The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder returned to Disney+. We had the opportunity to speak with the multifaceted actress, director and entrepreneur Raquel Lee Bolleau, who voices the Gross Sisters on the iconic animated series. Read about her role, starting a successful haircare line in the pandemic and more inside.
Black owned creative marketing agency, Six Degrees, has worked with some of the biggest names in entertainment like Doja Cat and Lil Baby while partnering with massive global brands like Amazon and Footlocker. We celebrate the agency's founders for our special Black History Month spotlight with an interview inside.
Netflix released documentary series Race: Bubba Wallace yesterday (Feb. 22). The series follows Wallace, the only Black NASCAR driver currently in NASCAR's Cup Series, as he uses his voice and talent to change the sport. We spoke with Wallace and director Erik Parker about the series. Watch the interview inside.
Finally, justice is served. Three men are found guilty of hate crimes in the Ahmaud Arbery murder. Here are a few details about the case you need to know inside.
Let’s keep the love train rolling with Instagram’s “Love at First Slide” campaign, which debuted yesterday on Valentine’s Day. In honor of Lover’s Day and Black History Month, the social media platform partnered with a few couples and friends to share their Black Love stories. Read more inside and view their photos.
Another win for Black History Month! Snapchat launched its #CelebrateBlackVoices challenge on Spotlight in honor of Black History Month. The social media platform will give Snapchatters an opportunity to win a share of $10,000 by creating a video Snap showcasing how they celebrate Black voices. Learn more inside.
The first Black woman to host her own TV program was a Julliard-trained pianist. Her name was Hazel Scott. To celebrate her legacy and her 101st birthday, join the March On Washington Film Festival this month for a special screening of A Celebration of Hazel Scott: Activism through Music and Art.
In the spirit of Black History Month, we bring you our random Black fact of the day. Tichina Arnold created a full theme song for Everybody Hates Chris alongside her friends. Watch the video inside.
People vaguely recall the history of Black Wall Street, which was burned down shortly after the height of its success. HBO Max is developing a series following the journey of one of the first Black millionaires in history with Don Cheadle attached as one of the executive producers. Read more details inside.
Artist Noname is the self-proclaimed "hood librarian" opening a free library called the Book Club. Her radical hood library provides books and other resources to the local community of Chicago.
Candyman raked in an estimated $22,370,000 in its domestic weekend debut, beating the projection of $15 million by 50 percent. This incredible opening weekend performance made director Nia DaCosta the first Black female director to debut a film at number one. DaCosta makes history with record-breaking numbers.