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Local Krump Dancers Hit National Stage
June 14, 2018
Los Angeles dance duo, BDASH & KONKRETE, spoke to the Los Angeles Sentinel Newspaper about their experience as contestants in season 2 of NBC’S World of Dance.  ... read more »
Christina Cooper Gets Talk Show, Produces Feature Film
June 14, 2018
Local actress and filmmaker launches "The Christina Cooper show" this summer and new feature film "South Central Love" in 2019. ... read more »
Smithsonian Exhibit Highlights Mega Star Oprah Winfrey
June 14, 2018
One of the most recognizable openings in television history blares on a video screen: ``I'm Oprah Winfrey, and welcome to The Oprah Winfrey Show!'' The crowd goes wild. At the center of it all, a dancing young Oprah. ... read more »
Black America Commends Channing Dungey For Cancelling ‘Roseanne’ 
June 7, 2018
In May 2017, ABC announced that its hit comedy sitcom, “Roseanne,” would return to the network two decades after the original series had wrapped up its 9th season run with comedienne Roseanne Barr and the cast. Now, one year after its return, ABC Entertainment President, Channing Dungey, has axed the reboot due to one star’s distasteful rant on social media.   ... read more »
“Black-ish” Creator Kenya Barris and Wife Make Huge Announcement to Alma Mater
May 31, 2018
Clark Atlanta University alumnus Kenya Barris (’96), TV producer and creator of the critically acclaimed ABC television series, “Black-ish,” and “Grown-ish,” and his wife, Rainbow Barris (‘96) are scheduled to make a HUGE announcement on behalf of CAU on Sunday, May 20, 2018 during a private VIP reception. ... read more »
ABC Cancels ‘Roseanne’ Following Star’s Racist Tweet 
May 31, 2018
ABC canceled its hit reboot of “Roseanne” on Tuesday following star Roseanne Barr’s racist tweet that referred to former Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett as a product of the Muslim Brotherhood and the “Planet of the Apes.”  ... read more »
NBC launches the Industry’s First Directing Initiative for Unscripted Programming
May 31, 2018
New Alternative Directors Program, will feed pipeline for female and ethnically diverse directors celebrated Directors Alan Carter, Ivan Dudynsky, Russell Norman and Alex Rudzinski, to serve as mentors for program finalists ... read more »
MEGHAN MARKLE, Our Beautiful Majestic Black Princess Changes England’s Monarchy … FOREVER !!!   
May 24, 2018
Duchess Meghan Markle, Re-Introduces Black Excellence During the Royal Wedding  ... read more »
Barack and Michelle Obama sign multi-year deal with Netflix
May 24, 2018
Netflix said the Obamas would make “a diverse mix of content,” potentially including scripted and unscripted series, documentaries or features. ... read more »
Cosby Jurors Allegedly Shopped for Book Deal During Trial
May 17, 2018
Before they convicted Bill Cosby on three counts of aggravated indecent assault last month, some of the jurors were already plotting on how they could cash in on the case. ... read more »
24th Annual African American Film Marketplace and S.E. Manly Short Film Showcase Shine a Light on Black Excellence, Independent Filmmakers and Social Justice
May 10, 2018
Besides two full days of independent short film screenings, attendees were also treated to industry panels and salons ... read more »
“The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” star Daphne Maxwell Reid to be honored this May
May 10, 2018
The education activist talks how she smiled her way through her acting and modeling career. ... read more »
New PBS Series Explores Science with Talithia Williams
May 3, 2018
Talithia Williams is now an Associate Dean for Research and Experiential Learning and Associate Professor of Mathematics at Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, California. ... read more »
Cicely Tyson Honored with Hand & Footprint Ceremony  
May 3, 2018
Cicely Tyson, an Emmy and Tony Award winner, was honored by Turner Classic Movies (TCM) on Friday, April 27 at the TCL Chinese Theatre with a hand and footprint ceremony.  ... read more »
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