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Actor Louis Gossett Jr. Opens Up About Prostate Cancer
By Celebrity Health & Fitness - Actor Louis Gossett Jr./strong> is the latest celebrity to divulge that he has contracted prostate cancer, a disease that afflicts mostly older men. Actor Dennis Hopper was recently in the news about his 10-year fight with the disease.

Gossett, 73, is best known for his Oscar-winning role as the tough drill instructor in 1983’s  ”An Officer and a Gentleman,” in which he co-starred with Richard Gere and Debra Winger.

Gossett, whose cancer is in its early stages, said he decided to go public to draw attention to the disease among African-Americans, who often don’t seek regular examinations for the disease.

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Posted 2/9/2010 12:02:04 AM | Permalink
The Free Lance-Star - Fredericksburg, VA, USA - The third annual Virginia Black Expo in Hampton will be "doin' it well" Saturday with rapper LL Cool J.

LL, gospel singer Yolanda Adams and actor Louis Gossett Jr. will be this year's featured guests giving speeches and performing at the Hampton Roads Convention Center.

The expo's theme this year is "Cultural Commerce and International Business," featuring more than 200 black-owned businesses.

The goal of the expo is to give business owners the tools and opportunities to develop working relationships and market their products.

Thomas-McCants Media Inc. runs the Black Expo, which is the largest of its kind, said company president Gerry McCants. The
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Posted 8/23/2007 12:08:05 AM | Permalink
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Oscar-winning actor to speak Jan. 14 in Burlington for MLK Day event
An Oscar-winning actor will speak in Burlington as part of the city's Martin Luther King Jr. Day events. Louis Gossett Jr./b>., who won an Academy Award in 1982 for his role in “An Officer and a Gentleman,” will speak at the Unitarian Church at 3 p.m. Jan ...

Speakers at annual MLK event encourage togetherness in Trump era
Oscar award-winning actor Louis Gossett Jr./b>. said that these days, he longs for his childhood in Brooklyn, New York. He said on Sunday he grew up in a multicultural neighborhood where everyone took care of everyone else. Gossett said this is his vision ...


Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in Burlington
The Greater Burlington Multicultural Center has put on this event since 1994. Organizer said the messages of Dr. King will continue to be spread. "Unity, a message of unity and also a message of hope. America was built on some of the greatest ...

Lorraine Hansberry the Focus of Next 'American Masters' Special on PBS (Clip)
*“American Masters — Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart” premieres nationwide Friday, January 19 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) and will stream the following day at and PBS apps. Award-winning filmmaker ...

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3 don't-miss film events this week
The Journal News |
Film is a powerful medium. Here are three film events that touch on race, Holocaust survivors, and the move toward sustainable farming. 'A Raisin in The Sun,' Jan. 15. A special Martin Luther King Day event at the Jacob Burns FIlm Center, this film ...

Evansville Courier & Press

5 local options to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Evansville Courier & Press
1. Living the Dream of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Evansville & Indiana. The third annual Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Scholarship Banquet is set for 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 6. The banquet is hosted by the Baptist Ministers and Deacons Alliance ...

JD's Revenge (Special Edition) (Blu-ray)
DVD Talk
Elijah Bliss (Louis Gossett Jr./b>.) and his brother, Theotis Bliss (Fred Pinkard), so he can take them "to the killing floor." If nothing else, J.D.'s Revenge is the rare possession thriller that uses Blaxploitation genre tropes effectively in telling its ...

New York Times

For Lorraine Hansberry, 'A Raisin in the Sun' Was Just the Start
New York Times
(Mr. Schultz is an executive producer on the film, which was budgeted at $1.5 million.) Through interviews with the original cast of the stage and film versions of “A Raisin in the Sun,” including Sidney Poitier, Ruby Dee and Louis Gossett Jr./b>., as well ...

I couldn't come up with anything, so…
Chronicle Independent
One week from tonight, Oprah Winfrey's OWN cable channel will premiere her reunion/interview of some of the mini-series' cast: LeVar Burton, Cicely Tyson, John Amos, Leslie Uggams, Louis Gossett Jr./b>. and Ben Vereen. The 1977 mini-series is celebrating ...

International Press Academy Salutes Dabney Coleman with its prestigious Mary Pickford Award
PR Newswire (press release)
Coleman joins the esteemed ranks of previous honorees that include Rod Steiger, Alan J. Pakula, Francis Ford Coppola, Maximilian Schell, Karl Malden, Arnon Milchan, Robert Evans, Louis Gossett Jr./b>., Kathy Bates, Jodi Foster, Susan Sarandon, Vanessa ...
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