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Best-Selling Author JJ Smith Leads Nationwide 30-Day Flat Belly Challenge on Monday, July 11th

JJ Smith

Washington, DC — All across America, people are battling stubborn belly fat. A health condition of now epidemic proportions, belly fat has actually been identified as the most lethal type […]

America is Ready for the First African American Female President

The Committee by Terry E. Hill

Nationwide — The latest election year blockbuster book is the political thriller The Committee by best-selling author Terry E. Hill. It’s premier on bestseller lists, 5 star reviews and top […]

Expired: Our Young Black Men Are Going Extinct -- Execution Style Slaying

Evie Rhodes

By Author Evie Rhodes Newark, NJ — My only son, James Rhodes, Jr., 24 years old was, gunned down, “execution style” with a single gunshot to the head on May […]

Dr. Claud Anderson to Address Black Homeschoolers, Parents, and Educators on Rearing Black Children for Economic Power

Saadaya Karmo

— The 5th annual Liberated Minds Black Homeschool and Education Expo will be held in Atlanta, Georgia on July 15-17, 2016 — Atlanta, GA — On the weekend of July 15-17, one can […]

"We Are Charleston," A Comprehensive Account of Last Summer's Tragic Events at South Carolina's Mother Emanuel Church is Now Available

We Are Charleston

— Book from Thomas Nelson’s W Publishing Group contains interviews and commentary from family and friends of the “The Emanuel Nine”. — — “We Are Charleston” also details the deep […]

LeBron James Passes Michael Jordan as the Most Valuable Player in NBA History

Lebron James

Nationwide — According to the Washington Post, “Lebron James has moved past Michael Jordan in post-season value over replacement, a box score estimate of the points per 100 possessions that […]

Badly Decomposed Body of Pregnant Louisiana Teacher Found; Assistant School Principal Arrested

Lyntell Washington, Missing Pregnant Teacher

Baton Rouge, LA — The badly decomposed body of Lyntell Washington was recently found in a sugar cane field ditch in Iberville Parish, Louisiana – an area where police had […]

Rapper T.I. and Tiny's Daughter, Zonnique, Arrested for Taking a Gun Through Airport Security

Zonnique Pullins

Atlanta, GA — Zonnique Pullins, the daughter of rapper/actor T.I. and Tameka “Tiny” Harris, was arrested recently for carrying a concealed weapon through security at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. According […]

Survivor of Orlando Massacre Says the Shooter Asked, "Are There Any Black People in Here?"

Patience Carter

Nationwide — Patience Carter, one of the victims who survived the massacre at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida, says that while trapped in the bathroom with the shooter, Omar Mateen, […]

Comedian Kevin Hart’s Home Robbed of More Than $500K In Jewelry, Clothing, and More

Kevin Hart Robbed

Nationwide — According to TMZ, thieves recently broke into Kevin Hart’s Los Angeles home and stole more than $500,000 in valuables – including jewelry, watches and clothing. Hart’s home is […]

Hilarious Black British Comedian/Actress Kandace Caine to Perform Her One-Woman Stage Show in Los Angeles

Kandace Caine Show

— From the cult movie “The Human Centipede 2” to “The Kandace Caine Show,” Kandace Caine headlines her one-woman show at the Theatre Asylum, “She’s Coming To ‘Murica!” – a […]

Johnson Publishing Sells Off Both Ebony and Jet Magazines to a Private Equity Firm

Ebony and Jet Magazines

Nationwide — Ebony magazine and the digital version of Jet magazine, two of the most popular publications that have chronicled African-American life for the past 71 years, have both been […]

Community Activist Beats Depression By Giving Back to Low Income Families -- Says, "Healing Comes Through Serving"

Robert Flournoy

— 50-year old Robert Flournoy, founder of Loaves and Fishes x10, works with local farmers to give away more than 250,000 pounds of fresh produce every year to families in […]

Tom Joyner Foundation Leads Delegation of HBCU Presidents on Mission to Havana, Cuba to Explore Global Exchange and Research

Tom Joyner in Havana, Cuba

— Tom Joyner, chairman and founder of the Tom Joyner Foundation, and his son, Thomas Joyner, Jr., president and CEO, led a group of HBCU presidents to Havana, Cuba for […]

Black Female Entrepreneur Celebrates Black Fathers Nationwide With Unique Gift Box For Men

Koils By Nature Giftbox for Men

— The gifts that make up the gift box come from five different Black-owned businesses — Atlanta, GA — Koils By Nature, an affordable natural hair & skincare line of […]

Thousands of Women Worldwide Losing Up to 10 Pounds a Month Without Exercising -- 5 Ways How They Are Doing It!

