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DENVER, Aug. 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Dr. No, the film that introduced the world to the iconic James Bond franchise – not to mention Sean Connery in the starring role – is coming back to theaters this summer to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the film’s release.  In 1962, Sean Connery introduced Ian Fleming’s character to cinema audiences and “Bond, James Bond” is now one of the most […]

(Black PR Wire) Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Black Chambers, Inc. (USBC) applauds the Senate on confirming Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court in a historic vote today. Judge Jackson is the first African American woman confirmed to the highest court in the land by the U.S. Senate.   Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson received a […]

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Stacey Abrams will speak about moving forward after a setback at the inaugural California Conference for Women, a virtual event to be held on March 4th. Abrams, the first Black woman in U.S. history to earn a major party nomination for governor, will share her own journey of moving from setback to success. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Seven whites and four Blacks arrested after an all-night sit-in at Englewood, N.J., city hall.

Once known as the Devil’s half acre,” plans for advancing the Lumpkin’s Jail site to a museum or memorial are officially underway.

Nearly forty years after Roots debuted on national television, the History Channel has brought the iconic story back to the forefront of our nation’s consciousness. History’s re-imagining of one of the highest-rated TV shows of all time “will allow new audiences to experience this epic family saga with a new vision that is both inspiring […]

Governor Terry R. McAuliffe has granted the rights of an additional 206,000 felons bringing the total to 224,000 restoration of rights grants to date. As of April 22, 2016, all individuals that have completed incarceration and have been released from supervised probation and parole are eligible for restoration of rights for felony offenses. I would […]

Paramount and Netflix dropped out of an overnight bidding war that ended with the historically large offer from Fox Searchlight.

A 25-year-old Black woman is making history by becoming the youngest judge in the history of Easley, South Carolina. According to ForHarriet.com, Jasmine Twitty —…

https://instagram.com/p/6vtpwTIg8m/ A 25-year-old Black woman is making history by becoming the youngest judge in the history of Easley, South Carolina. According to ForHarriet.com, Jasmine Twitty — a graduate of the College of Charleston — has long been recognized for her dedication to developing young people into professionals. Now, the young woman is solidifying her place […]