The Bronze Report On Comcast!

The Bronze Report On Comcast!

      Don't miss Emmy-award winning show, The Bronze Report, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays on the Comcast Hometown Network at 5:30, Cable Channel 104.  
Special: Blacks In Technology

Special: Blacks In Technology

The Bronze Report presents a special edition on Blacks in Technology.
Rev. Jesse Jackson In Silicon Valley

Rev. Jesse Jackson In Silicon Valley

The civil rights movement broke down the barriers for African Americans in the work place.  Now, blacks make up more than  10% of America's workforce.  Not so in the Silicon Valley -- where our numbers are dismal at best.  It's rekindled a high-t
Oakland's Tech Renaissance

Oakland's Tech Renaissance

There is a tech renaissance going on in Oakland California.
Carl Lumbly In Fences

Carl Lumbly In Fences

Actor Carl Lumbly talked to The Bronze Report about his life, his career, and offers some good advice about love, during his performance in August Wilson's Fences.
VIP Premiere of 'From the Rough'

VIP Premiere of 'From the Rough'

  The Bronze Report's Jan Mabry went to Hollywood for the VIP premiere of From the Rough, starring Taraji P. Henson and the late Michael Clarke Duncan. 
Meet Kim & Stamps From The Soul Man

Meet Kim & Stamps From The Soul Man

  The Bronze Report's Jan Mabry went to the set of The Soul Man in Studio City and met the show's 'it' couple, Kim and Stamps -- Kellee Stewart and Wesley Jonathan.
Black Vintners @ 1300 On Fillmore

Black Vintners @ 1300 On Fillmore

  In the world of wine, the colors that usually dominate the conversation are red and white, but for the winemakers TBR's Barbara Rodgers met at San Francisco's 1300 on Fillmore, the colors are black and green. 
The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess

The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess

    The Bronze Report caught up with cast members of The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess before opening night in San Francisco.  Alicia Moran Hall (Bess) and Nathaniel Stampley (Porgy) star in the touring production of this Tony Award-winning musical
The House That Will Not Stand

The House That Will Not Stand

    We learned a lot about slavery in our history books, but in Marcus Gardley’s new play, The House That Will Not Stand, we discover the free women of color of the 1830s and what they had to do to survive.
12 Years A Slave Wins It All!

12 Years A Slave Wins It All!

Best Supporting Actor, Best Script, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Film… 12 Years A Slave won it all… the independend film awards, the British Film Awards, the Golden Globes, and the Oscars… the industry could not ignore the story  of Solomon
Meet Director Peter Ramsey

Meet Director Peter Ramsey

DreamWorks’ holiday animated feature, The Rise of the Guardians is the first major 3-D computer generated movie ever directed by an African-American.  TBR's Jan Mabry introduces us to Peter Ramsey.
The Stereotype Threat

The Stereotype Threat

Social psychologist Claude Steele’s groundbreaking research goes to the root of the achievement gaps in American society… whether it’s in the classroom, in the workplace… even on the playing field. He calls it “the stereotype threat.”
Vernon & Vontae Davis Give Back

Vernon & Vontae Davis Give Back

  Sometimes talent just runs in the family. Take San Francisco 49er Vernon Davis and his brother, Miami Dolphin Vontae Davis -- two amazing football players.  What you may not know is how amazingly gifted these two are when they’re not on the fi
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...And The EMMY Goes To The Bronze Report

The Bronze Report (formally known as The Bounce Report) won the television industry's top honor at the 42nd Annual Northern California EMMY Awards!

Barbara Rodgers

The Bronze Report's host, Barbara Rodgers is one of the most recognizable newscasters in the Bay Area. 

Jan Mabry

The Bronze Report's executive producer and host Jan Mabry has worked in film, TV, theater and music in the U.S. and abroad.

TBR Videos

The Bronze Report::Tuesdays Thursdays & Saturdays at 5:30 on Comcast 104
Don't miss From the Rough starring Tariji P. Henson & Michael Clark Duncan in theatres now
This week::The House That Will Not Stand
The Gershwins' Porgy & Bess
Behind-the-Scenes on 12 Years A Slave

TBR News

TBR Special: Blacks In Technology

The Bronze Report's special on Blacks in Technology featuring Rev. Jesse Jackson, MC Hammer, Erik Moore, Kumi Rauf and Kevin L. Nichols is on Comcast Cable Channel 104, Tuesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays at 5:30 p.m. 

TBR On KBCW's Black Renaissance

The Bronze Report's Barbara Rodgers and Jan Mabry were guests on KBCW's Black Renaissance, hosted by Christin Ayers, on Sunday, March 23.

The Bronze Report Is On Comcast!

Watch The Bronze Report every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 5:30 on Comcast Cable Channel 104.

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  "I’m old enough to accept the responsibility that I’m an African American, a black artist OK, but a lot of my peers… 'I’m no black artist, I’m just an artist'.  You can go to 90% of the galleries in New York and you’ll never see a physical image of an African-American, unless you’

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  Four- time Grammy-award winning jazz vocalist Dianne Reeves is on The Bronze Report. The Bronze Report's Jan Mabry caught up with her backstage when Cal Performances presented her at Zellerbach Auditorium.

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Episode I

Art, dance and plenty of food for thought on this episode of The Bronze Report.  Discover the work of artist JoeSam, the harmful effects of stereotypes, and the amazing Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre.

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Episode IV

There's a time for celebration and a time for contemplation.  In this episode of The Bronze Report, we'll do both.  We'll have a conversation about race, politics and our president, meet the first African-American director of a major animated feature, and celebrate the 7th anniversary of the Museu

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Episode III

  The Bronze Report takes a look philanthropy.  First, a controversial documentary explores what happened to the billions of dollars raised in the aftermath of the earthquake in Haiti.  Then, a look at Vernon and Vontae Davis -- two footballers making a difference on and off the field.

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Episode II

  The Bronze Report goes onstage and backstage.  First Barbara Rodgers takes us to see the production of Pearl Cleage's play on the Harlem Renaissance at a theatre undergoing its own renaissance.  Then, Jan Mabry chats with 4-time Grammy award winning jazz vocalist, Dianne Reeves.

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