‘What If Harry Potter Had Been Black?’ Tomi Adeyemi on Representation and Fostering Empathy Through Her Epic Fantasy Series

Tomi Adeyemi wants to wrap her readers in a “dangerous but warm” blanket. Her young adult novels—the hit epic Children of Blood and Bone and its highly anticipated new sequel, Children of Virtue and Vengeance—combine escapist fantasy with clear-eyed confrontations … Read more…

LeToya Leaned on Her Father After Her First Heartbreak | Black Love | Oprah Winfrey Network

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Jeezy ft. Meek Mill “MLK BLVD,” Royce 5’9 ft. Sy Ari Da Kid, White Gold, Cyhi The Prince & T.I. “Black Savage” & More | Daily Visuals 11.15.19

Source: Def Jam / Def Jam While the folks in Kansas City voted to remove Martin Luther King Jr’s name from one of their streets, others are proud to have the name of the iconic civil rights leader held high … Read more…

Black News Channel Focusing On African American Coverage To Launch In January 2020

Black News Channel, a new network devoted to covering the African American community, is scheduled to launch in January 2020. Known as BNC, the channel plans original 24/7 news, sports and entertainment coverage. Co-founded by former Oklahoma Congressman J.C. Watts … Read more…

Former BET Chairman Debra Lee: Keep Pressure on Corporations To Expand Black Board Representation

Some 20 years ago, Debra Lee, then chief operating officer of Black Entertainment Television, gained her first corporate board appointment when she was tapped to serve as a director for Kodak, the leading photographic film products manufacturer at the time. … Read more…

Sports broadcaster Kevin Harlan gives dramatic play-by-play of black cat’s MetLife Stadium invasion

Sports radio broadcasting great Kevin Harlan had some fun Monday night when a black cat invaded MetLife Stadium during the New York Giants’ game against the Dallas Cowboys. FOX News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount … Read more…

Black Musicians Are Standing Behind Kirk Franklin’s Boycott Of Evangelical TV Network

Kirk Franklin’s reflections on police violence were cut from Trinity Broadcasting Network’s broadcast of his Dove Awards acceptance speech. Latino Voices – Latino News, Entertainment, Style and Culture BEST DEAL UPDATES: SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free … Read more…

Black Duke Student Athletes Host ‘Black Bodies, White Entertainment’ Panel About Life At A PWI

The panel was moderated by Martin Paul Smith, a former college athlete and assistant professor. Hosted by the Center for Race Relations, the panel, entitled “Black Bodies, White Entertainment,” … news entertainment – BingNews BEST ENTERTAINMENT UPDATE:

There are Only 4 Black CEOs at Fortune 500 Companies. Here’s How the ELC is Changing That

Addressing more than 2,000 high-powered executives and business leaders—including about 150 CEOs of the nation’s largest corporations at its annual hot-ticket gala in Washington, D.C. — Otha T. “Skip” Spriggs, president and CEO of the Executive Leadership Council, offered the … Read more…

BE, Bank of America Honor Black Board Members of Largest Corporations at National Museum

Scores of black board members who represent the corporate elite made a bit of history Wednesday night as they were honored at the spectacular National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) in Washington, D.C. BLACK ENTERPRISE saluted those … Read more…

A Black University Of Wisconsin-Madison Student Described As Angry Black Woman For Quietly Protesting Against Trump’s Bulls–t

In terms of protesting and demonstrating, Black women have been at the forefront of several important movements. But, a recent incident at the University of Wisconsin-Madison continues to confirm the thread of undervaluing Black women, and propping them up as … Read more…

‘Orange Is The New Black’ Star Adrienne C. Moore Talks Black Cindy, Diversity And The Final Season

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Jeannie And “The Real” Hosts Speak On Critics Of Her Relationship With Jeezy: “They Act Like He The Only Black Man Out There!”

Source: Nicky Nelson/WENN.com / WENN Ever since TV personality Jeannie Mai and rapper Jeezy made their relationship official last month, people have had a lot to say about their pairing, good and bad. But the 40-year-old is more focused on … Read more…

April Parker Jones Shares Why Marriage Works for Her | Black Women OWN the Conversation | OWN

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