Dante Barry

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2017-11-15T04:30:24+00:00

Dante Barry Presents “Black Activism and Human Rights Responders: The Change is Within You” On February 26, 2012, unarmed Black teenager Trayvon Martin, was shot and killed by a neighborhood watchman in Stanford, Florida simply because he “looked suspicious.” Million Hoodies Movement for Justice formed in response to the media’s failure to adequately report on [...]

George Silano

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2017-10-27T00:10:09+00:00

George Silano A Film Lost and Forgotten... UNTIL NOW. In December of 1965, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. opened his home for the first and only time to television host, Arnold Michaelis, legendary interviewer, who spent four days recording Dr. King and his wife, Coretta, in a uniquely intimate setting, revealing these historic figures' most [...]

Ron Stallworth

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2017-10-05T20:01:10+00:00

Ron Stallworth A half century ago, the Ku Klux Klan’s power stretched from coast to coast, and members of the hooded hate group carried out firebombing attacks, lynching’s, and murdered civil rights workers in the South. Despite the Ku Klux Klan’s haunting history, one black police sergeant risked his life to go undercover as a [...]

Ed Gordon

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2017-09-14T02:07:24+00:00

Ed Gordon Hard hitting, inspiring, intelligent, honest, and direct: these are some of the words used to describe the style and approach of Emmy award-winning broadcaster Ed Gordon.Known for his stellar interaction with newsmakers from the worlds of politics, entertainment, and sports. Gordon is host and executive producer of the nationally syndicated one-on-one program Conversations [...]

Dr. Marc Lamont Hill

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2017-08-20T14:22:03+00:00

Dr. Marc Lamont Hill He is currently the host of BET News and a political contributor for CNN. An award-winning journalist, Dr. Hill has received numerous prestigious awards from the National Association of Black Journalists, GLADD, and the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences. Dr. Hill has held positions at Columbia University an Morehouse [...]

Selenis Levya

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2017-08-20T14:09:20+00:00

Selenis Levya Selenis Leyva is one of the breakout stars of NETFLIX’s hit series Orange Is The New Black, which won the 2015 coveted Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Ensemble Cast in a Comedy Series. Leyva reprises her role as series regular and fan favorite Gloria Mendoza in Season 4 of OITNB and also [...]

Kathleen Neal Cleaver

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2017-06-04T12:29:59+00:00

Kathleen Neal Cleaver Kathleen Neal Cleaver has spent her life participating in the human rights struggle. She started alongside her parents in the 1950’s civil rights protests in Alabama. By 1966, Kathleen Neal dropped out of Barnard College in New York to join the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) where she served in its Campus [...]

Cynthia Bond

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2015-05-04T00:35:58+00:00

Cynthia Bond Cynthia Bond is a New York Times Best-Selling Author. Her novel RUBY was chosen to be an Oprah Book Club 2.0 selection. RUBY was also a Barnes & Noble Discover Great Writers selection, and an Indie Next Pick. RUBY'S experiences of abuse, violence and prostitution are inspired by Bond's East Texas childhood and [...]

Jussie Smollett

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2015-05-04T00:33:03+00:00

Jussie Smollett Jussie Smollett stars as the talented son Jamal Lyon in FOX's music industry award-winning show EMPIRE, from producer / director Lee Daniels. His role allows him to blend both his acting and musical skills in the high-octane fueled drama. Smollett recently confirmed in a backstage interview with Ellen DeGeneres that he was gay, [...]

Matt McGorry

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2017-08-12T18:24:24+00:00

Matt McGorry Matt McGorry stars as Asher Millstone in ABC's hit series How to Get Away with Murder produced by Shonda Rhimes and created by Peter Nowalk. He can also be seen in his SAG Award-Winning role as post-military newbie corrections officer John Bennett in the Emmy-Nominated Netflix original series Orange is the New Black. [...]