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Black Entrepreneur and Branding Expert Re-Launches Power Networking Event For Women Business Owners and Professionals in the New York City Area

Debra Dixon, Founder of Light of Gold PR

Light of Gold PR hosts the upcoming Gold Business Connect Women’s Event in partnership with The New York State Veteran’s Chamber & NY Life Insurance for Women’s History Month Gold […]

Man Allegedly Pretends to Be Black While Robbing a Casino in Las Vegas

Cameron James Kennedy, disguised as a black man while robbing a Las Vegas casino

Las Vegas, NV — Cameron James Kennedy, an ex-convict who just got out of prison for bank robbery, is accused of armed robbery yet again after stealing $23,000 from a […]

Black Entrepreneur Develops New Hip-Hop and R&B Game Where Players Battle Song Vs. Song

Michael Rousseau, founder of AuxGod Music Battle Card Game

Toronto, ON — If you were told to “Play A Song About Your Ex”, you could definitely think of more than a few songs to play that relate to your […]

Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Music Departments Benefit from NEA Funded Arts Program

CAAPA Master Class Series

Nationwide — Uniquely positioned as possibly the first and only nationwide Master Class Series, a program featuring African American classical music masters and designed to partner with HBCUs, is on […]

Brothers Launch Streaming Service That Teaches Cooking With Comics and Animation

Justin and Terry L. Raimey

Black Streak Kitchen turns the recipes of celebrity chefs into fun comic cookbooks and comic book style cooking class videos. Youngstown, OH — Brothers Justin and Terry L. Raimey have recently […]

Eric Garner's Death Avenged in New Comic Book Series

Nubian Man

Nubian Man Avenges Deaths of the Nubian People By Bryson Bone Newark, NJ — Created by Jersey-born writer, Zinc Nguvu, and illustrator Terry Brown of Lexington, Kentucky in response to […]

American Heart Association Awards Scholarships to Students Who Are Improving Health Outcomes in Their Communities

Empowered to Serve Scholars

EmPOWERED To Serve™ competition recognizes the contributions today’s youth are making to address barriers and solutions to healthy living and well-being in communities Dallas, TX — The American Heart Association, […]

Women Thriving Fearlessly Expo Empowering Women and Girls With a Unique Money-Making Opportunity

Women Thriving Fearlessly Expo

— Women’s Expo Provides Means to Earn Money — Palos Hills, IL — The Women Thriving Fearlessly (WTF) Expo, an expo whose primary purpose is to empower women, has stepped […]

Emerging Indie Artist Erica L. James Releases Her Debut Album, "Always In Love"

Always in Love by Erica L James

Atlanta, GA — Erica L. James, the newcomer with an old-school sound, is thrilled to announce the release of her debut album, “Always In Love”. After an eleven-year hiatus from […]

Nationally Acclaimed Speakers and Performers Will Celebrate Equal Justice Initiative (EJI) Museum and Memorial Opening

Memorial Moument in Stokes County, NC and Pike County, MS

Montgomery, AL — On April 26-27, an exciting array of nationally acclaimed speakers and performers will celebrate the Grand Opening of the National Memorial for Peace and Justice and the […]

Grant Writing Workshop Will Teach How to Raise Money For Nonprofit Organizations

Mujiba Salaam Parker

Cherry Hill, NJ — Community and Economic Development expert, Ms. Mujiba Salaam Parker, is hosting the Get Your Grants Funded Workshop on Saturday, April 7, 2018 in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. […]

New Children’s Book Embraces Diversity and Empathy

The We Belong Bunch: Pookie J's School Day by Samuel and Angela Johnson

Nationwide — The We Belong Bunch: Pookie J.’s School Day by Dr. Samuel and Angela Johnson is a children’s story about understanding and embracing each other’s differences to foster healthy […]

Black Woman-Owned Retailer of Licensed Baby, Toddler and Party Supplies and Home of the Build Abox Expands Online

Carla Austin, owner of SmartGrind Shop and More

Bringing the latest licensed toddler items and custom made items, SmartGrind Shop and More offers customize products for all types of events or personal use. Nationwide — SmartGrind Shop and […]

African American Hopeologist® Launches New Initiative to Recognize April as the National Month of Hope!

Dr. Rosalind Y. Tompkins

Nationwide — For the first time, April will be recognized as the National Month of Hope thanks to an inspiring individual who is on a mission to spread hope across […]

Police Responding to 911 Call for Suicide Crisis Intervention Fatally Shot the 18-Year Victim, Beloved Son of Fireman

Matthew Tucker

Temecula, CA — Matthew Tucker and his family were residents of Temecula. Those who knew Matthew adored the teen. He is known for having a smile that ‘lit up a […]

Why the Race Battle is So Hard to Win; How Changing Strategy Can Make Hell Become A Paradise

Why the Race Battle is So Hard to Win By Julian S. With

Nationwide — If you follow the news, or pay attention to the statistics, it’s obvious Black people in the Diaspora today continue to face huge challenges – in the United […]

'Black Panther' Becomes First Movie Ever With a Majority Black Cast to Reach $1 Billion in Global Ticket Sales -- In Just 26 Days!

