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  • THE AFRICA CHANNEL announces 20 new primetime series for 2019

    THE AFRICA CHANNEL announces 20 new primetime series for 2019

    Celebrating a banner year for content acquisitions, The Africa Channel will air a collection of 20 new primetimes series representing premium drama, lifestyle and news programming from Africathroughout the year. In addition, the company will stream over 50 hours of content in support Black History Month on Comcast’s Xfinity platform.  VP, Programming & Acquisitions Karen Juve says, “We have been extremely fortunate to be able to tap into the increasing pool of talent from the continent and beyond, and present world-class content that […]

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  • Black Veterans Salute the Legendary Buffalo Soldier Colonel Charles Young for Black History Month

    Black Veterans Salute the Legendary Buffalo Soldier Colonel Charles Young for Black History Month

    By: Charles Blatcher, III Chairman – National Coalition of Black Veteran Organizations        The Kentucky Center for African American Heritage, KCAAH, unveiled the Colonel Charles Young Veterans Flag Memorial in the City of Louisville on Veterans Day. The memorial was conceived by the Louisville chapter of the National Association of Black Veterans as an expression of patriotism. I attended by the invitation of KCAAH to offer a few words in support of the program.        The museum has done an […]

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  • HBO Announces Call For Entries For 2019 Asian Pacific American Visionaries Short Film Competition

    HBO Announces Call For Entries For 2019 Asian Pacific American Visionaries Short Film Competition

    Three winners will have their works premiere on HBO in 2019. Shown is the 2018 reel highlighting the winner. HBO, home to the shows that everyone is talking about,  announced today the call for entries for its third annual Asian Pacific American Visionaries, the leading short film competition showcasing cinematic storytellers of Asian and Pacific Islander descent. The top three winners will receive cash prizes and the opportunity to premiere their works on HBO (and/or its on-demand, digital and/or social […]

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  • Oprah reacts to new exhibit “Watching Oprah” at the Smithsonian

    Oprah reacts to new exhibit “Watching Oprah” at the Smithsonian

    New Exhibit – “Watching Oprah: The Oprah Winfrey Show and American Culture,” at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture continues through June 2019. The exhibition uses the story of Oprah Winfrey and her 25-year daytime talk show as a lens to explore contemporary American history and culture, especially issues of power, gender, and the media.

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  • Welcome to the Intersection – Women of Color On the Move- a traveling motivational exhibit that highlights the untold stories of struggle and success

    Welcome to the Intersection – Women of Color On the Move- a traveling motivational exhibit that highlights the untold stories of struggle and success

    “The Intersection: Untold Stories of Women of Color On the Move” This exhibit,“The Intersection: Untold Stories of Women of Color On the Move,” explores the intersecting “lines” and worlds of women of color on the move to create a more inclusive world. Through their untold stories, we all can learn more about history, issues, trends, perspectives, motivation and courage. The women of color –many hidden figures—in the exhibit are considered pacesetters and gamechangers who broke barriers in civil rights and feminism before it was commonly known, acknowledged or accepted. Each of the 31 women highlighted in the 13 panels offers valuable life lessons for every generation – especially as the exhibit details the various intersections where stories emerged, challenges […]

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  • The Intersection: Women of Color On the Move

    The Intersection: Women of Color On the Move

    “The Intersection: Untold Stories of Women of Color On the Move” This exhibit, “The Intersection: Untold Stories of Women of Color On the Move”, explores the intersecting “lines” and worlds of women of color on the move to create a more inclusive world. Through their untold stories, we all can learn more about history, issues, trends, perspectives, motivation and courage. The women of color –many hidden figures—in the exhibit are considered pacesetters and gamechangers who broke barriers in civil rights and feminism before it was commonly known, acknowledged or accepted. Each of the 31 women highlighted in the 13 panels offers valuable life lessons for every generation – especially as the exhibit details the various intersections where stories emerged, challenges […]

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  • The Intersection: Take the ride of a lifetime

    The Intersection: Take the ride of a lifetime

    The women of color –many hidden figures—in the exhibit are considered pacesetters and gamechangers who broke barriers in civil rights and feminism before it was commonly known, acknowledged or accepted. Each of the 31 women highlighted in the 13 panels offers valuable life lessons for every generation – especially as the exhibit details the various intersections where stories emerged, challenges were clear and success was evident. The exhibit (shown in part on the website) will be  on tour from September 2018 to July 2018. Please let us […]

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  • The Intersection – Leaders by Example

    The Intersection – Leaders by Example

    The women of color –many hidden figures—in the exhibit are considered pacesetters and gamechangers who broke barriers in civil rights and feminism before it was commonly known, acknowledged or accepted. Each of the 31 women highlighted in the 13 panels offers valuable life lessons for every generation – especially as the exhibit details the various intersections where stories emerged, challenges were clear and success was evident. The exhibit (shown in part on the website) will be  on tour from September 2018 to July 2018. Please let us […]

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  • The Intersection – in Puerto Rico

    The Intersection – in Puerto Rico

    The women of color –many hidden figures—in the exhibit are considered pacesetters and gamechangers who broke barriers in civil rights and feminism before it was commonly known, acknowledged or accepted. Each of the 31 women highlighted in the 13 panels offers valuable life lessons for every generation – especially as the exhibit details the various intersections where stories emerged, challenges were clear and success was evident. The exhibit (shown in part on the website) will be  on tour from September 2018 to July 2018. Please let us […]

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