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  • Acritas CEO Lisa Hart Shepherd shares comments on the recent Global Legal Diversity Survey

      Acritas is the world’s leading source of client and market research to law firms around the world. A new global legal market survey by consulting firm Acritas examining the impact of diversity has found major differences in legal buying behavior between men and women. The survey of 1,771 senior in-house counsel found that overall, male general counsel get paid more than female general counsel.  “The firms who take this seriously and make radical changes will move ahead in their […]

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  • Off-Broadway Show about Dick Gregory

    Off-Broadway Show about Dick Gregory

    Producers John Legend and Mike Jackson announced today that Turn Me Loose , a new comedic drama by Gretchen Law about the life of comedian and civil rights activist, Dick Gregory, will open Off-Broadway at the Westside Theatre (407 West 43rd Street) on May 19, 2016. Previews begin on May 3, 2016. The production stars Tony Award-nominee, Emmy and NAACP Image Award-winner Joe Morton (“Scandal”) in the lead role of Dick Gregory, under the direction of John Gould Rubin. The […]

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  • OWN: OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK UNVEILS FIRST LOOK AT NEW ORIGINAL DRAMA SERIES ‘GREENLEAF’ IN ADVANCE OF JUNE PREMIERE

    OWN: OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK UNVEILS FIRST LOOK AT NEW ORIGINAL DRAMA SERIES ‘GREENLEAF’ IN ADVANCE OF JUNE PREMIERE

    Family Megachurch Drama From Lionsgate TV Featuring Oprah Winfrey’s Return to Acting on Television Debuts with Two-Night Premiere on June 21 and 22 OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network unveiled a first look at its new original drama series “Greenleaf” from Lionsgate TV and Emmy-nominated writer/producer  Craig Wright (“Lost,” “Six Feet Under,” “Brothers and Sisters”).  Featuring Oprah Winfrey’s first recurring scripted television role in two decades, the family drama set against the backdrop of a sprawling Memphis megachurch will launch with a two-night […]

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  • Oprah Sits Down With Holly Robinson Peete and Rodney Peete

    Oprah Sits Down With Holly Robinson Peete and Rodney Peete

      “OPRAH: WHERE ARE THEY NOW?” AIRING THIS SATURDAY, MARCH 12 ON OWN Oprah Sits Down With Holly Robinson Peete and Rodney Peete In an all-new episode of the popular series, “Oprah: Where Are They Now?,” Oprah sits down with actress/philanthropist Holly Robinson Peete and husband and former NFL quarterback Rodney Peete to discuss their new OWN docu-series “For Peete’s Sake,” marriage, family and raising a child with autism. Celebrity updates include writer and comedienne Ali Wentworth, actress Lauren Holly, […]

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  • Daymond John from the upcoming episode of “David Tutera’s CELEBrations” on Friday, March 11 at 10PM ET/PT on WE tv

    Daymond John from the upcoming episode of “David Tutera’s CELEBrations” on Friday, March 11 at 10PM ET/PT on WE tv

    David Tutera gets the shock of his life when Hollywood icon Tori Spelling asks to be his apprentice. While David considers her request, he hires Ryan, a new event coordinator, who immediately offends Slomique with his arrogant attitude. Then Montre reveals that he has a history with Ryan… When Tori joins the team and tries to take control, it becomes an all-out battle of the planners, while they execute parties for celebs including Daymond John, Iyanla Vanzant, Sundy Carter, and […]

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  • Historic Black Church Challenges the Nation to Ring a Long-Stilled Bell For Hope, Freedom and Unity

    Historic Black Church Challenges the Nation to Ring a Long-Stilled Bell For Hope, Freedom and Unity

    Actor Malcolm Jamal Warner encourages people to ring the bell. To ring the bell, Click Here:  letfreedomringchallenge.org   Against a contemporary backdrop of racial tension, Colonial Williamsburg restored a church bell  that  has been silent since segregation and now will let it ring for freedom for all of Black History Month. I n 1776, the year of America’s independence, a group of slaves secretly founded the First Baptist Church in Williamsburg, Virginia. The church, which celebrates its 240th anniversary in […]

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  • In Honor of Black History Month, PBS Features Documentaries of Iconic African Americans

    In Honor of Black History Month, PBS Features Documentaries of Iconic African Americans

    PBS Offers More Than 30 Programs for Viewers to Stream Online Through the PBS Black Culture Connection (BCC) PBS is highlighting the African-American experience through content on air on PBS member stations, online through the PBS Black Culture Connection and through a series of community conversations that will engage viewers in an exploration of African-American history and culture. In addition to documentaries airing in February featuring those who helped influence integration and inclusion, throughout 2016 PBS will also feature programs […]

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  • LisaRaye’s Film On Skin Bleaching

    LisaRaye’s Film On Skin Bleaching

    Skinned is a gripping new TV movie that recently aired on TV One. Directed by Lisa Raye McCoy and Avery O. Williams, Skinned is about a dark-skinned girl who hates the skin she’s in and believes that bleaching her skin to become lighter is the way to happiness. Skin lightening has been a controversial trend in many countries around the world.

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  • 7 Questions with Tyrese Gibson and Rev Run | It’s Not You, It’s Men | Oprah Winfrey Network

    7 Questions with Tyrese Gibson and Rev Run | It’s Not You, It’s Men | Oprah Winfrey Network

    They’ve been friends for more than seven years, but single dad Tyrese Gibson and happily married father of six Rev Run have different views when it comes to …

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