For Immediate Release
May 10, 2011
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Jackie Saril

(BPRW) UPTOWN Magazine Features Actress Sanaa Lathan on Cover of May Issue

(BLACK PR WIRE)--NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--UPTOWN Magazine’s May issue (on newsstands May 10th) features Tony Award winning actress Sanaa Lathan on the cover.

“By the Way, Meet Sanaa Lathan” offers a candid interview with the actress who discusses her return to Broadway later this month after a starring role on the London stage, how she deals the challenges of professional rejection and keeps tight lipped about who she may or may not be dating.

Editor-At-Large Star Jones candidly discusses how she reclaimed her life (and her groove) after her divorce four years ago with a combination of travel, pity parties and great friends.

From a travel perspective, Uptown offers looks at lavish relaxing in Barbados, the food and taste of New Orleans, revisiting Jamaica and joining hip Europeans at Jazz Fest in Montreux Switzerland.

“Confessions of a Talented Mind” features Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick on his thoughts about hip-hop, gay marriage and what he’s learned from his wife.

“The celebs featured in this issue cover all aspects of African American influence,” said Brett Wright, Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer. “From politicians to musicians to actors, we continue to be the influencers and trendsetters.”

"Travel is my favorite form of continuing education,” said Editor-in-Chief Keija Minor. “This issue highlights the food and cultures around the globe.”

New advertisers include the Turks & Caicos Islands Tourist Board, the Viceroy Anguilla Resort, Heineken, Palm Beach County Florida Convention and Visitors Bureau, The Atlanta Jazz Festival, Martha’s Vineyard Comedy and Alpha Living.

About Uptown Media

Founded in 2004, Uptown Media Group is the only luxury lifestyle company targeting the Affluent African American (AAA) Market. UPTOWN Magazine affords luxury purveyors the broadest access to this highly sought-after demographic. Uptown Media Group, LLC offers traditional and innovative strategies, including UPTOWN Magazine (published eight times per year with NYC, Chicago, Atlanta, Washington DC, Charlotte, Philadelphia, Detroit and National editions); interactive website, lifestyle guide UPTOWNsocial and Uptown's signature events. UPTOWN Magazine is available by subscription at and on national newsstands, including Hudson News. UPTOWN Magazine, a toast to Luxury, Lifestyle and Living.

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