<b> THE  "BET AWARDS" AIR JUNE 23</b>
REGINA HALL TO HOST THE 2019 "BET AWARDS" ON BET JUNE 23 AT 8 P.M. (ET/PT).
THE "BET AWARDS" AIR JUNE 23

Compiled By: Lana K. Wilson-Combs

Actress and comedian Regina Hall will host the 2019 "BET Awards for the first time on June 23 AT 8 P.M. (ET/PT).

The star-studded event will air live from the Mircrosoft Theater in Los Angeles.

Nominated in this year's "Best Actress" category, Hall joins the ranks of A-list entertainers who've hosted in years past, including Jamie Foxx, Leslie Jones, Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross, Chris Rock and Mo'Nique.

This year's broadcast celebrates 19 years of creating unforgettable moments,...





<B>THE BROADWAY AT SACRAMENTO MUSIC CIRCUS SEASON BEGINS</b>
"OKLAHOMA" SWEEPS INTO THE SACRAMENTO MUSIC CIRCUS THEATER JUNE 25-30.
ON STAGE

THE BROADWAY AT SACRAMENTO MUSIC CIRCUS SEASON BEGINS

Compiled By: Lana K. Wilson-Combs

Summertime is here and in Sacramento that means it’s time to enjoy the 69th Broadway At Music Circus Theater at the Wells Fargo Pavilion.

The exciting, new season kicked off June 11 with “Shrek: The Musical.”

Other big shows making their Sacramento debut include: “The Drowsy Chaperone,” “The Wiz,” and “In the Heights,” as well as new productions of “Oklahoma!” and “Guys and Dolls.”

The one-week productions run every other week throughout the summer, with the season’s final...




<b>TV ONE\'S ORIGINAL BIOPIC \"THE BOBBY DEBARGE STORY\" PREMIERES JUNE 29 </b>
TV ONE WILL DEBUT "THE BOBBY DEBARGE STORY" ON JUNE 29 AT 8 P.M. (ET/7C).
TV ONE'S ORIGINAL BIOPIC "THE BOBBY DEBARGE STORY" PREMIERES JUNE 29

Compiled By: Lana K. Wilson-Combs

TV One continues its tradition of highlighting inspirational music figures with the premiere of the original film, “The Bobby Debarge Story,” which airs June 29 at 8 p.m. (ET/7C), followed by an encore presentation at 10 p.m. (ET/9C).

Debuting during Black Music Month, the film's stars include: Roshon Fegan (“Shake It Up,” and “Greenleaf”) in the lead role as Bobby DeBarge, Tyra Ferrell (“Boyz InThe Hood,” “White Men Can't Jump”) as Etterlene DeBarge, Blue Kimble (Media) as Tommy DeBarge and Adrian Marcel as James DeBarge.

Big Boi (Outkast) portrays legendary music mogul Berry Gordy, while Lloyd appears as Switch member...






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HALLE BERRY IS A FORCE TO BE RECKONED WITH IN THE HIT MOVIE "JOHN WICK 3" AND ON THE RED CARPET TOO WHERE SHE INSISTED ON GIVING INTERVIEWS TO BLACK JOURNALISTS.
HALLE BERRY: ‘I CAN’T SKIP’ THE BLACK REPORTERS

By: Richard Prince--"Journal-isms"

“For any Black folks who work in media, you know the struggle of getting access to celebrities — even other Black celebrities,” NewsOne reported May 16. “In press rooms or red carpets there are usually only one or two Black reporters and they are pushed all the way in back.

Thankfully, Oscar winner Halle Berry refused to ignore Black reporters and she is getting some rightful...