The word on the streets at the Cannes Film Festival, is that Spike Lee's latest joint, BlacKkKlansman, draws 10-minute standing ovation. Produced along with the Get Out team that includes Jordan Peele and Jason Blum, the film is in competition at the Cannes Film Festival, where
May 9, 2018 (NEW YORK, NY) – Essence Communications today announcedthat the 2018 ESSENCE Festival® presented by Coca-Cola® will debut ‘Conference & Expos,’ an expanded daytime community enrichment experience with a new slate of interactive programming. Incorporating talks, expos, roundtables, workshops, podcasts and more, the Festival’s
Black Astrophysics researcher and science educator Hakeem Oluseyi's memoir, "The Stars in My Soul," is being adapted into a film. "Soul," a memoir co-written by Oluseyi (pictured above) is about his life, has just been picked up by Working Title. Chadwick Boseman and Logan Coles are producing the
OWN announced today its new original one-hour romantic drama from award-winning producers Mara Brock Akil (“Being Mary Jane,” “The Game,” “Girlfriends”) and Salim Akil (“Black Lightning”) will premiere on Tuesday, June 19 at 10 p.m. ET/PT (after Tyler Perry’s “The Haves and the Have Nots
SANTA MONICA, CA (May 7, 2018) – Dick Clark productions and NBC announced today that music legend, Janet Jackson, will be honored with the prestigious ICON Award at the “2018 Billboard Music Awards,” and will deliver a highly-anticipated performance that will be her first on television in nine years.
Summer is just right around the corner, and there are plenty of films to look forward to. Check out what's scheduled to hit theaters starting in June.
OCEAN’S 8 (Warner Bros) - 6/8/18
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Synopsis: Debbie Ocean (Sandra Bullock) attempts to pull off the
(Left to Right) Panelists from 2017's The State of Black America Town Hall taping presented by TV One and the National Urban League: Dr. Michael Eric Dyson, Georgetown University Professor and Author; Angela Sailor, Former Director, RNC's Coalition Department; Paris Dennard, GOP Commentator; Angela Rye, Political Commentator and
Event: Jazz at the Creek – 2018 Summer Concert Series
Date: Saturday, May 26th, 2018
Time: 3 p.m. – 8 p.m. (2 p.m. doors open)
Place: Market Creek Plaza Amphitheatre, 310 Euclid Avenue, San Diego, CA 92114
SAN DIEGO, CA - Jazz at the Creek, (JATC) will celebrate the
(San Diego, CA) Community members in Southeastern San Diego, are on a mission to make sure that Black youth are exposed to STEM based careers.
The educational event held at Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation, is just one out of a series of events hosted by