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26 Sep. 2016

New movie seeks to “get out the vote”


FOX SEARCHLIGHT PICTURES announces in-theatre Voter Registration Initiative for release of ‘THE BIRTH OF A NATION’ To support National Voter Registration Day on Tuesday, September 27, 2016, Fox Searchlight Pictures will be launching a Nationwide Voter Registration initiative to encourage Americans to register to vote. Fox Searchlight has aligned with theater chains and voting partners, […]

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04 Aug. 2016

The $100 Million Dollar Woman


Industry Magazine, The Verge, reports on filmmaker Ava Duvernay’s latest accomplishment– http://www.theverge.com/2016/8/4/12375718/ava-duvernay-will-be-the-first-woman-of-color-to-direct-a-100-million-dollar-blockbuster For more information go to www.avaduvernay.com

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28 Jul. 2016

Global United Fellowship heads to North Carolina in 2017


The glory of God shone round about them in Baltimore MD, when the third annual (GUF) Global United Fellowship’s 2016 Gathering led by Presiding Prelate Bishop Neil C. Ellis (Sr. Pastor of Mount Tabor Church in Nassau, Bahamas) named four new bishops in a holy spirit led Episcopal Consecration service during the  July  Gathering. Committed […]

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12 Jul. 2016

“Underground” at NAACP national convention


The 107th NAACP Annual Convention held this July 17-18 in Cincinnati, Ohio will do something unprecedented. They along with creators, writers and executive producers Misha Green and Joe Pokaski, of WGN America’s hit cable TV series “Underground” will co-host NAACP President and CEO Cornell William Brooks’ reception for more than 1,500 NAACP convention delegates, where the cast will […]

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20 Jun. 2016

COURTING JUSTICE with Tavis Smiley on PBS


Beginning June 22, PBS’ Tavis Smiley to broadcast COURTING JUSTICE, in collaboration with the National Center for State Courts, exploring the U.S. judicial system Series of unprecedented televised town hall meetings to address court reform with judges and advocates from around the country Tavis Smiley, host of the late night television talk show Tavis Smiley […]

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17 May. 2016

Twitter, Inc. names BET’s Debra Lee to Board of Directors


The Board of Directors of Twitter, Inc. has appointed Debra L. Lee, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of BET Networks, to serve as a Board member, effective immediately. Ms. Lee will also serve as a member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and, effective following Twitter’s 2016 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, as chairperson of […]

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25 Apr. 2016

Harlem dining on film


Harlem on My Plate, a documentary short film that explores the history of Harlem’s food renaissance, has been accepted to participate in competition in the Narrative Short Films category at the New York City International Film Festival (NYCIFF), which runs April 25 – 29, 2016, and in the Short Films category at the NYC Indie […]

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22 Apr. 2016

Education Announcement: City Year deadline is April 30


City Year is accepting applications. Deadline for 2016 is April 30. Young people 18-24 who want to accelerate their careers can acquire marketable professional skills by serving as a City Year AmeriCorps member for a year before, during or after college. City Year is an AmeriCorps program that helps elementary, middle and high school students […]

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26 Mar. 2016

Annual Black Male Summit 2016


The University of Akron will host its ninth annual Black Male Summit April 8-9 at the John S. Knight Center and on campus. The national conference is open to all high school and college students as well as educators, administrators, community members, families and those committed to supporting, encouraging and celebrating black male success. Black […]

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20 Feb. 2016

Senator Cory Booker, he spoke on love


It had been a tough week and an especially challenging day: I received two pieces of news that put me in a bad mood. Though I had committed to covering an event in San Francisco this night, I did not count on the rain—despite welcoming down pours at any other time in our recent drought […]

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