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STARZ Continues "SUMMER OF BLOCKBUSTERS @HOME"
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STARZ Continues “SUMMER OF BLOCKBUSTERS @HOME”

STARZ continues to offer consumers a number of exclusive summer blockbuster movies that will transform backyards into at-home movie theaters with first-run movies including: the worldwide $800M grossing Jumanji: The Next Level starring Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart and Karen Gillan;  the timeless and timely Little Women from Writer/Director Greta Gerwig;  the action comedy […]

Multi-Platinum Singer-Songwriter AVANT Release Ninth Studio Album
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Multi-Platinum Singer-Songwriter AVANT Release Ninth Studio Album

“CAN WE FALL IN LOVE”, is an open-letter with raw honesty and intensity. Returning once again to add his signature style, producer Travis Sayles (Dark Child Productions) joins forces with Avant’s songwriting and lead vocals. A songwriter, producer, and label owner of MO-B Entertainment, Avant has traveled a long and steady path from being the […]

New Book Helps Us Understand Our Life Patterns and Navigate Through Obstacles and Conflict
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New Book Helps Us Understand Our Life Patterns and Navigate Through Obstacles and Conflict

Conflict is ever present in our lives. From the socio-economic issues we were born into, to current health and social issues in the news, conflict is a common denominator and how we handle conflict can determine the outcome of our lives.  In Break the Curse, author, entrepreneur, and professor, Steve Kelley, shares how to beat […]

"Black Dance Stories" Announces July 2020 Lineup
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“Black Dance Stories” Announces July 2020 Lineup

Black Dance Stories announces its July 2020 lineup, featuring stories by and discussions with, well-known dancers and choreographers who use their art to create commentary on the Black experience. Created and conceived by performer, producer, and dance writer Charmaine Warren, the newly launched story sharing and discussion series highlights Black creatives in the dance world. Black Dance Stories streams […]

'The History of White People in America' Premieres July 6th on WORLD's YouTube Channel
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‘The History of White People in America’ Premieres July 6th on WORLD’s YouTube Channel

As Americans prepare to celebrate the nation’s birth this Independence Day in the midst of historic uproar about racial disparities and injustices, WORLD Channel — the public media channel that helps us understand conflicts, movements and cultures that may be distinct from our own — presents a new animated musical series, The History of White People […]

Earth, Wind & Fire Will Kick-Off Virtual Dance Party "Saturdaze Summer 2020" July 4th
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Earth, Wind & Fire Will Kick-Off Virtual Dance Party “Saturdaze Summer 2020” July 4th

Legendary band, Earth, Wind & Fire will kick off a virtual weekend dance party, Saturdaze Summer 2020 beginning July 4 at 4:00pm ET / 1:00pm PT. The afternoon series will take place every Saturday throughout the month of July and feature a special guest DJ each week spinning EWF classic tunes.  The fun begins with DJ DNice on deck. EWF […]

Singer-Songwriter Ralph Tresvant Releases New Single feat. Johnny Gill
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Singer-Songwriter Ralph Tresvant Releases New Single feat. Johnny Gill

On his new single, “All Mine“, Ralph is joined by fellow New Edition alum Johnny Gill. After a similar partnership resulted in the 2019 hit “Perfect” from Johnny’s album Game Changer II, the old friends decided to team up again with Ralph taking the lead this time. With production from Gregg Pagani, “All Mine” is as cool and comfortable as […]

The Talk About Race That Doesn't Happen
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The Talk About Race That Doesn’t Happen

As longstanding racial disparities and injustices are exposed by the double crises sweeping the nation — COVID-19 and the civil rights movement sparked by the police killing of George Floyd — one man is aiming to help Americans learn how to discuss race. Michael Sidney Fosberg, details his own experiences with race and hidden identity, […]

Cross County Shopping Center Kicks Off Drive-In Movie Series
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Cross County Shopping Center Kicks Off Drive-In Movie Series

Cross County Shopping Center in Yonkers will kick off the SummerFest Drive-In Movie series Wednesdays in July.  The event will begin July 8th at dusk and continue every Wednesday through July 29.  (*weather permitting)  The outdoor screen is approximately 45 feet tall and will be located in the north parking lot, near Olive Garden and Longhorn Steakhouse.  Tickets […]

Amazon Bestseller Book No. 1 In Ethic Demographic Studies "Our Stories: Our Voices Black Men Speak" Their Truth Featured On AM Metro NY Cover
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Amazon Bestseller Book No. 1 In Ethic Demographic Studies “Our Stories: Our Voices Black Men Speak” Their Truth Featured On AM Metro NY Cover

\Amazon Bestseller Book No. 1 In Ethic Demographic Studies Our Stories: Our Voices Black Men Speak Their Truth Featured On AM Metro NY Cover.  The AM Metro New cover issue dated June 17, 2020 features story “Taking a Knee” and photo of Amazon Bestselling Author Kevin Byrd and photo of book cover of groundbreaking book […]

National Black Theatre Celebrates Founder's Month 2020
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National Black Theatre Celebrates Founder’s Month 2020

Harlem’s historic National Black Theatre (NBT) is hosting an annual salute to its founder and CEO emerita, the late Dr. Barbara Ann Teer, with NBT’s Founder’s Month, a month-long celebration of Teer, Black theater and community. Running through July 18, the celebration will feature the launch of NBT@Home: A Letter to the Future, a new series of […]

This Hot 90's Toy is Back & Updated for Summer 2020
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This Hot 90’s Toy is Back & Updated for Summer 2020

Back in the 90’s we never imagined how toys like virtual would foreshadow our future in a digital age. Flash forward to the year 2020 and GigaPets, the bestselling brand of virtual pets from the 90’s, is making a comeback in a big way!  GigaPets has announced three new releases for this summer: GigaPetsAR, GigaPets […]

Black Public Media Convenes Creatives on #BlackLivesMatter and COVID-19
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Black Public Media Convenes Creatives on #BlackLivesMatter and COVID-19

As it continues to celebrate its 40th anniversary, Black Public Media (BPM) is convening Black creatives, public television executives, media networks, talent agents, distributors and funders for the second biannual National Black Media Story Summit (BMSS). The topic: how to distribute the Black stories so crucial to navigating these extraordinary times when #blackstoriesmatter more than […]

Triple Grammy Nominee K-Ci Hailey Releases New Tribute Song "Tears In Heaven" In Honor of Mentor Andre Harrell
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Triple Grammy Nominee K-Ci Hailey Releases New Tribute Song “Tears In Heaven” In Honor of Mentor Andre Harrell

Michael Paran, Founder and CEO of P Music Group, today announced the release of a new tribute song and video from triple Grammy nominee, K-Ci Hailey, “Tears In Heaven.” K-Ci’s version of the song, originally written and performed by Eric Clapton, is dedicated to his longtime friend and mentor, Andre Harrell, Founder of Uptown Records. The “Tears […]

Dance/NYC Announces Recipients of First Round Coronavirus Dance Relief Fund
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Dance/NYC Announces Recipients of First Round Coronavirus Dance Relief Fund

The dance service organization Dance/NYC is pleased to announce the 69 recipients of the first iteration of its Coronavirus Dance Relief Fund for Dance Making Organizations, and the second round of its Coronavirus Dance Relief Fund for Dance Making Organizations, made possible by the generous support of The New York Community Trust. “We are proud to have facilitated support […]