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“Burning Cane” by Phillip Youmans— One of the Great, New Voices — and He’s Only 19 years-old.
November 14, 2019
The film screened at the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival, where he won the festival’s Best Narrative Feature Award, marking him as the first African-American director to ever win the prize ... read more »
Ryan Gordy Foundation Celebrates 60 Years of Motown
November 14, 2019
The celebration honored Motown music legends, Berry Gordy and Smokey Robinson. ... read more »
Watch Cynthia Erivo Perform ‘Stand Up’ in the New Music Video Written for the Film ‘Harriet’
November 8, 2019
“Stand Up,” the original song written by Joshuah Brian Campbell and the film’s lead actress, GRAMMY®, Tony® and Emmy® winner Cynthia Erivo, serves as the film’s anthem to one of America’s greatest heroes, Harriet Tubman. The film is in theaters now and the song “Stand Up” is available both digitally and on CD here. ... read more »
‘Dolemite Is My Name’- A Hit Now Playing on Netflix—One of the Best Movies Streaming!
November 7, 2019
Now playing on Netflix “Dolemite Is My Name” is an outrageous true story about one of the best “blaxploitation” films made in the 1970s. ... read more »
Acclaimed novelist Ernest Gaines dies at 86
November 7, 2019
Novelist Ernest J. Gaines, whose poor childhood on a small Louisiana plantation germinated stories of black struggles that grew into universal tales of grace and beauty, has died. He was 86. ... read more »
Brotherhood Crusade Announces Chris Schauble and Pat Prescott to Emcee the 51st Annual Pioneer of African American Achievement Award Dinner
November 7, 2019
Brotherhood Crusade is honored to recognize the distinguished 2019 Pioneer of African American Achievement Award Honoree, Congresswoman Karen Bass and welcome featured entertainment, the incomparable, multi-platinum recording group, En Vogue. ... read more »
‘The Irishman’ Brings De Niro, Pacino and Pesci Together for Iconic Mob Film
November 7, 2019
It's a masterpiece, no question, and it's a disturbing vision of the criminal underworld ... read more »
August Wilson’s Gem of The Ocean is an Emotional and Relevant Display of a Uniquely Black American Story
November 7, 2019
"Gem of the Ocean" was a true display of emotion, and the connection an individual has to their past. ... read more »
Master of Comedy Dave Chappelle Receives ‘Mark Twain Prize for American Humor’
October 31, 2019
Gifted with a spirit of perseverance, determination and extreme creative intelligence, the award recognizes Chappelle as one of the world’s greatest humorists. ... read more »
TV One and Cleo TV General Manager Michelle Rice Receives 2019 Lew Klein Alumni in Media Award
October 31, 2019
Rice recognized for her outstanding achievements in television by Temple University's Klein College of Media and Communication during Awards Luncheon held on October 4 in Philadelphia ... read more »
Film Review: “16 Bars”
October 31, 2019
Speech (aka Todd Thomas) from the band Arrested Development is doing spirit work inside a city jail in jail of Richmond, VA. In Theaters November 8 in NYC and on November 15 in L.A. ... read more »
PAFF & The Africa Narrative at USC Launch Short Film Competition
October 31, 2019
Film competition aimed at African filmmakers on Youtube ... read more »
The real-life ‘Miss Virginia’ is Virginia Walden Ford
October 31, 2019
Ford did all for the children ... read more »
Pat Harvey, Queen of Broadcast Journalism, Marks 30th Year of Reporting News in L.A.
October 31, 2019
Veteran television anchor reflects on memorable career and her love of giving back to the community ... read more »
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