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Here’s Etta Mae Mumphries!

Actress Karen Bankhead’s alter ego – Etta Mae Mumphries – is out to inspire, uplift and let you know she knows everybody.

BET+ Collabs with CBC to Launch New Series, “The Porter”

BET+ and the Canadian Broadcasting Corportation (CBC) have come together to release a new series, “The Porter,” which highlights the creation of a Black worker’s union in the roaring twenties. Inspired by real life events, The Porter follows a group of about five characters who hustle, move mountains, and stop at nothing to make their dreams come true and fight for the much-deserved liberation of themselves and their people.

BET+ Collabs with CBC to Launch New Series, “The Porter”

BET+ and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) have come together to release a new series, “The Porter”, which highlights the creation of a Black worker’s union in the roaring twenties. Inspired by real life events, The Porter follows a group of about five characters who hustle, move mountains, and stop at nothing to make their dreams come true and fight for the much-deserved liberation of themselves and their people.

Creative Coalition of Color Members Hosts Careers in Entertainment Panel for BHERC Youth Diversity Film Festival

The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC), in partnership with the Creative Coalition of Color (CCC), have created an opportunity for entertainment professionals in film, marketing, entertainment advertising, and public relations communities to join a virtual panel to provide inside knowledge about diverse careers in the entertainment industry for youth.

Spike Lee to Receive DGA Lifetime Achievement Award

Spike Lee was named today the recipient of the Directors Guild of America’s Lifetime Achievement Award for Distinguished Achievement in Motion Picture Direction. The award is the top honor bestowed by the DGA for film directors.

`King Richard’ Wins the LA Press Club’s Veritas Award

“King Richard,” the Will Smith-starring film about the childhood rise of tennis stars Venus and Serena Williams and the father who raised them for greatness, was named today the winner of the Los Angeles Press Club’s seventh annual Veritas Award.  The award recognizes the “best film based on or inspired by real events and people.” Films are judged “on fidelity of subject matter and artistic excellence,” according to the Press Club.

Nominations Unveiled for 28th Annual SAG Awards

Nominations were unveiled today for the 28th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, with the casts of “Belfast,” “CODA,” “Don’t Look Up,” “House of Gucci” and “King Richard” named as contenders in the best motion picture category days after a lackluster Golden Globe Awards ceremony that garnered little attention.

30th Anniversary Bounce Trumpet Awards Being Re-scheduled

Bounce, the nation’s popular entertainment television network serving African Americans, is rescheduling the 2022 Bounce Trumpet Awards, which had been originally planned to take place live on Jan. 15 at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood and air on Bounce on Jan. 17. The date has yet to be determined.