Danielle Brooks Of “Orange Is The New Black” To Host New Season Of ‘AfroPoP’

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. Continue Reading →

Black Stars And Filmmakers Celebrate 10 Years Of ‘AfroPoP’ TV Series In Harlem (Photographs)

Black stars and filmmakers converged on the Harlem Stage Gatehouse on Friday, February 9th, 2018, to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the acclaimed series AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange. Continue Reading →

‘Queen Sugar’ Star Nicholas L. Ashe, Maria Hinojosa And More Celebrate AfroPop

Black Public Media (BPM) will commemorate the 10th anniversary of AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange, its signature public television documentary series about the global Black experience, with Lifting the Veil on Disaster Relief: Fatal Assistance in Haiti, Puerto Rico and Beyond. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s NBPC Wins National Endowment For the Arts Grants

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. Continue Reading →

Nikki Beharie Hosts Harlem-Based NBPC Produced ‘AfroPoP’ (Video)

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. Continue Reading →

AfroPoP TV Series Beats The Drum For PAN

AfroPop Season 8 mosaic_Courtesy National Black Programming Consortium1Season eight of AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange—the nation’s only documentary series about life, art and culture across the African Diaspora—continues with the electrifying story of the steel drum, or pan. Premiering on Monday, January 25, at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on WORLD Channel, directors Jérôme Guiot and Thierry Teston’s high-energy Pan! Continue Reading →

Empire Inspired Music Video And Other ‘Go Viral’ Picks

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Going viral has never been so competitive with the hordes of memes, videos and write-ups vying for attention on the web. This week we are highlighting several pieces of content that deserve to go viral from a theatre company’s entertaining music video to a topical book about race and politics. Continue Reading →