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Project Witness shows life in prison from a child’s point of view

Editor's note: Today’s guest post comes from John Legend, artist, producer and activist; and Ty Stiklorius, veteran music manager, CEO of Friends at Work, Producer and ActivistAt the age of 17, Jarrett Harper was sentenced to life in prison without parole. His crime was killing the man who had sexually abused him and his brother over a number of years. But he was not seen as a desperate child victim trying to stop the abuse he and his brother were enduring. Instead, he was sentenced as a child t...
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Power of Women: The Music Executives Moving the Needle in 2019

The outgoing president of the Recording Academy, Neil Portnow, will forever be remembered by his declaration that “women need to step up.” And ascend they did: From female artists who dominated the airwaves and streaming charts (Ariana Grande, Lizzo and Lady Gaga, just to name a few) to execs (Epic Records’ Sylvia Rhone, Sony Pictures’ […]
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John Legend’s Get Lifted Film Co. Signs Overall Deal With ABC

Get Lifted Film Co., the production company co-founded by John Legend, Mike Jackson and Ty Stiklorius, has signed a three-year overall deal with ABC Studios, Variety has learned. Under the new deal, Get Lifted will produce scripted television across all platforms exclusively for ABC. The company previously had a first look deal at Sony Pictures TV. “John Legend […]
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How The Grammys Are Acknowledging Its Woman Problem

Following their announcement in March that Tina Tchen, former chief of staff to First Lady Michelle Obama, would head up the Recording Academy's Diversity and Inclusion Task Force, the Grammys have a released a list of people on the task force. Among the musicians and music industry folk on the list is the very woman who called out the Academy for their underrepresentation of women.Dr. Stacy L. Smith, founder and director of the USC Annenberg Inclusion Initiative, was one of the primary author...
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Underground Season 2 Greenlit by WGN America

Underground Season 2 greenlit by WGN WGN America‘s Underground Railroad thriller Underground has been renewed for a second season, it was announced today by Matt Cherniss, President and General Manager, WGN America and Tribune Studios. Created by Misha Green and Joe Pokaski, check out more info on Underground Season 2 below!“With enormous pride we are announcing a second season of ‘Underground,’ a series that has resonated with so many passionate fans across the country,” said Cherniss. “We are...
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Photo Flash: First Look at New Comedy Neal Brennan 3 Mics at Lynn Redgrave Theatre

John Legend and Get Lifted partners Mike Jackson and Ty Stiklorius present NEAL BRENNAN 3 MICS, a new comedy written and performed by Neal Brennan. Directed by Drew Barr , NEAL BRENNAN 3 MICS is currently playing at the Lynn Redgrave Theater, with the official opening on March 3rd.
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