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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 »
The African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) TV Honors Winners Announced
August 8, 2019
“When They See Us” wins four AAFCA TV Honors, including Best Limited Series, Best Writing, Breakthrough Performance & Best Ensemble ... read more »
50 Cent: ‘Power’ Being Overlooked by Emmys is Racial
July 29, 2019
50 Cent courtesy photo BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — 50 Cent said he thinks “Power” being overlooked by the Emmys over the years was racial despite the success of popular Starz series that has a prominently black cast. ... read more »
Beyond Black Music Month: Karen A. Clark – Motivated And Mission-Driven
July 4, 2019
Karen’s upcoming project is "Love Stories: Tales of An African Queen." ... read more »
WATCH: The Cast Of “Power” Discuss the Last Season of the Epic Show, with “Strahan And Sara”!
May 13, 2019
50 Cent, Omari Hardwick, La La Anthony, Joseph Sikora, Naturi Naughton, and Lela Loren talk Beyonce, the final season and share behind the scenes stories. ... read more / watch video »
A Sold-Out Crowd Gathered to Honor African Americans In The LGBTQ+ Community
May 7, 2019
The black-tie affair honored African American, trailblazing men and women whose personal and professional accomplishments have positively impacted the perception and image of the Black LGBTQ+ community. The Truth Awards embodies the belief that members of the Black LGBTQ+ community and its allies who embrace and live their truth should be recognized and honored.  In addition, BBLA awarded $13,000 in scholarships to college-bound students Julian Roberson, Algernon Jackson, and Moses Hinton. ... read more »
CAA’s Misha Green and Courtney Kemp lead with The Showrunner Mentorship Program
March 29, 2019
The facts don’t lie but it’s only been a recent shift that Hollywood brass has started to really listen.  Insiders know the drill.  Black has been on trend many times and then it fizzled out as if it never existed at all.  Halle Berry spoke her truth; so to speak when former Teen Vogue editor-in-chief Elaine Welteroth interviewed her about her Oscar win (2002 win for “Monster’s Ball”). ... read more »
At 88, Toni Morrison Personifies the Strength of Black Womanhood
February 28, 2019
With each masterful stroke of her pen, typewriter or (later) her computer keyboard, Legendary author, Toni Morrison keeps readers of her works and listeners of her words spellbound. “We die. That may be the meaning of life. But we do language. That may be the measure of our lives,” she once said. ... read more »
Starz Signs Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson to New Multi-Year Overall Deal
October 11, 2018
Under the new deal, which includes a three series commitment, the addition of a dedicated development executive accompanied by a discretionary fund for use in developing G-Unit projects, Jackson will also have access to the full breadth of the Starz and Lionsgate platforms, including access to additional distribution channels and input into the merchandising and licensing of G-Unit developed brands and content. The scope of this new deal, in combination with his current television series and development, solidifies 50’s position as one of the most successful crossover artists of the modern television era. ... read more »
Michael Rainey Jr., as the “Power” to “211”
June 21, 2018
 Most of America knows teenage actor, Michael Rainey Jr. as the strong-willed teenager, Tariq whose making heads spin on the powerful drama series "Power". Since last season, his character has changed — a lot — from being the perfect son to just plain old, acting out making some viewers whisper the old saying about how the [bad] Apple never falls far from the [bad] tree because he is holding his own alongside Omari Hardwick, Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson, and Naturi Naughton. ... read more »
“POWER” Actor Omari Hardwick Presents Tank With The Gold Plaque Onstage At The Barclay Center
February 20, 2018
"POWER" Actor Omari Hardwick Presents Tank With The Gold Plaque Onstage At The Barclay Center ... read more »
Paley Center LA celebrates African American TV Showrunners
February 16, 2018
Paley Center LA celebrates African American TV Showrunners ... read more »
Courtney Kemp is “Power”
June 22, 2017
Kemp makes money for the Starz network and “Power,” which revolves around a pair of drug kings desperately trying to balance legit business with street business in gritty, contemporary New York City, could be an artistic metaphor of how the Hollywood game actually works. ... read more »
“Power” Creator Courtney Kemp and “Hamilton” Actor Brandon Victor Dixon at the NAACP Image Awards
February 23, 2017
Courtney Kemp, creator and producer of the Starz hit series "Power," talks about the series and how she recruited Brandon Victor Dixon for season four. Host: Brandon I. Brooks ... read more / watch video »
‘Power’ Star Naturi Naughton empowers young girls to chase their dreams
August 19, 2015
Naturi Naughton is best known for her role as Tasha, a no-nonsense wife of kingpin Ghost (Omari Hardwick) in Starz Network’s series “Power”. Naughton has become quite popular over the years through music, movies and plays. Because of her longevity and success in the entertainment business, she has become a go-to for young girls and women seeking advice about the entertainment business. ... read more »
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