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New York – June 17, 2019 – MTV Studios, a unit of MTV and Viacom today announced Peabody®, Emmy® and Golden Globe® winning actress Tracee Ellis Ross will voice and executive produce “Jodie,” the first in a series of spinoffs based on MTV’s iconic “Daria” franchise.  “Daria,” which ran for five seasons (1997-2002) came out […]

NEW YORK, June 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Today BET Networks announces Tyler Perry will be honored with the Ultimate Icon Award at the 19th annual “BET Awards.” The entertainment powerhouse and business mogul will be presented with the Ultimate Icon Award for his continued cultural impact in entertainment. The 2019 “BET Awards” will air LIVE on Sunday, June 23 at 8pm ET from the Microsoft Theater in Los […]

(Black PR Wire) NEW YORK — ESSENCE Communications, the number one media, technology and commerce company dedicated to Black women, today announced that former First Lady Michelle Obama will headline its 25th Anniversary ESSENCE Festival of Culture in New Orleans, LA, taking place July 4-7, 2019. On the heels of the historic success of her […]

Black PR Wire) WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. (CBCF) announced today, for the first time in the foundation’s history, two senators — Senator Cory Booker (New Jersey) and Senator Kamala D. Harris (California) — will serve as honorary co-chairs for the 48th Annual Legislative Conference (ALC), scheduled for September 12-16, 2018. […]

So just how many movies and TV shows do we have to watch before we can start seeing more of an increase of movies showing the success of the Black man and Black woman in positive movie and TV roles. There are JUST TOO many movies that depict people of color in a negative light […]

Ramin Ganeshram, a former journalist for The New York Times and Forbes, penned the book. Backlash ensued over the depiction that slaves were thrilled to be held against their will.

After a few jokes about leaving the country, realizing the reality of Donald Trump's presidential bid, the Whoopi Goldberg took things to the next level by removing hyphens from her ethnic identity, implying that her family is rooted in America, not anywhere else.

The Metro Transit Police Department has released a report highlighting the racial disparities among public transit riders in Minneapolis-St. Paul, namely that Black adults are more likely to receive fines than their White counterparts. The data collected by the Metro Transit Police Department focused on the amount of fines given to those who could not pay public transit fares in the […]

Jannie Ligons, who reported Holtzclaw to the police, was joined by other victims outside of the Oklahoma County District Courthouse with civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump, who represented five of the victims.

Douglasville residents were thrilled to see a change in the political makeup of their small, rural city last week when Rochelle Robinson was elected mayor, making her both the first female and the first Black politician to hold the seat,

Speaking to NewsOne, blind athlete and three-time Paralympic champion Lex Gillette shares how he's inspiring others to be positive.

Knollenberg said he didn't intend to offend anyone with his comments. He also suggested he wasn't racist because he had a Black employee.