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Netflix Moves $100 Million to Black-Led Banks to Help Build Economic Opportunity in Black Communities

Netflix announced today it is shifting $100 million of its cash to financial institutions that serve the Black community to draw attention to the racial wealth gap in America.

HOBO Films Launches Six Part Podcast The Trial of Jeff David, Dramatic Retelling of The Incredible True Story of a Freed Slave's Exoneration in Post-Civil War South Carolina

HOBO Films, the original content development arm of HOBO Audio, is launching the six-part podcast The Trial of Jeff David. The new series is a dramatic retelling of the incredible true story of Jeff David, a freed slave in post-Civil ...

Lifetime Celebrates Pride Month 2020 With a Special Reairing of Prayers For Bobby and Trapped: The Alex Cooper Story

Following the landmark decision by the United States Supreme Court earlier this month to expand civil rights by ruling that federal anti-bias law protects millions of gay, lesbian and transgender workers from workplace discrimination, Lifetime further celebrates the LGBTQ community ...

Mary J. Blige Drops New Single “Can’t Be Life in Conjuntion with Film "Body Cam"

Mary J. Blige dropped a new single entitled “Can’t Be Life” today in conjunction with the new film, Body Cam that debuted this week on Digital platforms. The song will be available on Apple Music and Spotify and is featured ...

ESSENCE.com

Longest-Running Black Media Platform Marks 50-Year Legacy of Evolution and Innovation in Black Culture with Special Collector’s Edition Issue; – - Iconic Supermodel Naomi Campbell Graces 50th Anniversary May/June Issue in First-Ever Self-Shot Cover; Talks to ESSENCE about Turning 50 ...

An Apple Original - The Banker

Inspired by true events, “The Banker” centers on revolutionary businessmen Bernard Garrett (Anthony Mackie) and Joe Morris (Samuel L. Jackson), who devise an audacious and risky plan to take on the racist establishment of the 1960s by helping other African ...

Bounce to Present World Television Premiere of New Original Movie The Nomads On MLK Day, Monday, Jan. 20 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT

Bounce will present the world television premiere of The Nomads -- based-on-a-true story about a female African-American teacher who joins forces with a male Caucasian colleague to develop a men's rugby team in an inner-city school in North Philadelphia -- ...

Woman Who Finds Out She Was White At Age 70 Is Gearing Up To Release A Short Film About Her Journey

Woman who found out at the age of 70 she was white is prepping to release a heartfelt documentary shining light on transracial and biracial adoption.

Ray J's 'Emerald City' EP w/ Brandy, K. Michelle, Truth & Knotch Available Now

Triple-threat entertainer, tech-entrepreneur Ray J Norwood’s new EP titled, Emerald City is available now on all major digital retail and steaming services. The EP features collaborations with Brandy, K. Michelle, Knotch and Truth!

Jamie Foxx Nominated for SAG Award for Just Mercy

“I am humbled to be in the company of the other legends in this category. I am so grateful for this recognition from my peers in the SAG community. Just Mercy is one of the most life-fulfilling films I have ...

Emmy Winning Actress Comes To Houston

On Thursday, November 14th, Winston Contemporary Art kicked off its new series, "A Conversation With" featuring Lynn Whitfield and Gospel Singer, Yolanda Adams. Adams interviewed Whitfield on a wide range of topics including her journey in film and television, being ...

The Grace, Beauty and Grit of Vanessa Williams

Vanessa Williams is a creature unlike any other. It's as though she came here to impart the ins and outs of living life on one's own terms. From unwitting societal lightning rod during the 1980s to multi-platinum selling recording artist; ...

Kedrick Brown Is Golden

Houston actor, Kedrick Brown, lands guest starring role on the NBC's New Amsterdam.

Movietopia Rolls Out the Red Carpet In Houston

Step into Movietopia, an interactive film experience filled with plenty of Instagram-worthy opportunities.

Brian J. White Adds a New Title in Psycho Thriller

It is officially spooky season and what a better way to cap it off than with a psychological thriller, drama, comedy? Yes, the “Dear Frank” movie, a Muddy Waters Pictures & Webber Films production is shaking up Hollywood with a ...