February 9, 2024

This Black-Owned Streaming Network Is Now Showcasing African Media

In the Black Network (ITBN) has launched ITBN Africa, featuring 70 hours of programming committed to highlighting the creative voices that represent African cultures.

ITBN is an AVOD streaming service that highlights Black voices and original stories that are culturally significant and relatable to all audiences.

Viewers can access multi-genre content from Black creators, including sports, music, scripted, drama, talk, kids, and family or feature films.

ITBN Africa

ITBN Africa started on February 5th and expanded its library of titles by adding additional independent TV series, films, and documentaries.

The collection included award-winning titles such as “A Light Through Coloured Glass,” “GOBE,” “My Bald Self,” “Mummy Dearest” and “Bachelor’s Eve.”

“At ITBN, we’re not just about adding more titles. We aim to celebrate the Black diaspora and be a tribute to the diverse stories and rich heritage that resonates globally,” said James DuBose, Founder and CEO of ITBN.

“Africa’s storytelling tradition is as historic as time, filled with narratives that inspire, entertain and educate.”

A press release stated that the intention is to provide a space for creatives and introduce viewers across the globe to Africa’s diverse and vibrant culture.

With programming that ranges from original series to movies and genres from drama to comedy, ITBN Africa is seen as a unique opportunity to bridge gaps, foster understanding, and introduce viewers globally to the beauty of Africa.

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Sara Keenan

Tech Reporter at POCIT. Following her master's degree in journalism, Sara cultivated a deep passion for writing and driving positive change for Black and Brown individuals across all areas of life. This passion expanded to include the experiences of Black and Brown people in tech thanks to her internship experience as an editorial assistant at a tech startup.