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Popular 'Gumbo For The Soul' Anthologies Publisher Pens Her Riveting Truth In Biography

A Wretch Like Me By Beverly A. Black

“A Wretch Like Me: From Crack Addict to Change Agent” By Beverly Black Johnson San Francisco Bay Area, CA — Popular on the literary scene, Beverly Black Johnson, founder of […]

Michael Baisden Makes Epic Return To Radio

Michael Baisden Returns to Radio

Atlanta, GA — Renowned radio personality Michael Baisden announced to his 4 million fans on his Facebook page this morning that he will return to radio soon.

Entrepreneur and PhD Student Releases One of the Most Essential Books for African American Women This Century

Systematic Female Ratchet by Troy Gathers

Atlanta, GA — The perception of African American women over the past 50 years has taken a peculiar turn. Today, while we watch reality TV shows even local news interviews; […]

Family of Black Man Killed By White Pastor Demands the FBI to Investigate "One of North Carolina’s Most Corrupt Prosecutors and His Cover Ups!"

Christian Griggs, unarmed Black man killed by white pastor

— The family of Christian Griggs, who was killed in 2013 by a white pastor who was also his father-in-law, is calling for an immediate investigation of the District Attorney’s […]

Melanie Dotson, Beautiful and Talented 22-Year Old News Reporter From Mississippi, Suddenly Dies

Melanie Dotson, WJTV reporter

Jackson, MS — The state of Mississippi and a local newsroom are grieving after the sudden death of one of their beloved reporters. Melanie Dotson, who was just 22-years old, reportedly […]

In a Special New York Times Report, Jay-Z Explains Why "The War on Drugs Is an Epic Fail"

Jay-Z War on Drugs

Nationwide — In a New York Times short film narrated by rapper/ entrepreneur Jay Z (Shawn Carter), a very important history lesson is taught about the war on drugs. The […]

Black-Owned Herbal Products Company Conducting 50 Man Proof-of-Performance Trial Test For Men With Erectile Dysfunction

Black couple

Nationwide — African American owned herbal products company Alpha RX Plus, which offers a popular all natural product for men with erectile dysfunction called Alpha RX Plus, is conducting a […]

Black-Owned PR Firm Helps Businesses Grow by Tapping into Buying Power

Velma Trayham, CEO of ThinkZILLA PR Group

— ThinkZILLA PR & Consulting Group Welcomes Churches, Luxury Brands and Major Organizations Seeking High Growth and Exposure Across Multiple Demographics. — Atlanta, GA — According to Velma Trayham, founder […]

Official Black Wall Street Mobile App Launched By Young Female Entrepreneur To Make "Buying Black" Easier

Mandy Bowman

New York, NY — Following the success of Official Black Wall Street’s web-based platform featuring over 1,900 listings by Black-owned businesses, the social enterprise, known as the “black yelp” is […]

Donald Trump Says, "Low Income Americans Will Not Pay Taxes At All"

Donald Trump

Presidential candidates promise many things when they are running for the office of President of the United States, but this one has caught the attention of millions, especially low-income Americans. […]

30-Year Old Jamaican Woman Opens Her Own Hotel With No Money -- How She Did It!

Kalisa Martin

A dream became a reality for 30-year-old Kalisa Martin who believes that “If you’re scrappy and resourceful, you can change your life with less than you might think.” So she […]

New Program Launches For African-Americans Interested in Doing Business in China

Lillian Okoye, an African-American entrepreneur living in China

Nationwide — Lillian Okoye, an African-American entrepreneur who has lived in mainland China for seven years, has decided to help other African-American entrepreneurs learn how to launch and expand their […]

These Black Entrepreneurs Have Found Success as Naturopathic Doctors -- Treating Their Patients Without the Use of Drugs!

Black naturopathic doctors

Health is big business, and billions of dollars in revenue is generated every year in the pharmaceutical industry. But a lot of doctors also find success in the world of […]

Solange Pens Powerful Essay On Being Black In "White Spaces"

Solange Knowles

Nationwide — Singer/model Solange recently took to Twitter to vent about an ordeal that happened when she says four older white women yelled at her and threw trash at her […]

New CopCritic Mobile App Saves Black Lives and Balances Racial Injustices with Police

Cop Critic Mobile App

Tallahassee, FL — On September 13, 2016, Victor Holman of Lifecycle Performance Professionals will be launching CopCritic – the first ever live streaming mobile app and website focused specifically on […]

Top 10 High Schools in the U.S. for Low Income Students -- 5 of Them Are In New York City

Low income high school class

Every year, Newsweek releases their “Beating the Odds” list of schools around the country that do an excellent job of preparing their students for college, including low-income students who have […]

Top Black-Owned Apparel Lines For Young Black Girls and Teens

Black-owned apparel line for girls

There are many places to buy clothes for children, especially girls. But if you want to take a break from typical places like Walmart, Target, and Children’s Place, there are […]

This Woman Entrepreneur Built an App Without Knowing How to Code -- and Now She's a Millionaire!

