created and filmed their own video to Justin Timberlake‘s 2013 hit “Suit & Tie.” The honor students, poets, future collegiate athletes and National Honor Society members came together to create “Suit & Tie in the 217” to …

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Happy Jackie Robinson Day! Ballparks Across the Nation Honor a Legend

Happy Jackie Robinson Day! On April 15th, we honor the legendary Jackie Robinson, the first African American to play in Major League Baseball. Robinson, is celebrated for breaking down the color barrier in sports, and for his momentous achievements during the Civil Rights movement. Today, 14 ball parks across the nation will participate in a …

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Theatre News: Golden Globe nominee Blair Underwood Makes his Old Globe Debut as Othello

      SAN DIEGO (April 9, 2014)— In a press release, The Old Globe today announced that two-time Golden Globe Award nominee Blair Underwood—who most recently made his acclaimed Broadway debut in the iconic role of Stanley in Tennessee Williams’s A Streetcar Named Desire and garnered rave reviews opposite Cicely Tyson in Lifetime’s The Trip to Bountiful—will make his Globe debut …

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