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‘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 »
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 »
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 »
Rep. Waters Applauds Tyler Perry for Historic Grand Opening of Tyler Perry Studios
October 10, 2019
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) wrote a letter of commendation to Tyler Perry – the first African American to own a major movie studio – following the grand opening of the Tyler Perry Studios, which Congresswoman Waters attended in Atlanta. The 330-acre major motion picture studio is “one of the largest production facilities in the country” and includes “40 buildings on the National Register of Historic Places, 12 sound stages, 200 acres of greenspace, and a diverse backlot.” Her letter follows: ... read more »
Diahann Carroll—Black Excellence Personified
October 10, 2019
We remember the woman who broke multiple barriers in Hollywood and did it with class and true beauty. ... read more »
A Conversation With ‘California Live’ Host Danielle Nottingham
October 3, 2019
The award-winning journalist has brought audiences stories from global breaking news to entertainment red carpets. ... read more »
Terrence Howard Receives Walk of Fame Star
September 27, 2019
Directors Malcolm D. Lee and Dito Montiel preceded Howard in speaking at the 11:30 a.m. ceremony in front of the El Centro Complex on Hollywood Boulevard, near the corner of Hollywood and Vine. Lee directed Howard in the 1999 romantic comedy-drama  "The Best Man'' and its 2013 sequel, "The Best Man Holiday.'' Montiel directed Howard in the 2009 sports action drama "Fighting.'' ... read more »
Governor Newsom Appoints Supervisor Janice Hahn to CA Film Commission
September 20, 2019
California Governor Gavin Newsom appointed Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn to the California Film Commission. ... read more »
RZA teamed Up with Imagine Television and Alex Tse to Create Hulu’s 10 Episode Series ‘Wu-Tang: An American Saga’ — Explosive and Thought-Provoking
September 20, 2019
The 10-episode scripted series is much bigger than just being an origin story. It begins there, of course, giving the audience a glimpse into how the Staten Island crew changed hip-hop forever. Imagine the type of vision one must hold on to—in Staten Island (not sexy Manhattan, or the gritty Bronx) to make the “impossible” — possible. It’s King Kong big! ... read more »
The Tamron Hall Show Debuts
September 13, 2019
“One of the ways Hall is shaping her show is by insisting the makeup of the crew reflect her audience. Despite having veteran executive producer Bill Geddie at the helm, Hall insisted that more women be hired because she wants to empower people like her – a self-described country girl from Luling, Texas who has made it to the upper echelons of television and news.” ... read more »
Welcome Taste of Soul Co-Chair, Sheryl Underwood
September 12, 2019
You better get ready Taste of Soul Nation because Sheryl is ready for you! ... read more »
What’s Wrong With Hulu’s “The Bravest Knight”?
September 5, 2019
I want to be clear, I’m not calling out “The Bravest Knight” creator, Daniel Errico, he is not the villain. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: August 29, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
August 29, 2019
On this day, August 29, 1962, Mal Goode became the first African American news correspondent on television. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. Find out more at ... ... read more »
Amazon Prime Miniseries ‘Free Meek’ Brings the Insanity of Robert Rihmeek Williams’ Life to Light.
August 23, 2019
This is an unbelievable true story. It’s so outrageous that if a screenwriter had attempted to write this into a screenplay they would be shot down in seconds citing that noone, in their right mind, would believe this story.  ... read more »
Stephanie Levi-John Gives a Face to Moors in Starz’ ‘The Spanish Princess’
August 23, 2019
Actress Stephanie Levi-John, 30, of African-Caribbean descent, has a crisp British accent and when she speaks her cadence is peppered with bursts of deep, throaty laughter. The sound of her voice reminds me of joy and I found myself smiling during our phone interview a necessity because she calls London England home.   ... read more / view gallery »
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