Black Panther

Hollywood, CA — After being released in China this past weekend, Disney’s mega hit Black Panther has surpassed the $1 billion mark at the global box office. The film has […]

This 13-Year Old Entrepreneur Has Sold 500 Paintings -- And Now She Has a New Book!

Camryn Green

Camryn Green, a 13-year old girl from Raleigh, North Carolina, hasn’t even started high school yet, but she has already sold more than 500 paintings… and released her own book. […]

Here's What Cancer Treatments Do to a Woman's Fertility

African American woman with cancer treatments

While cancer treatments may eliminate cancer cells effectively, it often causes side effects. Women who undergo cancer treatments may also have fertility issues. Cancer treatments are definitely important for a […]

New Book Asks, "How Do We Build a Real Wakanda?"

Nationwide — How Do We Build a Real Wakanda? is the title of the new book by hip hop activist Sean XLG Mitchell. The book advances the social dialog that […]

Black Entrepreneur Launches 3rd Annual Event to Honor Good Deeds with Acts of Kindness Awards

Wanda Adams, founder of the Acts of Kindness awards

Washington, DC Area — “No good deed goes unpunished.” This age-old adage can mislead the kindhearted into believing good deeds backfire. The reality is good deeds often go unnoticed. ACCOLADE […]

Media Experts to Teach at Powerful Seminar in Washington, DC

Terri Tolliver and Dante Lee

Dante Lee, founder of BlackNews.com and BlackPR.com, and Terri Tolliver, Fox 5 News Executive, to share their media secrets and expertise in online marketing, public relations and strategies. Washington, DC […]

Ghana Tourism Authority and the Adinkra Group Announce U.S. East Coast Tourism Visit

Ghana Tourism Authority

An organized effort to promote Ghana as a prime tourist, business and alternative/joint living destination for African Americans in 2019 and beyond Washington, DC — Brought to you by the […]

New Bestseller, "Mind Set Go," Reveals the Simple Principles to Living a Renewed Life

Derrick D. Reed, author of Mind Set Go

Nationwide — Author, Business Coach, and Motivational Speaker, Derrick D. Reed has now released his new book titled Mind Set Go. In this riveting new release, Derrick sets out to […]

Meet the 29-Year Old Woman Who is Running the Largest Black-Owned Airline in the Bahamas

Sherrexcia Rolle, Vice President of Western Air Bahamas

The aviation sector is known to be generally dominated by men, but women in recent years have been slowly rising up as pilots, managers, and owners. Sherrexcia ‘Rexy’ Rolle, the […]

College Enrollment For Low-Income Students is Now at an All-Time High

Low income college students in college

For low-income students, getting into college might seem to be harder. However, recent statistics show that low-income students now actually enroll in college at a higher rate than their middle-income […]

Meet the First Ever African American Woman Vice President of CBS News

Kimberly Godwin, Vice President of CBS News

Many people say that good things come to those who wait. But Kimberly Godwin, the new Vice President of the news division at CBS News, does not just wait. She […]

For the First Time Ever, A Black Woman is the New Face of the $10 Bill in Canada

Viola Desmond featured on the new Canadian bill

Canada — More than 70 years ago, Viola Desmond stood up for civil rights in Canada when she refused to leave a whites-only section of a theater. Last week, she […]

President Trump Reportedly Thought Mostly Black People Are on Welfare, But Statistics Show Otherwise!

President Donald Trump

President Donald Trump was surprised to know that welfare beneficiaries are not mostly Black. Recent statistics actually prove that more whites are actually benefiting from welfare instead.

Black Nurse to Receive $3.8 Million After Her Co-Workers Put a Noose and Several Racist Messages on Her Work Locker

Ellen Harris

Honolulu, HI — Five years ago, Ellen Harris filed a lawsuit after receiving a picture of a hangman’s noose and other racial messages in her locker at work. Last week, […]

Meet the Public School Teacher Who Was Fired For Hosting a White Supremacist Podcast

Dayanna Volitich, a teacher who secretly hosts a white supremacist podcast under the name Tiana Dalichov

Crystal River, FL — Dayanna Volitich is a 25-year-old social studies teacher at a public school in Florida. Online, she is also known as Tiana Dalichov, the host of a white supremacist […]

Florida Man Nabbed at Airport For Traveling with 500 Fake Credit Cards and Gift Cards

Robert Smith-Merced

Orlando, FL — Robert Smith-Merced, a 46-year-old man from Kissimmee, Florida, has been arrested after airport authorities discovered a stash of about 500 fake credit cards and gift cards in […]

Bail Reform Much Needed to Help Low Income Defendants (Who By the Way Are Mostly Black and Hispanic!)

