Hip Hop Icon Introduces Caribbean Carnival Experience to Riverdale

Hip Hop Icon Chubb Rock and his crew of Weekend Warriors have collaborated with Gotta Have Events to produce an exclusive Caribbean Carnival experience at the Amphitheater at Riverdale Town Center on October 16, 2022 called Gotta Have Carnival. The event carded to start at 3pm, includes a full cultural immersion with Caribbean food, alcohol…

Denny’s Announces Schedule for Hungry for Education™ College Tour, Scholarships for Diverse College Students

America’s Diner is seeking applications for its Hungry for Education™ Scholarship Program, recognizing outstanding students bringing their communities together SPARTANBURG, S.C., Sept. 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — As part of its longstanding commitment to education, today Denny’s announced the fall college tour schedule to promote its Hungry for Education™ (HFE) Scholarship Program, building off its partnership…

It’s Cold Blooded

This feature film (bio pic) will encompass the life and music career of the late artist, Rick James. Brooklyn, NY, September 21, 2022 –(PR.com)– It’s Cold Blooded. The real Rick James story is here. The only quiet thing known about Rick James was when he was in sleep mode or his unspoken acts of benevolence. Listening…

IMPROVED ELEMENTS FOR FOOTBALL GAME DAY ANNOUNCED

JACKSON, Miss. – The Jackson State University Department of Athletics has taken steps to improve the fan experience at Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium. ·       Free bottled water will be available in the tailgate areas prior to the start of the game. ·       The quantity of water available for sale will be doubled, and additional designated…

GRAMMY MUSEUM® MISSISSIPPI TO HOST FREE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT EVENT FOR TEACHERS ON OCT. 10 IN PARTNERSHIP WITH TAKE ME TO THE RIVER

SPONSORED BY THE ELLA FITZGERALD FOUNDATION, SPECIAL GUESTS INCLUDE ARIN CANBOLAT, DONALD HARRISON, BOO MITCHELL, AND MARTIN SHORE CLEVELAND, MISS. (SEPT. 20th, 2022) — GRAMMY Museum® Mississippi, in partnership with Take Me to the River, will host a free professional development event for teachers on Monday, Oct. 10, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sponsored…

Jackson State University Hosts Water Distribution for Jackson Community on Monday

(JACKSON) – The Jackson State University community is grateful for the outpouring of local and national support received during the water crisis. Because of the incredible generosity, bottled water donations have outpaced our ability to distribute and safely store on campus. Therefore, JSU will share the overflow donations with the Jackson community during a water…

WATCH THE TRAILER: I Wanna Dance with Somebody

I Wanna Dance with Somebody is a powerful and triumphant celebration of the incomparable Whitney Houston. Directed by Kasi Lemmons, written by Academy Award® nominee Anthony McCarten, produced by legendary music executive Clive Davis and starring BAFTA Award® winner Naomi Ackie, the film is a no-holds-barred portrait of the complex and multifaceted woman behind The…

GLOBAL SUPERSTAR USHER ANNOUNCES THE 25th ANNIVERSARY EDITION OF HIS 7x PLATINUM ALBUM MY WAY TO BE RELEASED ON SEPTEMBER 16 VIA LAFACE RECORDS AND LEGACY RECORDINGS

PRESAVE HERE DIGITAL ALBUM INCLUDES THREE REIMAGINED TRACKS PLUS INSTRUMENTAL VERSIONS ALL PRODUCED BY RYAN JAMES CARR DELUXE EDITION PRESSED ON 2LP 180G SILVER CLOUDY VINYL OUTEARLY 2023 VIA VINYL ME PLEASEPREORDER HERE USHER: 25 YEARS MY WAY A MINI-DOCUMENTARY ON THE PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE OF THE ALBUM OUT SEPTEMBER 16 EXCLUSIVELY VIA USHER’S…

GOOD NEWS GOSPEL FESTIVAL FEATURING THE GRAMMY®-WINNING MISSISSIPPI MASS CHOIR

The first-ever Good News Gospel Festival will take place on the lawn at GRAMMY Museum® Mississippi on Saturday, Sept. 3, 2022, beginning at 12 p.m. This FREE community event will celebrate the rich heritage of gospel music in the Mississippi Delta, featuring performances by the GRAMMY®-winning Mississippi Mass Choir, Dr. Andrew Cheairs and the Songbirds,…

WATCH TRAILER: THE WOMAN KING STARRING VIOLA DAVIS

EXCLUSIVELY IN MOVIE THEATERSSEPTEMBER 16 The Woman King is the remarkable story of the Agojie, the all female unit of warriors who protected the African Kingdom of Dahomey in the 1800s with skills and a fierceness unlike anything the world has ever seen. Inspired by true events, The Woman King follows the emotionally epic journey…

Jackson State University’s public radio, WJSU expands its music format for young, multicultural audiences

(Jackson, MS) — WJSU-FM, Jackson State University, will officially launch a new urban radio format, “The Sipp.FM” Saturday, August 27, 2022, at 12 noon. With an Urban Alternative grant from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), The Sipp.FM is the HD2 streaming signal of listener-supported “Cool and Current,” WJSU-FM, JSU’s Public Radio Station. While WJSU…

The 4th Annual Afros & Audio Podcast Festival is Back In-Person

4th annual Afros & Audio Podcast Festival: Philadelphia, PA – October 22-23, 2022 (Black PR Wire) The Afros & Audio Podcast Festival is in its fourth year, and we’re thrilled to host our annual two-day conference in person at the Warwick Rittenhouse Square Hotel in Downtown Philadelphia, PA, and on the Whova Conferencing Platform, October 22-23, 2022….

Urban Fairytale Lands on the Big Screen

Los Angeles, CA, August 23, 2022 –(PR.com)– Strawberry Princess The Movie Wins Best Thriller. South Central Los Angeles native Writer/Director Rod S. Scott debuts his 4th feature film Strawberry Princess, starring WWE Superstar Ariane Andrew as Layla Johnson in her first leading role. Rod’s past films include “100 Kilos” the Freeway Rick Ross story currently…

The McDonald’s 16th Annual Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour Returns to Live, In-Person Concerts in Five U.S. Cities

The free concert series salutes the spirit of the homecoming tradition with renowned gospel and urban artists and HBCU performances CHICAGO , Aug. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The McDonald’s Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour® is back live and in person with an intergenerational celebration of Black faith, culture and excellence. Inspired by Historically Black Colleges and…

JSU and Mississippi Braves hosting family and friends’ night this weekend

Jackson State University is partnering with the Mississippi Braves for their family and friends’ night at 6:05 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 20, at Trustmark Park. The first-time collaboration will also honor the 100th anniversary of the Negro Leagues. “We are very excited that we are finally in a place where we can actually see this…

Big Sean & The Sean Anderson Foundation Announce 4th Annual DON Weekend Schedule

Thursday August 25-Saturday August 27 Activities Include Annual Block Party, DON Talks, Celebrity Kickball Tournament, VIP DON Awards Ceremony & More To Announce 3rd Sean Anderson Foundation Content & Production Music Studio DETROIT – August 16, 2022 – Multi-platinum artist, philanthropist and entrepreneur Big Sean is excited to return to Detroit for the 4th Annual…

Hold The Line Exhibition

Toxic masculinity refers to the notion that some people’s idea of “manliness” perpetuates domination, homophobia, and aggression. The idea that men need to act tough and avoid showing all emotions can be harmful to a man’s mental health and can have serious consequences for society, which is how it became known as “toxic masculinity.” Toxic…