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There Are 32 Black-Owed Products To Celebrate During Black History Month --And Beyond
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There Are 32 Black-Owed Products To Celebrate During Black History Month –And Beyond

Black-owned companies should be celebrated all year round, and if you’re looking for a few new products here are some ideas. 1. Coisas de Cabo Verde The Coisas de Cabo Verde collection was created out of a desire to provide high-quality, portable souvenirs. All items are designed or curated by Joli Moniz Design and handmade […]

Meet Serial Entrepreneur & Professional Choreographer Ekandem Essiet
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Meet Serial Entrepreneur & Professional Choreographer Ekandem Essiet

International Entrepreneur Ekandem Essiet has his hands in a variety of successful business endeavors — including charity efforts, with an organization entitled Miami Dancers Relief, a multifaceted entertainment label BNW Entertainment, and even leads a hand in global education, a thriving actor and professional choreographer/dancer. Miami Dancers Relief is working to bring hope, light, and […]

New Web Series: 'Da Office' To Follow After Groundbreaking Acclaims For Randall Productions
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New Web Series: ‘Da Office’ To Follow After Groundbreaking Acclaims For Randall Productions

Following the highly successful acclaim as a recipient of a 2019 Individual Artists Program Grant from the City of Chicago’s Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events, Arnetta Randall, founder of Randall Productions LLC is at it again – this time with her new web series, “Da Office.” Randall is not only the founder of […]

NYC Launches 'Curtains Up NYC' For Shuttered Venues Grants
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NYC Launches ‘Curtains Up NYC’ For Shuttered Venues Grants

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio and Commissioner Anne del Castillo of the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment recently announced the launch of Curtains Up NYC, a program to provide application assistance to live-performance venues, organizations and workers applying for federal relief. This new program, a partnership between the NYC Mayor’s Office of Media and […]

Poet/Activist Audre Lorde To Be Inducted Into The American Poets Corner At The Cathedral Of St. John The Divine
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Poet/Activist Audre Lorde To Be Inducted Into The American Poets Corner At The Cathedral Of St. John The Divine

The past year has been dramatically different from those that came before, but the traditions and signature events that have made the Cathedral of St. John the Divine a beloved cultural institution continue, albeit online rather than in-person. In a twist on one of its long-standing traditions, the Cathedral will celebrate the life and works […]

WSTG-TV To Present Black History Month Programming
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WSTG-TV To Present Black History Month Programming

During the month of February, it has been customary for over 24 years to head over to the West Side Theatre in Gary, IN, to watch an inspiring performance presented by the West Side Theatre Guild (WSTG). This year, the Guild has created a dynamic virtual Black History experience loaded with performing arts staff interviews, […]

A New Era For Women’s Equality: Ms. Magazine Reports O The Cabinet That Looks Like America
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A New Era For Women’s Equality: Ms. Magazine Reports O The Cabinet That Looks Like America

We are at a transformational shift to a new era of gender equality in the United States, with feminist women holding some of the most consequential levers of power.  Kamala Harris, a Black woman of South Asian descent, is the first woman vice president; for the first time in U.S. history, President Joe Biden has […]

Author Karla Davis-Luster Unveils Her Debut Romance Novel, 'The Woman Tells'
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Author Karla Davis-Luster Unveils Her Debut Romance Novel, ‘The Woman Tells’

When it comes to stories of romantic relationship issues captured on paper and/or digital, a new book called “The Woman Tells,” takes the whole topic to new levels. Penned by Chicago native Karla Davis-Luster, “The Woman Tells” – her debut novel – explores the world of love between people of color, which to the author, […]

Radio And TV Icon Donnie Simpson Stops By The 'All The Rage With Shelley Wade' Podcast And YouTube Show
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Radio And TV Icon Donnie Simpson Stops By The ‘All The Rage With Shelley Wade’ Podcast And YouTube Show

Broadcasting legend Donnie Simpson, host of the new syndicated Reach media radio program, “The Donnie Simpson Weekend Show,” recently sat down with award-winning radio and television personality Shelley Wade for a wide-ranging conversation that recently debuted. The lively chat on Wade’s “All The Rage With Shelley Wade” podcast and YouTube Channel delves into Simpson’s career, […]

Kirk Douglas Gibson SG Signature Model Marks Second Guitar Collab Between Guitarist Of Hip-Hop Group The Roots And Gibson Guitars
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Kirk Douglas Gibson SG Signature Model Marks Second Guitar Collab Between Guitarist Of Hip-Hop Group The Roots And Gibson Guitars

After more than century, Gibson artists, players and fans continue to experience Gibson rejuvenated. Gibson has shaped sound across generations and genres for 127 years. Gibson recently announced the new Kirk Douglas SG signature guitar. The new signature guitar marks the second instrument collaboration with the American-made guitar brand and Captain Kirk Douglas, guitarist for […]

Comcast Teams Up With The African American Film Critics Association To Launch Black Experience Channel On Xfinity
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Comcast Teams Up With The African American Film Critics Association To Launch Black Experience Channel On Xfinity

Comcast NBCUniversal, in partnership with African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA), has announced the launch of Black Experience Channel on Xfinity, a first-of-its kind destination of Black entertainment, movies, TV shows, news, and more. Curated by industry leaders, Black Experience will feature high-quality content from many of Xfinity’s existing network partners, at no additional cost, […]

Iconic Actress Cicely Tyson Dies, Accolades Flood In
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Iconic Actress Cicely Tyson Dies, Accolades Flood In

Cicely Tyson was born December 19, 1924, and had a career spanning more than seven decades — her roles, most of them award-winning are too abundant to list. She acted on film, television, and stage. In November 2016, President Barack Obama awarded Tyson the Presidential Medal of Freedom, which is the highest civilian honor in […]

Detroit Baby Boomer Beauty Queen Tells Her Story Of Success Despite Adversity In Book 'Justice On The Jersey Shore'
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Detroit Baby Boomer Beauty Queen Tells Her Story Of Success Despite Adversity In Book ‘Justice On The Jersey Shore’

Author. Visionary. Dream Caster. World Changer. Dr. Geneva Williams is the full package. With an infectious laugh and spot-on discernment, Dr. Geneva uses her decades of experience to help people achieve their dreams. Through her signature talks on leadership development, inspiring podcast, and workshops, Dr. Geneva knows how to lift your spirit while providing step-by-step […]

Celebrity Chef Tanya Holland Debuts Season Two Of "Tanya's Table" Podcast
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Celebrity Chef Tanya Holland Debuts Season Two Of “Tanya’s Table” Podcast

Celebrity chef/restaurateur/cookbook author Tanya Holland of Brown Sugar Kitchen in Oakland, Calif. recently announced with producing partner MuddHouse Media the official launch of season two of her critically-acclaimed new podcast, “Tanya’s Table.” Season two follows Holland’s debut as a TV host on the Oprah Winfrey Network with her new show “Tanya’s Kitchen Table.” The second […]

The New York African Film Festival Returns
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The New York African Film Festival Returns

The 28th edition of the New York African Film Festival (NYAFF) is set to return with a virtual program. Presented by Film at Lincoln Center (FLC) and African Film Festival, Inc. (AFF), this year’s NYAFF will showcase 10 features and 21 short films from Africa, Europe, North America, and South America. The event will be […]