Pictured: Writer-Director Barry Jenkins, Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs and Sreenwriter Theodore Witcher prior to a 20th Anniversary screening of "Love Jones" presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, on Tuesday, June 13, 2017.
In a push for diversity and inclusion, the Academy
(New York, NY) June 28, 2017 – Time Inc.’s (NYSE:TIME) ESSENCE today announced that Academy Award-winning actress Halle Berry will open the Empowerment Experience Stage at the 2017 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans, presented by Coca-Cola, on Friday, June 30, 2017 at 11:30am, which will
Time Inc.’s (NYSE:TIME) ESSENCE Festival® presented by Coca-Cola® kicks off Friday, with a line-up of the nation’s leading speakers, influencers and artists at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center on June 30-July 2, 2017 in New Orleans, LA.
Attendees will be inspired and empowered to affect change in
Twitter has welcomed Candi Castleberry-Singleton into its fold as vice president of inclusion and diversity as the social media platform steps up its game to better represent the demographic of its influential users.
"Im so excited to join the team at Twitter to lead inclusion and diversity efforts for
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OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network’s acclaimed original drama series, “Greenleaf,” from Lionsgate, award-winning writer/producer Craig Wright (“Lost,” “Six Feet Under”) and executive producers Clement Virgo (“The Book of Negros”) and Oprah Winfrey (“Selma”), will return with a
Who watched the BET Awards last night? Yes to Black culture. Yes to creativity. Yes to dreams. Yes to legacy. Yes to us!
Here’s a quick run down of who we couldn't get enough of. Bruno Mars, of course. We can always expect Bruno and his
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Summer’s here! And, you know what that means—time to take advantage of three months of clear blue skies, longer days, sunshine, and getting out to enjoy those California
As I prepared to write this post, I messaged one of my friends and asked the question: 'Do you swim?' Her answer, "Yeah baby, I'm from Texas." I laughed when I read her matter of fact answer because, that's my exact same answer, being from Arizona! Ya'll Texans and
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TV ONE Celebrates Black Music Month with a powerful new season of the award-winning series, UNSUNG on a new night, Sunday July 9, beginning at 9 PM. ET.
Iconic show moves to Sunday nights and will spotlight the music of Wyclef, Marvin Sapp, Jagged Edge, Shanice,
Thurgood Marshall the country’s first African-American supreme court justice, is coming to the big screen and will be portrayed by non other than, Chadwick Boseman.
Chadwick Boseman is known for his stirring portrayals of Jackie Robinson (42) and James Brown in Get on Up, we're all award worthy performances.The