NBA LEGEND KAREEM ABDUL-JABBAR AND THE HISTORY CHANNEL PRESENT "BLACK PATRIOTS" ON FEB. 19 AT 10 P.M. (ET/PT).
THE HISTORY CHANNEL PRESENTS “BLACK PATRIOTS” FROM EXECUTIVE PRODUCER KAREEM ABDUL JABBAR

Compiled By: Lana K. Wilson-Combs

The History Channel will air the one-hour documentary "Black Patriots," featuring NBA legend, best-selling author and esteemed activist Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on Feb. 19 at 10 p.m. (ET/PT).

From the initial sparks of revolution in Boston to the climactic Siege of Yorktown and beyond, "Black Patriots" paints a comprehensive picture of the African American experience during the Revolutionary War.

It also shares the story of the war within the revolution through the eyes of some of the most crucial and significant...





BROADWAY’S NEW HIT MUSICAL“A BRONX TALE” COMING TO THE SACRAMENTO MEMORIAL AUDITORIUM MARCH 3-8.
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BROADWAY’S NEW HIT MUSICAL“A BRONX TALE” COMING TO THE SACRAMENTO MEMORIAL AUDITORIUM MARCH 3-8.

Compiled By: Lana K. Wilson-Combs

NETworks Presentations is pleased to announce that the North American Tour of “A Bronx Tale,” the new musical featuring a book by Academy Award nominee Chazz Palminteri, music by Oscar, Grammy, and Tony Award winner Alan Menken, and lyrics by Grammy Award winner and Oscar and Tony Award nominee Glenn Slater will play Sacramento Memorial Auditorium March 3 – 8.

Tickets for “A Bronx Tale” start at $26, and are available now at the Broadway Sacramento...




<b>MTV AND SEAN \'DIDDY\' COMBS TAP HEIRS AND LAURIEANN GIBSON AS JUDGES ON \"MAKING THE BAND\"</b>
SEAN "DIDDY" COMBS IS RETURNING TO MTV WITH A REBOOT OF "MAKING THE BAND."
MTV AND SEAN 'DIDDY' COMBS TAP HEIRS AND LAURIEANN GIBSON AS JUDGES ON "MAKING THE BAND"

Compiled By: Lana K. Wilson-Combs

MTV and Sean 'Diddy' Combs recently announced that the music mogul's sons Christian Combs, Quincy Brown and Justin Combs--who are best known for their careers spanning music, fashion and entertainment - are joining the family business and have signed on for the highly-anticipated return of "Making the Band." The show date hasn’t been determined yet so stay tuned for more details.

Creative director and celebrity choreographer LaurieAnn Gibson will return to the franchise and join the search to discover the world's next breakout superstars.

Additionally, a multi-city casting tour will begin this month with open auditions in Atlanta, Houston, Charlotte and New York. Sean...






MEDIA MATTERS


<B> Former Broadcast Journalist Gwen Ifill Honored With Black Heritage Forever Stamp</b>
THE LATE BROADCAST JOURNALIST GWEN IFILL HONORED WITH BLACK HERITAGE FOREVER STAMP.
Former Broadcast Journalist Gwen Ifill Honored With Black Heritage Forever Stamp

By: Richard Prince—"Journal-isms" N2Entertainment.net

The dedication ceremony for the Gwen Ifill Black Heritage Forever Stamp, honoring one of the first African-Americans to hold prominent positions in both broadcast and print journalism, takes place Jan. 30 at 11 a.m. EST, the U.S. Postal Service recently announced. Attendees are encouraged to RSVP at usps.com/gwenifillblackheritage. Metropolitan AME Church, 1518 M Street NW,...