Netflix Goes Spanish: Releasing First Original Spanish Series

Justin Bachman of Businessweek is reporting that Netflix (NFLX) is releasing its first original non-English-language series after expanding to 41 countries...

Lamar Hawkins III: Funeral Held for Bullied 14-Year-Old

WESH TV is reporting that hundreds gathered for the funeral of Lamar Hawkins III, a 14-year-old boy that committed  suicide at...

'The TLC Story' Makes Vh1 Ratings History But What Got Left Out?

Wilson Morales of is reporting that Vh1s biopic Crazy, Sexy, Cool: The TLC Story, a film chronicling the highs and...

2014 Oscars: Lupita Nyong’o Wins Best Supporting Actress for ’12 Years a Slave’

“May it remind me and every child that wherever you’re from, your dreams are valid.” — Academy Award-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o Lupiat...

Usher, Microsoft, Emory U & Partner to Teach Kids Tech Code

Usher's New Look Foundation (UNLF) recently partnered with and Microsoft to host an Hour of Code tutorial at Emory University...

Black Public Media Announces Jacquie Jones Scholarship Fund

Black Public Media (BPM) announced a call for applications for the Jacquie Jones Memorial Scholarship Fund (JJMSF) in August. Established with...

2014 Oscars: The Burton Wire Wants to Know Your Picks!

The 2014 broadcast of the 86th Academy Awards is happening tonight on ABC with host Ellen DeGeneres. Broadcasting live at 5:30...

Justine Sacco Fired: AIDS is No Laughing Matter

Justine Sacco, the PR executive whose hateful and hurtful Tweet about AIDS in Africa that went viral on the Internet has...

Johnathan Lee Iverson: Ringling Bros. First Black Ringmaster

written by Christopher A. Daniel Johnathan Lee Iverson is the luckiest man in show business. For 48 weeks a year, he is...

Christiane Taubira: France’s Justice Minister Subjected to Racist Slurs

Writing for The Root, Breanna Edwards writes that France's Justice Minister Christiane Taubira has been subjected to a slew of racist...

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