LOUIS YORK’S “AMERICAN GRIOTS” RELEASES ON VINYL TODAY!

(February 24, 2021) Louis York is excited to update fans that their full-length masterpiece American Griots is currently available on vinyl today on weirdoworkshop.com. Originally released in 2019, the project is a double (2) LP and is a well-crafted theatrical experience starting from the needle dropping on side A until the end on Side D….

The Change Company Welcomes Chris Gardner to its Board

Mr. Gardner, author of The Pursuit of Happyness, brings his passion for inspiring systemic change and expanding access to the American dream February 24, 2021 10:00 AM Eastern Standard Time IRVINE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Change Company, America’s Community Development Financial Institution (“CDFI”), is proud to announce that Chris Gardner has joined its Board of Directors. “I…

MusiCares® Presents Music on a Mission Virtual Event Honoring the Resilience of the Music Community Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

The First of Its Kind, Official GRAMMY Week®Celebration Will Feature New Performances From HAIM, H.E.R., Jhené Aiko and John Legend February 18, 2021 08:56 AM Eastern Standard Time SANTA MONICA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–MusiCares® announced today it will host Music on a Mission, a virtual fundraiser to honor the resilience of the music community, which has been…

Join Alicia Keys for an Unforgettable Evening at the Keys Soulcare Lounge Ulta Beauty Edition

February 16, 2021 09:00 AM Eastern Standard Time OAKLAND, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Keys Soulcare, the lifestyle beauty brand created with 15-time Grammy-Award winning artist, producer, actress, and New York Times best-selling author Alicia Keys, is now at Ulta Beauty, the nation’s largest beauty retailer. The full collection of clean, cruelty-free offerings shines brightly within all Ulta Beauty…

R&B STAR SEVYN STREETER RELEASED NEW SULTRY, STAR-STUDDED SINGLE “GUILTY “FEAT. CHRIS BROWN & A$AP FERG

SOPHOMORE ALBUM “DRUNKEN WORDZ X SOBER THOUGHTZ”COMING SOON (February 12, 2021) – Today, renowned singer/songwriter Sevyn Streeter drops her latest tantalizing single “Guilty” feat. Chris Brown & A$AP Ferg via TStreetz Corp/Groundwērk/eOne. Produced by Chizzy, the track finds the artists reflecting on romantic guilty pleasures. BUY/STREAM “GUILTY” HERE “Guilty” serves as the perfect follow-up to…

FROM THE CREATOR OF GREENLEAF: DELILAH

Delilah left a demanding white-shoe law firm a decade ago and hung up her own shingle so she could make raising her kids her number one priority. Now she takes on cases the big firms ignore and finds herself, more often than not, going head-to-head with the powerful and privileged as she fights for the…

CELEBRITIES HELP $10K FAMILIES QUALIFY FOR NEW HOMES

(Black PR Wire) ATLANTA, GA – With the world still in a financial crisis we find ourselves seeking advice and guidance to help stay out of a financial debt to provide a healthy and mental stress-free life. Atlanta’s own Dr. Pastor Sabrina McKenzie has teamed up with some of her celebrity friends and peers in…

Sekou Smith Journalism Award honors life of treasured NBA reporter, JSU alumnus

(JACKSON, Miss.) — The Sekou Smith Journalism Award has been established at Jackson State University. Smith, a JSU alum and award-winning NBA reporter and analyst, sadly passed away last week from COVID-19. He was 48 years old. Smith spent over two decades covering the NBA. His affable demeanor and voracity for basketball resonated when delivering…

The Matthew Saad Muhammad Documentary

(Black PR Wire) The professional life of the late ex-light heavy weight champion, Matthew Saad Muhammad, has been touched on and made into a star-studded 90-minute cinema documentary. The documentary involves over 60 people and it explains that Saad was an abandoned child who was found wandering on a parkway. He was placed in a…

THE FUTURE OF ‘BLACK AMERICAN’ WEALTH IN HOLLYWOOD

“We May Have Equality, But To Be Equitable Is A New Narrative” – Donat Ricketts (Black PR Wire) Donat Ricketts got his start featured in a McDonalds Commercial back in 06′ when he was a teenager grinding in New York, New York. He has appeared on national television series: Cold Case (2010); Greek (2011); The…

BET to Air “COVID-19 Vaccine and the Black Community A Tyler Perry Special” Premiering Thursday, January 28 at 9 PM ET/PT on BET and BET Her

