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Former Teen Sex Trafficking Victim Turned College Professor and Recording Artist Releases New Music, “Mutha Werk”

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Columbus, OH – When performance artist Dr. E (née Elaine Richardson) released her debut album, “Elevated” in 2010 she had literally reached unimagined heights. The Ohio State University professor turned recording artist had risen far beyond the streets she once walked and worked as a teenaged victim of sex trafficking. Now with “Mutha Werk,” the […]

DISH Launches Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios Networks

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Los Angeles, CA – Entertainment Studios, Inc., (www.es.tv) one of the largest independent producers and distributors of first-run syndicated television programming for broadcast television stations, and owner of seven 24-hour HD cable networks, has reached an agreement with DISH for distribution of its JUSTICE CENTRAL.TV cable television network. The JUSTICE CENTRAL.TV cable television network is […]

Mann & Wife Season Three Premieres Tuesday, March 28 at 9:00 PM on Bounce

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Atlanta, GA – David Mann, Tamela Mann and company bring a new assortment of hysterical family situations and laughs in the third season of their hit Bounce comedy series Mann & Wife. Bounce will double the fun by kicking off season three with two new original episodes back-to-back 9:00-10:00 pm (ET) on Tuesday, March 28. […]

GospelChops Sues Drumstick Manufacturer Vic Firth Company in Landmark Trademark Infringement Case

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Sacramento, CA – When internationally renowned drum video producer, Gerald Forrest introduced GospelChops to the music community back in 2004, it was an effort that was recognized as ground breaking. The web portal was a unique homage to the musical roots of the Black church as Forrest brought recognition to gospel musicians who were routinely […]

Jussie Smollett’s Compelling Commentary on the State of the U.S.A – F.U.W.

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This riveting song and video is just what the country needs to see right now to understand the direction the current leadership is attempting to take us. However, for those of us who have been oppressed, we will not go backwards. Jussie Smollett, Jesse Williams, Snoop, T.I. … you make Harry Belafonte, Nina Simone, and […]

Cynthia Powell: 25 Years for 35 Pills

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Cynthia Powell was not an addict. She was not a dealer. She sold 35 of her diabetes pain pills to a confidential informant—for $300. Just enough to make ends meet that month. Next thing she knew, she was arrested, charged, and convicted. Her sentence? Twenty-five years. Read her profile at FAMM.org. The Facts: Cynthia Powell […]

Registered Nurse and Mom, Prepares for Relaunch of New Jersey’s Popular Medical Marijuana Themed Eatery

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Trenton, NJ – Debi Madaio never thought she would become a public advocate for medical marijuana. As the co-owner of NJWeedman’s Joint, a popular marijuana-themed eatery, located in Trenton, NJ, and the partner of Ed Forchion aka NJ Weedman, one of the cannabis industry’s most controversial figureheads, she has found herself pushed to the forefront […]

National Urban League President Marc H. Morial Calls Skinny Budget “A Jobs and Dreams Killer”

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Washington, DC – Today, National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial released the following statement after the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) announced their 2018 blueprint “skinny” budget: “This budget is a jobs and dreams killer. Federal budgets are policy statements about the direction our leaders wish to take for […]

Ladies and Gentlemen: Barenaked Ladies and The Persuasions

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Los Angeles, CA – Barenaked Ladies have announced a very special collaboration with the legendary “Kings of A Cappella” titled, Ladies And Gentlemen: Barenaked Ladies And The Persuasions to be released April 14, 2017. Produced by Gavin Brown, the album features 14 tracks re-imagined BNL’s award-winning catalogue and the classic ‘Good Times.’ BNL recorded the […]