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Alumni Roundup launches new web series ‘Leaving Home: An HBCU Story’

“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.

Susan Taylor, Editor-in-Chief Emeritus of Essence Magazine to hose Harlem Fine Arts Show 2011 opening night

he 2011 Harlem Fine Arts Show (HFAS) www.hfas.org is moving ahead full steam to its gala opening on Friday, February 25, 2011 with Susan Taylor…the 2011 HFAS, one of the nation’s largest and most prestigious collections of works by African American artists from around the world…runs from February 25-27 at the historic Riverside Church in Harlem.

Film Life’s American Black Film Festival celebrates 15 years, announces dates and call for entries

Film Life, Inc., announces the 15th annual American Black Film Festival (ABFF) to be held in Miami, Florida, July 6-9, 2011. The ABFF is an industry retreat and competitive showcase of independent Black film. Home Box Office, Inc. (HBO®), returns for the fourteenth year in support of the festival’s mission to strengthen the Black filmmaking community through resource sharing, education, artistic collaboration and career development.