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Rising teen actor Jalyn Hall spoke with us about playing MLK Jr. in 'Genius: MLK/X,' depicting self-harm and why he swears by Invisalign.

As a result of her courageous efforts to uncover slave ships that sank during The Middle Passage, journalist-turned-pioneering-deep-diver Tara Roberts has now become the first Black woman to grace the cover of 'National Geographic' as a Nat Geo Explorer.


NEW YORK (AP) — National Geographic has found its next “Genius.” The network has tapped Cynthia Erivo to play Aretha Franklin in a third installment of the anthology series. The authorized project will feature Franklin’s music. Erivo will perform songs from the singer’s catalog. Franklin died in 2018 of pancreatic cancer at age 76. Erivo […]


BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Common, Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Hugh Jackman are enlisting in the Global Citizen movement. They’re among the celebrities featured in a National Geographic docuseries highlighting efforts to fight global poverty. The series is being done with Global Citizen, a group whose aim is to eradicate extreme poverty and its root […]

If you were hoping and praying for a Hidden Figures show pray no more! National Geographic is working on adapting the 2016 film into a television show. Finally, the dream can continue! TV Line reports that the educational channel will tell the stories of the three amazing African-American women who played instrumental roles in the development of the NASA space program in […]


WASHINGTON (AP) — National Geographic acknowledged on Monday that it covered the world through a racist lens for generations, with its magazine portrayals of bare-breasted women and naive brown-skinned tribesmen as savage, unsophisticated and unintelligent. “We had to own our story to move beyond it,” editor-in-chief Susan Goldberg told The Associated Press in an interview […]

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  Normal kids looked at Playboys but Russ read National Geographic books to learn all about the different shapes and sizes of breast. He says it helped him appreciate the female breast. He wasn’t only learning about the tribes in Africa, Don’t Miss Out! Follow The Russ Parr Show on Twitter and Instagram Keep Up With The Russ Parr Morning […]

National Geographic‘s forthcoming scripted miniseries, “Saints & Strangers,”will spark discussion about America’s history and revitalize interest in the country’s ‘founding’ by its first European settlers…

“Killing Jesus” is the third adaption by National Geographic Channel of O’Reilly and Dugard’s work. The men previously paired up to write historical accounts of…

There are so many memorable moments from the 90s, especially in Black music. From Jodeci and Dru Hill to 2 Pac and Biggie, hip-hop and…