Don't call Issa Rae an overnight success.

Don't call Issa Rae an overnight success.

Film Review: Deepwater Horizon

Written by Matthew Sand and Matthew Michael Carnahan, Deepwater Horizon, rated – PG, in theatres now. Visit: www.DeepWaterHorizon.Movie.com to see the trailer.

'Empire' praised for taking on police brutality

"Empire" waded into #BlackLivesMatter Wednesday night and the hit Fox series is being hailed for it.

Film Review: The Birth of a Nation

Finally, a filmmaker unearths one of the biggest secrets in American history: slave revolts. It’s a lesson rarely mentioned in history books, though it’s common knowledge to anyone who has taken a Black History course. Kudos to actor-turned-director Nate Parker ...

Prince fans to get brief peek inside Paisley Park

Paisley Park, the home and recording studio of Prince, will open to the public this week.

Season Four of Hit Bounce TV Series Family Time Premieres Tues. Oct. 4 at 9:00 p.m. ET

Bounce TV, the fastest-growing African-American network on television, announced today that the fourth season of the popular comedy series Family Time will premiere Tues. Oct. 4, 2016 with new episodes every Tuesday night at 9:00 p.m. ET.

The Walters Debuts New Manuscripts Website

The Walters Art Museum has launched a new website that houses its digital collection of manuscripts: manuscripts.thewalters.org. Featuring a user-friendly design, the site provides visitors with intuitive search options, including the ability to refine their search by date, geography, subject, ...

Ava DuVernay hopes her documentary '13th' will spark a 'revolution within'

Ava DuVernay tackles racial division in America and the disproportionate incarceration of African-American men in her new Netflix documentary, "13th."

Revised and updated history of The Patapsco released

The revised and updated second edition of “The Patapsco: Baltimore’s River of History” by Paul J. Travers, the main resource detailing this key American river's impact on Maryland and the nation has been released by Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.

Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival attracts locals and out-of-towners

On September 24, 2016, over 1,000 people of all ages headed into Susan Campbell Park at the Annapolis City Dock to celebrate African-American history while seeing African dance performances, listening to eclectic music, sampling world foods, and patronizing artisan vendors ...

Former first lady of two African nations, Graça Machel launches new women’s network

In an effort to transform the narrative and negative perceptions of African women and children, Graça Machel, the former first lady of two African nations, recently established a first of its kind Pan African Women in Media Network (WIMN).

Did Janet Jackson just confirm her pregnancy?

Janet Jackson has not officially confirmed that she is pregnant, but some photos have surfaced that may give fans a clue.

Baltimore-based artist Scott named recipient of prestigious national award

A profile of Baltimore-based multi-media artist Joyce J. Scott, who was honored last week with a national MacArthur Genius Award, airs during the Thursday, September 29 episode of Maryland Public Television’s Artworks series. The episode airs on MPT-HD at 8:30 ...

'Magnificent Seven' cast on how diversity helped make a modern western

Westerns are one of Hollywood's most beloved genres -- but not one of its most diverse. That isn't the case with this weekend's "The Magnificent Seven."

Free Fall Baltimore offers hundreds of free events, activities in October

Everything is FREE! The 11th annual Free Fall Baltimore presented by BGE takes place Saturday, October 1 through Monday, October 31, 2016. Free Fall Baltimore is a citywide celebration that offers hundreds of free arts & cultural events at participating ...