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Filmmaker Jordan Flaherty Explores Racial and Economic Justice Issues in New Documentary Series


Part One, Baltimore: A Moment to a Movement, exposes conditions that fueled the Baltimore Uprising; the second film focuses on reconstruction of New Orleans New York, NY – The murder of Freddie Gray while in police custody ignited the Baltimore Uprising in April. A new film uncovers deep-rooted economic issues that triggered thousands of frustrated [...]

An Announcement for Lt. General Russel Honore’ (U.S. Army Retired)


New Orleans – My fellow citizens of Louisiana, I come to you today as a humble son of this great state and servant of this great nation. I was fortunate enough to spend 37 years in the United States military, retiring in 2008 from the U.S. Army after my life’s work as a soldier. Today [...]

Jewish Groups Urge Solidarity Shabbat with African Americans

(Times of Israel) — An array of Jewish groups representing every major religious stream has declared this coming Shabbat one of solidarity with the African American community in the wake of the Charleston, South Carolina mass killing. A press release Tuesday including among its signatories representative groups of the Conservative, Reform, Orthodox and Reconstructionist streams [...]

President Obama Closes the Eulogy for Clementa Pinckney Paying Tribute to All of the Charleston Shooting Victims


President Barack Obama delivered eulogy on Friday for Rev. Clementa Pinckney, the South Carolina state senator and pastor among those killed June 17 in the shooting at Charleston’s historic Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church. President Obama closed out his speech singing the spiritual, Amazing Grace, and paying homage to all of the victims who were [...]

Baltimore: The Issues Behind the Uprising | #GRITtv


#Blackgirlsmatter: Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw and a new #homecare documentary, Care | #GRITtv


Dance Instructor Selenia Logan Hopes PinkPoleParty.org’s Newly Opened Pole Fitness Mega-Center Inspires Women to Dance For a Cause

Women from the Burbank Chamber of Commerce take a mini pole lesson at the PinkPoleParty.org ribbon cutting ceremony.  Photo credit:  Laura Winkleman

PinkPoleParty.org will continue to support a cure for breast cancer by donating time, instruction, and facility space to Pink Pole Parties, and donating a portion of all profits to the American Cancer Society’s Burbank, CA – When Selenia Logan founded PinkPoleParty.org (P.P.P.) five years ago, her goal was to organize and inspire women to dance [...]

New Documentary Examines the Issues Behind the Baltimore Uprising #GRITtv


The media called it a riot, but on the streets of Baltimore they call it an uprising. The police murder of Freddie Gray ignited mass protests that have been called Black Spring. But in working class Black communities across the city, the issues go beyond police violence. Share

NABJ Congratulates Member Lester Holt on his Appointment as Anchor of NBC Nightly News


Washington – The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) congratulates member Lester Holt on his appointment as anchor of the “NBC Nightly News.” “In a more than 30-year career Lester Holt has become one of the finest journalists of his generation. He is an engaging storyteller, an agile field reporter, and a commanding figure behind [...]

Kiss The Limit Productions Receives Funding to Produce Documentary for Atlanta-based Non-Profit youthSpark


Atlanta, Ga – Kiss The Limit Productions, Inc. (KLP) is pleased to partner with youthSpark to produce a documentary about the organization’s work to end child sex trafficking through early intervention. The organization’s mission is to advocate for children that lack legal and adult protection in abusive and exploitative situations. And their vision is “A [...]

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