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Fathers Incorporated Hosting Daddy Diaper Drive in Partnership with Huggies Drive to Benefit Low-Income Fathers In Atlanta

Daddy Diaper Drive

Atlanta, GA — Fathers Incorporated has launched its Daddy Diaper Drive in partnership with Huggies for Atlanta fathers. The drive’s focus is to serve low-income fathers 25 years of age […]

Young African American Entrepreneurs Help Black-Owned Hair Care Company Soar Worldwide

Flow Industry Teen Hair Growth

— FLOW Industry offers a unique business opportunity to teens and adults to make money helping fight baldness and hair loss — Nationwide — FLOW Industry, a new Black-owned company that […]

Determined Georgia Teens Redesign Mobile App to Grade Quality of Police Services

Five-O team member Caleb Christian

— Mobile app provides opportunity to strengthen ties between police officers and citizens — Nationwide — The teenage trio from Georgia, Ima, Asha and Caleb Christian relaunched their FiveO police […]

22 Year-old Mother Symone Marshall Dies in Texas Police Custody After Weeks of Neglect

Symone Nicole Marshall

Huntsville, TX — Symone Marshall, a beautiful 22-year-old mother of a 3-year-old-daughter, died in police custody on Tuesday, May 10th with no real explanation. According to her family, she was […]

Say What? George Zimmerman Attacks Trayvon Martin's Parents -- Says, "They Didn't Raise Their Son Right"

George Zimmerman Attacks Trayvon Martin's Parents

Nationwide — George Zimmerman just won’t quit! In a recent interview with The Daily Beast, he said that the parents of Trayvon Martin “didn’t raise their son right.” He also […]

8-Year Old Author Inspires Peers with His Exciting New Book Entitled, "The Win Within"

The Win Within by Christon Jones

— Young readers are set to get a dose of inspiration from Christon “The Truth” Jones’ new book — Nationwide — The Win Within by Christon “The Truth” Jones tells […]

Black Beauty Shop Health Foundation Announces Black-n-Motion 5K Walk Run 4 Life

Black Beautyshop Health Foundation 5K Walk

— Health Ambassador Actress, Activist Sheryl Lee Ralph of The Diva Foundation Joins the Initiative. — Los Angeles, CA — The Black BeautyShop Health Foundation is a national grassroots organization […]

Leading Urban Etiquette Association Makes Girls Feel Valued

Girls First Pearls

— NAUEP Launches “Girls First Pearls” During National Etiquette Week — Dallas, TX — The nation’s leading etiquette association serving urban youth, the National Association of Urban Etiquette Professionals (NAUEP), has […]

Books That Reach The Heart -- 5 Amazing Motivational Books For African Americans in 2016

African American Motivational Books

Nationwide — African Americans have long been big supporters of motivational books. Along with fiction novels, motivational books make up a huge percentage of books bought by African American readers. […]

African American Families Make This Common Tax Mistake Every Year -- And They Miss Out On Up to $5K in Tax Deductions!

African American family

By Randy Hughes Nationwide — A common mistake that many African Americans make is ignoring the importance of tax planning. This is a mistake that costs many families hundreds or […]

Rihanna Launches Global Scholarship Program Via Her Clara Lionel Foundation

Rihanna Promoting Scholarship Program

— The deadline to apply is June 16, 2016, and awards range from $5,000 to $50,000 — Nationwide — Multi-platinum international superstar Rihanna started the the Clara Lionel Foundation (CLF) […]

"Kung Fu Brother," Top Winner at Action On Film International Festival -- Now Available on Premium VOD and Streaming

Kung Fu Brother

— Martial Arts Thriller Delivers Non Stop Hilarity with a Wicked Dose of Kung Fu Fever — Culver City, CA — Shot entirely on location in Thailand and the Philippines, […]

Chicago Pastor Files Lawsuit Against Police For Beating Her During Road Rage Incident

Rev Catherine Brown

Nationwide — Rev. Catherine Brown is suing the Chicago Police Department after a 2013 case when two police officers can be seen on camera assaulting her in front of her […]

Beauty Conference Opens Industry Doors For Black Women

Beauty Supply Store Owners

Atlanta, GA — Despite black women being the fastest growing entrepreneurial group in America, they continue to find difficulty becoming Beauty Supply store owners.

