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Multi-Talented Sensation Debbie Allen joins the list of Kennedy Center Honorees
July 8, 2021
The work of Debbie Allen has reached multiple generations, molding eras and fashions that continuously take on a new form. Allen joins the list of honorees that have been tapped for unprecedented work in their lifetime. ... read more »
Cicely Tyson, the Iconic and Legendary Black Woman of Hollywood
February 4, 2021
The world was taken for a surprise Thursday, January 28 when the news broke that legendary actress Cicely Tyson had passed away at the age of 96. The pioneering Hollywood actress left a legacy of grace, beauty, and immeasurable talent after starring in television shows and films for over 60 years.   ... read more »
CBS ALL ACCESS’ Nyambi Nyambi — an artist on the verge
April 29, 2020
I will confess that I’ve just become a fan of CBS ALL ACCESS “The Good Fight” binging the show in preparation to speak with first-generation Nigerian-American Nyambi Nyambi who plays the character Jay DiPersia and investor with a passion for justice. The acclaimed legal drama returned fo a fourth season this month. ... read more »
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British-Nigerian Comedian Gina Yashere is Changing the World One Comedic Exercise at a Time
April 9, 2020
Born and raised in London to Nigerian parents, Yashere began her journey into adulthood studying engineering. However, one day while working on elevators, she decided to make a switch. A naturally funny and charismatic young lady, Yashere took to stand up comedy and the rest was history.   ... read more »
Snoop Dogg V. Gayle King and Ambassador Susan Rice
February 21, 2020
Last week, just days after the tragic death of basketball superstar and entrepreneur Kobe Bryant, CBS This Morning co-host, and Friend of Oprah Winfrey, Gayle King sparked a controversy following her interview with former WNBA star and longtime friend of Bryant, Lisa Leslie. ... 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 »
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 »
1st Annual AAFCA TV Honors
August 15, 2019
The African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) hands out awards to honor outstanding achievement in television at the innaugural AAFCA TV Honors ... read more »
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WATCH: Nike “Not Backing Up What they are Preaching,” Olympian Alysia Montaño Says
May 15, 2019
Olympic runner Alysia Montaño is calling out organized sports and sponsors for allegedly discriminating against pregnant athletes. The seven-time USA champion famously competed in 2014 while eight months pregnant with her first child. ... read more / watch video »
WATCH: Miss USA, Miss Teen USA, and Miss America on Making History
May 7, 2019
For the first time in history, three black women are now wearing the crowns of the three major national pageants. Cheslie Kryst is the new Miss USA, ... read more / watch video »
Former Exec Slams CBS News’ ‘White Problem’
May 3, 2019
The snafu led to a meeting with Rep. Maxine Waters, Chairwoman of the powerful House Financial Services Committee, who said CBS officials admitted they had a lot of work to do and the network pledged to include blacks on their 2020 election team and other coverage. ... read more »
‘Young and the Restless’ Honors Kristoff St. John, His Work
April 22, 2019
LOS ANGELES (AP) — As “The Young and the Restless” head writer Josh Griffith screened the episode in which Neil Winters’ family learns of his death, ... read more »
NABJ Elevates CNN to Special Media Monitoring List
March 8, 2019
A special team will perform further research and an analysis of CNN’s diversity, inclusion and equity practices, per the NABJ Board’s directive. The special team will also publicly report on identified deficiencies in hiring a diverse workforce in news decision-making capacities at CNN. NABJ is also calling for a civil rights audit that examines the company’s hiring, promotion and compensation practices involving Black employees. ... read more »
WATCH: R. Kelly Tells his Side to Gayle King and Expert Responds
March 6, 2019
Singer R. Kelly said he’s an innocent man in an emotional interview with “CBS This Morning” co-host Gayle King. He vehemently denied all accusations of sexual abuse made against him. ... read more »
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