At a special event last month, Apple made some major product and partnership announcements. One of the most notable was Apple’s partnership with Oprah Winfrey to create a docuseries on mental health for its streaming service, Apple TV Plus. Now, the series is going global with the help of Prince Harry, who will work alongside Winfrey, according to the Associated Press. By working on Apple’s docuseries, Prince Harry can build on his previous work around mental health with the royal family’s Heads Together campaign. He told AP News that the show is an “opportunity for us to understand ourselves and those around us better.” Prince Harry working with Apple is big, because the company has been tapping international names as it tries to get into streaming. Jennifer Aniston and Steven Spielberg have also been named as key players in Apple’s new streaming service. The company has been in talks to start its own streaming service since last year. Its competitors, Netflix and Amazon, have...
Apr 10, 2019
If you’re looking for somewhere to watch curated content from the diaspora, kweliTV is your solution — and now you can access the streaming service on even more platforms . According to Technical.ly DC , kweliTV is now available on Apple TV, Google Play, Roku, Amazon Fire and iOS because, as founder DeShuna Spencer put it, “Our goal is to make sure that we’re able to make it easier for them to watch our content.” Kweli means “truth” in Swahili, and through the content on the platform, some true, authentic black experiences are being shared. The service launched out of beta in September of last year, and today it boasts more than 200 films and documentaries that amplify the voices of black people across the globe. Spencer also said that kweliTV is working on programs that will connect subscribers to black-women-owned businesses, showing the company’s commitment to supporting the culture in more ways than one. Find out more about kweliTV here.
Jul 25, 2018