January 9, 2020

TransMedia Group to Publicize VERSACE Documentary Film at African American Women In Cinema (AAWIC) Sundance Edition: Special Film Screening Program

PARK CITY, Utah, Jan. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — TransMedia Group to fashion publicity for Terence Gordon’s highly anticipated documentary about an Iconic fashion designer entitled, “What’s in a Name: The Alfredo Versace […]
January 9, 2020

Jesse Jackson To Honor Rory Gamble, Maureen Taylor, John Conyers, Jon Wolman in Detroit on MLK Day

DETROIT, Jan. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Rainbow PUSH founder and legendary civil rights leader, Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr., will host MLK national holiday at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, January 20, 2020 at historic […]
January 9, 2020

Howard Receives Collection of African American Art, Establishes Endowed Chair for Race and Black Politics in Honor of Legendary Scholar Ronald W. Walters

WASHINGTON, Jan. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Internationally renowned scholar and activist Ronald W. Walters, Ph.D., was recognized as a leading political strategist and expert on issues affecting the African diaspora. […]
January 8, 2020

Top Morning Favorite, The Rickey Smiley Morning Show, Extends Its Reach to a New Audience

Rickey Smiley’s Urban AC morning show launched January 6, 2020 DALLAS, Jan. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Reach Media Inc.’s nationally syndicated Rickey Smiley Morning Show debuts as an Urban […]
January 8, 2020

Wanda Sykes Hosts 28th Annual Bounce Trumpet Awards World Premiering Sunday, Jan. 12 at 9:00 p.m. ET on Bounce

Martin Lawrence, Cedric the Entertainer, Marsai Martin, Ambassador Andrew Young, Hydeia Broadbent and Phylicia Fant Honored Prestigious Event Features Performances and Appearances by Will Smith, Niecy […]
January 7, 2020

Artists in Great Lakes Region Win Joyce Awards to Create New Works Reflecting Their Diverse Communities

Four Art and Culture Collaborations in Chicago, Minneapolis and Cleveland Awarded $50,000 Grants CHICAGO, Jan. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The Joyce Foundation announced today that the 2020 Joyce Awards have […]
December 9, 2019

The National Museum of African American Music Seeks Submissions of Creative Artwork from Visual Artists

African American music museum hosts call for entries to feature original art installations NASHVILLE, Tenn., Dec. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — When the National Museum of African American Music (NMAAM) opens […]
December 3, 2019

Holly Robinson Peete, Deborah Cox, Terri J. Vaughn, Loni Love, Dawnn Lewis, Maria Taylor, and More Deliver Inspiration This December on the Hit Podcast “Money Making Conversations,” Hosted by Rushion McDonald

ATLANTA, Dec. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — “Money Making Conversations” hosted by Rushion McDonald provides an empowerment-packed lineup of stars and business moguls this December, bringing holiday cheer and inspiration into […]
December 2, 2019

Martin Lawrence, Cedric the Entertainer, Marsai Martin, Ambassador Andrew Young, Hydeia Broadbent and Phylicia Fant Named Recipients of Bounce Trumpet Awards

Wanda Sykes to Host 28th Annual Prestigious Event at Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, World Premieres on Bounce on Sun. Jan. 12 at 9:00 p.m. ET ATLANTA, Dec. […]
December 2, 2019

MasterClass Announces Misty Copeland to Teach Ballet Technique and Artistry

First ballet class with American Ballet Theatre’s first African American principal ballerina SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — MasterClass, the platform that makes it possible for anyone to […]
November 26, 2019

UMC And RLJ Entertainment Present A HOUSE DIVIDED: Season 1

Available on DVD and on Digital on December 3, 2019 LOS ANGELES, Nov. 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Urban Movie Channel (UMC) and RLJ Entertainment will release Season 1 […]
November 25, 2019

Weeksville Heritage Center and Asase Yaa Cultural Arts Foundation Present an Early Kwanzaa Celebration

Saturday, December 14, 2019, 12:00PM-8:00PM BROOKLYN, N.Y., Nov. 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Brooklyn historic house museum Weeksville Heritage Center will partner with local performing arts organization Asase Yaa Cultural […]