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  • BET Networks commemorates Black History Month with its first miniseries, “THE BOOK OF NEGROES”, premiering Monday, February 16 at 8 pm

    BET Networks commemorates Black History Month with its first miniseries, “THE BOOK OF NEGROES”, premiering Monday, February 16 at 8 pm

    This six-part historical drama, in the tradition of Roots, is based on Lawrence Hill’s award-winning book. “The Book of Negroes” depicts the extraordinary life journey of Aminata Diallo (Aunjanue Ellis) – an indomitable African woman who cuts a swath through a world that is pre-disposed to underestimate her. Kidnapped by slave traders in West Africa and subsequently enslaved in South Carolina, Aminata must navigate her way through the American Revolution in New York, the isolated refuge of Nova Scotia and […]

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  • BET HONORS 2015 to air on Feb. 23

    BET HONORS 2015 to air on Feb. 23

    BET Networks celebrates Black excellence with the eighth annual “The BET Honors” special hosted by television personality, actor and comedian, Wayne Brady. The star-studded night honored five distinguished African Americans performing at exceptional levels in the areas of art, music, theater, technology and business. This year’s remarkable honorees are Dr. Johnnetta Betsch Cole, Phylicia Rashad, Usher Raymond, John W. Thompson and Kanye West. “THE BET HONORS” 2015 will premiere on Monday, February 23, 2015 at 9 pm ET and on […]

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  • BET HONORS 2015 to air on Feb. 23

    BET HONORS 2015 to air on Feb. 23

    BET Networks celebrates Black excellence with the eighth annual “The BET Honors” special hosted by television personality, actor and comedian, Wayne Brady. The star-studded night honored five distinguished African Americans performing at exceptional levels in the areas of art, music, theater, technology and business. This year’s remarkable honorees are Dr. Johnnetta Betsch Cole, Phylicia Rashad, Usher Raymond, John W. Thompson and Kanye West. “THE BET HONORS” 2015 will premiere on Monday, February 23, 2015 at 9 pm ET and on […]

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  • BET HONORS 2015 to air on Feb. 23

    BET HONORS 2015 to air on Feb. 23

    BET Networks celebrates Black excellence with the eighth annual “The BET Honors” special hosted by television personality, actor and comedian, Wayne Brady. The star-studded night honored five distinguished African Americans performing at exceptional levels in the areas of art, music, theater, technology and business. This year’s remarkable honorees are Dr. Johnnetta Betsch Cole, Phylicia Rashad, Usher Raymond, John W. Thompson and Kanye West. “THE BET HONORS” 2015 will premiere on Monday, February 23, 2015 at 9 pm ET and on […]

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  • BET HONORS 2015 to air on Feb. 23

    BET HONORS 2015 to air on Feb. 23

    BET Networks celebrates Black excellence with the eighth annual “The BET Honors” special hosted by television personality, actor and comedian, Wayne Brady. The star-studded night honored five distinguished African Americans performing at exceptional levels in the areas of art, music, theater, technology and business. This year’s remarkable honorees are Dr. Johnnetta Betsch Cole, Phylicia Rashad, Usher Raymond, John W. Thompson and Kanye West. “THE BET HONORS” 2015 will premiere on Monday, February 23, 2015 at 9 pm ET and on […]

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  • Las Vegas celebrates Chinese New Year

    Las Vegas celebrates Chinese New Year

    The first day of the 2015 Chinese New Year is on February 19, 2015 in China’s time zone. This day is a new moon day, and is the first day of the first Chinese lunar month in the Chinese Lunar Calendar system. The exact new moon time is at 07:48 a.m. on 19-Feb-2015 in China’s time zone. The “Entertainment Capital of the World” will celebrate Chinese New Year this February with an impressive collection of symbolic decor, traditional Chinese cuisine […]

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  • Legendary Actress Pam Grier, Essence Editor-in-Chief Emerita Susan L. Taylor Among Women of Power Legacy Award Honorees

    Legendary Actress Pam Grier, Essence Editor-in-Chief Emerita Susan L. Taylor Among Women of Power Legacy Award Honorees

    BLACK ENTERPRISE will present its highest honor in recognition of the achievements of black women when it presents the Women of Power Legacy Awards at the 2015 Women of Power Summit on March 3, 2015, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The Women of Power Summit is the nation’s No. 1 executive development and leadership conference for women of color, annually attracting more than 800 corporate executives, professionals and businesswomen from across the country. The Women of Power Legacy Awards recognize outstanding […]

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  • Legacy Recordings Commemorates 50th Anniversary of Montgomery-Selma Civil Rights Marches with Release of The Staple Singers’ Freedom Highway Complete

    Legacy Recordings Commemorates 50th Anniversary of Montgomery-Selma Civil Rights Marches with Release of The Staple Singers’ Freedom Highway Complete

    Historic Soul/Gospel Concert Masterpiece Available via CD, Online and 2LP Configurations on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, will release Freedom Highway Complete – Recorded Live at Chicago’s New Nazareth Church, a newly remixed, remastered and expanded edition of the live concert masterpiece recorded by the Staple Singers in April 1965 in support and celebration of that year’s historic civil rights marches from Montgomery to Selma, Alabama. Freedom Highway Complete will be available as a […]

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  • Boston: Marvin Gaye Tribute 2014 – Dec. 4

    Boston: Marvin Gaye Tribute 2014 – Dec. 4

    A tribute to the great Marvin Gaye. For more info and tickets, visit: http://www.berklee.edu/events/vulnerable-marvin-gaye-tribute

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