Tasha Smith Tapped as Director for Pilot Episode of Upcoming FOX Series "Our Kind of People" From Producers Karin Gist and Lee Daniels

Multihyphenate actress, director, producer and coach, Tasha Smith, has been brought on to direct the pilot and second episode of the upcoming FOX drama, "Our Kind of People," inspired by the book by Laurence Otis Graham and produced by Karin ...

Woman Receives Cicero Speechwriting Award

Norfolk native, Shereese Floyd-Thompson, founder and chief storytelling officer for the Witness My Life Movement, has won a 2021 Cicero Speechwriting Award from Vital Speeches of the Day.

Get Into It With Tami Roman to Premiere On FOX SOUL

Actress, Producer, Television Personality, Comedian, Spokesperson and Seasoned Businesswoman Tami Roman recently premiered her new show, Get Into It With Tami Roman on FOX SOUL.

Terron Brooks Releases New Single “Tomorrow” Available May 7

Terron Brooks, two-time NAACP Award nominated singer-songwriter, actor and writer recently announced the release of his new inspirational single “Tomorrow,” available for download May 7.

Fire in Little Africa Set for May 28

Fire in Little Africa – a groundbreaking album of original material, written and recorded by a collective of Oklahoma hip hop artists to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre – will be released on May 28 by ...

Black Female Marketing Strategist Creates a Virtual Concert Experience for Artists with Over 1.5 Million Viewers

Artists looking for a complete virtual experience have a new way to draw in audiences from around the globe with SetApartandChosen.com. The newly improved channel, whose primary focus is allocated to Christian and Gospel artists, aims to provide a virtual ...

OWN’S Award-Winning Hit Series ‘Iyanla: Fix My Life’ To Conclude With Its Eighth Season

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network has announced that after ten years and eight seasons, the award-winning hit “Iyanla: Fix My Life” will have its series finale when all-new episodes premiere Saturday, April 10 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. A two-hour farewell special ...

Golden Globe Winner Idris Elba Signs Multi-Book Deal With HarperCollins Children’s Books

Iconic and multi-award-winning actor, musician, filmmaker, and activist Idris Elba has signed a global multi-book deal with HarperCollins to publish a range of children’s books launching in 2022.

Celebrating Women’s History Month

Pandora Rev recently announced that it will celebrate Women’s History Month with a special virtual event, Pandora LIVE Powered By Women, featuring performances by Gwen Stefani and Jazmine Sullivan. Hoda Kotb from SiriusXM’s TODAY Show Radio (ch.108) will host the ...

Film Collection Honors Black History Month

Celebrating the talented Black actors and filmmakers in the TV and film world is an easy and enjoyable way to commemorate Black History Month. Among those noted stars is Vivica A. Fox, a leading lady in numerous blockbuster films.

In celebration of Black History Month, Hallmark Mahogany Gives Away One Million Cards

Hallmark Mahogany, the greeting card brand that has honored and celebrated Black culture for more than 30 years, recently announced the launch of a giveaway of one million greeting cards in celebration of Black History Month.

Comcast Launches Black Experience on Xfinity Channel, Endorsed by African American Film Critics Association

Comcast NBCUniversal is excited to announce the launch of Black Experience on Xfinity, a first-of-its kind destination of Black entertainment, movies, TV shows, news, and more. Curated by industry leaders, Black Experience will feature high-quality content from many of Xfinity’s ...

Dave Chappelle Tests Positive for COVID; Cancels All Shows

Comedian Dave Chappelle tested positive for the coronavirus just before a recently scheduled comedy show. As a result, Chappelle’s upcoming appearances were canceled, a spokeswoman said.

Michele Ghee named CEO of EBONY & JET MAGAZINE

Bridgeman Sports & Media has installed Michele Ghee as CEO of iconic brands EBONY & JET. This historically rooted brand celebrates 75 years of chronicling Black life in America. With that, it now embarks on its future with Ghee boldly ...

Straight To View: Nielsen Begins Tracking Premium Theatrical Films Being Distributed On Streaming Platforms

Nielsen (NYSE: NLSN) recently announced that it is launching its Theatrical Video On-Demand (TVOD) measurement service as a way to capture viewing to movie releases that are directly available to consumers to rent or purchase on demand through streaming/MVPD platforms.