Camara DaCosta Johnson, born November 15, 1982, better known as Yaya DaCosta, actress and model raised in Harlem, New York.
Award-winning actress Danielle Brooks, star of Netflix’s blockbuster series Orange Is the New Black, has been named the host of the eleventh season of the public television series AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange.
Black Public Media (BPM) has been awarded an Art Works grant of $40,000 by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA).
The Harlem-based National Black Programming Consortium (NBPC) has been awarded funding from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) for its signature public television series and incubator for broadcast and web series.
The ninth season of the award-winning documentary series AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange premieres on WORLD Channel at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on Monday, January 16, 2017—Martin Luther King Jr. Day—with An American Ascent.
Harlem School of the Arts (HSA) Student Wé McDonald proved to be a tour de force in a passionately soulful rendition of Mary J. Blige’s hit “No More Drama,” during the “Knockouts” round of NBC’s “The Voice.”