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BILL DUKE, PRESENTS WORLD PREMIERE SCREENING OF NEW FILM, “CREATED EQUAL”

Created Equal tells the story of Alejandra “Allie” Batista (Edy Ganem), a nun who is desperate to become a priest in the Catholic Church. She turns to Thomas Reilly (Aaron Tveit), a successful lawyer who files suit against the Archdiocese ...

STADIUM TRANSFORMED INTO LARGER-THAN-LIFE PLAYGROUND

“Topgolf Crush puts an exciting twist on the Topgolf experience, and we’re looking for ward to bringing the party to Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City,” said Topgolf Chief Marketing Officer Brian Radics.

SUNDAY NIGHT LIVE: LESLIE JONES TO HOST 2017 “BET AWARDS”

This year’s broadcast marks 17 years of unexpected performances, trailblazing moments, super dope talent, and entertainment’s most provocative players. The iconic show continues to be a cultural rule breaker steeped in reinvention with some of the most memorable moments in ...

HSE PROGRAM HELPS ADULT LEARNERS AT SSC

The HSE program helps students develop the skills required to pass the High School Equivalency Exams while the curriculum includes courses in language arts, writing, reading, social studies, science, mathematics, and the U.S. and Illinois Constitutions.

Mark your calendars for the 39th Annual Chicago Jazz Festival

The festival will be hosted by the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE), and is set to display four stages of live performances by Chicago’s vast jazz talent.

NICOLE HENRY CONTINUES TO DAZZLE JAZZ LOVERS

“I really respect his musicality and its unreal,” she said. “The breath of his worth is massive. He is so intelligent and I love how he was so influential in starting Martin Luther King Jr’s. birthday celebration and recognition. I ...

Sean Combs Promotes Long-Time Associate Dia Simms

“Working my way up through the ranks at this company over the past 12 years, I could have never imagined the amount of support, trust and confidence that Sean and everyone on the team have shown,” says Simms. “Being a ...

iONE Digital Launches The Provocative ‘CASSIUS’ Urban Millennial Lifestyle Platform And Calls Out Culture Vultures

editorial dream team charged with injecting media with critical commentary about the global impact of Black culture.

AWARD SHOW CELEBRATES AFRICAN AMERICAN ACHIEVEMENTS IN LITERATURE

The ninth annual AAMBC Literary Awards will be held in Atlanta, GA on Saturday, June 10, 2017. The featured highlight is the Maya Angelou Lifetime achievement award being presented to acclaimed poet Nikki Giovanni. AAMBC creator Tamika Newhouse says it ...

UNCF HOSTS KICK-OFF RECEPTION

The United Negro College Fund (UNCF), the nation’s largest and most effective minority education organization, recently held a kick-off reception for its annual UNCF “A Mind Is…” Gala – Chicago, at the Hyatt Regency.

INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF LIFE RETURNS IN JULY

Showcasing the best of Reggae, Caribbean, R&B, Gospel, Blues, African, Latin and other world music on two stages, the 25th Annual International Festival of Life promotes cultural, educational and spiritual exchange through live entertainment, innovative programming and a marketplace that ...

Gentleman Jack And Omari Hardwick Celebrate African American Filmmakers With Real To Reel

Gentleman Jack Double Mellowed Tennessee Whiskey is joining with Codeblack Entertainment and TVOne to support and highlight bold, new African American voices in film, with its Real to Reel contest. Participating filmmakers across the country will have a chance to ...

QUEEN SUGAR” SEASON TWO DEBUTS WITH TWO-NIGHT PREMIERE EVENT TUESDAY, JUNE 20 AND WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21 ON OWN

“Queen Sugar,” the critically acclaimed drama series from Academy award-nominated filmmaker Ava DuVernay (“13th,” “Selma”), executive producer Oprah Winfrey and Warner Horizon Scripted Television, returns for its second season with a two-night event on OWN Tuesday, June 20, and Wednesday, ...

KEITH SWEAT RETURNS TO LIMITED ENGAGEMENT AT FLAMINGO LAS VEGAS

Keith Sweat announced he will return for an additional run of his limited engagement, “Keith Sweat: Last Forever,” in the Donny & Marie Showroom at Flamingo Las Vegas from July 5 through July 22, 2017.

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC DOCUMENTARY FILMS MARK THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE LOS ANGELES RIOTS

Ferguson. Baltimore. Sanford. The Los Angeles riots may have taken place a quarter century ago but the nation continues to find itself in a cycle of heated discussion over racial oppression, police brutality and socioeconomic inequality.