<B>"REST IN POWER: THE TRAYVON MARTIN STORY" PREMIERES JULY 30 ON PARAMOUNT NETWORK</B>
"REST IN POWER: THE TRAYVON MARTIN STORY" PREMIERES JULY 30 AT 10 P.M. (ET/PT) ON THE PARAMOUNT NETWORK
"REST IN POWER: THE TRAYVON MARTIN STORY" PREMIERES JULY 30 ON PARAMOUNT NETWORK

Compiled By: Lana K. Wilson-Combs

Paramount Network has teamed up with executive producer Shawn Carter/Jay-Z for a landmark television event, "Rest In Power: The Trayvon Martin Story," based on the life and legacy of Trayvon Martin.

The six-part non-scripted documentary series airs July 30 at 10 p.m. (ET/PT) and is the definitive look at one of the most talked-about and controversial events in the last decade that spurred the impactful worldwide "Black Lives Matter" movement.

"Rest In Power: The Trayvon Martin Story" comes from the Peabody Award-Winning team behind “TIME:





<b> MEGA-HIT MUSICAL "MAMMA MIA!" OPENS AT BROADWAY MUSIC CIRCUS AUG. 7</B>
HAVE THE TIME OF YOUR LIFE WITH THE HIT MUSICAL "MAMMA MIA!" OPENING AUG. 7 AT BROADWAY MUSIC CIRCUS.
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MEGA-HIT MUSICAL "MAMMA MIA!" OPENS AT BROADWAY MUSIC CIRCUS AUG. 7

Compiled By: Lana K. Wilson-Combs

The 2018 season continues with the Broadway At Music Circus premiere of the mega-hit musical comedy “Mamma Mia!” which has been seen by millions of people worldwide and launched two enormously popular movies.

The plot involves a woman who, on the eve of her wedding, attempts to discover the identity of her father by bringing three men from her mother’s past back to an island paradise.

Featuring more than 20 hit songs by pop super-group ABBA, including “Dancing Queen,” “Take...




<b>CONTROVERSIAL DEATH EXPLORED IN INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY\'S NEW DOCUMENTARY, \"SUGAR TOWN\"</b>
INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY NETWORK NEW DOCUMENTARY "SUGAR TOWN" PREMIERES AUG. 6 AT 8 P.M. (ET/PT).
CONTROVERSIAL DEATH EXPLORED IN INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY'S NEW DOCUMENTARY, "SUGAR TOWN"

Compiled By: Lana K. Wilson-Combs

Was it suicide, or murder?

Power, corruption and controversial death are explored in Investigation Discovery's powerful, new documentary, “Sugar Town” premiering Aug. 6 at 8 p.m. (ET/PT).

Built on sugar cane production, New Iberia, Louisiana. is a complicated town bisected by railroad tracks. Residents to the north of the tracks are predominantly white, while largely black neighborhoods lie to the south.

These steel lines created a strong history of racial divide predating the American Civil War in New Iberia, and a Jim Crow south most residents would argue is still very much alive to this day.

On March 2, 2014, simmering racial tensions came to a boil when 22-year-old Victor White...






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<b>JACKSON LIGHTS A FIRE UNDER BLACK JOURNALISTS</b>
THE REV. JESSE L. JACKSON ADDRESSES THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BLACK JOURNALISTS.
JACKSON LIGHTS A FIRE UNDER BLACK JOURNALISTS

By: Richard Prince, "Journal-isms"

His voice slowed by Parkinson’s disease, the Rev. Jesse L. Jackson Sr. implored black journalists Saturday night not to forget their legacy of using their craft to call attention to the concerns of African Americans.

The nation does not need “chocolate white men whose mind has bought into the system, whose vision is limited by what the master says,” Jackson told the National...