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Review: Michael K. Williams’ Final Film Role in ‘Breaking’
September 8, 2022
“Breaking,” Abi Damaris Corbin’s lean and heartfelt first feature, is a lackluster bank-robbery thriller with noble intentions enlivened by an impassioned performance by John Boyega and an elegiac final appearance by the late Michael K. Williams. ... read more »
Samuel L. Jackson Stars in ‘Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank’
July 14, 2022
The weather was excellent, and the atmosphere was filled with lots of beautiful smiles, and excitement on July 10 as the cast, crew, and filmmakers, of the new movie “Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank” joined celebrity families, for a special “Family Day” held at Paramount Picture Studios in Hollywood. ... read more »
BET+ Collabs with CBC to Launch New Series, “The Porter”
July 6, 2022
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. ... read more »
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30th Anniversary Bounce Trumpet Awards at Dolby Theatre in Hollywood
May 2, 2022
The 2022 Bounce Trumpet Award took place at The Dolby Theater in Hollywood on April 23rd, 2022. ‘ ... read more »
Annual Influencers Brunch Features Charles D. King
April 7, 2022
Hollywood is about connecting and making things happen and this past weekend, Tarek “Terk” Stevens and Tricky Montgomery held their Annual Influencers Brunch at the SLS Hotel. ... read more »
Cast of “Black-ish” Celebrate Show Finale at Paley Fest LA
April 7, 2022
On April 3, 2022, the cast of ABC’s hit-show, “Black-ish,” celebrated the finale of their eighth and final season at Paley Fest LA. ... read more »
ESSENCE Celebrates Their 15th Anniversary Black Women in Hollywood Award
March 31, 2022
On Thursday, March 24th, ESSENCE, the leading and only 100% Black-owned media, technology, and commerce company in the world, hosted their annual dedication ceremony for Black women. ... read more »
February 28: Making History – Terrence Blanchard is the First Black Trumpeter and Composer at the Metropolitan Opera
February 28, 2022
Terrence Blanchard, 59, is the first Black Trumpeter and Composer to have his work performed at the Metropolitan Opera.  ... read more »
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February 27: Susan Rice Was the First African American Woman to Serve as US Ambassador of United Nations, 2009
February 27, 2022
In 2009, Susan Rice was appointed by former President Barack Obama as the first African American woman to serve as the United States Ambassador of the United Nations.  ... read more »
February 26: Jackie Robinson Became the First African American to Play Major League Baseball, 1947
February 26, 2022
Jackie Robinson became the first African American to play Major League Baseball, joining the Brooklyn Dodgers on April 5, 1947.  ... read more »
February 25: Kenneth Hahn Was the Only Elected Politician to Meet Martin Luther King Jr., 1961
February 25, 2022
Kenneth Hahn was the only elected politician to meet Reverent Martin Luther King Jr. at the airport when he visited Los Angeles in 1961. ... read more »
February 24: Tarana Burke Founded the #MeToo Movement, 2006
February 24, 2022
Tarana Burkę founded the #MeToo movement in 2006, creating a hashtag and a voice to the many untold stories of victims of sexual assault.  ... read more »
February 23: Zaila Avant-Garde Became First Black Contestant to Win the Scripps National Spelling Bee, 2021
February 23, 2022
After almost 100 competitions, Zaila Avant-Garde, 14, became the first Black contestant to win the Scripps National Spelling Bee  ... read more »
February 22: First Black Barbie, 1968
February 22, 2022
The first Black Barbie doll, Christie, premiered in 1968 in response to the Equal Rights Movement.  ... read more »
February 21: First Black Billionaire – Robert Johnson, 2001
February 21, 2022
Robert Johnson became the first African American billionaire when he sold his cable television station, Black Entertainment Television ... read more »
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