Black man in prison

Bail reform proposals are being discussed, mainly by upstate district attorneys, to eliminate bail for misdeamenor and non-violent felony defendants. It will be beneficial particularly for low-income defendants, in which […]

NAACP Files Lawsuit Against Myrtle Beach for Racially Discriminatory Practices During Black Bike Week

Black Bike Week

City and Police Accused of Separate and Unequal Treatment of Black Bikers versus White Bikers Nationwide — The National NAACP, the Myrtle Beach Branch of the NAACP and three individuals […]

Disney Donates $1 Million to Youth STEM Program in Celebration of 'Black Panther'

Black Panther

Nationwide — In celebration of the record-breaking success of Marvel Studios’ Black Panther, The Walt Disney Company is donating $1 million to the Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA). […]

Meet The First Black Woman to Own a NASCAR Team

Melissa Harville-Lebron, first Black woman NASCAR owner

Diversity in sports racing is lacking as only a few people of color are part of racing organizations such as the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR). But […]

Corrine Brown, Congresswoman Convicted of Scamming Low Income Students, Has Started Her Prison Sentence

Corrine Brown

Corrine Brown, the former representative of Florida’s 5th Congressional District, has been found guilty of mail, wire, and tax fraud involving a bogus charity for low-income students. She started her […]

Father Files Lawsuit Against Foster Care Program After His 9-Month Old Daughter Dies

Chicago, IL — A 27-year old man has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the foster care provider who he claims ignored his rights as a parent which contributed to […]

Black Entrepreneur Finds Sweet Success Designing Luxury, Handcrafted Chocolate

Phillip Ashley Rix

Phillip Ashley Rix, an entrepreneur, a chef and one of the few African-American designer chocolatiers, has definitely found sweet, chocolatey success in his innovative chocolates. His chocolate brand, Phillip Ashley […]

Research Claims That Strongly Identifying With Your Race Can Have a Negative Impact on Your Mental Health

Black man with his hands behind his head

New research claims that feeling deeply valued by one’s own sexual, ethnic, or racial minority group could actually have a negative impact on one’s psychological health.

Hercy Miller Helps Calabasas High School Win First Open Division Playoffs

Hercy Miller

Calabasas, CA — Calabasas High School boys basketball team Open Division playoffs win their first-round game, Wednesday against the Kings. Freshman point guard Hercy Miller, the son of Hip Hop mogul Master […]

Charges Dropped Against Two Black Men Who Say Police Beat Them and Made Them Falsely Confess to a Murder

Corey Batchelor

Chicago, IL — Corey Batchelor and Kevin Bailey, both 48 years old, have been acquitted of murdering the wife of a retired Chicago police officer. They were claiming that they […]

Hip Hop Icons Will.i.am, The Beat Junkies, and More Honored at MojaMoja's 10th Anniversary of Music Discovery in Los Angeles

MojaMoja 10th anniversary

Los Angeles, CA — MojaMoja celebrated its 10th Anniversary of music discovery on February 10th at the Avalon Hollywood. The brunch benefit concert was attended by more than 250 cultural […]

7-Year Old Girl Courageously Saves Her Family From Fire

7-year old Tracy Durant

Escambia County, FL — Tracy Durant, a brave 7-year-old girl is being hailed a hero after her fast-thinking skills saved her family from a fire that broke out in their home […]

Research Confirms That Low Income Black and Hispanic College Graduates Have Higher Health Risks

Low income college graduates

A recent study has found that disadvantaged minorities who graduated college in the United States are more likely to develop health risks compared to those graduates who are white and […]

Prisoners in NYC to Get Free Copies of "The New Jim Crow" Book

Prisoner reading New Jim Crow book

Prisoners in New York City will be receiving free copies of the book The New Jim Crow. The controversial book about the mass incarceration of African-Americans will be distributed as […]

Rappers Jay-Z, Nas and Snoop Invest In Free Cryptocurrency & Stock-Trading App

Nas, Jay-Z and Snoop Dogg

What do Jay-Z, Nasir Jones (also known as Nas), and Snoop Dogg have in common? Aside from being Black Americans, being successful music stars, and having big bank accounts, they […]

Meet the First Ever African-American Hockey Player to Play in the Winter Olympics

Jordan Greenway, first African American player on US Hockey team

Nationwide — Jordan Greenway, a 20-year-old ice hockey player, joins the Team USA at the Winter Olympics 2018 in Pyeongchang, South Korea. He is making history as the first-ever African […]