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Black & Sexy TV: The New Black Entertainment

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Written by  Stormi Texas Monday, 08 July 2013 02:24

YouTube use to be the site where you would post silly video of yourself or having fun with your friends. Today, millions of people upload videos on YouTube, making their own channel. By uploading your videos to YouTube, you are setting up your own platform for people to see your work. You also have a chance to become partners with YouTube. Once you become a partner, you will be able to make money and have sponsors for your videos.

Behind the Lens with Filmmaker Julie Dash

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Written by  Iya Bakare Tuesday, 18 June 2013 20:31

L.A. Rebellion member Julie Dash recently visited Chicago as a part of the L.A. Rebellion series, which featured her National Film Registry award-winning film, Daughters of the Dust (1992). Over 20 years later, supporters gathered to view the movie and show support for the ground-breaking filmmaker at the L.A. Rebellion: Creating a New Black Cinema event.

If you haven’t heard of Black & Sexy TV and Dennis Dortch by now, you may be living under a rock.

Chicago Artist Remains True to His Talent

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Written by  Charmaine Little Friday, 03 May 2013 22:46

Hailing from "The Windy City," Mark J.P. Hood brings a new sound to the music industry and is taking it by storm one song at a time.

Chapter three says “When God places us in uncomfortable places, that doesn’t always mean it’s time to run away from the situations, but to run to Him and see what He wants you to accomplish while you’re in that place.”

Who is Cha's?

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Written by  Iya Bakare Thursday, 07 March 2013 20:36

Growing up, singer/songwriter Cha’s (pronounced “Chase”) Kimbro recalls her mother’s solos in church and admits she thought she was Janet Jackson until she saw the international star live. With childhood memories of the melodies from her mother and grandmother, the Chicago native says singing was used as a learning mechanism for her. That seed for learning cultivated over the years and inspired Cha’s to find her own voice. It was a performance by the late Whitney Houston that shook her to the core, and that twinkle in her eye ignited a spark in Cha’s to pursue music.

In the Hype Williams directed film Belly, the gritty, drug-fueled urban drama features a scene in which the lead character (played by Rapper Nas) has a conversation with a 12-year-old boy that would’ve led many to believe he was someone at least 15 years his senior.