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Kamala Harris Announces 2020 Presidential Bid

Appearing on Good Morning America this morning (January 21), the Senator from California says she will seek the Democratic nomination for President. “I’m running for President of the United States and I’m very excited about it,” Harris told hosts George Stephanopoulos and Robin Roberts. At the same time as her announcement, she posted a video […]

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Beyoncé Donates $100K To 4 Historically Black Colleges

During Beyoncé’s Coachella performance over the weekend, the insanely talented artist paid tribute to historically black colleges. Backed by a massively lit drumline, a fierce handpicked dance troupe and bold step team, Queen Bey gave such an astonishing presentation, viewers didn’t hesitate for a second to follow DJ Khaled’s instructions and rename the annual coveted music festival […]

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Comedian Byron Allen Buys the Weather Channel for $300 Million

Comedian and producer Byron Allen acquired the Weather Channel TV network as he looks to expand his film and TV production company into a major media business. Allen’s Entertainment Studios Inc. bought the network from Blackstone Group, Bain Capital and Comcast Corp., according to a statement Thursday. The price was approximately $300 million, according to a person […]

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Jay-Z’s Roc Nation and First Round Capital invest $3 million in bail reform startup Promise

Nationwide, 62 percent of the jail population accounts for people who can’t afford bail, according to the Vera Institute of Justice. A lot of these incarcerated individuals are behind bars because they committed crimes at the misdemeanor level or lower. This is a significant statistic from a human rights perspective, as well as an economic one. […]

Kamala Harris Announces 2020 Presidential Bid

Beyoncé Donates $100K To 4 Historically Black Colleges

Comedian Byron Allen Buys the Weather Channel for $300 Milli ...

Jay-Z’s Roc Nation and First Round Capital invest $3 milli ...

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Kamala Harris Announces 2020 Presidential Bid

Appearing on Good Morning America this morning (January 21), the Senator from California says she will seek the Democratic nomination for President. “I’m running for President of the United States and I’m very excited about it,” Harris told hosts George Stephanopoulos and Robin Roberts. At the same time as her announcement, she posted a video […]

Beyoncé Donates $100K To 4 Historically Black Colleges

During Beyoncé’s Coachella performance over the weekend, the insanely talented artist paid tribute to historically black colleges. Backed by a massively lit drumline, a fierce handpicked dance troupe and bold step team, Queen Bey gave such an astonishing presentation, viewers didn’t hesitate for a second to follow DJ Khaled’s instructions and rename the annual coveted music festival […]

Comedian Byron Allen Buys the Weather Channel for $300 Million

Comedian and producer Byron Allen acquired the Weather Channel TV network as he looks to expand his film and TV production company into a major media business. Allen’s Entertainment Studios Inc. bought the network from Blackstone Group, Bain Capital and Comcast Corp., according to a statement Thursday. The price was approximately $300 million, according to a person […]

Backing Robinhood, JAY-Z’s Roc Nation invests in would-be Rockefellers

Roc Nation, the full-service entertainment management company created by the music impresario Shawn Carter (better known as JAY-Z), is making an investment in financial trading platform Robinhood. The investment, through Roc Nation’s  Arrive subsidiary, is the latest instance of a celebrity rapper plowing cash into Robinhood’s free-to-trade investment platform. The company also counts Snoop Dogg and Nasir Jones (also […]

‘Black Panther’ star Michael B Jordan makes ‘inclusion rider’ pledge

“In support of the women & men who are leading this fight” Black Panther actor Michael B Jordan has pledged to insert an “inclusion rider” clause into his future movie contracts. At the Oscars on Sunday night (March 4), Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri star Frances McDormand used her Best Actress acceptance speech to call for greater equality in the film […]

FAME SPOTLIGHT: Channing Dungey

Channing Dungey has risen to the occasion when she was promoted to president of ABC Entertainment following the exit of Paul Lee. Dungey, who started out as a development assistant for Davis Entertainment at 20th Century Fox, was always acknowledged as an up-and-comer at the network. In many ways she was groomed for her current […]