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.

GoodGirlPR Launches New Jazz/Pop Project with Christina Jones and Kimiko Ishizaka

GoodGirlPR has announced an untitled collaboration between Christina Jones and composer/pianist Kimiko Ishizaka to be released this year. The album will consist of original, heart wrenching songs – all in the name of saving love. Further collaborators are Corey Allen ...

Byron Allen To Launch TheGrio.TV To Target African-American Viewers

Byron Allen’s Allen Media Group recently announced that its recently-acquired MGM over-the-air broadcast television network Light TV will officially transition to TheGrio.TV television network on January 15, 2021 – the start of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday weekend.

(RED) And Mavin Records Announce Partnership With New Single And Remix Competition

On World AIDS Day, Africa’s most influential record label, Mavin Records, and (RED) joined forces to fight two pandemics: AIDS and COVID-19. Launched recently, the remix of the hit single “Jaiye” by Mavin Artist LADIPOE, features Aluna and Sigag Lauren, ...

MasterClass Announces Alicia Keys to Teach Songwriting and Producing

MasterClass, the streaming platform where anyone can learn from the world’s best across a wide range of subjects, recently announced that 15-time Grammy Award®-winning artist Alicia Keys will teach a class on songwriting and producing.

Radio Host Cayman Kelly Proudly Announces His Achievement As the First African-American Voice of ESPN Radio

Regarded, best-selling author and entertainment voice-over artist veteran of 20 years, Cayman Kelly recently celebrated his continued collaboration with ESPN Sports as the first African-American voice of ESPN Radio, reaching millions of sports fans nationwide.

Imani Motion Pictures Releases New Trailer For ‘DUTCH,’ An Urban Literature Cult Classic

Imani Motion Pictures has released the brand new trailer for the urban lit cult classic DUTCH, based on the first book of an epic trilogy by Teri Woods.

Enough “Say Their Names …

The writings of Ronald Montgomery with a diverse team of seven accomplished authors amplify and relay the messages of protest board-up art and photography as tools for systemic change to achieve racial equality. This fall’s release of ENOUGH “Say Their ...

PBS Promotes Sylvia Bugg To Serve As Chief Of Programming

PBS recently announced the promotion of Sylvia Bugg to serve as Chief Programming Executive and General Manager, General Audience Programming. Bugg will take on this new role immediately and report directly to PBS President and CEO Paula Kerger.