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The African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) TV Honors Winners Announced
August 8, 2019
“When They See Us” wins four AAFCA TV Honors, including Best Limited Series, Best Writing, Breakthrough Performance & Best Ensemble ... read more »
Linsey Davis Teaches Celebrating Diversity with Her Second Children’s Book ‘One Big Heart: A Celebration of Being More Alike Than Different’
August 8, 2019
ABC News Correspondent, Author, and Mother Linsey Davis returns to the bookshelf with her second children’s book titled, “One Big Heart: A Celebration of Being More Alike Than Different.” ... read more »
FILM REVIEW: Brian Banks
August 8, 2019
The real Brian Banks, the subject of this movie, lived through an ordeal that was tragic, inspiring and often profound, something is lost in this one-dimensional retelling of his life experiences. Something turns his extraordinary story of resilience into a decent but ordinary made-for-TV-like movie. ... read more »
Angela Lewis — Aunt Louie — does the unthinkable in season-three of FX’s “Snowfall”
August 8, 2019
Angela Lewis has made an indelible imprint in bringing to life Franklin's Aunt Louie, in FX’s “Snowfall” ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: August 5, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
August 5, 2019
On this day, August 5, 2002, actor, writer and Sesame Street producer Matt Robinson passed away. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. Find out more at ... ... read more »
VH1’s Launches New Show ‘Love and Listings’
August 2, 2019
The show features a diverse cast of young real estate agents trying to make their way here in Los Angeles. These aren’t your typical real estate agents. They show homes worth millions to their celebrity clientele including Jermain Dupri, Jordin Sparks, Amber Rose, Ray Jay, Bandy Norwood, Laz Alonzo, and more. Along with their celebrity clientele comes some drama as the castmates battle through their love lives, business lives, and personal competition with one another. ... read more »
Ebony and Jet Images to be Donated After Photo Archive Sale
August 2, 2019
On Thursday, Walker as president of the Ford Foundation and Elizabeth Alexander, president of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, shepherded a $30 million deal to buy the photo archive of America's most iconic Black magazines. A judge in Chicago approved the sale as part of an auction to pay off secured creditors of the Johnson Publishing Company, which sold the magazines three years ago. ... read more »
Essence Atkins Brings the Drama to OWN’s ‘AMBITION’
August 2, 2019
It might be premature to state this but I think OWN’S "AMBITION" will be a very successful and long-running series for the network. One of the reasons I offer this opinion so boldly is because the series deals with love, money, ambition, and betrayal all being played out by characters that we all know or dare I offer this, characters that we might ourselves become if faced with the same circumstances. Money and power are always alluring and when combined are intoxicating and addictive. ... read more »
FLAIR 2019 Charity Fashion Celebrates African Americans in the Industry
August 1, 2019
The Fashion Legacy Association for Industry Recognition (FLAIR, Inc.) hosted their #OOTD, charity fashion show reflecting its theme of “The Jazz Age of Fashion,” a VIP reception and dinner on Saturday, ... read more »
History Professor Jonathan Chism Illuminates the Words of Dr. King in New Book
August 1, 2019
“30-Day Journey with Martin Luther King Jr.” (Fortress Press) is a concise collection of passages from King’s sermons, speeches, letters and other written works, paired with in-depth analysis by Chism, an assistant professor of history at the University of Houston-Downtown. It is part of a “30-Day” series – each book written by a different author – that includes other spiritual thinkers such as Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Dorothy Day. ... read more »
Tweedl, A New Music Experience for the Digital World
August 1, 2019
One of the biggest challenges artists face in the music industry is sharing their songs with the world. Now through the music social networking app Tweedl, “everyone gets heard!” ... read more »
Central Ave. Jazz Fest Returns To L.A.
August 1, 2019
Beginning in 1996, the free event is known for featuring live jazz. ... read more »
‘The Boondocks’ Writers Discuss New Show ‘Sugar and Toys’, Social Commentary and Creativity
August 1, 2019
The Fuse late night television sketch comedy series highlights social commentary using humor. ... read more »
NALIP HONORS AAFCA WITH ITS 2019 “WE ARE INCLUSION” AWARD
August 1, 2019
For the past two years, NALIP has put a laser focus on encouraging diversity in Hollywood through its #WeAreInclusion campaign. ... read more »
Bashir Salahuddin and Diallo Riddle Present Sherman’s Showcase – Comedy with a Musical Edge; Pure Excellence!
July 31, 2019
At first glance, IFC’s “Sherman’s Showcase” created by comedy duo Bashir Salahuddin and Diallo Riddle, might seem like a traditional sketch comedy show but it’s much more.  At its core is extraordinary music which makes sense since John Legend’s Get Lifted Film Co. and RadicalMedia serve as executive producers. This is best-in-show and if you like to laugh then “Sherman’s Showcase” is going to bring you buckets and buckets of mirth.  ... read more »
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