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ViacomCBS to Rebrand CBS All Access as Paramount Plus

NEW YORK (AP) — ViacomCBS will rebrand its CBS All Access streaming service as Paramount Plus, set to debut early next year with new, original shows. The expanded streaming service has been in the works since February, when CEO Bob Bakish said ViacomCBS planned to add “substantial content” to CBS All Access by drawing from a number…

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Senate confirms first black service chief in unanimous vote

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Tuesday unanimously confirmed Gen. Charles Brown Jr. as chief of staff of the U.S. Air Force, making him the first black officer to lead one of the nation’s military services. Vice President Mike Pence took the unusual step of presiding over the vote, something he usually does to break…

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24-Hour Black News Channel Launches During Black History Month

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (FNN NEWS) — A decade in the making and after several relaunches, the Black News Channel (BNC) finally launched its African American news network in Tallahassee, Florida during Black History Month, Monday, February 10, 2020. Co-founders J.C. Watts, a former Republican congressman from Oklahoma, and former Florida cable news executive Bob Brillante will…

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‘Empire’ Star Vivica A. Fox Comes to Orlando in January 2020…and She Means Business

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – “Empire” (FOX) and “Kill Bill” star Vivica A. Fox is coming to Orlando in January 2020, and she’s coming to talk business. The Minority Business Development Agency, also known as the MBDA, will be hosting the Enterprising Women of Color Forum, Central Florida Edition on January 9th, 9:00am-12:30pm at Walt…

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Live Again from Saturday Night, It’s Eddie Murphy!

NEW YORK, N.Y. (FNN NEWS) – Christmas came early on December 21st, 2019 as we were all gifted with comedian/actor Eddie Murphy’s much lauded return to host and perform on NBC’s long running television series Saturday Night Live. If you were born after 1984, it’s possible you might not understand this past weekend’s frenzy surrounding…

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