Mr. Ratburn from ‘Arthur’ Comes Out as Gay on 22nd Season Premiere

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It may come to you as a surprise but children’s favorite aardvark, Arthur, is still on the air. The 22nd season of the show will debut with the episode “Mr. Ratburn and the Special Someone,” which reveals Arthur’s longtime teacher is gay and will marry his mate. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The premiere was […]

Dave Chappelle to Receive the Mark Twain Prize for Comedy

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The Mark Twain Prize for American Humor is an American award presented by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts to it is presented to individuals who have “had an impact on American society in ways similar to Twain.” Recipients of this prestigious prize include Richard Pryor, Whoopi Goldberg, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, David Letterman, […]

PBS Releases New Documentary ‘Boss: The Black Experience In Business’


PBS has released a new documentary Boss: The Black Experience in Business which highlights the entrepreneurial drive and business acumen of African Americans in America. Directed and produced by Peabody and Emmy award-winning filmmaker Stanley Nelson, the film examines more than 150 years of African Americans who, from the country’s earliest days, have embodied the […]

PBS Suspends Tavis Smiley Amid Sexual Misconduct Allegations

PBS will no longer distribute Tavis Smiley following what a spokeswoman called “multiple, credible” allegations of sexual misconduct uncovered by a recent investigation into the late-night show host’s behavior, according to a report from Variety. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information In a statement, PBS Vice President for Corporate Communications Jennifer R. Byrne said the company […]

J. Cole to Produce PBS Series “Raising Bertie”

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J. Cole is teaming up with filmmaker Margaret Byrne to place the spotlight on three black men growing up in rural North Carolina. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The new docuseries Raising Bertie will follow Reginald “Junior” Askew, David “Bud” Perry, and Davonte “Dada” Harrell from a point-of-view perspective in their native Bertie County, an […]

On The Rise: KGoon Makes His Debut With “Tables Turn”

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KGoon’s been waiting on this moment, Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Raised in Montreal, the predominantly french-speaking city approximately 340 miles miles east of Toronto, the young rapper has been part of a music renaissance in a city with a slew talent left often overlooked. And as he delivers his debut release, Goon is making […]

Bias B: From Beezwax And Aerosol Era To Today

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When it comes to legendary status and skills in hip hop from Australia, few can come close to Melbourne emcee Bias B. Originally a Bboy, then a graffiti artist, Bias B began writing lyrics since the late 1980’s, performing since the early 1990’s and was ever present and highly influential in the formative years of […]

POV to Launch New Documentary Series, ‘The Return’ on PBS

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Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information On May 23, POV (Point Of View), the longest-running documentary series in the country, will debut a new series, The Return, on PBS, taking a detailed look into how lawmakers, families and societies are affected by the changing of the infamous “three strike” rule in California. The rule, which was amended in 2012 […]

Puffy and LL Cool J Discover Free Ancestors Pre-Emancipation in “Finding Your Roots”


Tuesday evening [February 16, 2015], preceding the Black Panther documentary that aired on PBS, two of Hip Hop’s most credited pioneers sat down to discover the little know history of their ancestry in PBS’s Finding Your Roots. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information In separate experiences, Sean “P. Diddy” Combs and James Todd Smith, also known as […]

‘The Black Panthers: Vanguards Of The Revolution’ Documentary Debuts Tonight On PBS


When Beyonce paid homage to the Black Panther movement during her Super Bowl performance, people like former NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani and political commentator Rush Limbaugh and others lost their minds. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Perhaps because they have little-to-no understanding of how the Black Panthers impacted the African-American community, politics, and style. A […]

Here Are Clinton and Sanders’ Plans for African Americans

As the campaign leaves behind the predominantly-white states of Iowa and New Hampshire and enters into minority territory in preparation for the Nevada caucuses [February 20, 2016] and the decisive South Carolina primaries [February 27, 2016], the Democratic candidates are actively scrambling for the Black and Latino vote. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information During last night’s […]

A Ballerina’s Tale, The Story of Misty Copeland, Premiers Tonight On PBS


Renowned filmmaker Nelson George turns to the world of ballet in his latest on-screen gem for a special look on the phenomenal dancer Misty Copeland. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information A Ballerina’s Tale premieres on TV screens tonight, bringing viewers into the legacy of the first African-American woman to become a prime dancer at the […]

Ben Affleck Apologizes For “Finding Your Roots” Censorship Request To PBS

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PBS‘s “Finding Your Roots” series discovery of Ben Affleck‘s slave owner relative is the cause of his censorship request Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The new PBS series Finding Your Roots is causing quite a stir, once the ugly but factual history of America has been revealed among well known public figures. In the new […]

Cast Talks Season 5 Of PBS Hit Show “Downton Abbey”


Jenna Bush Hager moderated a special “Downton Abbey” panel  with cast Hugh Bonneville (“Robert”), Laura Carmichael (“Lady Edith”), Robert James-Collier (“Thomas”), Phyllis Logan (“Mrs. Hughes”), Lesley Nicol (“Mrs. Patmore”) and “Downton Abbey” executive producer, Gareth Neame at at the Hudson Theatre.