Tag: George Zimmerman

ExclusiveJazz

Maysa Leak: Talks Giving Fans Their Money’s Worth

Grammy nominee Maysa Leak is a soulful jazz chanteuse doing music on her own terms. This former lead singer for the UK acid jazz band Incognito and background vocalist for Stevie Wonder has released 12 solo albums.  Her latest offering, ...
Movies

Trayvon Martin: Young Filmmaker Jordan Coleman Helming Documentary On Murdered ...

Award-winning teenage filmmaker Jordan Coleman is readying a documentary about Trayvon Martin called “I Am Trayvon.” The film will take a look at the Martin saga through the eyes of young African-American men. Coleman, a freshman studying filmmaking at American ...
News

Black Men Unite: Hollywood Actors Shoot Dedication Video For Trayvon ...

ICON MANN Black Men in Entertainment and Multimedia hosted its summer luncheon just hours before the jury announced the not-guilty verdict in the George Zimmerman trial. At the conclusion of the luncheon, the who’s who list of African American actors ...
MusicNews

Stephanie Mills & Mary Mary: Artists Join Stevie Wonder’s Florida ...

More artists are pledging their support for Stevie Wonder’s boycott of Florida in the wake of the George Zimmerman not-guilty verdict. Grammy Award winners Stephanie Mills and Mary Mary have also declared they will boycott The Sunshine State until the ...
News

National Association of Black Journalists: Will They Cancel Florida Convention?

In the wake of the George Zimmerman not-guilty verdict on Saturday and music great Stevie Wonder’s announcement that he will not play in Florida until the “Stand Your Ground” law is abolished, many journalists of color are asking the National ...
TV

T.J. Holmes: Anchoring Trayvon Martin Trial Coverage For HLN

Popular news anchor and TV host T.J. Holmes has landed a new gig following his departure from BET at the end of last year. The former host of BET’s short-lived late night show “Don’t Sleep” began anchoring HLN’s court coverage ...