October 21, 2019

Michael Blackson, Vivica A. Fox to Host 2019 Hollywood and African Prestigious Awards

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Organizers of the Hollywood and African Prestigious Awards has announced the African king of comedy, Michael Blackson and Hollywood actress, Vivica A. Fox as hosts of its third edition. The […]
October 21, 2019

2020 Honda Battle of the Bands Lineup Revealed

– Eight HBCU marching bands selected to perform at 17th Honda Battle of the Bands Invitational Showcase – Over 1,800 band members to take the field […]
October 18, 2019

Diplomacy Worldwide Creative Director Eric Archibald to be Honored by BRAG at the 49th Annual Scholarship & Awards Gala on October 21st in NYC

Distinguished host and honorees include Gucci’s Dapper Dan NEW YORK, Oct. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Award-winning Creative Director of Diplomacy Worldwide, Eric Archibald, will be honored at the prestigious 49th Annual […]
October 15, 2019

‘Still I Rise’ — UN agency launches film tribute to rural women and girls featuring Maya Angelou

ROME, Oct. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — A powerful short film featuring acclaimed poet Maya Angelou was launched today by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) on the International Day […]
October 15, 2019

An Interactive Conversation Focused on Black Men and Vulnerability Kicks off National Tour

HOUSTON, Oct. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Last month, filmmaker Brian Ellison, anthropologist Marlon Hall, and sculptor Anthony Suber launched a series of conversations focused on the black male experience in contemporary society called “The […]
October 14, 2019

Celebrated Author Highlights Renewed Interest in Origins of African American West Coast Music Scene: Legendary ‘Dolphin’s Of Hollywood’ Music Store

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Author Jamelle Dolphin, grandson of legendary businessman and record label owner John Dolphin, recently noted the renewed interest in his grandfather’s legacy after […]
October 11, 2019

‘Behind Her Faith’: UMC (Urban Movie Channel) Greenlights New Docuseries from Paula Bryant-Ellis

Series to Feature Essence Atkins, Aisha Hinds, Emmy-Nominee Niecy Nash and The Shade Room Founder Angelica Nwandu SILVER SPRING, Md., Oct. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — UMC (Urban Movie Channel) – […]
October 10, 2019

Wanda Sykes to Host 28th Annual Bounce Trumpet Awards, Prestigious Event Celebrating African-American Achievement Moves to The Dolby Theatre in Hollywood

ATLANTA, Oct. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — EMMY® Award-winning comedian, actress and writer Wanda Sykes will host the 28th Annual Bounce Trumpet Awards, an exciting night of inspiration, history and crowd-rousing performances celebrating […]
October 9, 2019

TV and Broadway Leading Man Terron Brooks Stars in ‘The Soul of Broadway – Impossible Dreams’

Performance and Album Release on November 3rd, 2019; Release of Music Video “The Music of the Night” on October 8th, 2019 LOS ANGELES, Oct. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — 4 […]
October 9, 2019

Black Girl Takeover Weekend with screenings of “PUSHOUT: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools” Documentary in New York City on October 11-13

NEW YORK, Oct. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — On October 11 from 4 – 8 pm in New York City, “Black Girl Takeover Weekend” kicks off with a screening of “PUSHOUT: The Criminalization of […]
October 9, 2019

Meredith Corporation Names Shona Pinnock Diversity And Inclusion Director

DES MOINES, Iowa, Oct. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Meredith Corporation (NYSE: MDP; www.meredith.com), the leading media and marketing company reaching approximately 180 million American consumers – including nearly 90 percent […]
October 7, 2019

Lamont Dozier, Multi Award Winning Songwriter with Legendary Holland-Dozier-Holland, Provides a Window To Success and Motown History in His Memoir, ‘How Sweet It Is: A Songwriter’s Reflections on Music, Motown and the Mystery of the Muse’

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Lamont Dozier is one of the top songwriters in history, recognized by the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, the Songwriters Hall of Fame, BMI, the […]