Open Letter To President Obama: "Mr. President - When Did You Decide to be a Ni**a?"

Tammie Lang Campbell

By Tammie Lang Campbell Dear President Obama, My question to you is – when did you decide to be a ni**a? Ignorance in the name of comedy is no excuse […]

Breaking Stereotypes and College Debts -- Black Student Athlete Raises over $20,000 for Sports Drink Success

Lamar Letts, Hylux

— Lamar Letts, a student at Northeastern University, say his new product Hylux, which is a vitamin enhanced water, is the best alternative to traditional sports drinks — Boston, MA […]

S.B. Fuller & Joe L. Dudley, Sr. Foundation to Host 3-Day Weekend Dedicated to African-American Entrepreneurship

Fuller & Dudley Event Speakers

— Speakers for the series of events, to be held in Winston Salem, NC, will include Dr. Joe L. Dudley, Sr, Lisa Nichols, George Fraser, Deborah Bartlett, and the Honorable Minister […]

Association of Black Cardiologists Announces New President and Board Chairman

Barbara Hutchinson

New York, NY — The Association of Black Cardiologists (ABC), an inclusive organization dedicated to eliminating disparities in cardiovascular diseases, has elected Felix Sogade, MD as Chairman of the Board […]

Author Launches First Installment of Children's Stories and Workbooks For Black and Brown Children

Ahmad Saves a Nation by H.A. Jabar

— The need for new culturally relevant curriculum and pedagogy is answered — Nationwide — Ahmad Saves a Nation, Volume One: The Dream is about an ambitious 21-year old black […]

17-Year Old Black Student Facing Serious Charges After His White Classmate Sends Him a Naked Video of Herself

Levar Allen

Bossier City, LA — Levar Allen, a 17-year-old student athlete at Parkway High School in south Bossier City, Louisiana, is now facing serious charges that could lead to time in […]

Founders of First Major Black-Owned Eco-Friendly Laundry Detergent Company Finding Huge Success

Founders of True Products Laundry Detergent

— The Atlanta-based company just relaunched their web site, TheTrueProducts.com, with a cleaner, more user-friendly design, and unique subscription & e-commerce capabilities. — Atlanta, GA — True Products LLC, the makers of ‘True […]

New York Times Best-Selling Author, JL King, Officially Launches His Publishing Company

JL King, founder of JL King Publishing

— Now recruiting serious African American aspiring authors who want to release a book within 6 months or less — Nationwide — JL King, the New York Times best-selling author […]

Father Arrested and Charged With Child Abuse After Disciplining His Teen Son With Boxing Match

Tavis Sellers boxing with teen son

Prince William County, VA — Tavis Sellers, a father who posted a video of himself boxing with his 17-year-old son, is now facing domestic assault and battery charges. Even worse, […]

Jay-Z and Beyonce Are Reportedly Making Millions From the Cheating Rumors

Jay-Z and Beyonce

Nationwide — Did Jay-Z really cheat? Or is the whole thing a big money-making scheme? Well, according to some reports, the superstar couple made a joint decision to make up […]



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

Heelusions

— 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 […]

2016 Cincinnati Music Festival Rolling into Cincinnati, July 22 to 23

2016 Cincinnati Music Festival

— Each year, the festival draws a wonderful mix of Old School and the hottest contemporary R&B music performers to its stage. — Cincinnati, OH — QLZ Productions, LLP will […]

Atlanta Teen Wins “2016 Best Film” at Delta Sigma Theta Sorority International Film Festival

Nzinga Braswell with staff members at Delta sigma Theta Film Festival

— Nzinga Set to Raise Scholarships Funds for Young Women in Ghana — Atlanta, GA — Fathers Incorporated and Black Rose Mediaworks is pleased to announce that its recent documentary; […]

Annual Festival Brings African Culture to Portsmouth, Virginia -- Presented by Planet Fitness

