PRESS RELEASE: American Legacy Network Corp Launches African-american Streaming Service

New Streaming Service Offers Access to Classic Black Films, Documentaries and Original Programming Celebrating Black History and Culture



MOUNT VERNON, NY– Rodney J. Reynolds, Founder of American Legacy Network Corporation announced the launch of American Legacy Network (ALN), a subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) streaming service showcasing African- American history and culture programming and original content for the whole family.

“We’re excited about the launch of American Legacy Network,” said Reynolds. “The streaming service is a natural transition in the evolution of our brand. ALN will fill the void with content designed to entertain, inspire, empower and educate the black community and will be a network that the entire family can enjoy.”

Subscribers will be able to watch well known classic Black films while discovering new and original content developed and produced by independent producers and filmmakers. American Legacy Network features documentaries, news-oriented programs and much more including original programs like Conversations with Greatness hosted by JP Reynolds, Black Treasure with Robin Myers and Say it Loud, a program geared to millennials. In the future, the network has plans to showcase historical scripted dramas.

The launch of American Legacy Network coincides with the dynamic growth of the American Legacy brand from its roots as a magazine to the expansion of the mobile truck exhibition, a curriculum guide, board game and other special events including the upcoming sport-centric mobile exhibition HBCU tour.

The web/mobile friendly version of American Legacy Network is now available at  for $3.99 per month. The company has plans to launch an app version that will be available on iPhone, iPad, Android phones & tablets, Apple TV, Amazon TV and Roku in November 2018.

For more information about American Legacy Network or to subscribe, visit the website today.


Rodney J. Reynolds founded American Legacy Magazine in 1995 as a joint venture with Forbes Magazine.  Total readership of American Legacy was over 2 million when the print edition ceased publication in 2011. The mission of the American Legacy brand is to broaden and enhance the awareness of African-American history through the utilization of educational products, the internet, and broadcast media with the launch of the subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) service, American Legacy Network (ALN) in August of 2018.  To subscribe to ALN, visit www.americanlegacynetwork.tvBlack History Made Every Day.


Happy 2016!

We here are Quintessential Media hope you had a healthy and happy holiday season.

We’ve hit the ground running with a great placement for out clients AMBER POITIER (jewelry) and Terilyn K Bridal (Plus Size Bridal) in the January issue of CURVYSTA Magazine!

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Curvysta Magazine Jan 2016

PRESS: Heart & Soul Magazine Features Die Crazy Fat Personality In New Issue!

Heart and Soul Magazine takes a holistic journey to healthy, with the feature on Kim Racine, one of the stars of the independent documentary, DIE, CRAZY, FAT, in their June/July issue on newsstands now!

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Atlanta, GA – September 20, 2010 – Gemini Magazine ( announced today that it will be teaming with Sonsi (, the newly launched online social and shopping destination for the plus size community. The Atlanta-based curve-friendly publication and Sonsi will be working together to create a special makeover spread featuring one lucky reader, beginning with the Fall issue (due out this September).  The Sonsi sponsored makeover specials will run in Fall and Spring issues.

“Every woman needs to feel beautiful and refreshed,” says Gemini Magazine Publisher Sommer Johnson. “We wear so many hats from day to day, and it’s nice for someone to finally focus on us and say ‘Stop, take a break, and get pampered’. We are that someone.”

As part of the special makeover feature, the selected reader, to be dubbed the First Gemini Magazine Real Woman of Style, will be styled by Gemini’s hand-picked stylists for the spread featuring a new and improved look created by the Sonsi team specifically catered to their shape. Readers interested in being a part of the spread would submit their photos via Gemini Magazine website or could be nominated by their friends or family.

To see the first spread featuring the first Real Woman of Style, visit the Gemini Magazine blog at


Gemini Magazine is a curve-friendly publication created by Publisher, Sommer Johnson. Focusing on more than dressing the fuller-figure, Gemini puts readers in touch with a variety of issues and topics facing the curvy community and women in general—from health & wellness, fashion & beauty, family & relationships and everything in between. Gemini is breaking boundaries and filling the void in the magazine world by catering to an often overlooked demographic. For more information about Gemini Magazine, visit


Sonsi™ offers one of the largest online assortments of women’s apparelaccessories and products, specifically for real women sizes 12 and up.  With over 80 brands in one convenient shopping destination, Sonsi™ features trendy tops and bottomsclassy cocktailevening and casual dressescareer wearactive wearouterwearswimwearintimatesaccessories and more, in a variety of price points from great brands such as Kiyonna, Lane Bryant, alight, Catherines, Fashion Bug, Cacique and more.  SonsiLiving™, the social side of Sonsi™, is an inclusive online social community where real women can participate in social networking, groups and clubs, live power chat sessions, interactive quizzes and games, and stay informed with expert blogs, content and advice covering topics such as fashionbeautyhealthrelationships and more.  Sonsi, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Charming Shoppes, Inc. (CHRS).