Harlem’s Leslie Fields-Cruz Named To Crain’s New York Business’ Black Notables List

Leslie Fields-Cruz, executive director of Black Public Media (BPM), has been named to Crain’s New York Business’ 2021 Notable Black Leaders and Executives list. Continue Reading →


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Black Public Media Launches Emergency Relief Fund To Help Independent Black Artists

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to bring to light many of the inequities of the modern world, the precipice upon which many independent artists often live has been thrown into sharp relief.

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Black Media Story Summit 2020 Shows Why #BlackStoriesMatter

Black STORIES Matter! This was the subtext of the recent biennial National Black Media Story Summit. Continue Reading →


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Harlem-Based Black Public Media Marks 40th Anniversary With ’40 For 40 Media Game Changers’ List

Committed to the ongoing fight of speaking truth to power and amplifying voices of diversity across America for four decades, Black Public Media (BPM) is celebrating its 40th anniversary. Continue Reading →


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‘AfroPoP’ Introduces Viewers To ‘Amina’ From Harlem To The World

What does it mean to be black, female, and foreign in a world that doesn’t value these attributes? Continue Reading →


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Harlem’s Black Public Media Deadline Looms For $150K In Funding For Series Pilots

Black Public Media (BPM), the nation’s only nonprofit dedicated solely to media content about the black experience, has issued an open call to producers for nonfiction broadcast projects (individual programs or series pilots) and scripted or nonfiction digital web series. Continue Reading →


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Harlem-Based Black Public Media Awarded $40 K NEA

Black Public Media (BPM) has been awarded an Art Works grant of $40,000 by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA).

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