Tara Reed, founder of Kollecto

Building an app without knowing how to code? How is that possible? Ask Tara Reed from Detroit, Michigan. This genius entrepreneur created a successful app, even though she knew nothing […]

Need a Job? Tyler Perry is Reportedly Hiring at His Studios in Atlanta

Tyler Perry working

Atlanta, GA — According to ET Inside, filmmaker Tyler Perry is expanding his operation at Tyler Perry Studios and is now hiring people looking to get into the entertainment business.

7 Black-Owned Businesses That Sell 100% Organic, Healthy, and Eco-Friendly Products

Black-owned companies selling organic products

Eco-friendly products are organic products that do not harm the environment in anyway, whether it’s in the production process or at the time of disposal. Such products include foods, drinks, […]

17-Year Old Genius on Track to Complete a Doctorate Program This Year -- She Graduated High School at Age 11

Thessalonika Arzu-Embry

Nationwide — Thessalonika Arzu-Embry, a teen prodigy with an IQ of 199, is a sought-after, influential role model for inspiring, mentoring, and empowering others. She graduated high school at age […]

This Type of Cancer is a Growing Concern in the Black Community!

Black teen with leukemia

There are all different types of cancer. Leukemia is one type that involves the production of abnormal white blood cells in bone marrow. There are four different types of the […]

Two Reasons Why Low Income Children Are Doing Better In Kindergarten

Low Income Kindergarten Students

A new study shows that poor children are beginning to catch up with wealthy children when it comes to being prepared for kindergarten. Although both wealthy and poor children have […]

This Woman Entrepreneur Owns 2 IHOPs and Manages $225 Million in Real Estate

Adenah Bayoh

At the young age of 27, Adenah Bayoh, a former West African refugee, was able to open her first IHOP franchise in New Jersey. But now at the age of […]



Chicago's Only Black-Owned Comedy Club Forced to Shut Down

Mary Lindsey

There are many Black-owned comedy clubs across the country, but quite a bit of them are closing down. Earlier this year, Chicago’s only Black-owned comedy club, Jokes and Notes, was […]

SIAC Announces Partnership with Walker & Company

SIAC Partnership With Bevel Group

Nationwide — The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) is pleased to announce a new corporate partnership with Walker & Company and its flagship brand Bevel as it becomes the official […]

International Statehood Recognition & Right of Self-Defense of New Negro/Afro Desencendants Nation

Rechayahu Ben Harvey

By Rechayahu Ben Harvey Atlanta, GA — There will be a movement. There will be change. There will be no stopping us. The emerging indigenous Negro/Afro descendants of the North […]

UrbanEbooks.com is One of Few Web Sites Selling African American Books to Partner With Apple

Dante Lee, founder of Urban Ebooks

Nationwide — UrbanEbooks.com, a popular online web site that sells electronic books for African American readers has just partnered with Apple Pay, to enable iPad, iPhone, and Mac users to […]

College Prep Program For Teen Girls Receives $50,000 Grant From the Coca-Cola Foundation

Teenshop Inc. receives grant from Coca-Cola

— Single largest foundation grant received by the non-profit in its 30+ year history — Philadelphia, PA — The Coca-Cola Foundation has awarded a $50,000 grant to Teenshop, Inc., a […]

Black Men Already Have a High Risk for Prostate Cancer -- But Even Higher, If This Happens!

Black man with obesity problem

Black men have the highest rate of getting prostate cancer, followed by white, Hispanic, American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN), and Asian/Pacific Islander, according to the U.S. Centers For Disease Control. Black […]

This Woman is Investing $25 Million into Black and Latino-Owned Businesses

Monique Woodard

Small businesses need three things to survive and grow: capital, networks, and expertise. That is exactly what Monique Woodard is providing as a venture partner through 500 Startups — a […]

Eating This Vegetable Will Maximize It's Cancer-Fighting Potential -- But Only If You Cook it This Way!

