Ballerina Extraordinaire Misty Copeland to Join NBC’s ‘World of Dance’

Ballerina Extraordinaire Misty Copeland to Join NBC’s ‘World of Dance’

by Aramide Tinubu   Jun 22, 2017

Misty Copeland, the first African-American principal ballerina in the history of the American Ballet Theatre, will join NBC’s Jennifer Lopez-helmed series World of Dance... Read More

Prima Ballerina: Misty Copeland Story Coming to the Big Screen

Prima Ballerina: Misty Copeland Story Coming to the Big Screen

by #teamEBONY   May 12, 2016

Pardon us while we pirouette with joy.  We are too excited about a Deadline exclusive report that New Line has acquired Life in Motion:... Read More

10 Best Black Entertainment Moments of 2015

10 Best Black Entertainment Moments of 2015

by Matthew Allen   Dec 30, 2015

Entertainment has never been simply an outlet of escapism for African-Americans. It serves as a window to our creativity, our ability to use the... Read More

Misty Copeland Triumphs in ‘A Ballerina’s Tale’ [INTERVIEW]

Misty Copeland Triumphs in ‘A Ballerina’s Tale’ [INTERVIEW]

by Alexandra Phanor-Faury   Oct 15, 2015

Misty Copeland’s meteoric rise in the world of ballet has catapulted the dancer to pop star status. Just this past summer, she made history... Read More

Urbanworld Screens the Best in Black Cinema [RECAP]

Urbanworld Screens the Best in Black Cinema [RECAP]

by Raqiyah Mays   Sep 29, 2015

This year’s 19th annual Urbanworld Film Festival had a unique feel in the air. Unlike festivals of years past, full of glossy names and... Read More

Urbanworld Film Fest Hits NYC [WATCH]

Urbanworld Film Fest Hits NYC [WATCH]

by Raqiyah Mays   Sep 23, 2015

Celebrating its 19th year, the Urbanworld Film Festival hits New York City tonight (September 23-27), to continue its esteemed tradition of presenting multicultural films... Read More

[COOL JOBS] Meet Manager Gilda Squire

[COOL JOBS] Meet Manager Gilda Squire

by Gil Robertson IV   Aug 12, 2015

As a publicist with credentials that include crafting publicity campaigns for financial advisor Suze Orman, supermodel Alek Wek, actress Suzanne Somers and mega-pastor T.D.... Read More

#BlackGirlsRock – Misty Copeland Makes History… Again

#BlackGirlsRock – Misty Copeland Makes History… Again

by Cory Townes   Jun 30, 2015

Not only will Misty Copeland enter the history books as one of most famous Black ballerinas of the last half-century, but she’ll also be recognized as the first... Read More

[BLACK POP DAILY] Jay Z Wins Big at the ASCAP Awards

[BLACK POP DAILY] Jay Z Wins Big at the ASCAP Awards

by John Kennedy   Jun 26, 2015

ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards Honors Jay Z, Lauryn Hill, Timbaland Lauryn Hill scored an illustrious Golden Note Award at ASCAP’s 28th annual... Read More

TIME Magazine 100 Most Influential People kanye west and misty copeland

Kanye West, Misty Copeland Among the Covers of TIME’s Most Influential Issue

by #teamEBONY   Apr 16, 2015

In our annual TIME 100 issue, we tell 100 stories of individual influence. But taken together, these stories are an anthem to interaction, the... Read More