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Snoop Dogg and Michael Harris Honored at The Black Business Association’s “Virtual Salute to Black Music”
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Snoop Dogg and Michael Harris Honored at The Black Business Association’s “Virtual Salute to Black Music”

Rap/Hip-Hop music icon and philanthropist, Calvin “Snoop Dogg” Broadus and businessman/philanthropist Michael Harris are this year’s honorees for the Black Business Association (BBA),“Virtual Salute to Black Music Awards” on Thursday, June 24, at 5:30 -7 PM. The BBA is the oldest ethnic business organization in the State of California and will host its Annual event […]

CARIBBEAN SPORT AND ENTERTAINMENT CONTENT TO BE SHOWCASED IN ONLINE FILM FESTIVAL
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CARIBBEAN SPORT AND ENTERTAINMENT CONTENT TO BE SHOWCASED IN ONLINE FILM FESTIVAL

Caribbean content remains one of the most sought after globally yet remains largely untapped. That is the basis by which, RealVibez, the entertainment subsidiary of Blue Mahoe Capital, will launch its inaugural online film festival, to take place this August. A move that can be described as innovative in keeping with its parent company Blue […]

Tribeca Festival To Introduce Inaugural Belafonte Award And Juneteenth Programming
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Tribeca Festival To Introduce Inaugural Belafonte Award And Juneteenth Programming

Tribeca Festival’s specially curated Juneteenth programming, a festival-wide celebration of the richness of Black stories and storytellers, will take place June 9-June 20th.   Juneteenth programming will be highlighted in different verticals throughout the Festival and culminate on Juneteenth (June 19th), celebrating voices from the African Diaspora, with a special emphasis on African-American artists, performers, […]

Recording Artist & Filmmaker Rhyan Lamarr Releases '90s Inspired Music Video "Tonight" Featuring KC Wavey & Caleb Taylor
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Recording Artist & Filmmaker Rhyan Lamarr Releases ’90s Inspired Music Video “Tonight” Featuring KC Wavey & Caleb Taylor

Music artist, film director, and music producer Rhyan LaMarr takes the viewer on a visual journey hand crafted to emulate the ’90s. All while unpacking his mind-state as it relates to being a Christian in love, Rhyan, with the help of Caleb Taylor and KC Wavey, break down being in a relationship during the toughest […]

Sam Ash Music Donates Over $20K In Musical Instruments To Hempstead's David Paterson Elementary School
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Sam Ash Music Donates Over $20K In Musical Instruments To Hempstead’s David Paterson Elementary School

Sam Ash Music visited David Paterson Elementary School on May 14th to present the Elementary School with over 60 brand new instruments worth a total of $22,240. Sam Ash, represented by family members Jerry (former chairman), Sammy (COO), and fourth generation members — Ben, Adam, and Derek– to make the donation in Bernice Ash’s name. […]

Producer Dave Wooley Featured In ABC-TV Documentary, "Mike Tyson: The Knockout"
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Producer Dave Wooley Featured In ABC-TV Documentary, “Mike Tyson: The Knockout”

Born and raised in New York City’s Harlem, educated at Delaware’s Wilmington University (where he remains an adjunct business professor) Dave Wooley rose to prominence as the only Black man in the country to be awarded exclusive paid-per-view and closed-circuit television broadcasting rights to the Mike Tyson versus Michael Spinks “Once And For All” mega, […]

Black Public Media Awards $410,000 To Creatives At PitchBlack Awards
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Black Public Media Awards $410,000 To Creatives At PitchBlack Awards

Black Public Media (BPM) awarded its highest-ever total funding to five teams competing at its PitchBLACK Forum, an interactive pitching competition before public television and commercial distributors and funders. The creatives received $410,000 in funding for their productions at the PitchBLACK Awards on Friday, closing out the fourth edition of BPM’s intensive 360 Incubator+ fellowship, […]

Meet Singer Moran Levi
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Meet Singer Moran Levi

At the age of 18, Moran Levi was recruited into the Israeli army. She was her fellow soldier’s entertainer. Upon completion of her duties as a soldier to her country, Moran went back to Israel to embark on her journey as an entertainer; she performed in hotels and supper clubs in Israel. As her reputation […]

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, […]