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Black PR Wire) ATLANTA, GA – Brown Sugar, the popular subscription streaming service from Bounce, will feature both a curated collection and popular returning titles in honor of Women’s History Month this March. To celebrate, March’s curated collection will include the classic hit Foxy Brown starring Pam Grier, Frankie and Alice starring Halle Berry, the multi-generational coming of age story The Women of Brewster Place featuring […]

Just two days after Super Tuesday, the race to the White House pretty much became a race between two white men in their 70’s Bernie Sanders and former Vice President Joe Biden.  The numbers were clear and the people spoke loudly. To that end, Mike Bloomberg, paid attention, and ended his run for president, and […]

New York, NY — March 3, 2020 – BET+ announced the new original drama from Tyler Perry, “Tyler Perry’s Ruthless,” will premiere Thursday, March 19, 2020, exclusively across all platforms the service is available. Three episodes, of the 24-episode one-hour drama, will be available to stream with new episodes launching every Thursday. “Tyler Perry’s Ruthless” is the first new original series from Tyler Perry to […]

NEW YORK, Feb. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Today, TIME’s Emmy-award winning division TIME Studios launches its groundbreaking immersive project, The March, which brings the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom and Martin Luther King Jr.’s iconic “I Have a Dream” speech to virtual reality for the first time. Co-created by TIME’s Emmy-winning Mia Tramz and industry-leading immersive storyteller Alton Glass, with executive producer and narrator […]

(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 […]

Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey made a tough decision today.  After much thought, the fifty-year-old Senator has decided to drop out of the Democratic presidential race.  The decision ends a nearly yearlong platform that has been built around a message of peace and unity, just the opposite of the posture of President Trump. Senator […]

WILMINGTON, Del., Jan. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Following news that civil right activist Reverend Al Sharpton penned a letter to Skadden Arps calling for more diversity at the firm and others like it, Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware Campaign (CPBD) Manager Chris Coffey released the following statement: “For generations, Delaware’s justice system has been plagued by the institutional disenfranchisement of people of color from the top […]

As former the first lady Michelle Obama continues to travel around the world and promoting her book BECOMING, the love for her seems to continue to grow even stronger. Most recently, the Former first lady was named the “most admired woman” in the world for the second year in a row in Gallup’s annual poll. […]

Source: Brandon Williams / @Bwill_2live Honorees Jamie Foxx, Missy Elliott, Sylvia, Chance The Rapper and Ryan Jamaal Swain  Performances by Anita Baker, Ne-Yo, Wale, Brandy, Eric Benet Al B. Sure!, Chante Moore, Pastor Charles Jenkins and Jac Ross (SILVER SPRING, MD) – December 9, 2019 – Some of the biggest names in film, television, and music […]

(Black PR Wire)  – (Arkansas City, Ark.) The State of Arkansas is honoring one of its native sons, John H. Johnson, with an official holiday, Friday, November 1, 2019.  John H. Johnson Day was established April 16, 2019 during the 92nd General Assembly. Johnson published Ebony and Jet Magazines, and was the founder, publisher, chairman and […]

NEW YORK, Oct. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — This first book by Rihanna is an exclusive, inside look into her world. Rihanna, a stunning visual narrative from the international cultural icon, is to be published by Phaidon. From her childhood in Barbados to her worldwide tours, from quintessential fashion moments to private time with friends and family, the book showcases intimate […]

NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Michael Kors is pleased to announce that Academy Award-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o has joined Watch Hunger Stop, the brand’s global philanthropic campaign against hunger. Now entering its seventh year, Watch Hunger Stop supports the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and its school meals program. The Watch Hunger Stop campaign has […]