Watch: Harlem Pastor’s Plan to Save His Church From ‘Sodomites’

jessica-williams-and-pastor-manning-x750In the wake of news that a Harlem church notorious for its hateful marquee and rabidly antigaypastor might soon close its doors due to foreclosure, The Daily Show With Trevor Noah Tuesday sent correspondent Jessica Williams to sit down with Rev. James David Manning of ATLAH World Missionary Church.  Continue Reading →

Salters Scene: Reel Sisters Awards Ceremony

Jessica Williams and Ebony Jo-Ann

Jessica Williams and Ebony Jo-Ann

 By Udo Salters

On October 25 CENTRIC/BET Network joined Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival & Lecture Series in celebrating the accomplishments of the honorees and award-winning filmmakers! Jessica Williams and Ebony Jo-Ann were the honorees and received the Hattie McDaniel Award. Continue Reading →

Jessica Williams, Ebony Jo-Ann To Receive Reel Sisters Award

JE_t580Sunday, Oct. 25 at 6:30 p.m., the Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival & Lecture Series will present the first Reel Sisters Hattie McDaniel Award to honorees Jessica Williams, the beloved correspondent on Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show With Trevor Noah,” and Ebony Jo-Ann, award-winning actress noted for her role as Ma Rainey in August Wilson’s “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom.” Continue Reading →

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