04 19 2014
  10:55 pm  

Kevin James: The 'Here Comes the Boom' Interview

'This is not to say that taking up mixed martial arts will solve your problems'

Kevin James was born on April 26, 1965, in Mineola, N.Y., but raised in Stony Brook, L.I., where he excelled at both wrestling and football. In college, he majored in sports management while playing fullback on the football team, but dropped out after three years to pursue a career in stand-up comedy.

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Asalh 2012: Reflections on African American History

'Everything about this meeting was both historic and personal; in that connection was its power'

First there was Bill.  He drove us in his taxi from the Pittsburgh airport and welcomed us with a generous spirit to a new experience: The 97th meeting of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History.

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Dante Brown: The 'Won't Back Down' Interview

'I have fun going to school and auditioning, and even more fun when I'm on set'

Born in Chicago on Oct. 6, 1999, Dante Brown's big break came at the tender age of 5 when he beat out 500 other children to be showcased as a dancer, comedian and actor on Oprah's first "Amazing Kids" show. A self-taught dancer who learned his moves by watching Michael Jackson, Usher and Chris Brown's Youtube videos, Brown's amazing moves have been compared to that of a young Usher.

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