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MMCA Partners With STARZ™ To Host Inaugural Media Diversity Excellence Awards Reception

WASHINGTON, DC, August 17, 2021 – The Multicultural Media & Correspondents Association (MMCA) is pleased to partner with STARZ to host the inaugural Media Diversity Excellence Awards Reception on Thursday, August 19 from 6:00 -7:00 pm EST (3:00 -4:00 pm PST) during NABJ’s signature annual convention.  In keeping with MMCA’s other signature events including their Multicultural Media and Correspondents Dinner (MMCDTM) and inaugural Sheroes in Media Awards Gala, this reception is designed to honor … Continue reading MMCA Partners With STARZ™ To Host Inaugural Media Diversity Excellence Awards Reception

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Celebs And Their Kids Hit The Red Carpet For PAW Patrol Movie Screenings

Celebrity kids and influencers hit the PAW Patrol Movie red carpet this past weekend in Atlanta and NYC. The screenings were hosted by Papoose and ‘The Golden Child‘ in NYC and Phaedra Parks and sons in Atlanta. Papoose and his daughter ‘The Golden Child’ hosted a screening for the PAW Patrol Movie at AMC Empire in NYC on Saturday.  Phaedra Parks and her sons, Dylan … Continue reading Celebs And Their Kids Hit The Red Carpet For PAW Patrol Movie Screenings

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Life On And Off The Screen With Multi-Award-Winning Screenwriter Antoinette Fernandez

I love a great television show and movie. It allows viewers to engage in their imagination while enjoying life. Behind every great show and movie is a great screenwriter. Multi-Award winning screenwriter Antoinette Fernandez has shared life altering content that is circulating amongst the film circuit. She has added the following projects to her screenwriter resume: 7 Evils, Just By Chance, Out On A Limb … Continue reading Life On And Off The Screen With Multi-Award-Winning Screenwriter Antoinette Fernandez

Jill Scott Stars In Lifetime Original Movie ‘Highway To Heaven’ – Watch Trailer!

The Lifetime original movie Highway to Heaven, starring Grammy® Award winner Jill Scott and Barry Watson, is set to premiere on Saturday, November 6 at 8/7c. A “first look” trailer for the film has been released by the network in anticipation of the upcoming premiere. A contemporary take on Michael Landon’s iconic 80s television series Highway to Heaven, the new movie follows Angela Stewart (Jill Scott), an angel who is sent … Continue reading Jill Scott Stars In Lifetime Original Movie ‘Highway To Heaven’ – Watch Trailer!

Why Simone Biles Dropping Out Of The Olympics Is the Most Impressive Thing She’s Ever Done

In an alternate universe, Simone Biles would perform a gymnastics routine more difficult than any singular female athlete in gymnastics history. Not only would she shatter her previous Olympic scores, but also those of the competitors that came before her and likely all that will follow. With a beaming face, she would tote her gold medal alongside her teammates on the top of the podium. … Continue reading Why Simone Biles Dropping Out Of The Olympics Is the Most Impressive Thing She’s Ever Done

The Cast of ‘Johnson’ Talk New Series and the Black Male Experience with Love

Let’s talk about Black men, vulnerability and love. When you see black men portrayed on screen in television or film it’s usually a tough guy who’s emotionally unavailable. It’s not often that we see vulnerability and healthy dialogue between black men and women about their feelings and unguarded perspectives about love. This is why we are so excited about Bounce TV’s newest dramedy series, Johnson. … Continue reading The Cast of ‘Johnson’ Talk New Series and the Black Male Experience with Love

Gospel Artist Nia Allen Talks #1 Billboard Single ‘Wait’

Rich Nation Entertainment’s premier songwriter and worship leader Nia Allen hits #1 on Billboard’s National Gospel Airplay Chart with her debut single, “Wait“. Delivering a powerful praise with a voice that will restore your soul and encourage your spirit, “Wait” touches on emotions of faith and hope. Been Worthy sat down with Allen to chat about her journey in the gospel industry from traveling as a background … Continue reading Gospel Artist Nia Allen Talks #1 Billboard Single ‘Wait’

Author And Advocate Ayana Bean Redefining The Odds With New Book, A Year And A Day

Our resiliency lies within our comprehension of change. Change is inevitable and we are not who we once were. We evolve. We learn. We heal. The resilient aftermath is the ongoing process of living for our own healing and to impact others positively. New author, Ayana Bean, is no stranger to this. Resiliency is her middle name as she envisions a future that is evolving … Continue reading Author And Advocate Ayana Bean Redefining The Odds With New Book, A Year And A Day

Commemorating Freedom With The Celebration Of Juneteenth Across The U.S.

Juneteenth is now a federal holiday! Short for “June Nineteenth”, the holiday of Juneteenth is seen as a day of freedom that many African-Americans observe. The holiday originated in Galveston, Texas in 1865 to mark the day when federal troops arrived in the state to ensure that all enslaved people were freed. Unfortunately this federal attendance occurred 2.5 years after the signing of the Emancipation … Continue reading Commemorating Freedom With The Celebration Of Juneteenth Across The U.S.

2021 Black Music Honors Celebrates Angie Stone, Ginuwine & More

June is Black Music Appreciation Month! Initiated by President Jimmy Carter, Black Music Month  is an annual celebration of African American music in the United States. It is without question that Black music is the foundation of American music. Behind almost every genre there’s the influence of black artists at the sonic creation point: Blues, jazz, rock, country, and pop. The power of black music is … Continue reading 2021 Black Music Honors Celebrates Angie Stone, Ginuwine & More