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  • HBO airs “Southern Rites”, A Film on Race Relations in Southeast Georgia

    HBO airs “Southern Rites”, A Film on Race Relations in Southeast Georgia

    Southern Rites is an insightful and thought-provoking documentary that tells the story of two neighboring towns in Southeast Georgia entrenched in racial tension. Directed by acclaimed photographer Gillian Laub and executive produced by musician John Legend, Troy Carter and Mike Jackson, the 90-minute film examines race relations, a segregated prom, politics and the killing of an unarmed young black man that will forever bind the residents of these two small towns together. Lucinda Martinez, HBO SVP of Multicultural Marketing said […]

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  • African Americans and Hispanic Americans: Invisible in the Dean’s Office at America’s Leading Business Schools

    African Americans and Hispanic Americans: Invisible in the Dean’s Office at America’s Leading Business Schools

    African Americans and Hispanic Americans are far less likely to hold the Dean’s chair at America’s leading business schools than they are to serve on the Board of Directors of the major corporations those business schools prepare students to work in, according to a new study by The PhD Project. The PhD Project works to increase minority representation in business school faculty. The study found that among the 1,601 business schools in the U.S., African Americans are Dean of just […]

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  • HBO Launches ‘Bessie’s 81 Theatre Tour’ Event Series to Celebrate Biopic

    HBO Launches ‘Bessie’s 81 Theatre Tour’ Event Series to Celebrate Biopic

    Queen Latifah stars as legendary blues singer Bessie Smith in this HBO Films presentation, directed by acclaimed filmmaker Dee Rees from a screenplay by Dee Rees and Christopher Cleveland & Bettina Gilois. With a story by Dee Rees and Horton Foote, the film focuses on Smith’s transformation from a struggling young singer into “The Empress of the Blues,” who became one of the most successful recording artists of the 1920s and is an enduring icon today. The film features Queen […]

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  • Jazz Vocalist Cheryl Barnes Lands Two Major Music Awards

    Jazz Vocalist Cheryl Barnes Lands Two Major Music Awards

    Michael B. Sutton, President, iMERICA Entertainment, announced that accomplished jazz vocalist Cheryl Barnes has just been awarded two major jazz music awards from the Black Women in Jazz & The Arts Association. Mr. Sutton commented, “What a great moment for Cheryl. Everyone here at iMERICA along with her distribution company GJ Tunes/CPI couldn’t be happier for her. Truly what a great moment for this accomplished lady.” Ms. Barnes received the two prestigious 2015 BWIJA awards earlier this week. She received […]

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  • United Nations Unveils “The Ark of Return” Memorial to Victims of Slavery  Architect Rodney Leon Designs Spiritual Place of Remembrance

    United Nations Unveils “The Ark of Return” Memorial to Victims of Slavery Architect Rodney Leon Designs Spiritual Place of Remembrance

    The United Nations announced that the observance of the eighth International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade will be held on Wednesday, March 25, 2015. More than 15 million men, women, and children were victims of the triangular slave trade, the largest forced migration in history. This year, the United Nations proudly invites visitors to the historic unveiling of The Ark of Return, the permanent memorial, designed by Rodney Leon an American architect […]

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  • OWN ANNOUNCES PRIMETIME TELEVISION EVENT “TOO DARN HOT PARTY”

    OWN ANNOUNCES PRIMETIME TELEVISION EVENT “TOO DARN HOT PARTY”

    FEATURING EXCLUSIVE ACCESS TO TYLER PERRY’S STAR-STUDDED PARTY CELEBRATING HIS OWN SERIES–One-Hour Special Features Special Appearances by Oprah Winfrey, Mary J. Blige, Jennifer Hudson, Jennifer Holliday, Stevie Wonder and Cast Members from Tyler’s Four OWN Shows Airs Tuesday, March 17 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT Los Angeles – In the upcoming OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network primetime television event, Tyler Perry hosts a star-studded evening at his home to celebrate the success of his historic programming partnership with Oprah Winfrey and to honor the […]

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  • Exposing Reality Collection

    About The Film Moguldom Studios is proud to offer the provocative “Exposing Reality Collection”. This collection consists of three feature films, deleted scenes, and extras for 72%: A Baby Mama Crisis, Black Church, Inc., and Gunland. Each of these highly acclaimed documentaries exposes the new realities the African American community faces and how these struggles are overcome, what can be done to mitigate them, and much more. Together, let’s keep the conversation going.

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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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  • Fareed’s Take: America’s inherent advantages

    Fareed’s Take: America’s inherent advantages

    Despite negative public perception, the U.S. is posed to stay on top due to natural advantages like waterways. But what about gridlock in D.C.? Check out this clip by Fareed Zakaria on CNN’s Global Public Square TV program.

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