African American woman losing weight

By Renee Hughes, Natural Health Coach Nationwide — It does not have to be this hard! The roller coaster of emotion, guilt, trial and error of getting fit can feel […]

Black Wealth Matters -- 5 Financial Terms You Hear Often (But Probably Don’t Fully Understand)

Black couple fighting over money

By Randy Hughes, founder/ CEO of Counting Pennies Nationwide — We see it every day… in movies, commercials, and the internet. People on billboards or other advertisements, smiling uncontrollably, running […]

In New Book, Black Author Tells a Fictional Story of What Would Happen If There Was a Second Great Depression

America the Beautiful by Khefa Nosakhere

— Khefa Nosakhere’s first novel, “America, the Beautiful”, reveals how catastrophic the U.S. wealth poverty gap will be in the year 2066 — Nationwide — It is 2066. After untold […]

PHEN Kicks Off Successful Prostate Health Events in Atlanta, Boston, Raleigh and Goldsboro Churches as part of “4th Annual Prostate Health Symposium” Series!

PHEN meeting in Boston

— Events Highlight Cancer Risk for Black Men, Showcase Moving Musical Tributes, Prostate Cancer Survivors and Wives’ Stories, Political Leaders Pledge Support, Free Screening and More! — Quincy, MA — […]

UMC – Urban Movie Channel Celebrates Black Music Month with June Streaming Slate, Paying Homage to Musical Icons and Hip Hop Legends

RLJ Entertainment/ UMC

— First Premiere, “Welcome to Blackroc,” Debuts Friday, June 10 — Los Angeles, CA — In honor of Black Music Month, RLJ Entertainment’s Urban Movie Channel (UMC) presents a month […]

NYC Author Shantay Williams Releases New Book For Single Mothers Entitled "Scars & Make-Up: Her Life"

Scars and Makeup by Shantay Williams

Denver, CO and Bronx, NY — Outskirts Press, Inc. has published Scars & Make-Up: Her Life by Shantay Williams, which is the author’s most recent book to date. The 6×9 […]

Microsoft and HBCUConnect.com Host Successful Event in Charlotte, NC to Recruit Black Tech Talent

HBCU Connect and Microsoft Event

Columbus, OH — Microsoft, in partnership with popular online social network HBCU Connect, recently celebrated a successful recruiting/ networking event held on Thursday, May 19th at The OAK Room in […]

TV One Unsung Contributor Releasing Two Part Music Guide

Marcus Chapman

— Music historian, Marcus Chapman releases “The Coolest Music Book Ever Made aka The MC 500 Vol. 2.” featuring short write-ups about 500 different songs by over 250 artists. — […]

Daddy and Daughter Duo Release New Book For Tourists That Want to Visit Brooklyn, NYC

Father and Daughter, Fetti and Amber Benton

— Their book entitled, “Dreaming About The Many What To Do’s While In Brooklyn,” is a great influence for famiily-friendly tourism, diversity, and education — Brooklyn, NY — Coney Island, Prospect […]

Yodovo.com Encourages African Americans to Be Loud! Be Black! Be Proud!


By Malcolm King Nationwide — African American incomes have stagnated, the ranks of the poor are swelling among us, almost all the economic gains are going to other racial communities, […]

African American Sci-Fi Fantasy Author Receives Favorable Kirkus Book Review

Max W. Miller, author of Sadie Mae Torene and the Tornado

— Armed with an intuitive nature and a powerful imagination, an emerging author decides to take the plunge and use the hard-hitting Kirkus Review process. She hopes that readers will […]

Merck Partners With HBCUconnect.com to Offer Exciting Leadership Career Opportunities to Graduating HBCU Students

Black female scientist

Columbus, OH — A new partnership has been established between Merck, a global biopharmaceutical company known as MSD outside of the United States and Canada, and HBCUConnect.com, the largest social network […]

Black American Author Advocates For a Beautiful White Princess

Saga of a Princess by Judith Martin

Nationwide — Over one thousand years ago, the Viking Princess Efanda founded the Russian nation with her husband Prince Rurik during the Viking era. While Rurik has been written about […]

The American Heart Association’s National Online Fitness Challenge, "Go Red Get Fit" in Partnership With Macy’s, Results in Moving Women to Healthy Living

American Heart Association Go Red Get Fit

Dallas, TX — Diverse women across the country have been challenged to take 10,000 steps a day and limit their added sugar intake to 24 grams a day through Go […]

Black Author Releases 2 New Books and Creates Wrimagination - A New Outlet For African American Writers

Andre Boyce of Wrimagination

Decatur, GA — A new publishing company called Wrimagination has opened its doors, and is proud to introduce writer Andre Boyce – an African American author specializing in mystery, humor, […]

Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. Stands Against Senseless Violence in Orlando & Reaffirms Its Promise to Care For Communities

Jonathan A. Mason, Sr.

