Growing up in Harlem, Bronx-born actress and singer Diahann Carroll, who made history with the first African-American Tony award in a leading role.
Geoffrey Lamont Holder was born on August 1, 1930, in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago as the youngest of five children to Barbadian immigrants Louise de Frense and Arthur Holder. Continue Reading →
Actor, musician, activist, and humanitarian Harry Belafonte will turn 90-years-old on March 1, 2017. On this occasion, Museum of the Moving Image will celebrate his legendary career as an artist and activist—a little early—on Saturday, February 4, 2017, with a three-film retrospective and conversation with Belafonte’s friend, the best-selling author Walter Mosley. Continue Reading →
Bounce TV, the first-and-only over-the-air broadcast television network for African Americans, will honor the Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday, Jan. 18 with a new original short-form series called “Memories of My Father” featuring Martin Luther King III sharing his personal memories and impressions of his father, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Continue Reading →
Harlem fave and Mayor David Dinkins has been a member of The Friars Club for decades and is proud to serve as Event Chairman for the August 4th Gala celebrating two incredible honorees Diahann Carroll and Dayman John. Continue Reading →
Actress Andrea Lewis’ hit web series Black Actress has been selected to compete in the 2015 Web Originals Competition at the 19th Annual American Black Film Festival (ABFF). Black Actress Season 2will be in competition against nine other web series on June 12th at 9:25 PM at the AMC Empire 25. Continue Reading →
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