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  • Back-to-school guide 2018: where to catch free supplies, deals across NYC

    With the end of summer steadily approaching, back to school season is just around the corner. As New York City public school students head back to school on Sept. 5th, a number of events will be held across the tri-state area with free school supplies for those in need. Items such as pencils, notebooks and bookbags will be available for students preparing to head back to class. “Supplies for Success” Event – UJA Federal New York will be hosting their 17th annual […]

  • Where to catch Janet Jackson take the stage for FREE in Harlem today

    Harlem, NEW YORK – Music superstar Janet Jackson is set to appear in Harlem on Saturday during the annual HARLEM WEEK celebration. The Grammy-winning artist will join a star-studded line-up, which includes Rapper Daddy Yankee, Gospel Singer Marvin Sapp and Singer Raheem Devaughn. Daddy Yankee and Janet Jackson just released a new song with Jackson titled “Just For Now.”  The duo’s appearance is part of the organization’s Dancing in the Street event. They are scheduled to appear on Saturday, August 18th at from 4-5:30 […]

  • ‘Queen of Soul’ Aretha Franklin’s music climbing the charts following her death

    NEW YORK — The undisputed “Queen of Soul” Aretha Franklin is being remembered around the world as her music quickly climbed the charts following her death Thursday at the age of 76. The Grammy-winning artist died at her home in Detroit after a battle with pancreatic cancer. She is known for songs such as “Think,” “Natural Woman” and her classic hit “Respect.” Franklin’s music career spanned across six decades and after news of death spread, her music climbed the iTunes charts, […]

  • Disney Channel’s ‘Freaky Friday’ castmates reveal who they’d switch lives with

    The classic film “Freaky Friday” is coming back to Disney Channel with a new twist. The musical version puts a spin on the hit TV movie that tells the story of mother-daughter duo who seem to be polar opposites before swapping places and eventually learning to appreciate each other. The reboot features Cozi Zuehlsdorff as the daughter Elle and Heidi Blickenstaff as her mother Katherine. In an interview with PIX11, the cast opens up about what family members they’d be interested in […]

  • ‘BlacKkKlansman’ star John David Washington reflects on seeing real Ku Klux Klan membership card

    Spike Lee is definitely making another bold statement in his new film, “BlacKkKlansman.” The true story was produced by Oscar-winning “Get Out” Director, Jordan Peele. The film follows the first African-American police detective to serve in the Colorado Springs Police Department, Ron Stallworth (played by John David Washington). Stallworth, who infiltrated the Ku Klux Klan in the early 1970s, spoke to leaders such as David Duke over the phone while sending an undercover white officer for in-person meetings. Lee, who also co-wrote […]

  • ‘Real Housewives of Potomac’ star Ashley Darby dishes on new song about her husband

    Reality television star Ashley Darby is definitely keeping herself busy. Not only is the “Real Housewives of Potomac” star on television, but you can also hear her through your headphones. Darby’s new single “Coffee and Love” was released this summer. It is currently available on Spotify, iTunes and Apple Music.  She told PIX11 that her song is dedicated to her husband, Michael Darby, who also appears on the reality television show. The 30-year-old artist also discusses details about the show’s […]

  • Simone Missick on her husband joining ‘Luke Cage’ and meeting her idols in Netflix’s Black Lead ad

    In season two of Netflix’s “Luke Cage,” actress Simone Missick’s character Misty Knight is more fiery than ever. Simone Missick plays in the action-packed Netflix series alongside Mike Colter, Alfre Woodard and Rosario Dawson. Missick shared with PIX11 news highlights from the new season and talked about her pride in being cast as one of Marvel’s first black female superheroes. She also explores her experience filming with a prosthetic arm and what it taught her about living with a disability. The […]

  • PHOTOS: Curlfest 2018 displays black beauty and culture

    Brooklyn, NEW YORK – Thousands of afros, braids and natural hairstyles flooded Prospect Park for the annual Curlfest. The fifth annual event at Prospect Park was jam-packed with fashion vendors, games and music with 25,000 estimated attendees. Amongst those in attendance were rapper Ace Hood, renowned designer Dapper Dan and Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams. Writer/activist Michaela Angela Davis, who attended this year’s event, nicknamed the festival “black girl heaven.” Curly Girl Collective is the brand behind the festival with an initiative […]

  • The stars of “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again” break down their go-to dance moves

    More than a decade after “Mamma Mia!” hit the big screen, the star-studded sequel is turning up the volume. In an interview with PIX11, actors such as Pierce Brosnan, Amanda Seyfried and Lily James share their favorite dance moves. “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again,” which is slated to be released this week, also features powerhouse stars like Meryl Streep, Cher and Christine Baranski. The first feature film, which was released in 2008, tells the story of an independent hotelier in the […]

  • The cast of ‘Pretty Woman: The Musical’ open up about the show’s iconic original tunes

    It’s been nearly three decades since “Pretty Woman “first hit the big screen, but the story still remains in people’s hearts. Now fans can watch the beloved movie again — but this time in musical form with “Pretty Woman: The Musical,” which is set to premiere on Friday on New York City. The romance centers around a wealthy businessman who hires an escort for the weekend then follows the unlikely pair’s love story. Andy Karl, a three-time Tony nominee, will play the […]