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Actress discovers she really is an African princess

By Shirley Hawkins Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — Several years ago, actress Sarah Culberson was shocked to discover that she was an African princess. Raised in West...

Magic of Christmas rocks small town in new romance

BOOK CORNER By Marissa Wells Contributing Writer Kelly Benson has spent the last five years in Chicago, hiding from her childhood crush, Gabe, who brought a pregnant...

Jazz musician finds redemption in fictional ‘The Perfect Fourth’

By Marissa Wells Contributing Writer Preston Gomez, a San Francisco-based jazz musician, finds himself having to relearn to play the piano following a hand injury caused...

BILL VAUGHAN’S TASTY CLIPS: Nate Parker returns with insightful ‘American Skin’

By Bill Vaughan Entertainment Writer Nate Parker, the leading man (“The Great Debaters,” “Red Tails,” “Beyond The Lights”) whose directorial debut “Birth of a Nation,” set...

Book covers leisure sites for Blacks in California

BOOK CORNER By Victoria Moore Contributing Writer Despite how California is depicted in popular booster declarations, the reality is its history is a combination of the good...

BILL VAUGHAN’S TASTY CLIPS: ‘Sylvie’s Love,’ ‘Small Axe’ among Faves of 2020

By Bill Vaughan Entertainment Writer See anything good this year? Seems like home entertainment went up a notch with many of us perched in front of...

Siblings take exciting adventure in Eastern European fairy tale

BOOK CORNER By Marissa Wells Contributing Writer Mashka and Mishka are siblings who can see each other only, and not themselves in a mirror. One day, they...

BILL VAUGHAN’S TASTY CLIPS: Choice quotes from favorite celebrity chats in 2020

By Bill Vaughan Entertainment Writer A look back at Tasty Clips’ numerous celebrity interviews conducted during 2020 has reaped several exclusive quotes never before presented. And...

Author pushes her readers to operate on new level

BOOK CORNER By Marissa Wells Contributing Writer “Reboot: Operate on a Whole New Level,” by Michelle Harris Collins, is a new self-help book that offers readers insight...

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