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The Home Depot Kicks Off its "2017 Retool Your School Grant Program" for HBCUs
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The Home Depot Kicks Off its “2017 Retool Your School Grant Program” for HBCUs

Continuing its commitment to our nation’s accredited Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), The Home Depot has announced the launch of its 2017 Retool Your School Grant Program offering HBCUs an opportunity to apply for grants to use toward creating sustainable renovations and additions to their campuses. This year, The Home Depot is pleased to introduce […]

Skip Marley Now Signed to Island Records
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Skip Marley Now Signed to Island Records

Island Records has signed Skip Marley, a reggae prodigy for a new generation. Skip’s debut single “Lions,” is an intense call to action that “shows people when we are strong and unified no evil can get us.” Watch the powerful lyric video HERE!   “We are so proud to have Skip Marley join the Island family,” said […]

Winery Unveils Wines to be Poured at 2017 ACADEMY AWARDS® Ceremony & Governors Ball
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Winery Unveils Wines to be Poured at 2017 ACADEMY AWARDS® Ceremony & Governors Ball

Francis Ford Coppola Winery has unveiled two limited edition wines featuring commemorative labels that will be poured exclusively at this year’s 89th annual Academy Awards® and Governors Ball. An extension of the winery’s prestigious Director’s Cut collection, the two “Cinema Premiere 89thEdition” wines include a robust 2013 red wine blend as well as an exceptional 2015 Russian […]

Queen Bey Has Social Media Buzzing About Baby Announcement!
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Queen Bey Has Social Media Buzzing About Baby Announcement!

Beyonce took to Instagram to announce that she and husband Jay Z are expecting twins, (which also means that Blue Ivy will be a big sister!!)   The post read: We would like to share our love and happiness. We have been blessed two times over. We are incredibly grateful that our family will be […]

KeKe Palmer Brings New Year Motivation to City College Center for the Arts
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KeKe Palmer Brings New Year Motivation to City College Center for the Arts

Star of the big screen, small screen and the Great White Way, Keke Palmer heads to Aaron Davis Hall Thursday for a book signing for her recently released title, “I Don’t Belong to You: Quiet the Noise and Find Your Voice.” Her alternately funny and serious debut book reveals the many bumps and roadblocks she […]

Lincoln Center Launches "30 Days of $30" Ticket Lottery
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Lincoln Center Launches “30 Days of $30” Ticket Lottery

Lincoln Center has announced “30 Days for $30,” a new initiative offering greater access to performances for 30 days between February 1 and March 4, 2017. Via an online lottery hosted by Jujamcyn Theaters, Lincoln Center and many of its resident organizations will make prime seats available for only $30 to a wide swath of […]

"Black Women in Medicine Shows #whatadoctorlookslike
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“Black Women in Medicine Shows #whatadoctorlookslike

Hailed as “inspiring” by the Los Angeles Times, Crystal R. Emery’s documentary Black Women in Medicinepremieres on WORLD Channel on Wednesday, February 8, at 6 p.m. and reairs at 9 p.m. (check local listings). This moving portrait captures the tenacious women who have succeeded against all odds in the male-dominated medical field. A timely film, the work serves as […]

Child Author, Christopher Isaiah Penn Smith, shares his passion for dinosaurs in his new children’s book “Guess Who, Mr. Dinosaur?” Now Available
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Child Author, Christopher Isaiah Penn Smith, shares his passion for dinosaurs in his new children’s book “Guess Who, Mr. Dinosaur?” Now Available

It’s never too early to tap into your passion and pen your first book – just ask young author, Christopher Isaiah Penn Smith. At just four years old, Smith took his fascination for dinosaurs and published his first book entitled, “Guess Who, Mr. Dinosaur?” “My love for dinosaurs inspired me to write this book,” says […]

The New Edition Story on BET [TRAILER]
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The New Edition Story on BET [TRAILER]

Watch the New Edition Story on BET!  A 3-part Series on the popular R& B Group {Check local listings}

PBS Honors Extraordinary Achievements and Explores Important Conversations as Part of Black History Month Programming
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PBS Honors Extraordinary Achievements and Explores Important Conversations as Part of Black History Month Programming

To honor Black History Month, and as part of its commitment to celebrate the diversity of America year-round, PBS kicks off a new year with documentaries and specials that highlight the African-American experience through content on-air on PBS member stations and online through the PBS Black Culture Connection. New offerings include programs that reflect on […]

Big Sean Announces "I Decided" Tour Presented by Live Nation
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Big Sean Announces “I Decided” Tour Presented by Live Nation

Multi-platinum and Grammy®-nominated artist Big Sean will launch the I DECIDED. Tour in support of his highly anticipated new album I DECIDED. (G.O.O.D. Music / Def Jam Recordings). The U.S. tour, presented exclusively by Live Nation, will kick off Friday, March 17 in Houston, and visit over 20 cities, with multiple shows in Boston and […]

Tickets on Sale For NYC Broadway Week
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Tickets on Sale For NYC Broadway Week

NYC & Company, New York City’s official destination marketing organization, has announced that tickets are on sale for NYC Broadway WeekSM and the first-ever NYC Attractions WeekSM, both of which offer a two-for-one ticket deal. New Yorkers and visitors who take advantage of these programs will receive discounts when seeing a live Broadway performance or visiting a classic NYC attraction January […]

Sesame Street: K is for Kindness Tour Comes to Roosevelt Field January 7th
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Sesame Street: K is for Kindness Tour Comes to Roosevelt Field January 7th

HBO and Sesame Workshop—in partnership with local public television stations—announced the launch of the Sesame Street: K is for Kindness Tour, a free, multi-city experiential tour timed to and inspired by the new, 47th season of Sesame Street, the gold standard in children’s television. Created especially for preschool fans and their families, this immersive, limited-engagement […]

Nikki Beharie Has Been Tapped as Host of "AfroPop"
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Nikki Beharie Has Been Tapped as Host of “AfroPop”

Acclaimed actress Nikki Beharie will host the ninth season of the enlightening and award-winning public television show AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange. This season, the series presents a slate of documentaries to inspire and uplift, films that show how individuals and groups are positively impacting their communities and families and that capture the importance of […]

Movie Review: Barry
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Movie Review: Barry

As December comes closer to its end, so does the presidency of Barack Obama. Though too kind and trustworthy for his own good, he was still one of finest presidents we ever had.  He aimed to do everything he could to help his country, its citizens – even against the unmovable and cruel GOP and the multitudes who […]