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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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  • FIRST LOOK:  THE EXPLOSIVE NEW SEASON  of ‘TAMAR & VINCE’:

    FIRST LOOK: THE EXPLOSIVE NEW SEASON of ‘TAMAR & VINCE’:

    Tamar Braxton is booked to capacity – talk show host, reality-TV star, Grammy-nominated recording artist, wife, mother, daughter, sister… All of her dreams have come true, but she pays a dangerous price to be on top! ‘Tamar & Vince’ premieres December 10th at 9/8c on WE tv

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  • A Ballerina’s Tale

    A Ballerina’s Tale

    A feature documentary about African-American ballerina Misty Copeland examining her prodigious rise, her potentially career ending injury, and themes of race and body image in the classical ballet world. The film also includes exclusive, unseen footage of Misty performing.

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  • Obama Takes on Climate Change: The Rolling Stone Interview

    “I don’t want to get paralyzed by the magnitude of this thing. I’m a big believer that imagination can solve problems,” says the president   Check out the video here and then go to www.rollingstone.com for the full article.

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  • The Jacksons: Next Generations

    The Jacksons: Next Generations

    Lifetime’s all-new docu-series “The Jacksons: Next Generation” (#JacksonsNextGen) focuses on the third generation of the famed Jackson family — Taj, Taryll and TJ — Tito Jackson’s sons and nephews of the famed Jackson 5. Premiering Friday, October 2, at 10PM ET/PT, the series features the brothers as they work to balance a career and their lives as traditional family men while living up to the pressures and demands that comes with their last name. The siblings, known as the music […]

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  • Oprah Winfrey to present “Belief”

    Oprah Winfrey to present “Belief”

    Oprah Winfrey to present “Belief” (October 2015) a groundbreaking television event exploring humankind’s ongoing search to connect with something greater than ourselves. This original series invites viewers to witness some of the world’s most fascinating spiritual journeys through the eyes of the believers. Journeying to the far reaches of the world, and to places cameras have rarely been, “Belief” searches the origins of diverse faiths and the heart of what really matters. From the epic to the intimate, webbed throughout […]

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