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New York African Film Festival Goes Virtual Dec 2 - 6
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New York African Film Festival Goes Virtual Dec 2 – 6

Under the banner “Streaming Rivers: The Past into the Present,” the New York African Film Festival (NYAFF) returns virtually December 2-6 with a spotlight on the cinema of two nations: Nigeria and the Sudan. Presented by Film at Lincoln Center (FLC) and African Film Festival, Inc. (AFF), this year’s regional NYAFF will screen six features […]

Book: Life-Altering Journey Leads to Truth about Father’s Legacy
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Book: Life-Altering Journey Leads to Truth about Father’s Legacy

Whether or not this adventure leads to riches or turns out to be a wild goose chase is not his main concern. The enigmatic letter from his gangster father describes a cache of stolen money — decades old — but his father has been dead for six years. Who else might know about the money […]

WORLD Channel Invites Audiences to Spend Thanksgiving Weekend with 'Stories from the Stage'
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WORLD Channel Invites Audiences to Spend Thanksgiving Weekend with ‘Stories from the Stage’

Stories from the Stage, GBH WORLD Channel’s award-winning original series featuring ordinary people telling extraordinary stories, will air a national, 24-hour marathon of unforgettable multicultural stories from around the world on Thanksgiving weekend. The marathon includes the premiere of two new episodes: Growing Up Black and Pride as well as the Can’t-Miss Stories from the Stage Pledge Special. The Stories from the Stage marathon begins on […]

Harlem School of the Arts Completes $9.5 Million-Dollar Building Transformation
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Harlem School of the Arts Completes $9.5 Million-Dollar Building Transformation

Work on the Harlem School of the Arts (HSA) $9.5-million dollar Renaissance Project, underwritten by legendary award-winning musician/philanthropist, Herb Alpert and the Herb Alpert Foundation, was completed on time and on budget, it was announced by HSA Board Chair Charles Hamilton, Jr.  Over the past decade, HSA has received over $17 million dollars in financial support from […]

Asase Yaa presents "RISE UP! A Virtual Benefit Concert to #EndSARS"
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Asase Yaa presents “RISE UP! A Virtual Benefit Concert to #EndSARS”

Brooklyn-based Asase Yaa School of the Arts (for youth 3 -17) announces plans to broadcast “Rise Up! A Virtual Benefit Concert to #EndSars” on Thanksgiving Eve, Wednesday, November 25, 2020. Funds raised from the Mightycause.combenefit concert are being distributed by the Nigerian-based Agesin Jawe Ifa Herbal & Spiritual Center to grassroots community organizations who are leading the efforts to #EndSars […]

“POWER BOOK II: GHOST” To Return 12/6 - [WATCH TRAILER]
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“POWER BOOK II: GHOST” To Return 12/6 – [WATCH TRAILER]

STARZ Original series “Power Book II: Ghost will return on Sunday, December 6 at 8PM ET/PT on STARZ in the U.S. and Canada, also airing day and date on the Starzplay international streaming service across Europe, Latin America and Japan. Prior to the mid-season premiere on December 6, STARZ will air the first five episodes of “Power Book […]

Killer Mike's New Public Art Piece & Documentary
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Killer Mike’s New Public Art Piece & Documentary

KillerMike, iconic musician and salient voice for social activism, is being celebrated with an all-new mural created and painted by artist Fabian Williams aka Occasional Superstar.  Currently up in Atlanta’s Old Fourth Ward neighborhood, just around the corner from Mike’s barbershop and the birth place of Martin Luther King Jr., the mural depicts Killer Mike’s ‘Never Stop’ commitment […]

Quadriplegic filmmaker-advocate brings 'Our Humanity' in battle against COVID-19 in BIPOC communities
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Quadriplegic filmmaker-advocate brings ‘Our Humanity’ in battle against COVID-19 in BIPOC communities

As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, filmmaker-author-educator Crystal R. Emery is taking the lead with her Connecticut-based nonprofit, URU The Right to Be, Inc. (URU), in bringing accurate information to communities of color with Our Humanity. An innovative new public health media movement, Our Humanity sees URU working in partnership with nearly 30 organizations across the […]

Native American Heritage Month Highlighted on WORLD Channel
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Native American Heritage Month Highlighted on WORLD Channel

WORLD Channel in partnership with Vision Maker Media will commemorate Native American Heritage History Month and Veterans Day in November with the broadcast and streaming of more than 40 films that showcase the history and culture of Native Americans. These films are part of a month-long initiative that will also include several key events. “In this time […]

Add a Bit of Spice to Your Holiday Meals this Season with  Sonoran-Style Recipes
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Add a Bit of Spice to Your Holiday Meals this Season with Sonoran-Style Recipes

This holiday season take a trip to the culinary region of the American Southwest with a delicious new cookbook dedicated to foods inspired by the cultural and culinary diversity of the area. Cookbook author, blogger and award-winning food photographer, Jackie Alpers has created a delicious love letter to the influential food of the Southwest in TASTE […]

"Ask The Good Doctor" Premiers on Jam Network TV
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“Ask The Good Doctor” Premiers on Jam Network TV

The popular health and wellness series “Ask The Good Doctor,” hosted by nationally recognized Naturopath Dr. LaJoyce Brookshire, has been added to the JAM Network TV programming lineup, announced JAM Network TV Founder/CEO James Scott.  “Ask The Good Doctor” addresses health and wellness issues while offering concrete solutions to attain, maintain and reclaim perfect health. The innovative […]

How to Build a More Civilized Society, One Interaction at a Time
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How to Build a More Civilized Society, One Interaction at a Time

Is civility a lost art? Now more than ever, a refresher course on basic social graces seems abundantly needed. According to former political appointee, speaker and author Shelby Scarbrough, the core values of civility are trust, respect, courtesy, dignity, honor and humility. Scarbrough began her career in the White House Office of Presidential Advance, then became a […]

Multi-Award Winning Singer-Songwriter, Vivian Green Announces The Release of Her Upcoming Seventh Studio Album
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Multi-Award Winning Singer-Songwriter, Vivian Green Announces The Release of Her Upcoming Seventh Studio Album

The anticipated seventh studio album from multi-award winning singer-songwriter, VIVIAN GREEN. “LOVE ABSOLUTE” will be globally released on Friday, November 13th, via the Make Noise/SRG ILS/UMG label imprint. The album is officially available for pre-sale now and with the pre-order purchase fans are able to download and stream, “You Send Me“. Also on Friday, October 30th, fans will […]

Mariah Carey Partners with PushBlack To Enact Social Change
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Mariah Carey Partners with PushBlack To Enact Social Change

PushBlack, the digital hub for daily inspiring Black stories, has partnered with award-winning singer, songwriter and producer Mariah Carey in a first of its kind partnership between a non-profit and recording artist. Carey has lent her anthem Save The Day to PushBlack to serve as a call to action and to encourage Americans to enact social change.  […]

Black Public Media Wants African Americans to ‘BE HEARD!’
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Black Public Media Wants African Americans to ‘BE HEARD!’

Black Public Media (BPM) wants Americans to BE HEARD! this election season. The Harlem-based nonprofit focused on media content about the global Black experience has commissioned Color Farm Media to create BE HEARD!, a get-out-the vote social media campaign designed to engage the African American community around key issues surrounding the November 3 election. The […]