African American Girl With Broccoli

You’ve probably heard the expression, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” What they are really talking about is eating healthy. Every day. This includes lots of fresh fruit […]

7 Amazing Black-Owned Businesses in Paris, France

Miriam Maxo, Black business owner in Paris

Paris is the capital and the most populous city of France. It is also one of the most romantic cities to visit. It has the Louvre, the Eiffel Tower, museums, […]

4 Reasons Why Experts Say This Amazing Diet Can Help Beat (and Prevent) Cancer

African Americans eating Ketogenic Diet

Wouldn’t it be great if someone created a diet that would not only help you lose weight, but also keep you healthy and even help prevent cancer? Well, someone has. […]

Microsoft and HBCUConnect.com Target Black Tech Professionals in Dallas for VIP Event on Sept. 22, 2016

HBCU Connect Black Tech Professionals

Nationwide — In partnership with Microsoft’s IT Business, HBCUConnect.com is offering black technical professionals in Dallas, Texas (and surrounding areas) the opportunity to meet with representatives from Microsoft to learn […]

Black Haircare Experts Team Up to Host a Unique Natural Hair Event Called "Tea And Hair Stories"

Founders of Tea and Hair Stories

— The event, to be held in Beaumont, California, is packed with sound advice on how to care for and style your own natural hair! — Nationwide — Regina’s Beauty […]

Top 5 Black-Owned Necktie and Bowtie Companies

Mo's Bows

Neckwear is a multi-billion dollar industry around the world. Since the early 1800’s, in many countries wearing a necktie or bowtie has been considered the proper attire for a formal […]

What Every Pregnant Woman Should Know About Unnecessary Medical Procedures

African American Pregnant Woman

For years, an episiotomy was believed to help prevent more extensive vaginal tears during childbirth. An episiotomy is an incision made by the doctor in the tissue between the vaginal […]

Author Mike Jordan, in His New Novel, “The Freedom Song,” Tells Story of Lakeport Plantation, Escaped Slaves and Underground Railroad

The Freedom Song by Mike Jordan

— The book can be purchased on MikeJordanBooks.com, at Amazon.com, or at any book outlet around the world. — Nationwide — On Feb. 7, 1989, writer Mike Jordan’s 92-year-old great-grandmother […]

Stream Energy Executive Director, Charles Key, Signs Publishing Deal With CelebrityPress® To Co-Author New Book

Charles Key

— Charles Key will team up with several leading experts from various industries to release the new book, “Success Manifesto: The World’s Leading Entrepreneurs and Professionals Reveal Their Secrets For […]

National HBCU Pre-Law Summit Presents Unique And Game-Changing Opportunity To Aspiring Lawyers

HBCU Pre Law Summit

Atlanta, GA — The Third Annual National HBCU Pre-Law Summit & Law Expo is scheduled to take place on Friday, September 23rd, 2016 and Saturday, September 24th, 2016 at Georgia […]

African-American Realtors Create iPhone App to Showcase Luxury Real Estate in South Florida

Live Exclusively Founders

Aventura, FL — As two of few African Americans working in a very specialized real estate niche, the co-founders of Live Exclusively Miami are excited about the possibilities for both […]

Smokey Robinson and Wife Launch New Skincare Line Called Skinphonic

Smokey Robinson and wife, Frances

The song “My Girl” recorded by The Temptations was a number one hit in 1965. It was written by Smokey Robinson who followed with several solo hits of his own, […]

6 Companies That Are Paying Low Income Workers More Money

McDonald's Low Income Workers

There is good news for low-income wage earners! Not only are major companies giving minimum-wage increases to their lowest-paid employees, the amount of the raises is higher than what median-income […]

September Is African Fabric Month - The Appeal of African Culture in Cloth Continues to Grow Worldwide!

African Fabric Month

Rahway, NJ — African fabrics are more popular than ever, and the time is right to spotlight some of the continent’s most popular textile arts with a month-long celebration in […]

Content Creator/ Actor/ Writer/ Director Mike Ray Is On The Move -- A Rising Star For Sure!

Mike Ray Awards

— His pilot “The Productive Lie” and written script “Letters to My Father” have already gained noteworthy respect. — Atlanta, GA — You may have heard him, voicing commercials for Home […]

African American Actress Reveals Secrets of Perfecting the Job Interview

Nan-Lynn Nelson, author of How To Get Paid: Interviwing With Style

— In her latest book, veteran actress Nan-Lynn Nelson offers practical information for Millennials preparing for their first or tenth job interview. — Poughkeepsie, NY — Veteran actress, teaching artist […]

Black-Owned Businesses Get New Boost With Latest Social Network Platform, RankTribe

Abu Akh, founder of RankTribe

Washington, DC — Great news for Black business owners and entrepreneurs looking for exclusive exposure and support online. Latest social networking platform RankTribe has arrived with a new Black-owned business locator and […]