MCLEAN, Va., Feb. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Hilton recently hosted the American Black Film Festival Honors awards ceremony and dinner at the Beverly Hilton hotel to celebrate influential artists and creators for their distinguished contributions to American entertainment. During the evening, the American Black Film Festival recognized Academy Award-winning actor Louis Gossett Jr. with the Hollywood Legacy Award; screenwriter, […]

(Black PR Wire) NEW YORK — ESSENCE, the number one media, technology and commerce company dedicated to Black women globally, has unveiled the honorees for its highly-esteemed 2020 Black Women in Hollywood Awards. The highly coveted invitation-only Oscar-week event—spotlighting Hollywood’s most renowned and accomplished women at the forefront of the industry—will be held on Thursday, February 6, 2020 […]

Black History Month

Here, we celebrate a few of our favorite Black producers and directors who are making sure our stories are told authentically in Hollywood.

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Jan. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Hard Rock International has announced today its first artist residency of 2020 with Grammy Award-Nominated DJ Khaled featuring an eight-date run at the newly opened DAER Nightclub/Dayclub at the world’s first Guitar Hotel®, located in Hollywood, Fla.; DAER Nightclub at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City; and Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & […]

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 […]

This is birthday many people will remember.  It was a few weeks ago when Will Smith said he would be doing the unthinkable for his 50th birthday and today is the day.   The now 50 year old award winning actor will be going bungee jumping from a plane! This is so unheard of. Praying for […]

After 21 years of living in Bloomfield Hills, MI, Vickie Winans has decided to move to Hollywood CA!  Because of her decision to move, she has also decided to sell many of her belongings.  She says the sale will take place at her actual 10,000 square foot home and will be hosted by Simply Amazing […]

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Lynneice Washington has made history as the first African-American woman to become a District Attorney in the state of Alabama.

The Oscar winner encountered some unnecessary drama at a West Hollywood eatery.

Comedian and actress Kym Whitley spent some time in the studio with GRIFF and guest host Maurette Brown-Clark. She talked about her show, “Raising Whitley,” on OWN and her 5-year-old son Joshua. She also details the activity of her non-profit organization, Comics for Kids. She explains that the organization primarily deals with picking up foster […]

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According to a new diversity report, Tinseltown suffers from a lack of equal representation.

On the famed Hollywood Walk of Fame, a group of bold activists added the names of several Black victims of police brutality and violence to unused stars at the popular tourist destination. Michael Brown Jr., Tamir Rice, Eric Garner and little Aiyana Stanley-Jones were among the names emblazoned onto the sidewalk, VIBE reports. The group, […]