In the weeks leading up to the Democratic National Convention in August when the first African American will accept the Democratic nomination for President of the United States of America, BET News will unveil a new and timely weekly talk show, The Truth with Jeff Johnson. The show premieres onÂ Friday, August 15 at 11:00 [...]
Malcolm X gets Cassius Clay’s attention in a Miami diner (Photograph Â© Bob Gomel) “Cassius Clay was born in Louisville,” says Ferdie Pacheco, “Muhammad Ali was born in Miami.” Muhammad Ali: Made in Miami explores the critical role that Miami played in the evolution of one of the most significant cultural figures of our time.
The AIDS epidemic has had a profound effect on African families, leaving an estimated 1.2 million children orphaned in South Africa alone. Told largely through the eyes and voice of 12-year-old Slindile Moya, from a family of nine siblings who lost their parents to AIDS, the uplifting HBO documentary WE ARE TOGETHER: THE CHILDREN OF [...]
This weekend C-Span’s Book TV has some interesting programming that we think may interest our readers. Set your TIVOs. Check your cable guide for viewing information in your local area.