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RLJ Entertainment and AMC Networks Form Strategic Partnership For Streaming Services

by Black News on

". . . As founder of RLJ Entertainment, I look forward to the future of this new chapter in our business and entering into a relationship with one of the most dynamic and creative content companies in the entertainment industry.” Robert L. Johnson... Read full article

Oprah Sounds off on Trump Win, Faces Backlash

by Houston Defender on

“I could sense, maybe I’m wrong, but I could sense from Donald Trump’s body language even when he came out for the acceptance speech, that brotha has been humbled by this world thing,” said Oprah... Read full article

Diddy Awards ‘Inspirational’ $1M Scholarship Fund to Howard University

by Kiersten Willis - Atlanta Black Star on

“I was blessed to receive a great education from Howard University – one of the best schools in the world. . . . This scholarship will make it possible for the next generation of leaders to pursue their dreams and achieve greatness." said P Diddy... Read full article

D.C. Musician to Be Featured on 'Empire'

by Stacy M. Brown - Washington Informer on

"It is my first really big gig. Yeah, I'm excited," said Barnes, the son of Washington Informer Publisher Denise Rolark Barnes and her husband, Lafayette Barnes. "We'll have about five songs over several episodes."... Read full article

Dr. Dre, Take Notes From Diddy: Diddy Gives $1 Million Dollars To HBCU-Howard University

by Jen Nicole - Naturally Moi on

Diddy, Puff Daddy Combs, Hip Hop Mogul and Marketing extraordinaire, attended Howard University for two years and those two years impacted him so much that he never let Howard go, literally. He always brought the best artists to perform at Howard.... Read full article

76ers Apologize To Sevyn Streeter For Yanking Performance

by EURWeb on

Days after pulling Sevyn Streeter’s scheduled performance of the national anthem because she wore a shirt that said “We Matter,” the team has issued an apology.... Read full article

Film Review: Kevin Hart Kills in New Stand-up “What Now?”

by Dwight Brown (NNPA Newswire Film Critic) on

If you’re in his corner, this film will hit your funny bone. If you’re not, he’s trying to win you over. Hart says, “If we can laugh together, we can live together.” Kevin Hart... Read full article

Howard University to Rename School Of Communications for Cathy Hughes

by Roz Edward, Michigan Chronicle Managing Editor on

Howard University renames school of communications for Hughes, whose Radio One is the largest African-American owned and targeted multi-media company in the U.S.... Read full article

Issa Rae Heralded As “Fall’s Breakout TV Actress” Ahead Of ‘Insecure’ Premiere

by Danielle Jennings - Atlanta Daily World on

Issa Rae is quickly rising to the top of the Hollywood "cool kids" list, thanks to her new HBO series.... Read full article

Common and Chance the Rapper Create Music History

by Mary Datcher - Chicago Defender on

Generation X’ers and Millennials showed their love for hip hop royalty — Lonnie Rashid Lynn, known as “‘Common,” and the newly crowned Prince of Chicago, Chancellor ‘Chance’ Bennett.... Read full article

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