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Coronavirus Shutting Down Many TV Shows
March 13, 2020
The ongoing coronavirus pandemic is causing a widespread shutdown of television production in North America, according to multiple reports today. ... read more »
Rihanna and Congressman John Lewis to be Honored at NAACP Image Awards
February 20, 2020
Five-Time Image Award Recipient Anthony Anderson will return as the host for the Live TV Special. ... read more »
Talia Jackson shines in Netflix series “Family Reunion”
February 6, 2020
Jackson is a star to watch. She is all of 18 but wise and ambitious. ... read more »
Jennifer Giddens Joins OWN as Head of Marketing
February 6, 2020
Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) announced that Jennifer Giddens has joined the network as Head of Marketing reporting to OWN president Tina Perry. ... read more »
Independent Film ‘Jezebel’ Explores Sisterhood & Survival
January 30, 2020
The film first premiered at the SXSW conference with raving reviews and picked up Best Feature Film and Best Director at the American Black Film Festival. ... read more »
Golden Globe Awards Blackout — Travesty or Testament?
January 16, 2020
Black talent being shut out of the Golden Globes is not just a travesty but also a testament to the power of the work and the narratives being told that challenge the status quo. Why folks assume that awards shows invested in the same media industries that continue to perpetuate and recycle the vilest stereotypes of black identity and behavior would somehow acknowledge the stories, performances and behind-the-scenes work that challenges dominant ways of thinking about Black people on and off-screen is befuddling. ... read more »
Mati Diop’s brilliant feature film debut “Atlantics” — on Netflix — one of the best films of 2019.
January 9, 2020
It’s hard not to use a lot of glowing adjectives to describe the beauty and the impact of the story and how the director chooses to tell it. ... read more »
‘Burning Cane’ by Phillip Youmans— One of the Great, New Voices — and He’s Only 19 years-old.
November 14, 2019
The film screened at the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival, where he won the festival’s Best Narrative Feature Award, marking him as the first African-American director to ever win the prize ... read more »
Facepop Mobile App Takes Messaging to a Higher Level
November 14, 2019
Your social media messages will become more vibrant and alive with the Facepop mobile app. According to company founder, Bervick J. Deculus II, the innovative tool transforms communications into memorable posts. ... read more »
‘Dolemite Is My Name’- A Hit Now Playing on Netflix—One of the Best Movies Streaming!
November 7, 2019
Now playing on Netflix “Dolemite Is My Name” is an outrageous true story about one of the best “blaxploitation” films made in the 1970s. ... read more »
‘The Irishman’ Brings De Niro, Pacino and Pesci Together for Iconic Mob Film
November 7, 2019
It's a masterpiece, no question, and it's a disturbing vision of the criminal underworld ... 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 »
A look into the creative mind of writer-director-producer Dallas Jackson
June 20, 2019
Writer, director and producer, Dallas Jackson is methodically building his entertainment empire. ... read more »
Ava Duvernay’s “When They See Us” Blasts Netflix Viewership Records
June 20, 2019
“When They See Us” relays a jarring miscarriage of justice of five teens — Kevin Richardson, Antron McCray, Yusef Salaam, Raymond Santana, and Korey Wise — who were convicted of assault, rape, and attempted murder. ... read more »
Los Angeles County Residents Win Black Public Media’s PitchBLACK
May 31, 2019
Los Angeles County residents Alton Glass and David Heredia have each had their projects selected as winners of PitchBLACK, an interactive pitching session held on Friday in New York City. The event culminated Black Public Media’s 13-week 360 Incubator+ for broadcast programs, web series and virtual reality projects. The national incubator and talent development program, designed to identify and pipeline quality Black content while honing the skills of brilliant makers, awarded a total of $320,000 in funding.  ... read more »
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