As it turns out, Iris Chapman comes from a family as dysfunctional as the rest of us, but the dial on their loopiness is turned to up full blast.
Iris misadventures begin with a visit home to Opa-Locka, Florida. From the jump, the relentless, comical and all-together loving eccentricity of the characters pull you right in. It doesn’t hurt that Lamb’s writing has a verve and social commentary that is unique in all the best ways. – RAKIA CLARK
According to Deadline, the series, whose name has yet to be revealed, “follows a mischievous but well-meaning boy who often tangles with his eccentric family and neighborhood.
Written by CARL JONES and executive produced by 50, the cartoon series is said to be on the verge of being picked up by Fox.
No stranger being open about his childhood and upbringing, 50 once starred in the autobiographical film, Get Rich Or Die Trying.
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Preacher’s Daughters, is set to chronicle the lives of young women from three separate families as they try to balance the temptation of everyday life while living up to strict expectations of being a preacher’s child.
While the show follows the lives of children born to parent’s of the cloth, the issues discussed throughout the show are issues that most young people can relate to.
Set to appear on Lifetime, Preachers’ Daughters is scheduled to air, March 12th, at 10pm.
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Sisters, ZAZIWE DLAMINI-MANAWAY and SWATI DLAMINI, will introduce viewers into their South African lifestyle while displaying their family relationships and career goals.
Slated to air on Cozi TV, Being Mandela will also chronicle the princesses/sisters as they visit Robben Island, the place where their grandfather was imprisoned for 18 years.
Being Mandela, airs February 10th at 9pm.
RACHEL L. SWARNS, a reporter who first tackled this subject in a New York Times article, had her work cut out for her in researching ever nook and cranny of the First Lady’s lineage.
It was well worth the effort. And if it inspires the rest of us to shake our own family tress, then that makes two good reasons to pick up American Tapestry: The Story Of The Black, White, and Multiracial Ancestors of Michelle Obama.
For NW, she returns to Northwest London, the neighborhood that was prominently featured in her breakout first novel White Teeth.
Here, SMITH follows four young Londoners as they begin their adult lives outside of public housing for the first time. They have dreams and talent, but little else.
How their different lives interconnect and overlap is a moving illustration of how a neighborhood can shape its people and vice versa.
In celebration of Black History Month, Lifetime is preparing to air three new films highlighting the untold tragedies and triumphs of several important figures in African-American history.
R&B singer, MARY J. BLIGE, and renowned actress, ANGELA BASSETT, are slated to star in Betty & Coretta, a film highlighting the friendship that grew between BETTY SHABAZZ and CORETTA SCOTT KING, the wives of slain civil rights leaders, MALCOLM X and MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.
The made for TV film, follows the newly widowed women as they struggle with their husbands’ assassinations and work to keep their husband’s legacy alive by becoming civil rights leaders in their own right.
Betty & Coretta is slated to air on Lifetime, Saturday, February 2nd, at 8pm.Click inside to view the trailer for Betty & Coretta!!!
Far from your typical inspirational self-help book, Change Starts With Me, is a program that challenges its readers to find whatever change they desire within themselves.
Change Starts With Me, features a series of assignments and exercises to complete along with reading in order to begin true transformations.
SONJA NORWOOD’s Change Starts With Me is available for purchase at Amazon.