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TV’s Growth Is a Boon for ‘Diverse Voices’ Among Novelists

By Lynn Elber, Los Angeles, AP Growing up an avid reader, Kwana Jackson knew where to look for romance novels with Black characters: Segregated in...

CBS says ‘The Talk’ Staying Off Air After Racism Talk

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS says its daytime show “The Talk” will stay on hiatus for another week after a discussion about racism involving...

IN MEMORIAM: Keeping the Legacy of Legendary Supremes Star Mary Wilson Alive

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent Mary Wilson was a friend to the Black Press of America, a neighbor to the world,...

IN MEMORIAM: Film and Stage Legend Cicely Tyson Dies at 96

Among her more memorable stage performances were 1968’s “Carry Me Back to Morningside Heights,” 1969’s “To Be Young, Gifted and Black,” and 1983’s “The Corn is Green.” “So many great stories about Cicely Tyson,” Tweeted Soledad O’Brien. “Whew, that lady was amazing. While shooting a doc on her in Spanish Harlem, people kept stopping their cars. In the street. To hop out and say hi. Old people. Teenagers. Middle-aged fans. “Ciss-el-lee” they’d chant as she’d walk by.”

The Impact Network Expands Its Reach through Comcast Xfinity

By Roz Edward (Michigan Chronicle, NNPA Member) The Impact Network, the only independent African American-owned and operated Christian television network in the United States, will...