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A&E Premieres Six-Part Limited Series WHO KILLED TUPAC?, Today Photo A&E Premieres Six-Part Limited Series WHO KILLED TUPAC?, Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

A&E Network will premiere the six-part limited series WHO KILLED TUPAC? which follows famed civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump as he conducts, for the first time ever, a no-stone-unturned investigation twenty years after the death of the dynamic and influential rapper and actor.

Yusuf Hawkins Documentary Selected as ABFF and Lightbox Documentary Winner Photo Yusuf Hawkins Documentary Selected as ABFF and Lightbox Documentary Winner
by Tori Hartshorn - Nov 20, 2017

The American Black Film Festival (ABFF) and Lightbox, the award-winning U.S. and U.K. production company, today announced that director Muta'Ali is the recipient of their first annual documentary film development fund. Muta'Ali will work with Lightbox and ABFF to develop his feature documentary Storm Over Brooklyn.

A&E Premieres Six-Part Limited Series WHO KILLED TUPAC?, 11/21 Photo A&E Premieres Six-Part Limited Series WHO KILLED TUPAC?, 11/21
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 16, 2017

A&E Network will premiere the six-part limited series WHO KILLED TUPAC? which follows famed civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump as he conducts, for the first time ever, a no-stone-unturned investigation twenty years after the death of the dynamic and influential rapper and actor.

Annie Lennox, Forest Whitaker and More Line Up for Global Citizen Week Photo Annie Lennox, Forest Whitaker and More Line Up for Global Citizen Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Global Citizen today announced Global Citizen Week, a series of events that will culminate with the 2017 Global Citizen Festival in New York City's Central Park.

Jeff Simmermon's 'And I Am Not Lying' Now Available on Vinyl via Dischord Records Photo Jeff Simmermon's 'And I Am Not Lying' Now Available on Vinyl via Dischord Records
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 22, 2017

Storytelling comedian Jeff Simmermon recently released his debut album And I Am Not Lying, premiering at #1 on the iTunes comedy charts. The album is now available on hot pink vinyl via the Dischord Records web store.

Electric Violinist Rose Bartu Releases New Single 'Freedom' Photo Electric Violinist Rose Bartu Releases New Single 'Freedom'
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 16, 2017

Rose Bartu, Austrian-raised and NYC-based singer/songwriter and electric violinist, is releasing her first single ‚ÄúFreedom‚ÄĚ from her upcoming EP on August 28, 2017, the date chosen as it marks the anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s ‚ÄúI Have A Dream‚ÄĚ speech.

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for THE TERMS OF MY SURRENDER Photo Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for THE TERMS OF MY SURRENDER
by Walter McBride - Aug 11, 2017

BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the star-studded, star-spangled red carpet below!

Halle Berry to Open Empowerment Experience Stage at Time Inc.'s 2017 ESSENCE Festival
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 29, 2017

Time Inc.'s (NYSE:TIME) ESSENCE today announced that Academy Award-winning actress Halle Berry will open the Empowerment Experience Stage at the 2017 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans, presented by Coca-Cola, on Friday, June 30, 2017 at 11:30am, which will kick off the Festival's weekend slate of daytime programming at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.

Jeff Simmermon's 'And I Am NOt Lying' Out Now; #1 Debut at iTunes Comedy
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 15, 2017

Storytelling comedian Jeff Simmermon's debut album, And I Am Not Lying is out now on Comedy Dynamics and debuted at #1 on the iTunes Comedy chart.

A&E Announces Premiere Dates for BIGGIE: THE LIFE OF NOTORIOUS B.I.G. and WHO KILLED TUPAC?
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 5, 2017

A&E Network will premiere the definitive documentary BIGGIE: THE LIFE OF NOTORIOUS B.I.G. as the inaugural project airing under the recently relaunched 'Biography' banner.

Story-telling Comedian Jeff Simmermon Premieres 'Vomit Fist' at Metal Insider
by Caryn Robbins - May 31, 2017

Comedian Jeff Simmermon has created an oratory carnival on his upcoming debut album of comedic tales, And I Am Not Lying, due out June 9 via Comedy Dynamics.

A&E to Present Documentaries BIGGIE: THE LIFE OF NOTORIOUS B.I.G. and WHO KILLED TUPAC? This June
by Caryn Robbins - May 24, 2017

A&E Network will premiere the definitive documentary BIGGIE: THE LIFE OF NOTORIOUS B.I.G. as the inaugural project airing under the recently relaunched 'Biography' banner

STAGE TUBE: Thousands Turn Out for Star-Studded Anti-Trump Protest in NYC
by Stage Tube - Jan 19, 2017

On the eve of the inauguration of Donald J. Trump, thousands took to the streets in New York City, flooding the avenues surrounding Columbus Circle to witness a star-studded protest against the president elect and his incoming administration.

Photo Coverage: Denzel Washington & Viola Davis Walk the Red Carpet for FENCES NYC Premiere
by Walter McBride - Dec 20, 2016

Fences, starring Tony winners Denzel Washington and Viola Davis, doesn't arrive in movie theatres until December 25, but the cast just gathered last night the celebrate the NYC premiere. BroadwayWorld was there for the special night, and you can check out photos below!

Tichina Arnold to Host Al Sharpton's 2016 Triumph Awards
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 12, 2016

Hosted by Tichina Arnold, The 2016 Triumph Awards presented by National Action Network and TV One recognizes distinguished individuals and corporations in civil rights, the arts, entertainment, education, business and sports. Honorees have made a positive impact on society by utilizing their talents and resources to help those within under-resourced communities.  

STREET FIGHT, Academy Award Nominated Documentary Returns to Netflix on September 1st
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 31, 2016

Directed by two-time Oscar nominated documentary filmmaker, Marshall Curry, and winner of the Audience Award at the Tribeca Film Festival, the critically acclaimed film was called ‚Äúthe best American political documentary since¬†The War Room‚ÄĚ by the Washington Post.

Oprah Winfrey to Appear at Time Inc.'s 2016 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 30, 2016

Organizers of Time Inc.'s (NYSE:TIME) ESSENCE Festival today announced that world renowned television host, actress, producer, philanthropist and entrepreneur Oprah Winfrey will appear at the 2016 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans

National Book Award Winner James McBride Set as Next Writer in the Loft, 4/18
by Tyler Peterson - Mar 23, 2016

The Music Hall's Writers in the Loft series will present the National Book Award-winning author of the bestseller The Good Lord Bird, James McBride with his first nonfiction work since his celebrated memoir The Color of Water. McBride's new book KILL 'EM AND LEAVE: Searching for James Brown and the American Soul is more than a book about James Brown. It is an unsettling metaphor for American life: the tension between North and South, black and white, rich and poor.

VIDEO: President Obama Leads Sing-Along at Ray Charles Tribute
by Caryn Robbins - Feb 26, 2016

President Obama led a sing-along to Ray Charles' classic song 'What'd I Say' at the White House. Among the performers at the event were Usher, Demi Lovato, gospel singer Yolanda Adams and The Band Perry.

The World Premiere of WHAT OF THE DAY Set for Pan African Film Festival In Los Angeles
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 22, 2016

On Saturday, February 6, 2016, during Black History Month, 'What Of The Day' will make its World Premiere at the Pan African Film Festival

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