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As Bill Cosby Awaits Appeal, Support for His Release Grows
November 15, 2019
Now, as he awaits an appellate court's ruling that could grant him a new trial or freedom, Cosby's support base appears more significant than at any point since charges were filed against him nearly four years ago. ... read more »
‘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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Filmmaker Horace B. Jenkins’ only feature ‘Cane River,’ made in 1982, was nearly lost—but will screen at the Academy, November 1st
October 30, 2019
Filmmaker Horace B. Jenkins’ only feature “Cane River,” made in 1982, was nearly lost. Jenkins died soon after completing it, and his film went undistributed, and no archival print survived. ... read more »
A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
October 24, 2019
West Coast’s largest family festival attracts thousands from L.A. area and beyond ... read more »
The ALOUD series hosts Coogler and Coates for intimate conversation
October 24, 2019
Author Ta-Nehisi Coates and Director, Ryan Coogler Sat Down for an Intimate Conversation Surrounding the Black Experience and Coates debut novel, “The Water Dancer” ... read more »
Black News Channel (BNC) TV Launches in America
October 17, 2019
BNC, which officially launches at 6 a.m. on Friday, November 15, 2019 has agreements with Charter Communications, Comcast and DISH TV. The network already has commitments for carriage in major African American hubs like Atlanta, New York City, Chicago, New Orleans, Houston, Philadelphia, Detroit, Washington, DC, Baltimore and Los Angeles. ... read more »
Harriet Tubman a true American heroine (FILM REVIEW: ‘HARRIET’)
October 17, 2019
"HARRIET" directed by Kasi Lemmons a “must-see” cinematic experience ... read more »
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