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  • Not Much Has Changed with Hollywood’s Diversity (Watch)

    Jan 17, 15 by Deron Dalton Leave a comment


    *Same ol’ Hollywood with no guts or better yet… heart! Recently, UCLA’s Darnell Hunt released a report,  “Hollywood Diversity Report: Making Sense Of The Disconnect” and what does he know? That much has NOT changed in Hollywood. Tinsel Town is still lacking in diversity both behind the scenes and in leading roles on TV and film.

  • The Pulse of Entertainment: Magic Johnson’s ASPiRE Launches ‘Exhale’ with Five Notable Hosts

    May 29, 14 by Eunice Moseley Leave a comment


    Magic Johnson’s ASPiRE launches talk show ‘Exhale’ with five notable hosts *Magic Johnson’s ASPiRE Network launched “Exhale” talk show May 7, 2014 with five notable African-American female hosts that include Angela Burt-Murray, comedian Erin Jackson, Issa Rae, Rene Syler (CBS’ “The Early Show”), and actress Malinda Williams. Guests on the talk show includes actress Niecy […]

  • Issa Rae Teams Up With Larry Wilmore for New HBO Comedy Series

    Aug 7, 13 by Brainuser1 Leave a comment


    *Issa Rae is definitely a woman who knows how to create opportunities for herself. It was not so long ago that she developed her now successful webseries, “The Misadventures Of Awkward Black Girl,” and now she is teaming up with Larry Wilmore, a correspondent on Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show,” to co-write a comedy series project for HBO, […]

  • Kenya Moore Talks Black TV Images on ‘Harris Perry’ (Watch)

    Jul 8, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *A segment of MSNBC’s “Melissa Harris-Perry” show on Sunday featured “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” star Kenya Moore among a panel of guests discussing the images of black women on reality television. Also on the panel, broadcasting live from the Essence Festival experience at the New Orleans Morial Convention center, were theGrio’s managing editor Joy-Ann […]

  • Malinda Williams, Rene Syler Co-Host ‘exhale’ Talk Show (Promo)

    Jun 25, 13 by EURpublisher02 2 Comments


    *ASPiRE announces the world premiere of its first original weekly talk series, “exhale,” with a small “e.” Hosted by five African American women of note – journalist and media maven Angela Burt-Murray; actress and comedian Erin Jackson; director, writer and actress Issa Rae; blogger, author and TV anchor Rene Syler; and actress Malinda Williams – […]

  • Does Issa Rae Cross the Line with New Michelle Obama Series? (Watch)

    Jan 5, 13 by Brittney M. Walker 11 Comments


    *Issa Rae is walking on a tight rope, balancing her comedy and homage in her new series “The Michelle Obama Diaries,” which premiered last week. It’s a comedic series that has some people warning that it could be teetering over the disrespectful side of things. “Everybody loves Michelle. Michelle is like every person in the […]