26th Annual Umoja Festival

— National artists KEM, Mint Condition and Patrick Riddick to perform — Portsmouth, VA — The City of Portsmouth is proud to host the 26th Annual Umoja Festival at the […]

Pittsburgh's 2016 Juneteenth Festival to Recognize the City's Historic African American Iconic Leaders

Pittsburgh Financial Juneteenth

Pittsburgh, PA — All are invited to attend the Pittsburgh’s Bicentennial Celebration and Juneteenth Festival on June 17-19. The City of Pittsburgh is celebrating it’s 200th year of incorporation, and […]

New Book "Education Denied" is a Must-Read For All Who Work on Behalf of Children in Urban America

Education Denied By Dr. Bernard Gassaway

Nationwide — In Education Denied: Children. Challenges. Choices, Dr. Bernard Gassaway provides thought-provoking anecdotes that are meant to motivate the reader to act. He believes that “passive participation serves to […]

New Book Entitled "Black" Expresses Deep Emotion For the Violence Suffered by Black Children and Teens Around the World

Black By Denise P. Isaac

Natonwide — Miami, Florida-based GodBeGod Publishers has published its first book entitled BLACK – a book of poetry and daily affirmations by Denise Paulette Isaac. She says she was driven […]

New Book Addresses Stereotypes That Say Minorities Are Unattractive, Uneducated, Loud, Violent, Single, Poor and Lazy!

Societal Perceptions

Nationwide — Jessica M. McEachern, MA, MSW says she wrote Societal Perceptions to help people connect with various experiences and identify misperceptions within society. Her book utilizes experiences, observations, and […]

Amazing Ancient Secrets Hair Oil Adds Life to Black Women's Hair -- Wins Rave Reviews From Around the World

Ancient Secrets Hair Growth Oil

— Dallas-based hair care company turns an ancient secret into a global success — Nationwide — People all over the world are raving about a very unique hair/body oil produced […]

Report: African Americans, Latinos, Low-Income Americans Pay Up to Three Times More Than Others For Household Energy

Low Income Household Energy Spending

— Low-Income Households in Memphis, Birmingham, Atlanta, New Orleans, Providence, Pittsburgh, Dallas, Philadelphia, Kansas City, and Cleveland Suffer Heaviest “Energy Burden” — Washington, DC — An “energy burden” review of […]

Affordable Service Helps African American Authors Create Their Very Own Online Book Store

African American Author Creating Book Store

— Sell your own books (and ebooks) independently, and keep all of your profits! — Nationwide — There are thousands of African American authors who struggle to sell their books […]

Actor Edwin Freeman Becomes New Face of Parish Nation Clothing

Edwin Freeman

— Freeman joins high-end men’s clothing company, Parish Nation, as brand ambassador. — Nationwide — Film actor Edwin Freeman, best known for his prominent role of legendary hip-hop DJ Mister […]

New Websites Launched Listing All African American Events and Non-Profit Organizations

EveryBlackEvent.com snapshot

Durham, NC — The revised EveryBlackEvent.com website as well as the premier of the newest component to the “EveryBlack” family, the EveryBlackNonprofit.com site, have been launched by CEO Jimmy Davies […]

New Education Book Could Increase Student Learning and Student Achievement

Building Instructional Capacity By Stanley T. Crawford

Nationwide — Building Instructional Capacity, a new educational book by educator and author, Dr. Stanley T. Crawford, could be the ultimate solution to increasing student learning and student achievement. At a […]

BlacksNetwork.com Announces Re-Launch of Their Newly Upgraded Web Site

Blacks Network

Nationwide — Blacks Network, Inc., known for connecting young adults and professionals around the world, today announced the re-launch of their upgraded website. The most exciting new feature introduced by […]

Renowned Sociologist and Author of "Color Stories: Black Women and Colorism in The 21st Century" Selected to Lead New Institute

JeffriAnne Wilder

Jacksonville, FL — JeffriAnne Wilder, Ph.D. has been selected to serve as Founding Director of the Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnic Relations at the University of North […]