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 →


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Los Angeles: Essence Black Women In Hollywood Awards 2018 (Red Carpet)

Kicking off Women’s History Month; ESSENCE turned the spotlight on four remarkable women, during Oscar week, with its popular “Black Women In Hollywood Awards,” held Thursday, March 1, 2018 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA. Continue Reading →


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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 →


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Harlem’s Gabourey Sidibe, ‘Mind Your Own Body’

ABC News reports that Academy Award-nominated actress Gabourey Sidibe is opening up about one of her pet peeves: when people congratulate her on her recent weight loss. Continue Reading →


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The Apollo Announces WOW Festival With Stars Gabourey Sidibe And More

The Apollo Theater will gather artists, activists, and leaders from around the globe for the return of the WOW – Women of the World Festival, a four-day festival presented in collaboration with the Southbank Centre London on May 4-7, 2017. Continue Reading →


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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 →


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