People from all walks of life flock to New York City, but Harlem attracts the best and brightest of Black America. Some America’s grandest young tastemakers now call the neighborhood home. They work hard and play harder, living life to the fullest while acknowledging the past and claiming the future. The glamorous lives of this [...]
President Barack Obama gave the Second Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song to Stevie Wonder yesterday at a concert in the East Room of the White House in celebration of Black History Month. The program was taped and will air tonight on local PBS stations at 8 p.m. The concert features a tribute [...]
Evidence Dance Company ******** BET and BET J will commemorate Black History Month with a lineup of gospel specials, blackÂ film and original programming highlighting the Â accomplishments of African Americans who have paved the way in music, film,Â and entertainment.
After five successful seasons of Run’s House, Vanessa and Angela Simmons, daughters of rapper Rev. Run, branch off into their own reality series Daddy’s Girls.
Four average Americans. Two are HIV-positive. Think you can tell who? More than 25 years after AIDS first surfaced, far too many Americans still believe it’s possible to tell if people have HIV by the way they look or live their lives. Styled as a reality show-slash-documentary, this half hour BET News special challenges that [...]
The Chicago Sun Times discusses some changes with one of Oprah fans favorite show — The Holiday Edition of the Oprah’s Favorite Things. “Blame it on the struggling economy if you want, but don’t expect gifts like a $3,800 HDTV refrigerator or a $900 DVD collection to be on Oprah Winfrey’s list of favorite things [...]
Angie Martinez of Hot 97 has a Barber Walters type interview show airing on BET on Monday, Nov 24 at 11:30pm. Guests include Marc Anthony, LL Cool J and Jay-Z. Jay-Z
African American Short Films (AASF) is in its 6th year on the air. AASF brings to television short films made by African Americans that range from comedy to drama and all the shades in-between that are entertaining and totally socially relevant. This show contains 5 short films and an African American Tribute.
Based on the number of nominations alone, it should be a good night for both Lil’ Wayne and Kanye West regardless of actual wins. Wayne is nominated for 12 awards while West has been nominated for 8. NYC hometown hero Jay Z gets 6 nominations. Russell Simmons will also be honored with the coveted “I [...]
Back in front of a studio audience, Arsenio Hall returns to host MyNetworkTV’s World’s Funniest Moments, the show that captures life’s most outrageous moments caught on tape.
To check out the nominees and to see who’s going to be performing, click here.
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Part of a multimedia initiative, The Black List: Volume One is the brainchild of renowned portrait photographer/filmmaker Timothy Greenfield-Sanders (PBS’ Lou Reed: Rock and Roll Heart, HBO’s Thinking XXX) and acclaimed NPR radio host, journalist and former New York Times film critic Elvis Mitchell, with Greenfield-Sanders directing and Mitchell conducting the interviews. Mitchell, by design, [...]
Synopsis: 35 years after Nixon started the war on drugs, we have over one million non-violent drug offenders living behind bars. The War on Drugs has become the longest and most costly war in American history, the question has become, how much more can the country endure? Inspired by the death of four family members [...]