Arts & Entertainment

Opposition To Prime Minister Swells After Murder Of Popular Protest Singer

Ethiopian protest singer and revered musician Hachalu Hundessa sang about love and unity, recalled his friend Amensisa Ifa, raising issues that many would not dare to raise. He addressed issues of marginalization – capturing the struggles and frustrations of his Oromo people who faced efforts by successive Ethiopian regimes to destroy the Oromoo language, exploit…

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“Fighting The Good Fight” and More Featured on Brown Sugar in July

Brown Sugar, the popular subscription streaming service from Bounce, has a hot line-up this July.  This month’s curated collection is themed for strong-willed men and women striving to make the world a better place. The “Fighting the Good Fight” collection includes: Billy Dee Williams and D’Urville Martin take a stance against racism in The Final Comedown; American martial artist Ron van Clief’s screen…

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South Carolina ETV to launch ‘Palmetto Perspectives’ series with multi-platform racial injustice program

South Carolina ETV (SCETV) today announced that it will be launching a new, community engagement-focused series with a one-hour discussion on racial injustice Wednesday, July 8 at 7 p.m. Airing on both SCETV and SC Public Radio, this new series, titled “Palmetto Perspectives,” aims to bring together a diverse group of voices to discuss the…

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New Book Gives Women ‘A Chance to Believe’

  For every woman dealing with the burdens of her past, she can begin to move forward with “A Chance to Believe” by Jaquay Washington. This is a new book for women seeking mental peace while confidently dealing with their past. In “A Chance to Believe,” readers will be introduced to Jasmine—a broken woman who is…

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Film review: Hamilton

If history classes were this entertaining, there would be lines around the block to get in.  For many, Hamilton is an enigma. It was the toast of Broadway. Attention-grabbing scenes were performed during the Tony Awards Show. But if you weren’t willing to spend a fortune for tickets, you‘ve probably never seen this groundbreaking musical.  What many…

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byLOVEJONES CREATIVE selected celebrated Black Artist, Charly Palmer to reimagine the cast of Noah’s Arc as an ally to the Black LGBTQIA+ community

Rodney LoveJones, Founder of byLOVEJONES CREATIVE and Global Sales Representative for world renowned visual artist Charly Palmer announces he will lead a silent auction of an original piece of artwork titled “NOAH’S ARC: BLACK TOGETHER.” Palmer, an LGBTQ ally created the piece as part of a celebration of black gay visibility within the arts. The virtual…

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HBCU Heroes Hosts First-Ever Virtual Esports Tournament For Historically Black Colleges And Universities In Conjunction With John Lewis: Good Trouble Film Call-To-Action To Increase Student Voter Participation

The Good Trouble Takeover is a 4-hour, online NBA 2K20 tournament between six Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and premiere-a-thon to support the release of JOHN LEWIS: GOOD TROUBLE, a documentary about the Georgia Congressman and Civil Rights Icon. Celebrities, entertainers, professional athletes, HBCU leadership, political influencers, activists and the filmmakers are joining forces…

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Worldwide Audience Flock to Black Press USA’s Interview with Ziggy Marley

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia With more than a million people reached in places as far flung as Indonesia, Gambia, Mexico, Australia, and across the United States and North America, reggae icon Ziggy Marley’s livestream interview with Black Press USA captivated fans everywhere. “Ziggy, your family has been such a wonderful…

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