Links Of The Week: 10.15.11

Posted on October 16, 2011 /Links

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How TV Shows Use BBFs To Appear Racially Diverse [NPR]

Belafonte’s Activist Life‎ [DAILY BEAST]

Q&A: Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje‎ [BET]

Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje Talks ‘The Thing’ and ‘Bullet to the Head’ [COLLIDER]

Why Viola Davis is right on tune [THE GUARDIAN]

Hollywood Black Film Festival Announces 2011 Film Lineup [URBAN DAILY]

Chris Rock Weighs In on Black Actors in Drag‎ [EURWEB]

Redd Foxx: TV legend ‘came of age’ on Chicago’s streets‎ [TIME OUT CHICAGO]

Awkward! (and black) [BOSTON]

MOVIE FAB: “New Year’s Eve” Official Movie Poster + Tyler Perry Launches OWN’s “Visionaries: Inside The Creative Mind” Series [YBF]

Anthony Anderson Talks About Diabetes, A Tribute to Bernie Mac, And ‘Scary Movie 5’ [BLACK VOICES]