Yesterday, in a speech before the United Nations, CNN commentator and Temple University professor Marc Lamont Hill advocated for...
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POWER COUPLE: Viola Davis and husband Julius Tennon snag first-look deal with Amazon Arts & Entertainment, Featured, Power Players
The couple runs JuVee Productions together.
Viola Davis just scored another big win along with her husband, Julius Tennon. The Oscar-winning actress who is currently starring in Steve...
#BlackGirlMagic: Ava DuVernay Signs $100M Multi-Year Multi-Genre Warner Bros TV Overall Deal Arts & Entertainment, Featured, Power Players
The Emmy-Winning director has signed the mega deal with Peter Roth-run studio.
The Emmy-winning and Oscar-nominated director has signed a multi-year and multi-genre overall deal with the Peter Roth-run studio. It’s...
Who Does Erykah Badu Make Music For? Women Like Me And You Arts & Entertainment, Featured, IJS
Honored at the 2018 Soul Train Awards, Badu is a Living Legend, receiving the Legend Award.
The 2018 Soul Train Awards aired Sunday night and no time was wasted. The relationship between Tichina Arnold and...
Cicely Tyson, First Black Woman To Receive Honorary Oscar, at 93 Arts & Entertainment, Featured, Power Players
"This is the culmination of all those years of haves and have not's" says Tyson in her acceptance speech Sunday.
The Honorary Oscars and the black community both celebrated firsts Sunday night. Cicely Tyson became the first black woman...
Channing Dungey, First Black Entertainment Executive at a Major Network, Is Leaving ABC Arts & Entertainment, Featured, Power Players
With a series of hits to the network, including Shonda Rhimes and Kenya Barris' exit to Netflix, Dungey wraps up fourteen years with ABC Network
Channing Dungey, the first black executive to run the entertainment division at a major network, is leaving ABC, the...
A First Lady and a Final Farewell: The 2 Dope Queens Podcast Ends With Michelle Obama Arts & Entertainment, Featured
Hosts Phoebe Robinson and Jessica Williams sit with our 'Forever First Lady' to discuss 'Becoming' Obama's highly anticipated memoir
How do you end a highly successful podcast (turned HBO special) in a major way? If you’re Jessica Williams...
African American Film Critics Association Celebrates 10th Year Anniversary Arts & Entertainment, Empowerment, Featured
The AAFCA celebrates ten years of bridging the gap of exposure for filmmakers and artists with 10th AAFCA Awards Gala
This award season, the African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) will celebrate ten years of bridging the gap of...
AFRO And CLEO TV To Join Comcast’s Xfinity TV In January 2019 Arts & Entertainment, Business Sense, Featured
The two African American majority owned independent networks join REVOLT and ASPiRE on Comcast's growing roster of diverse programming
After an announcement from Comcast Corporations today, we can expect to see AFRO and CLEO TV on our Xfinity...
Red Table Talk Discusses Racism: WOC vs. White Women With Jane Elliott Arts & Entertainment, Empowerment, Featured
'Prejudice is an emotional commitment to ignorance' the theme of the latest episode of Facebook Watch's 'Red Table Talk' discuss race relations between white and black women in America
Ambassador of the Sunken Place, Kanye West wasn’t always like the West you may be familiar with these days....
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