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Celebrating 50 Years of ‘Good Times,’ A Look Back on the Iconic Black Series

Celebrating 50 Years of Good Times (Esther Rolle John Amos)

On February 8, 1974, Good Times aired its first episode on CBS and things have been DYN-O-MITE ever since! 50 years ago, America was introduced to the Evans family: two Black parents, James (John Amos) and Florida (Esther Rolle); and their three children J.J. (Jimmie Walker), Michael (Ralph Carter) and Thelma (Bern Nadette Stanis). Viewers […]

David Oyelowo Partners With Roku To Launch New Channel Amplifying Black Stories

David Oyelowo Partners With Roku To Launch New Channel Amplifying Black Stories

Golden Globe Award-winning actor David Oyelowo is launching “Mansa Mix,” a free streaming service on The Roku Channel that will put Black stories on screen. Mansa Mix is an ad-supported station that will offer a curated selection of films and television series that celebrate Black culture from around the globe. “Mansa is dedicated to showcasing […]

Comedian KevOnStage Announces New Show ‘Churchy’ With BET+

Kev is already having a great year! BET’s paid streaming service, BET+, is gearing up to premiere the anticipated series, Churchy, on February 15th, BlexMedia reports. The brainchild of the talented comedian Kevin “KevOnStage” Fredericks, the show’s cast includes Anthony Elfoniza, Lexi Allen, London Solomon, Mark J. P. Hood, and Shani Shockley. Churchy revolves around […]

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