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Bill Maher to Launch New Podcast 'Club Random' Photo Bill Maher to Launch New Podcast 'Club Random'
by Michael Major - Mar 10, 2022

The weekly podcast reunites Bill with one of the original Politically Incorrect writers, Chris Case and, former PI producer Chuck LaBella, both of whom will exec produce the podcast alongside Bill. Upcoming guests include William Shatner, Quentin Tarantino, rap artist Freddie Gibbs, YouTube's Hannah Stocking, Bella Thorne, Judd Apatow, and more.

Prince Harry & Meghan to Receive President's Award at 53rd NAACP Image Awards Photo Prince Harry & Meghan to Receive President's Award at 53rd NAACP Image Awards
by Michael Major - Feb 24, 2022

As previously reported, the “53rd NAACP Image Awards” will include a performance by Nine-time Grammy Award winning singer Mary J. Blige and appearances by Issa Rae, Kerry Washington, LL Cool J, Michael Strahan, Morgan Freeman, Nikole Hannah-Jones, Paula Patton, Questlove, Samuel L. Jackson, Simu Lius, Tiffany Haddish and Zendaya.

ABC News Partners With Roc Nation For LET THE WORLD SEE Photo ABC News Partners With Roc Nation For LET THE WORLD SEE
by Michael Major - Dec 2, 2021

The series will chronicle Ms. Mamie Till-Mobley’s fierce quest for justice that sparked the civil rights movement after her son Emmett Till’s brutal murder. The series is a companion to ABC's new limited series 'Women of the Movement', which stars Adrienne Warren as Ms. Mamie Til-Mobley. Watch a sneak peek at the new docu-series now!

A SOULFUL CHRISTMAS Will Be Performed At Kimmel Cultural Campus Photo A SOULFUL CHRISTMAS Will Be Performed At Kimmel Cultural Campus
by Stephi Wild - Nov 3, 2021

The Kimmel Cultural Campus presents the return of its beloved annual holiday celebration, A Soulful Christmas, the joyful evening of gospel music and beloved holiday songs. To ensure the health and safety of participating artists, the event will be more intimate- with a smaller number of singers participating socially distanced on an extended stage inside its Verizon Hall on Tuesday, December 14, 2021, at 7:30 p.m.

Three-Part Documentary OBAMA: IN PURSUIT OF A MORE PERFECT UNION Debuts August 3 Photo Three-Part Documentary OBAMA: IN PURSUIT OF A MORE PERFECT UNION Debuts August 3
by TV News Desk - Jul 21, 2021

OBAMA: IN PURSUIT OF A MORE PERFECT UNION is directed by Emmy® winner Peter Kunhardt (HBO’s “True Justice: Bryan Stevenson’s Fight For Equality,” “John McCain: For Whom the Bell Tolls”, “King in the Wilderness”).

LeBron James Receives NAACP President's Award Photo LeBron James Receives NAACP President's Award
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Mar 25, 2021

Marking his eighth consecutive year as host, Anthony Anderson is an Emmy and Golden Globe-nominated actor and currently the star and Executive Producer of ABC’s multi-award winning sitcom, “black-ish.”

Composer Matthew Head Talks PBS' THE BLACK CHURCH On Tom Needham's SOUNDS OF FILM Photo Composer Matthew Head Talks PBS' THE BLACK CHURCH On Tom Needham's SOUNDS OF FILM
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 16, 2021

THE BLACK CHURCH's composer Matthew Head joins Tom Needham on the next SOUNDS OF FILM. Emmy-winning composer Matthew Head (P-Valley) scored PBS and WETA's upcoming 'The Black Church: This is Our Story, This is Our Song.' His inspiration for creating the score and brand new gospel songs comes from his own childhood experiences in the Black church.

Raven Theatre Announces New Play Development Initiative Photo Raven Theatre Announces New Play Development Initiative
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 5, 2021

Raven Theatre has announced a new $25,000 play development initiative, supporting up to three commissions over the next three years. Tyla Abercrumbie has been chosen as the inaugural recipient. In addition to financial support, playwrights will benefit from workshops with actors and private or public readings during the development process. The new initiative is made possible thanks to a generous donation from Raven Board Member Stephen Johnson.

Trojan Jamaica & BMG Release Re-Imagining of 'Got To Be Tough' Photo Trojan Jamaica & BMG Release Re-Imagining of 'Got To Be Tough'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Feb 5, 2021

Today, Trojan Jamaica/BMG officially released the powerful Until The Ribbon Breaks' re-imagination of Toots and The Maytals' 'Got To Be Tough' (the title track of the album released in August via Trojan Jamaica / BMG).

