In honor of Black History Month we’re delighted to share with you the poetic voice of writer Theodore Mosley, honoring Dr. Martin Luther, King, Jr. I heard the cries in the night before my life was laid to rest upon the mountaintop of fires. Heeding the call to resurrect the injustice that was produced […]
Earlier today ABC announced that Paul Lee is out as president of the broadcast network after five years in the position. Effective immediately, Lee will be replaced by Channing Dungey, ABC’s vice president of drama development.
Starting out as a young poet, Nikki Giovanni helped give voice to the civil rights movement of the 1960s. The poems of Nikki Giovanni helped to define the African-American voice of the 1960s, ’70s and beyond, as a prominent force in the Black Arts movement.
(Los Angeles, CA) On fire! That’s the best way to describe Kendrick Lamar’s performance at the 2016 GRAMMY Awards on Monday night February 15. Introduced by hip hop icon Ice Cube, and his son Osha Jackson Jr. (Straight Outta Compton
The day after LL Cool J hosts the GRAMMY Awards, the rapper/actor DNA is uncovered on PBS’ “Finding Your Roots.” The series host Henry Louis Gates Jr. guides the two-time GRAMMY winner down a winding DNA trail of surprises that uncovers his family tree. On PBS’ Finding Your Roots, the rapper discovers that his mother,
(San Diego, CA) The Founder of National Action Network, political activist Al Sharpton known for his outspoken political activism, leading protests against racial injustice, is coming to San Diego on Saturday, February 27, 2016. Closing out February, with a Black History Month affair: “Revival of the Movement,” Sharpton will serve as keynote speaker for the event, hosted by
In celebration of Black History Month, Disney Channel is airing a series of “Be Inspired” segments celebrating African-American heroes, activists, legends and inspiring stories.
What do you get when you mix hard work, dedication and a few fearless women wanting to make a change in their community?
On Saturday, Feb. 5, the 47th annual NAACP Image Awards were held at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium. Actor Morris Chestnut who interviewed on the red carpet said it best what the award show represents, “We are here to celebrate us, for doing what we do best.”
As we head into the Super Bowl, here are 10 amazing facts on the incredible journey of Fritz Pollard, one of the first African-American players to play professional football and also the first to become a head coach.