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Peter Dinklage, won his fourth Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for Game of Thrones, Sunday at the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards.

The Emmys spotlight television, see activism from celebrities

By Jamie O'Toole, Columnist | September 23, 2019

The 71st Emmy Awards premiered at 7 p.m. on Sunday. Like last year's Emmy Award Show, no one hosted this year, but there were a variety of award presenters, including the casts of “Veep,” “Game of Thrones,” “Empire” and “Keeping up with...

‘Fences’ highlights challenges in life

By Tatianna Salisbury | February 13, 2017

Denzel Washington directs and stars in a beautiful adaptation of August Wilson’s play “Fences,” which was nominated for Best Picture at this year’s Oscars. Released in December, the film has received remarkable praise, earning four nominations:...

Oscars recognize several minorities

By Tatianna Salisbury | February 2, 2017

DeKALB | The Oscars have been deemed “whitewashed” by many film advocates noting a lack of racial diversity in the past years. However, this year three of the nine films nominated for Best Picture feature a primarily African-American cast: “Hidden...

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