The Half Hour Special Features a Sitdown Interview with Tyler Perry and Top Medical Experts from Grady Health System Who Will Address the Public’s Concerns and Fears About the COVID-19 Vaccine January 26, 2021 06:30 PM Eastern Standard Time NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, BET and media mogul Tyler Perry announced an exclusive news special, “COVID-19 Vaccine…

Amazon Teams Up with Pharrell Williams’ YELLOW and Georgia Tech to Launch New Music Remix Competition to Inspire Students to Pursue Computer Science

“Your Voice is Power” experience featuring Pharrell’s new song, “Entrepreneur,” encourages students to examine racial equity while learning coding January 19, 2021 09:00 AM Eastern Standard Time SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN), Pharrell Williams’ education equity nonprofit YELLOW, and the Georgia Institute of Technology today announced a new educational collaboration called “Your Voice is Power” to…

BET to Air Mega Night of Tyler Perry Must-Watch Originals With the Return of “Tyler Perry’s The Oval” and the World Television Debut of “Madea’s Farewell Play” Airing Tuesday, February 16

“Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Farewell Play” Will Kick off the Television Event at 8 PM ET/PT Followed by the Return of Hit-Series “Tyler Perry’s The Oval” All New and Moving to Tuesdays January 15, 2021 09:11 AM Eastern Standard Time NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, BET announced the premiere date of the much-anticipated original drama “Tyler Perry’s The Oval” season two…

Jenifer Lewis, Dyllón Burnside, Bernard David Jones and Thomas Hobson Cast in Filmed Dramatic Reading of George M. Johnson’s Bestselling Memoir, “All Boys Aren’t Blue” for National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

The Special Virtual Event Presented by the Black Leadership AIDS Crisis Coalition Powered by AHF and iN-Hale Entertainment Will Air Nationally on February 8th Supporting AHF’s HIV Awareness in Recognition of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day January 14, 2021 08:00 AM Eastern Standard Time LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Black Leadership AIDS Crisis Coalition (BLACC) powered by…

HBO’s INSECURE To Conclude With Upcoming Fifth Season

The Emmy®-winning HBO comedy series INSECURE will conclude with its upcoming fifth season, it was announced today by Amy Gravitt, Executive Vice President, HBO Programming. “Issa has turned insecurity into an iconic form of comedy,” said Gravitt. “The show is as incisive as it is heartfelt, and it has resonated strongly with its audience because…

Put A Ring On It

Will Packer’s new unscripted relationship series “Put A Ring on It” follows four longtime couples, with help from master relationship coach Dr. Nicole LaBeach, who embark on the ultimate relationship test—by dating other people. From week to week the couples are pushed outside their comfort zones to confront the question they’ve been too afraid to…

CMDWN RELEASE NEW SINGLE “SOLANGE HAIR” FT. LIL YACHTY

STREAM/BUY “SOLANGE HAIR” HERE (December 4, 2020) Toronto collective CMDWN release their new single “Solange Hair” featuring Atlanta rapper Lil Yachty today. This upbeat, feel-good track is a playful ode to Solange’s hair and marks the 2nd collaboration between CMDWN and longtime friend Lil’ Yachty, following their 2018 single/video collaboration “The Way She Move” which…

BET’S WHAT TO WATCH & BINGE WEEK OF THURSDAY, DECEMBER 3 – WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 9

“A CHRISTMAS SURPRISE” PREMIERES SATURDAY, DECEMBER 5 AT 8 PM ON BET AND BET HER WATCH NEW EPISODES OF: “TYLER PERRY’S HOUSE OF PAYNE,” “TYLER PERRY’S ASSISTED LIVING,” AND “TYLER PERRY’S SISTAS” ON BET AND “TYLER PERRY’S RUTHLESS” ON BET+ New York, NY – December 3, 2020 – BET’s must-see programming week of December 3 – December…

National AIDS Initiative Launches World AIDS Day Premiere of New Stage Play and ‘Rock the Red’ Campaign to Engage African Americans on HIV/AIDS

November 27, 2020 08:30 AM Eastern Standard Time ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–In recognition of World AIDS Day, December 1st, the Black Leadership AIDS Crisis Coalition (BLACC), an initiative of AIDS Healthcare Foundation, the worlds largest, non-profit public health organization addressing the HIV/AIDS epidemic, is utilizing the power of the arts and social media to bring greater awareness…