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Isis King: Trailblazing LGBTQ+ Activist On HBO's 'Equal'
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Isis King: Trailblazing LGBTQ+ Activist On HBO’s ‘Equal’

Fashion model, designer and motivational speaker, Isis King is widely known for being the first trans woman to compete on both the 11 and 17 cycle of “America’s Next Top Model” thus becoming one of the most visible transgender people on television. She, along with Laverne Cox, was one of the first openly trans women […]

'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 […]

Geffen Playhouse's Premiere Of 'Bollywood Kitchen,' A Virtual Cooking Experience
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Geffen Playhouse’s Premiere Of ‘Bollywood Kitchen,’ A Virtual Cooking Experience

Geffen Playhouse, in association with Hypokrit Theatre Company, is launching filmmaker and cookbook author Sri Rao’s “Bollywood Kitchen” this month. The latest show is part of a new lineup of live, virtual, and interactive productions from the Los Angeles-based theater’s Geffen Stayhouse banner. Previews begin January 15, with opening night taking place on Jan.23. The […]

TBS’ “Go-Big Show” Presents Snoop Dogg’s Virtual New Year’s Eve Special
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TBS’ “Go-Big Show” Presents Snoop Dogg’s Virtual New Year’s Eve Special

Presented by TBS’ “Go-Big Show,” which premieres on January 7, hip-hop icon Snoop Dogg goes BIG on New Year’s Eve with a one-of-a-kind live virtual celebration from his Compound. Fans are invited to join Snoop, Bert Kreischer, Rosario Dawson, Jennifer Nettles, and AEW’s Cody Rhodes as they roast 2020 and dance into the new year, […]

Meet The First Black Female 'Dancing With The Stars' Pro
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Meet The First Black Female ‘Dancing With The Stars’ Pro

Professional dancer Britt Stewart is the newly minted and first Black female Pro on this season of “Dancing with the Stars.” Stewart is working to bring ballroom dancing to underprivileged communities — a population lacking opportunity and representation in the professional dance world. Stewart is no stranger to dancing with the stars, having toured and […]

Starz Premiers “In The Long Run” Season 3 Starring Idris Elba
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Starz Premiers “In The Long Run” Season 3 Starring Idris Elba

The highly-anticipated season 3 of “In the Long Run” starring award-winning actor Idris Elba premieres exclusively on Starz on Sunday, January 3, 2021 at 9:08 PM ET/PT following the “Power Book II: Ghost” finale with new episodes airing week-to-week every Sunday at 9 PM ET/PM and 12:01 AM ET/PT on the Starz App. It’s 1989, […]

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 […]

'Black Panther" Heads To TNT
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‘Black Panther” Heads To TNT

The blockbuster, groundbreaking film “Black Panther” will air on the TNT network on New Year’s Eve, Dec. 31, at 7:30 p.m. ET/PT Starring the late Chadwick A. Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, and Martin Freeman, “Black Panther” was seen and celebrated by millions in the movie theaters. Now, it’s on the small […]

HBO Max’s '12 Dates Of Christmas: Unwrapped' Premieres December 17
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HBO Max’s ’12 Dates Of Christmas: Unwrapped’ Premieres December 17

On December 17, “12 Dates of Christmas: Unwrapped” gets the cast back together for a holiday party to remember. Hosted by D.J. “Shangela” Pierce (HBO’s “We’re Here,” “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” “A Star Is Born”), this reunion special is a chance for Chad, Faith, Garrett and their love interests to unwrap everything that’s gone down since […]

REV. AL SHARPTON & NATIONAL ACTION NETWORK HONORED BLACK CULTURAL INFLUENCERS AT 11TH ANNUAL TRIUMPH AWARDS
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REV. AL SHARPTON & NATIONAL ACTION NETWORK HONORED BLACK CULTURAL INFLUENCERS AT 11TH ANNUAL TRIUMPH AWARDS

On Monday, December 7, civil rights leader Rev. Al Sharpton and civil rights organization National Action Network (NAN) hosted the 11th annual Triumph Awards to shine a light on leaders using their platforms to further the needs and values of Black communities in the wake of the covid-19 pandemic and racial justice climate in America. […]

'The Nation' Launches 'System Check,' A New Podcast With Melissa Harris-Perry And Dorian Warren
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‘The Nation’ Launches ‘System Check,’ A New Podcast With Melissa Harris-Perry And Dorian Warren

Progressive politics and culture news source The Nation has launched “System Check,” a new podcast focused on uncovering the “harmful systems” operating under the cloak of U.S. democracy. It is co-hosted by Melissa Harris-Perry and Dorian Warren. The show, which debuted in late Oct., brings “common sense to political commentary, turn down the frenzy and […]

'Run the World' Coming To Starz
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‘Run the World’ Coming To Starz

Many have been waiting for the Starz Original series “Run the World.” The eight-episode, half-hour series is created by Leigh Davenport (“The Perfect Find,” “Wendy Williams: The Hot Topic,” “Boomerang”) who will executive produce with Yvette Lee Bowser (“Living Single,” “black-ish,” Lionsgate’s “Dear White People”). The series is currently filming in Harlem and is produced […]

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 […]

“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 […]