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As New Allegations Emerge Against Katt Williams his Former Assistant, Brooks Colyar, Expresses Concern for the Troubled Comedian

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I truly hope Katt Williams does not end up dealing with a bunch of women “jumping on the bandwagon” against him as many celebrities have experienced. The New York Daily News is reporting that an aspiring actress, Jamila Majesty, filed a lawsuit Thursday claiming that two years ago Williams orchestrated “a bloody five-on-one assault involving […]

“Will Racism Ever End, Will I Ever Stop Being A ______?” New Utne Reader Cover Story by Kevin Powell

‘Underground’ Premiere Shatters Records as the Most-Watched Program in Nearly 18 Years on WGN America

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Los Angeles, CA – On the heels of rave reviews, the premiere of WGN America’s critically acclaimed hit series “Underground” shattered records as the most-watched program in nearly 18 years on the network, since the Cubs vs. Cardinals game on 9/8/1998 where Mark McGwire famously hit his 62nd home run beating Roger Maris’s single season […]

Where is Today’s Madame CJ Walker?

“Will Racism Ever End, Will I Ever Stop Being A ______?” New Utne Reader Cover Story by Kevin Powell

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New York, NY — Award-winning writer, activist, and public speaker Kevin Powell is teaming with Utne Reader, the envelope-pushing progressive magazine and online space, around a series of blogs on race, gender, politics, and pop culture in America. The partnership comes on the heels of Powell’s critically acclaimed new autobiography, The Education of Kevin Powell: […]

A Conversation With Police on Race – NY Times Op Doc

UNCF and Fund II Foundation Launch $48 Million STEM Scholarship for African American Students

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New York, NY – UNCF and Fund II Foundation announced the launch of a major scholarship program benefiting African American students interested in pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields. The Fund II Foundation UNCF STEM Scholars Program is a $48 million initiative aimed at addressing diversity gaps that exist in the […]

#Ferguson and Gaza-Awakening a Sleeping Giant?

Bounce TV’s New Saints & Sinners Series Takes America by Storm: Premiere Becomes Bounce TV’s Most-Watched Program Ever

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Atlanta, GA – The premiere telecast of Bounce TV’s first-ever original drama series Saints & Sinners on Sunday, March 6 at 9:00 p.m. (ET) has become Bounce TV’s #1 highest-rated and most-watched program in its history. #SaintsAndSinners also trended nationally on Twitter and Facebook alongside The Walking Dead, Downton Abbey and the Democratic Presidential Debate […]

KlarKent Releases New Video Featuring Derek Minor, “Oh My God”

Black Votes Matter PAC Launched to Maximize Black Voter Turnout in Key Battleground States

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Concerned that there may be dramatic drop off in the record turnout of Black voters that propelled Barack Obama to the presidency, a group of veteran New York political and civil rights operatives launched Black Votes Matter PAC in an effort to maximize Black voter turnout and candidate attention to issues critical to Black communities […]

RACE – The Incredible True Story of Gold Medal Champion Jesse Owens