BAM Presents Virtual Programs Celebrating The Life And Legacy Of Dr King Photo BAM Presents Virtual Programs Celebrating The Life And Legacy Of Dr King
by Stephi Wild - Jan 13, 2021

Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) celebrates the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. To sustain the tradition while venues around the world remain closed, BAM will launch events virtually, connecting communities across the nation.

BAM Announces PJ Morton, Tarriona 'Tank' Ball, and More for 35th Annual Brooklyn Trib Photo BAM Announces PJ Morton, Tarriona 'Tank' Ball, and More for 35th Annual Brooklyn Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 17, 2020

Brooklyn Academy of Music today announced details of its 35th Annual Brooklyn Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., which brings together artists, activists, civic leaders, and the public for a communal commemoration and reflection on the life and legacy of Dr. King, on Monday, January 18, 2021.

Until the Ribbon Breaks Re-Imagines 'Got To Be Tough' Photo Until the Ribbon Breaks Re-Imagines 'Got To Be Tough'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Oct 28, 2020

Until The Ribbon Breaks has released a remix and accompanying video for legendary Jamaican musical pioneers Toots and The Maytals' hit single 'Got To Be Tough' (the title track of the album released in August via Trojan Jamaica / BMG).

Showtime Sports Announces Six-Part Series THE MISSION Photo Showtime Sports Announces Six-Part Series THE MISSION
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Oct 9, 2020

SHOWTIME Sports today has announced a short feature series from the makers of SHUT UP AND DRIBBLE.

BAM Announces Virtual Programs for the Fall Photo BAM Announces Virtual Programs for the Fall
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 8, 2020

BAM today announced plans for virtual programs including theater, kids and family, literary, and film events. The fresh slate of offerings include the world premiere of V's (formerly Eve Ensler) That Kindness: Nurses in their Own Words; a talk with co-creator of #BlackLivesMatter and the Black Lives Matter Global Network Alicia Garza; and more!

Trae Crowder aka “The Liberal Redneck,” Talks Andrew Yang And UBI On Tom Needham' Photo Trae Crowder aka “The Liberal Redneck,” Talks Andrew Yang And UBI On Tom Needham's SOUNDS OF FILM
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 5, 2020

INHERENT GOOD producer Trae Crowder, WE ARE MANY director Amir Amiriani, and MIRACLE FISHING director Mikes Hargrove join Tom Needham on Thursday's THE SOUNDS OF FILM.

Al Hirschfeld Foundation Presents Online Exhibition, 'West Wing Ha! - Presidents & Th Photo Al Hirschfeld Foundation Presents Online Exhibition, 'West Wing Ha! - Presidents & Their Challengers As Seen By Hirschfeld'
by Stephi Wild - Sep 21, 2020

The Al Hirschfeld Foundation is proud to announce the latest in a series of online exhibitions exploring the work of one of the most iconic artists of the last century. As America engages in one of the most closely-watched presidential elections in history, The Al Hirschfeld Foundation has launched 'West Wing Ha! -  Presidents & Their Challengers As Seen By Hirschfeld.'  

Craft Recordings Set to Release 'The Gospel Truth: The Complete Singles Collection' Photo Craft Recordings Set to Release 'The Gospel Truth: The Complete Singles Collection'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Sep 17, 2020

Craft Recordings announces the release of The Gospel Truth: The Complete Singles Collection, a brand new, comprehensive compilation that spotlights The Gospel Truth Records.

Alexander Payne, Ernest Dickerson, Josh Fox & Hal Hartley Up Next On THE BEST OF TOM  Photo Alexander Payne, Ernest Dickerson, Josh Fox & Hal Hartley Up Next On THE BEST OF TOM NEEDHAM'S SOUNDS OF FILM
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 8, 2020

Legendary directors Alexander Payne, Ernest Dickerson, Josh Fox and Hal Hartley are Tom Needham's special guests on this Thursday's THE BEST OF THE SOUNDS OF FILM.

Scoop: Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of MIXEDISH on ABC - Tuesday, September 8, 2020 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of MIXEDISH on ABC - Tuesday, September 8, 2020
by TV Scoop - Aug 26, 2020

Find out what's happening on Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of MIXEDISH and if it's a new episode, airing on ABC on Tuesday, September 8, 2020!

VIDEO: Reimagined Version Of Stevie Wonder's 'Black Man' Video Features August Wilson Photo VIDEO: Reimagined Version Of Stevie Wonder's 'Black Man' Video Features August Wilson, Alvin Ailey, and Denzel Washington
by Stephi Wild - Aug 24, 2020

A powerful new video is now available for the creative reimagining of Stevie Wonder's 'Black Man,' remixed by Brennan Williams (aka Will Coloan), producer and founder of Coloan Records.

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