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Wil Haygood takes audience behind the scenes of 'The Butler'

Harbor Country News 23 Jan 2023
For 30 years, Haygood was a national and foreign correspondent for the Washington Post and Boston Globe ... It was during his coverage of the Obama campaign when Haygood said he got the idea to interview an African American who had worked at the White House through the Civil Rights movement – to see what a Black president would mean to them.

Step Afrika! to appear in Lewisburg

The Milton Standard Journal 22 Jan 2023
Step Afrika! now ranks as one of the top 10 African American dance companies in the United States ... The performance features nine to 10 artists/musicians who demonstrate stepping’s origins in African American fraternities and sororities while showing the art form’s unlimited creative and artistic potential.

College of Charleston Avery Research Center Awarded $2 Million Grant From Mellon Foundation

Eagle-Tribune 20 Jan 2023
20, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Mellon Foundation has awarded the College of Charleston’s Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture a $2 million grant to support the collection and preservation of the South Carolina Lowcountry’s social and cultural history ... ABOUT AVERY RESEARCH CENTER FOR AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY AND CULTURE.

Kwesi Agyare’s art exhibition attracting patrons and influencing mindsets in the US

Joy Online 01 Dec 2022
The art exhibition is sited at the African American Museum on the theme, “Beautiful memories… still” ... The Chief Director for the African American Museum photographed with Kwesi Agyare. The series has been well-visited by many including the Chief Director for the African American Museum.

Black Panther 2 Co-Writer Discusses The Movie’s Big Surprise Return

Coming Soon 25 Nov 2022
The recently released Black Panther ... RELATED. Black Panther ... “Killmonger came in and spoke to the question of, Am I my brother’s keeper? And how Wakanda had not looked out for the globe. Here you have Ramonda the Queen, who is diametrically opposed — she was much more isolationist than T’Challa was — who saves RiRi, this African-American teenager ... .

Museum of the African Diaspora appoints new curator

San Francisco Examiner 31 Oct 2022
Lee, whose expertise is in American art history, histories and theories of photography, African American studies and museum education, joined the CMA in 2017 ... Lee holds a bachelor's degree in art history from Douglass College at Rutgers University and a dual master's degree in history of art and African American studies from Yale.

It’s Official, The Oklahoma Eagle Is 100 Years Old

The Oklahoma Eagle 24 Oct 2022
Rouzeau, editor, a former writer for the New York Herald Tribune and the first African American to be accredited to cover World War II ... She worked as a Globe reporter, the newspaper’s first African American to be named as an assistant city editor and columnist before embarking on television career as a reporting/anchor stints at WHDH-TV and WGBH-TV.

Actor J. Bernard Calloway just wants to connect with his audience

The Philadelphia Tribune 18 Oct 2022
True Renaissance artist J. Bernard Calloway is paving his way to becoming a household name with his lead role as the husband in BET’s Emmy-nominated comedy series “The Ms. Pat Show.” ... And Calloway is the first African-American actor to have ever played the Grinch, in the 2015-2016 season of the Old Globe’s holiday tradition of Dr ... ....

Chimamanda Adichie Receives Harvard’s Highest Honour

This Day 08 Oct 2022
... of African and African American studies. It is awarded to individuals in the United States and across the globe in recognition of their contributions to African and African American culture and the life of the mind ... Dubois was the first African-American to earn a Harvard Ph.D.

Ode Audio: Play Podcasts on Play Ode

Eagle-Tribune 30 Sep 2022
Memphis, TN, Sept. 29, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MEMPHIS, TN – African Americans are a fast growing and rapidly increasing audience of podcast listeners ... MORE THAN THAT WITH GIA PEPPERS ... More Than That with Gia Peppers is supported by Dentsu clients like ... IT’S STILL YOUR WORLD ... R&R ON SPORTS ... That classic African American art form called Jazz ... ### ... .

Ode Audio: A Bridge to Black Radio

Eagle-Tribune 28 Sep 2022
28, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MEMPHIS, TN – Research shows that radio reaches 92% of African Americans weekly ... Now, African Americans, perhaps America’s most prolific radio listening audience has a mobile app that is curated and customized to their tastes.

Five powerful life lessons on self-care for Black women we learned from Serena Williams

The Grio 08 Sep 2022
OPINION. She is that rare soul who was born for greatness. She walks it, she lives it, and she shines a light on what is possible for the rest of us. Editor’s note ... Read more opinions on theGrio ... She is a winner. She is, to many around the globe, a trailblazing inspiration. But to me and millions of African-American women at midlife, she is so much more ... .

HBO Max Schedule Additions: New TV & Movies Arriving August 1-7

Coming Soon 01 Aug 2022
The sophomore season of Sweet Life. Los Angeles will hit HBO Max later this week. On Thursday, Aug. 4, the streaming content will release Sweet Life. Los Angeles Season 2. The unscripted series comes from Emmy and Golden Globe nominee Issa Rae. It follows a group of African-American friends enjoying their 20s in Los Angeles. “Sweet Life ... RELATED ... Aug. 1-7 ... 1.

Concerts, quilts, art & festivals: 11 top things to do on Cape Cod July 29-August 5

Cape Cod Times 27 Jul 2022
https.// plays classic American jazz ... style of classic American Jazz ... In 1992, he became the first African American to complete a 27,000-mile solo circumnavigation of the globe, along one of the most challenging routes through the southern oceans.

New Documentary Calls for Justice in Alabama

Eagle-Tribune 22 Jul 2022
ELIZABETH, N.J., July 22, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- An independent�African-American filmmaker with a relentless�pursuit of the truth and justice has produced a stunning documentary that makes a powerful case. arguing that an Alabama�white woman has been unjustly imprisoned for 30 years. In�Finding Betty,�a four-year project of�filmmaker Jean�Adam, Jr.

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