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Oct. 15-17: Thousands of Women Set to Discuss Faith, Social Issues and More During Three-Day Global Event As the U.S. continues to practice social distancing, there is no need to be socially isolated. With more than half of Americans reporting the coronavirus is harming their mental health (for women and Blacks, this...
Glamour's powerful September cover features six Black women who share their own experiences with discrimination and microaggressions By Kaitlyn Frey, People Gabrielle Union, Keke Palmer, Uzo Aduba and Marsai Martin are getting candid about the discrimination Black women face over their hair. The stars teamed up to film a powerful PSA, "I'VE...
By Raymond Ward, The New 411 Entertainment powerhouse Keke Palmer to host the 2020 “VMAs” airing LIVE on Sunday, August 30, at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT “We’re thrilled to have the multi-talented Keke Palmer as this year’s “VMAs” host,” said Bruce Gillmer, President of Music, Music Talent, Programming & Events for ViacomCBS...
Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade and George Floyd. These names and countless others who were victims of systemic racism will forever be engraved in our minds. We need to change. We need to do better. We firmly believe that the first step in preventing this from happening again is...
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced the commemoration of the Juneteenth holiday with a slate of special encore airings of programming on Friday, June 19, beginning at 3:00 p.m. ET/PT, starting with the evocative original documentary “Dark Girls,” followed by “Light Girls” at 4:30 p.m. ET/PT, “Oprah & Lupita Nyong’o on Colorism” at 6:30 p.m. ET/PT,...
This is a start, but the overwhelmingly white show still has a lot of work to do. By Emma Gray and Claire Fallon, Huff Post “The Bachelor” franchise has cast just one Black lead in 18 years, but ABC announced Friday that will be changing in 2021: Matt James, best known...
‘Mr. Topaze’ will be available in a new 2K restoration from Film Movement and Music Box Theatre as a Virtual Cinema presentation, beginning Friday, June 12. Long considered a “lost” classic, as well as actor Peter Sellers’ first and only credited directorial feature, “Mr. Topaze” displays the British comic genius...
By Soul Music Bonnie Pointer, one of the famed Pointer Sisters, has died at 69. "It is with great sadness that I have to announce to the fans of the Pointer Sisters that my sister Bonnie died this morning,” said Anita Pointer of her sister Patricia, known as Bonnie. “Our family is devastated. On behalf...
This week, something happened that I prayed would NEVER come to pass. As founder of the Black Women’s Expo (BWe), the country’s largest and longest running exposition targeting Black women, I must inform thousands of supporters, exhibitors and sponsors that this year’s Expo has been cancelled. There. I said...
Dear Readers, More than 600 people have donated to our Chicago Independent Media Alliance (CIMA) campaign to #SaveChicagoMedia. We are only $5,000 away from our individual donation goal. And we are fortunate that $60,000 in donations will to be matched by generous local foundations. Can you help us end this campaign...