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King Family Approves Miniseries and Jackie ‘Moms’ Mabley (Watch)

*In advance of Black History Month, Olive Films will debut on Blu-ray the civil rights-inspired "Amazing Grace" ($29.95 SRP) and the "astute and compelling"...

eOne Music Releases Hits Collection with Billboard #1 Gospel Hits

*NASHVILLE, TN --  Entertainment One Music (eOne Music) releases a must-have album out today, January 13, with the greatest hits collection "Billboard #1 Gospel Hits,"...

OWN to Air World Premiere of ‘Light Girls’ Monday

*Los Angeles – OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network will air the world premiere of “Light Girls” on Monday, January 19 at 9 p.m.– 11 p.m....

Dorinda Clark-Cole’s Fifth Album ‘Living it’ Hits Stores February 17

*Dorinda Clark-Cole has built an iconic career in ministry and music, two areas that have been a fabric of her life since she was...

Sometimes You Need Help From Above: Enter WEtv’s ‘Match Made in Heaven’

*New York – Meet Shawn Bullard, an African American real estate magnate and former college athlete looking for true love.  And who better to...

Legacy Recordings Commemorates Montgomery-Selma Civil Rights Marches with ‘Freedom Highway Complete’

*Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment,  releases "Freedom Highway Complete;" - Recorded Live at Chicago's New Nazareth Church.  The release is a...

Israel Houghton’s New Single: ‘How Awesome is Our God’ Features Yolanda Adams

*(New York, NY) -- Multi Grammy®, Stellar and Dove Award winning gospel recording artist, Israel Houghton teams up, for the first time, with gospel...

46th NAACP Image Awards to Honor Atty Gen. Eric H. Holder. Jr.

*Los  Angeles, CA– The Honorable, Attorney General of the United States, Eric H. Holder, Jr. is set to receive the NAACP Chairman’s Award during...

Essence Honors Notable Black Women in Hollywood With Annual Luncheon

*Cast members of Netflix’s “Orange is the New Black,” actress/director Regina King and “Beyond the Lights” leading lady Gugu Mbatha-Raw will be in good...

Christopher ‘Play’ Martin is on a Mission with Brand Newz and ‘Go Fund Me Campaign’

*Entertainment pioneer Christopher “Play” Martin is on a mission to bring balance back to the media with innovative news organization and ‘Hip Hop Has...

21st Annual African-American Film Marketplace and S.E. Manly Short Film Showcase to Feature Gina Prince-Bythewood & Michael Schultz

*(Hollywood, CA) - The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC) hosts its 21st Annual African American Film Marketplace and S.E. Manly Short Film...

DeDe McGuire Does Dallas (Radio) Again

*Dallas, Texas --  Service Broadcasting Director of Operations and K104 Brand Manager and Program Director George “Geo” Cook announced today that DeDe McGuire will continue...

The 23rd Annual Pan African Film Festival Back from February 5 – 16

*The 23rd annual Pan African Film & Arts Festival (PAFF) today announced that director Stanley Nelson’s "The Black Panthers:  Vanguard of the Revolution" will...

Female MC Jessi Jone Performs at Paradox Nightclub

Female MC Jessi Jone performs at Paradox Nightclub Sunday, January 18, 2015 Award winning rapper Jessi Jone to perform her new single “Text Message’ at...

Hi Tech Comes to the Hood: ‘Digital and Beyond’ in L.A. at Leimert Park January 14

*Playa Vista, CA –Talk LA will produce "Digital and Beyond," a tech and digital marketing event focused on exposing the next generation of entrepreneurs to...

Word is Trump’s Planning to Issue Over 100 Pardons Before Exit

*CNN is reporting that Donald Trump is preparing to issue around 100 pardons and commutations on his final full day in office Tuesday. Trump administration...
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