ET has partnered with BLACK GIRLS ROCK! to host an annual awards show honoring black women who have made a positive impact on the world. This year’s awards show will air on Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 7pm ET/6pm CT in the US. BET will be rebroadcast the show in the UK an Africa on Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 8pm GMT.
The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) announced today that Roland S. Martin, nationally syndicated columnist, television host, and radio and television commentator, is to receive the organization’s Journalist of the Year award.
I consider myself someone who doesn’t fall for viral online rumors easily, but it seemed so natural to believe that Jason DeCaire Taylor’s “Vicissitudes” sculpture in Grenada was a tribute to the Middle Passage…In actuality, both descriptions for Jason deCaire Taylor’s Vicissitudes sculpture are false
A great story translated into an OK film, “In the Hive” is the first Robert Townsend flick that I’ve seen since the early 90s. Nonetheless, it’s worth supporting in the theaters for three reasons…Loretta Devine…Michael Clarke Duncan…Jonathan “Lil J” McDaniel
Today marks the 13th annual National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD) in the US…This year’s theme is “I Am My Brother’s/Sister’s Keeper: Fight HIV/AIDS”
Documentary Channel (DOC) is proud to announce the US television premiere of director Janks Morton’s award-winning documentary film “What Black Men Think” on Tuesday, May 29 (8p ET/PT)…”What Black Men Think” is an eye-opening look at the race issues that are still very prevalent in the United States today.
Dr. Sherle Boone argues African Americans share more than psychological connections to White Americans than other Blacks in new book
In his new book, “Meanings Beneath the Skin: The Evolution of African Americans,” psychology professor and African American scholar, Sherle Boone, argues the psychological make-up of African Americans is more closely aligned to White Americans than blacks originally from countries other than the United States.
To combat the high toll of HIV and AIDS among black women in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention today launched Take Charge. Take the Test., a new campaign to increase HIV testing and awareness among African-American women. The campaign – which features advertising, a website and community outreach – is being launched in conjunction with National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day in 10 cities where black women are especially hard-hit by the disease
In observance of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, Dr. Kevin Fenton, Director of CDC’s National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, talks about the HIV/AIDS among African Americans and what steps can be taken on the national, state, local, and individual levels to address this epidemic.
New Greater Than AIDS PSAs and Social Media Messages Mark National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (Feb. 7)
“Leaving Home: An HBCU Story” is a brainchild of Rustin “Roundup Russy” Moore that began as a Kickstarter film project entitled “First 48: HBCU Edition”..“I wanted to bring the HBCU experience to children who may not have the opportunity to go on HBCU tours. I think it will also be a resource to parents to ease their concerns of sending their child off to school at one of our sacred institutions.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline collaborate with Facebook to help those in crisis
BET Networks Presents the First and Only Interview with Herman Cain, About Black America, in A Half-hour News Documentary
BET Networks brings to air a deeper characterization of one the most controversial black political figures in contemporary America in an exclusive one-on-one interview special “The Curious Case of Citizen Cain” premiering on Thursday, December 8 at 9 PM ET/PT.
Olympic gold medalist Natasha Hastings with USA “red” sets #1 fastest time in the world at 2011 Penn Relays
Philadelphia, PA-USA Track & Field Olympic Gold Medalist, Natasha Hastings, ran the third leg for team USA “Red” to set a new world-leading time of 3:22.92 with a first place win in the Nike Women’s 4x400M relay race at the 2011 USA versus the World Penn Relays.