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“TWENTIES” on BET Returns With The Secret Sauce!
October 14, 2021
Jonica T. Gibbs, Christina Elmore, and Gabrielle Graham are the three actresses holding it down in “TWENTIES” which is now entering its second season. The show follows ‘Hattie,’(Jonica T. ... read more »
Netflix Taps Former Warner Bros EVP of Production Niija Kuykendall to Be Vice President of Film
October 8, 2021
Former Warner Bros EVP Production Niija Kuykendall is now the new Vice President of Film for Netflix. Deadline reported that Kuykendall will strategize with  Head of Global Film Scott Stuber.  ... read more »
LeVar Burton Named Grand Marshal of Rose Parade
October 5, 2021
Actor LeVar Burton was named today the grand marshal of the 2022 Rose Parade, with the Tournament of Roses hailing him as not just an accomplished performer, but also an advocate for literacy. ... read more »
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Actor to Plead Guilty to Running Hollywood Ponzi Scheme
October 4, 2021
A Los Angeles actor who appeared in low-budget horror and science-fiction movies is expected to plead guilty today to running a $650 million Ponzi scheme. ... read more »
Black Star Network: Roland Martin Announces New Black TV Network
September 9, 2021
Martin announced his new network on the third anniversary of #RolandMartinUnfiltered, the first daily digital show specifically targeting African American audiences five days a week. The show has enjoyed expansive audience growth averaging 20 to 30 million views a month. ... read more »
THE L WORD: GENERATION Q’s Afro-Latino’s Jillian Mercado is disabled and so what?
September 2, 2021
It’s fair to say that Jillian Mercado (born April 30, 1987) is a role model and a hope for thousands of creative artists who are disabled. It’s clear from her accomplishments that she doesn’t take “no” for an answer often. Along with her work as an actress, Mercado is a prominent figure in the fashion world and constantly challenging archaic ideas of beauty. True to her zodiac sign (Taurus), she is keen to fight the lack of representation for people with disabilities in the fashion, entertainment industry, and beyond.  ... read more »
“F**** it. It is what it is.” — Da Brat 2021 — let’s it all hang out in the new reality series ‘Brat Loves Judy’ on WE tv
August 19, 2021
This is a love story. “Brat Loves Judy,” the new WE tv new docuseries follows the veteran hip-hop artist and two-time Grammy Award-nominee star Da Brat (Shawntae Calloway) and her successful multi-millionaire CEO girlfriend and CEO of Kaleidoscope Hair Products, ... read more »
AZIZA SCOTT – AN AFRICAN-AMERICAN WOMAN IN CHARGE IN Apple TV+ series “HOME BEFORE DARK!”
August 5, 2021
Here is what Scott had to share about playing Sheriff Trip on Apple TV+ series ”HOME BEFORE DARK” ... read more »
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THE AFRICAN AMERICAN FILM CRITICS ASSOCIATION (AAFCA) ANNOUNCES 2021 SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT TV HONOREES
July 29, 2021
The African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) announced the Special Achievement Honorees for the 3rd annual AAFCA TV Honors. The 2021 ceremony will take place on Saturday, August 21st at the California Yacht Club in Marina del Rey, CA. Individual winners will be announced at a later date. ... read more »
LeVar Burton-Hosted Episodes of `Jeopardy!’ to Begin Airing Tonight
July 26, 2021
Actor LeVar Burton said he was ``more than nervous'' when guest-hosting five episodes of ``Jeopardy!'' that begin airing tonight. ... read more »
Marla Gibbs Receives Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame
July 22, 2021
Starting out with a small smile, Marla Gibbs’ face soon broke into a huge grin as her career achievements were immortalized with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. ... read more »
HBO Max’s reboot of ‘GOSSIP GIRL’ – African American Girls as Optics but what’s under this choices?
July 15, 2021
HBO Max’s reboot of Gossip Girl feel like a public relations move to drive stories and online chatter. ... read more »
Chido Nwokocha —a Nigerian on the move in Tyler Perry’s ‘Sistas’ on BET — has the “IT” factor
June 10, 2021
“Sistas” follows a group of single African-American females as they navigate their complicated love life, careers, and friendships through the ups-n-downs of living in the age of social media and unrealistic relationship goals.  ... read more »
Ava DuVernay’s Film Collective ARRAY Partners with Google to Create Feature Film Grant for Underrepresented Creatives    
June 4, 2021
This week, ARRAY announced a partnership with Google to offer emerging creatives from historically underrepresented communities with the opportunity to apply for a career-changing $500,000 feature film grant.  ARRAY is a  grassroots distribution, arts and advocacy collective focused on amplifying work by people of color and women, founded by acclaimed director Ava DuVernay. The ARRAY + Google Feature Film Grant, which will provide funds to produce the recipient’s first full-length feature film, was instituted as a way to help build a more equitable and inclusive artistic community of diverse storytellers.  ... read more »
‘SOLOS’ — A LOOK AT MEMORY IN SEVEN CHAPTERS – NOW ON AMAZON 
June 4, 2021
“Solos” — now playing on Amazon Prime (created by Dan Weil) — is an anthology series that dares to push the art of the monologue to its absolute limit, told in 7 self-staged chapters. ... read more »
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