Nationwide — Jonathan A. Mason, Sr., International President of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc., has issued the following statement: “Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Incorporated stands in solidarity with the community […]

Bayview Senior Services to Open New Low Income Senior Housing Facility in San Francisco on June 25th

George W. Davis Senior Center

San Francisco, CA — A 20-year vision will become a reality when the Bayview Senior Services celebrates the grand opening of the Dr. George W. Davis Senior Center and Residence on […]

Businessmen in Maryland and Washington D.C. Celebrate 20 Years of Granting Teachers' Wishes

Friendship Association Education Assistance

Washington, DC — 35 volunteers of Friendship Association Education Assistance, Inc., (FAEA) celebrate 20 years of collaborative giving, supporting teachers and renovating schools and invite the community to discover the […]

Black Watchmaker Releases Limited Edition Luxury Watch Exclusively With PurchaseBlack.com

Benson Watch

Washington, DC — The Benson Watch Company, a Black owned watch company has released ‘The Phoenix’ – the newest addition to its signature watch line via PurchaseBlack.com and its mobile […]

Black American Lawyer’s Debut Forensic Mystery Novel that Dissects Race in America is an International Hit

Severed A Novel By VL Towler

— “Severed, A Novel” by VL Towler receives critical acclaim from international indie book review site, BookViral.com — — The Seacoast African American Cultural Center will be co-hosting Towler’s reading […]

New Novel Invites Debate of a War on Women -- Links Surreal Plot to Sexism Issue in U.S. Presidential Campaign

Bachelor Scrolls by Geronimo Redstone

Mount Vernon, NY — Amidst a U.S. presidential campaign in which one candidate has become the poster child for misogyny and sexism, a new novel offers a politically-charged fantasy from […]

New Website Provides Training Targeting Black Entrepreneurs, Professionals and Other Segments of the Community

Every Black Library

Durham, NC — The EveryBlackLibrary.com website has been officially launched and is the newest component of the “EveryBlack” family of websites. The purpose of the site is to provide resources […]

Women and Mothers All Over the Country Love, Love, Love These E-Books -- Thousands of Copies Already Downloaded!

Single Mom Ebooks

Nationwide — Produced and sold exclusively by UrbanEbooks.com, there are two books that are wildly popular among single mothers across the country. They are Go Girl Go! 2016 Directory of […]

Supporting Black-Owned Businesses Just Got Easier!

Anthony Kojo Darden

— Us Helping Us to Succeed and Prosper — Nationwide — The D & D Enterprise Group LLC (D&DEG), owned by Anthony Kojo Darden, a long-time business and community activist […]

Juneteenth Book Launch -- "Why Black Lives Matter (Too): A Revolutionary Call to Action"

Why Black Lives Matter (Too) By Mary Canty Merrill

Denver, CO — The Black Lives Matter movement evolved as a protest against police brutality. Spearheaded by Mary Canty Merrill, Ph.D., Why Black Lives Matter (Too) extends beyond police brutality […]

Black Couple Engaged After Meeting on MELD Dating App

Black Couple Engaged

— MELD dating app is a niche dating app designed for Black professionals — Nationwide — In early April, Monica proudly announced on twitter that she said an emphatic “yes” […]

Summer Leadership Program at Swarthmore College Seeks to Empower Minority Teen Girls

At The Well Conference

New York, NY — At the Well Conferences, Inc. is proud to announce its 1st annual At the Well Young Women’s Leadership Academy, which takes place on the campus of […]

Innovative All-Natural Haircare Product Helps Women Re-Grow Lost and Damaged Hair

Nor-ah's Unique Blends

— Nor-AHS Unique Blends, the company behind Hairline/Edges Regrowth Butter, is renowned for offering natural hair and skin care blends, specially formulated for people suffering from different types of hair […]

Subscription Box Boosting Accessibility of African-American Children's Literature

Little Buzz Book Club

Atlanta, GA — Finding children’s literature featuring characters of color is now a lot easier for parents with the subscription box service, Little Buzz Book Club. Founded by Dr. Hamidah […]

Attorney Zulu Ali and the Stop and Frisk Academy Announce Spring Youth Workshop

Stop and Frisk Academy

— The workshop teaches at-risk youth and others how to avoid negative police encounters and police brutality. — Nationwide — Attorney Zulu Ali, Director of the Stop and Frisk Academy […]

EmpowHer Institute Honors Community Champions with CHANGE MAKER AWARDS Fundraiser

EmpowerHer Change Maker Awards

Los Angeles, CA — The EmpowHer Institute’s CHANGE MAKER AWARDS saluted exemplary men and women in the community who have supported their programs and unwavering efforts for at-risk Los Angeles […]

BlackHistoryBowties.com Releases New Harlem Renaissance and Black Cowboy-Themed Bowties

Harlem Renaissance and Black Cowboy Bowties

Nationwide — Following a huge success of their re-launch this year, the founders of BlackHistoryBowties.com have announced two new additions to their collection – The Harlem Renaissance design and the […]

The Best Thing Since High Heel Shoes... "Heelusions" Heels By Design


— A Unique, Fun and Functional Shoe Fashion Accessory — Nationwide — Missouri-based shoe fashion accessory company, “Heelusions” Heels by Design, has brought to market a completely new concept in […]