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NEW YORK, Feb. 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Award-winning gospel and worship singer-songwriter Maranda Curtis lends her voice to promote prevention of liver cancer in the African American community. The acclaimed music artist has partnered with Blue Faery: The Adrienne Wilson Liver Cancer Association to create a new public service announcement (PSA) campaign and live cast […]

Source: Publicity / Central City Productions https://gofund.me/8f2dddaf Nashville, TN – January 31, 2022 – As the Music Director of BET’S Bobby Jones Gospel television show, Derrick Lee has touched the lives of many in the Gospel Community, and the world!  However, even while working and on the road, Derrick has been on dialysis for many […]

ATLANTA, May 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — A first-of-its-kind tribute to the trailblazing artists, iconic entertainers, and legendary luminaries who have impacted both Black culture and the community at large, the Black Music & Entertainment Walk of Fame (BMEWOF) will officially induct its inaugural class of honorees this June, during Black Music Month. The formal induction ceremony will take place in Atlanta, GA on June 17, […]

Richmond, VA – April 12, 2021 – On Sunday, May 2, 2021, the Community is invited to the unveiling of the Honorary Street Sign Ceremony for Music Maestro Larry Bland.  The thirty minute ceremony and unveiling will take place in the 1400 Block of Idlewood Avenue from 2pm to 2:30pm between the Randolph Community Center […]

The following is a joint statement from Karen Boykin-Towns, Vice-Chair of the NAACP National Board of Directors and Chairman of the NAACP Image Awards Committee; Connie Orlando, EVP of Specials, Music Programming & Music Strategy, BET; Executive Producers Reggie Hudlin and Phil Gurin; Co-Executive Producer Byron Phillips; and Producer Robin Reinhardt. “After careful consideration and guidance from health experts and state and local government, […]

NEW YORK, Dec. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The holidays might look a little different this year, but The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP)‘s top seasonal songs are bringing much-needed comfort and cheer to listeners at home. With holiday music taking over the radio waves earlier than ever, ASCAP, a professional membership organization of songwriters, composers and music […]

ATLANTA, Dec. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Bounce, the first and only broadcast and multi-platform entertainment network serving African Americans, has announced the full roster of honorees for the 2020 Bounce Trumpet Awards which annually recognize the outstanding accomplishments of African Americans who have succeeded against great odds and inspired success in others. This year’s 29th annual ceremony – entitled The Bounce Trumpet […]

RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Nov. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Boehringer Ingelheim announced that “Beyond Breathless,” a new documentary featuring award-winning actress, musician and TV producer Queen Latifah and New York Yankees legend Bernie Williams – who both lost a parent to interstitial lung disease (ILD) – will premiere on A&E December 5 at 12 p.m. ET. “Beyond Breathless” is the first documentary to spotlight the journey […]

NEW YORK, NY – OCTOBER 27, 2020) BET announces a new original documentary titled “Smoke: Marijuana + Black America,” set to premiere on Wednesday, November 18th at 10pm ET/PT. Narrated and executive produced by multi-platinum rapper and entrepreneur, Nasir “Nas” Jones, the two-hour special examines marijuana’s cultural, social, economic and legal impact on American society and the Black community. Told through the […]

NEW YORK, Nov. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris expressed strong support for Israel and the U.S.-Israel relationship, while voicing alarm over rising antisemitism in the United States. Their remarks to the 2019 American Jewish Committee (AJC) Global Forum offer insights into their stances on two of the major policy concerns set forth in AJC’s statement of congratulations to Biden after […]

Sheilah Belle “The Belle” presents Stellar Award recognition to the Virginia Aires on being nominated for Quartet Group of the Year 2020 Hampton Roads, Virginia (October 25, 2020) – The Virginia Aires, known for their impeccable harmonies and heart felt tunes having been singing together for over thirty years. They are known for putting a […]

(Black PR Wire) NEW YORK — ESSENCE, the number one, technology and commerce company dedicated to Black women, is dedicating its 2020 Election special coverage to vice-presidential nominee Kamala Harris’s historic run for the White House, featuring Harris on the cover of its Election 2020 digital package  and the stories of the Black women leading the […]