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Ava DuVernay, from left, Cicely Tyson, Xosha Roquemore and Alano Miller appear at the OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network's

Cicely Tyson savors life, new OWN series at 95

Jan. 16, 2020 6:17 PM EST

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Cicely Tyson doesn’t quibble with those who marvel at her long life and career, now in its eighth decade. The acclaimed actress said she doesn't take her staying power for granted. “You know how old I am,” a smiling Tyson, 95, told a TV critics meeting Thursday....

Writer-director-actor Tyler Perry attends the premiere of Tyler Perry's

Tyler Perry: 'No need' to fight or protest about Oscar snubs

Jan. 14, 2020 5:34 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The lack of diversity and notable snubs in this year's Oscar nominations left Tyler Perry annoyed, but he says it’s not worth getting upset because it’s a system that is not going to change. “There is no need in going back and forth, or fighting, or protesting. It is...