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STARZ CELEBRATES BLACK WOMEN, FRIENDSHIP & HARLEM IN “RUN THE WORLD,” PREMIERING GLOBALLY ON MAY 16TH
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STARZ CELEBRATES BLACK WOMEN, FRIENDSHIP & HARLEM IN “RUN THE WORLD,” PREMIERING GLOBALLY ON MAY 16TH

Starz released the official trailer and key art for its new comedy series “Run the World,” created by Leigh Davenport (The Perfect Find, “Wendy Williams: The Hot Topic,” BET’s “Boomerang”) who will executive produce alongside showrunner Yvette Lee Bowser (“Living Single,” “black-ish,” Lionsgate’s “Dear White People”). The new Starz Original Series will premiere worldwide on […]

'Finding Sally' Investigates Disappearance Of Diplomat's Daughter On New Season Of 'AfroPoP'
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‘Finding Sally’ Investigates Disappearance Of Diplomat’s Daughter On New Season Of ‘AfroPoP’

Streaming and on-air on WORLD Channel starting April 12 Directed by Ethiopian-Canadian filmmaker Tamara Dawit, “Finding Sally” brings a moving true story of Ethiopian history, politics and family to public television audiences. Inspired by her own desire to learn more about her father’s Ethiopian roots and by a picture of his beautiful young sister whose […]

Black Filmmakers Battle For Up To $150,000 At The PitchBlack Forum
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Black Filmmakers Battle For Up To $150,000 At The PitchBlack Forum

Black directors will battle for up to $150,000 in funding for their television and digital projects at Black Public Media’s fourth PitchBLACK Forum this Wednesday and Thursday from 1 to 4 p.m. The virtual pitching event before entertainment executives and funders (like Netflix, CPB, PBS, Sundance, The Ford Foundation, Viacom, TV One, the Southern Documentary […]

WOMEN’S MONTH SPOTLIGHT: Celebrity And Athlete Publicist, Content Creator And Entrepreneur Krystle Coleman Entering World Of Film And Hollywood
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WOMEN’S MONTH SPOTLIGHT: Celebrity And Athlete Publicist, Content Creator And Entrepreneur Krystle Coleman Entering World Of Film And Hollywood

Krystle Coleman is the founder and CEO of Midori Star Media Group a full-service public relations boutique. She is not only known for her brand she is also quite credited as a writer, creative and event designer. By age 35 she has built her name in the game working with some of the most prominent […]

HBO Documentary Films’ Groundbreaking Series 'Exterminate All The Brutes," By Acclaimed Filmmaker Raoul Peck, Debuts April 7
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HBO Documentary Films’ Groundbreaking Series ‘Exterminate All The Brutes,” By Acclaimed Filmmaker Raoul Peck, Debuts April 7

“Exterminate All The Brutes,” by acclaimed filmmaker Raoul Peck (“I Am Not Your Negro,” HBO’s “Sometimes in April”), is a four-part series that pushes the boundaries of traditional documentary filmmaking, offering an expansive exploration of the exploitative and genocidal aspects of European colonialism, from America to Africa and its impact on society today. The series […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Groundbreaking Doc Highlights Unheard Voices Of Black Men In America To Air February
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Groundbreaking Doc Highlights Unheard Voices Of Black Men In America To Air February

In an effort to change the negative perceptions of African-American men in the media, 5J Entertainment in collaboration with a prominent assembly of Black leaders and professionals has announced the pioneering documentary “What About Me.” It will air in syndication February 6 – 28. The men featured in the film include actor Marcus Scribner of […]

New Doc Examines The Roots Of The American Radical Right -- 'Ku Klux Klan: An American Story'
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New Doc Examines The Roots Of The American Radical Right — ‘Ku Klux Klan: An American Story’

Winston Churchill wrote, “Those that fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it.” MagellanTV is now showcasing a new documentary, “Ku Klux Klan: An American Story,” and providing it free of charge to anyone who wants to watch it on the MagellanTV platform—through the end of January 2021. Why is MagellanTV highlighting such […]

Lisa Yaro: Grammy-Nominated, Nigerian-Born Songstress Takes On New Music & 2021 Projects
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Lisa Yaro: Grammy-Nominated, Nigerian-Born Songstress Takes On New Music & 2021 Projects

Grammy-nominated songwriter, singer, producer, actor, and model Lisa Yaro is poised to make 2021 her year with the release of multiple projects, including new music, a feature film, and more original content for her popular YouTube channel. The Nigerian-born entertainer to discuss all of her new projects, her inspirational success story having already worked with […]

'W.A.P.: Women and Protest' Highlights Black Female Artists and Media Moguls Who are Standing Up For Social Justice
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‘W.A.P.: Women and Protest’ Highlights Black Female Artists and Media Moguls Who are Standing Up For Social Justice

In a continuing commitment to amplify the voices of social justice philanthropists of color and disrupt the philanthropy sector, Bridge Philanthropic Consulting (BPC) is publishing the second position paper in its new series called The Iconic Impact Initiative. The newest paper, “W.A.P.: Women And Protest,” highlights 12 Black women who are leveraging their celebrity, platforms, […]

Academy Award Nominee  Chiwetel Ejiofor And Academy Award Winner Anne Hathaway Team Up For HBO Max's New Original Feature Film 'Locked Down'
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Academy Award Nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor And Academy Award Winner Anne Hathaway Team Up For HBO Max’s New Original Feature Film ‘Locked Down’

HBO Max recently debuted the first trailer for “Locked Down,” the new original feature film from Warner Bros. Pictures and AGC Studios. Doug Liman directed the movie which stars Academy Award winner Anne Hathaway and Academy Award nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor. Also starring are Stephen Merchant, Mindy Kaling, Lucy Boynton, Dulé Hill, Jazmyn Simon, with Ben […]

TheWrap’s Inaugural Changemakers List Of 'Women Who Saved Entertainment In 2020' Honors Regina King, Megan Thee Stallion
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TheWrap’s Inaugural Changemakers List Of ‘Women Who Saved Entertainment In 2020’ Honors Regina King, Megan Thee Stallion

Digital entertainment outlet TheWrap released its inaugural “ChangeMakers List: Women Who Saved Entertainment in 2020″ as part of its Third Annual Power Women Summit, which tool place December 8-10. The ChangeMakers list honors the women who made an impact in the entertainment community as the industry was brought to a staggering halt during a year […]