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Comcast to Launch Cable Networks Dedicated to Black Consumers

DEFENDER NEWS NETWORK — Nearly two years after Comcast announced it would be launching a competition to create two new independently Black-owned cable channels to include in its line up, the telecommunications company has announced the winners. […read more]


A Modern Family With Issues

  (New York Times) – The first time I heard about “Black-ish,” ABC’s new sitcom about an affluent black family in Los Angeles, I was skeptical about its premise. Early commercials and previews played up tired stereotypes about “acting white,” made jokes about curvy behinds Read More


D.L. Hughley Joins ‘Dancing With The Stars’ Cast

  by Alexis Taylor Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper Suggesting that he has what it takes to hold his own outside of the comedy film and stand-up arena, comedian D.L. Hughley officially joined the cast for season 16 of “Dancing with the Read More