RIVERDALE, GA - NOVEMBER 16: Colin Kaepernick looks on during his NFL workout held at Charles R Drew high school on November 16, 2019 in Riverdale, Georgia.
I'm actually a huge baseball fan, well I'm a huge Chicago Cubs fan, however, on most days you will see me rockin' my Chicago American Giants hat. I'm not the only one who is honoring the legacy of the Negro League baseball players. Presidents Barack Obama, George W.
New weekly podcast to launch this fall from the award-winning producers and correspondents of VICE News iHeartMedia, the No. 1 commercial podcast publisher globally, and VICE Media Group, the world’s largest independent youth media company, announced today at the VICE Media Group NewFront presentation “VICE News Reports,” a new weekly investigative series covering critical news subjects from around the world. “VICE News Reports” will be co-produced by iHeartRadio and VICE News. As part of the new partnership, iHeartMedia will have a first-look option to co-produce additional podcasts based on VICE Media Group content.
Registration is open for our next Coffee with Envision webinar, “2020 Vision: 10 Programming Strategies For A Successful Year” being held on Tues., October 22 at 1 p.m. ET. In an age where programmers are spread thin and can only think about the here and now, planning for the coming year can easily become a good intention unfulfilled.
STACEY ABRAMS EMPOWERS THE LGBTQI++ COMMUNITY AT ATLANTA BLACK GAY PRIDE'S 8TH ANNUAL PURE HEAT COMMUNITY FESTIVAL
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“POSE” ON FX STAR ANGELICA ROSS RECEIVES 2019 TRAILBLAZER AWARD; R&B SINGER & “SOUTHERN HUMMINGBIRD” TWEET RECEIVES 2019 LEGACY AWARDSPECIAL APPEARANCES BY CRYSTAL FOX, JACK MIZRAHI, MS. POO, SEAN BANKHEAD, TAYLOR GIRLZ, SHAY JOHNSON, DEREK JAE, PAULA CAMPBELL & MORE (ATLANTA, GA) – September 3, 2019 - On Sunday, September 1st, Atlanta's Piedmont Park welcomed the 8th Pure Heat Community Festival; also known as a free “day of unity.” The free cultural event is equipped with market and food vendors, live celebrity and local performers, entertainment, educational forums, prizes & giveaways - all designed to bring together the spirit of community, pride, and vision. This year’s festival honored trailblazing triple-threat entertainer Angelica Ross (“POSE” on FX), Award-Winning songstress Tweet, AARP’s Hillary Thomas, Georgia State Rep. Park Cannon and style guru Japan. In partnership with The Vision Community Foundation, a portion of proceeds from the annual festival are used to benefit homeless LGBT youth and those impacted by HIV/AIDS. Hosted by Bishop Oliver Clyde Allen III, Rashad Burgess, Avian Watson, Melissa “DJ M” Scott, Julius "JuJu" James and Vaughn Alvarez, the Pure Heat Community Festival is a front seat into a spectacular gathering of minority LGBTQ people and their allies in the heart of Atlanta. Stacey Abrams made her festival debut with empowering words for the LGBTQI++ community as part of her “Fair Fight 2020” campaign. Actress and triple-threat entertainer Angelica Ross received the 2019 Trailblazer Award. Ross is a businesswoman (TransTech Social Enterprises), actress, and transgender rights advocate and most noted for her role as Candy on the hit Ryan Murphy show “Pose” (FX). The “Southern Hummingbird,” Tweet, received the 2019 Legacy Award. Tweet is best known for her debut solo single, "Oops (Oh My)", a song about self-loving and appreciation - produced by Timbaland featuring guest vocals by Missy Elliott. Tweet has released three solo albums – including the most recent self-titled project, Charlene, via Entertainment One. As an actress, she has appeared in the Billie Woodruff directed motion picture, Honey, and has also appeared in the sitcom The Parkers. Notable VIP’s in attendance for 2019 included Jack Mizrahi (“Pose”), Cliff Vmir (BET), Crystal Fox (“Tyler Perry’s The Haves and the Have Nots”), Ms. Poo (“Love & Hip Hop”), Sean Banked, Shay Johnson (“Love & Hip Hop”), Derek Jae (“Fashion Queens”), Paula Campbell, Veronica Vega, Damez, Cici Nicole and more. Additional 2019 honorees included: Hillary Thomas from AARP (Humanitarian Award), Georgia State Representative Park Cannon (Activism Award) and make-up artist Japan (Trailblazer Award). “The Pure Heat Community Festival is honored that the city of Atlanta welcomed us back for an 8th year. It is our goal to create a safe, fun, family environment for all. We take pride in honoring trailblazers like Angelica Ross and Tweet.” says The Vision Community Foundation deputy director, Avian Watson. Previous festival honorees include entertainers K. Michelle, Sevyn Streeter, Brandy, Kelly Price, Ray J, Monica, Tiny and more. The annual hair battle, j-sette competition, gospel choir, house-music DJ and fashion show are set to return all live from the main-stage. For more information on the Pure Heat Community Festival visit: pureheatcommunityfestival.com.
Another reason why black people need to take advantage of free higher education NOW.White Supremacist Propaganda On U.S. College Campuses Rises 77 Percent Over Past Nine Months: ADL ReportWhite supremacist groups continued to escalate their propaganda campaign targeting U.S.
UChicago Empower, the First Test-Optional Admissions Process by a Leading College, Increases Access to Higher Education for First-Generation, Low-Income StudentsThe initiative includes expanded financial aid, new scholarships, and programs for under-represented communitiesThe University of Chicago (UChicago) today launched the UChicago Empower Initiative, a test-optional admissions process to enhance the accessibility of its undergraduate College for first-generation and low-income
Today, the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) announced two executive promotions involving newly-created positions.Karen Chupka, a nearly 30-year employee of CTA, is now Executive Vice President, CES;
Live Nation Productions and Sean’Diddy’ Combs’ Can’t Stop Won’t Stop: A Bad Boy Story hits #1 on iTunes
Live Nation Productions and Sean'Diddy' Comb's Can't Stop Won't Stop: A Bad Boy Story has hit no.
Now available as a public beta release, Looplabs is a free, collaborative cloud based music studio that lets anyone, regardless of technical skills or ability, easily make, share and discover music anywhere, anytime and with anyone - all from their web browser. Looplabs' original creator and Founder Craig Swann, has partnered with Music Executive, Bigram Zayas