Sam Cooke

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Amazon Original has released the new trailer and official poster for One Night in Miami. It debuts on January 15.

On one incredible night in 1964, four icons of sports, music, and activism gathered to celebrate one of the biggest upsets in boxing history. When underdog Cassius Clay, soon to be called Muhammad Ali, (Eli Goree), defeats heavy weight champion Sonny Liston at the Miami Convention Hall, Clay memorialized the event with three of his friends: Malcolm X (Kingsley Ben-Adir), Sam Cooke (Leslie Odom Jr.) and Jim Brown (Aldis Hodge).

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Amazon has released a sneak peek of Regina King's upcoming drama One Night in Miami. This is the Oscar winner's directorial debut and the project is based on the 2013 Kemp Powers theatrical production of the same name. The film chronicles the night R&B soul singer Sam Cooke (Leslie Odom Jr.) got together with NFL icon and film legend Jim Brown (Aldis Hodge), Human Rights icon Malcolm X (Kingsley Ben-Adir) and rising boxer extraordinaire Cassius Clay aka Muhammad Ali (Eli Goree). 

JUNE 9: Jazz 91.9 WCLK to honor George Floyd

Jun 8, 2020
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On Tuesday, June 9 at 3:00 p.m., Jazz 91.9 WCLK joins radio stations nationwide to play Sam Cooke’s “A Change Is Gonna Come,” in commemoration of the life of George Floyd.

Floyd’s gruesome killing May 25 has been the focus of international protests. Many communities are struggling with the issues raised by his death, including racial injustice and police misconduct. On June 9, Floyd will be laid to rest at a private ceremony in Houston, his hometown.

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This week's edition of #UPFRONT is packed with more stars than ever before!!! Gaius Charles and Brooklyn Sudano open up about starring in NBC's "TAKEN" and why fans of the movie franchise are going to love the new TV version.