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How I Helped Change the Lives of 50,000+ Black Boys -- 21 Proven Strategies That Help Young People “Think It Out, Not Shoot It Out”

Orrin Hudson

Nationwide — According to one report, Black males ages 30 to 34 have the highest incarceration rate of any race/ethnicity gender and age combination. But Orrin C. Hudson has a […]

Picture of Black Mom and Her Twin Daughters Goes Viral -- People Can't Figure Out Who’s Who!

Kaylan Mahomes with her mom and her twin

Nationwide — Kaylan Mahomes (@kaylan_17) recently posted a photo/ video of herself with her twin sister, Kyla (@kylllllaaaaa), and her mother on her Twitter account, but she had no idea […]

PHEN Releases “Your Prostate Health Minute” PSA Campaign for Black History Month

Thomas A. Farrington

– Organization Launches Prostate Cancer Education and Awareness Campaign in Partnership with National Radio Stations – Boston, MA — To quote Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr: “Of all the forms […]

New Social Awareness Apparel Line and Movement Says "Black Men Matter," "Black Women Matter," "My Brother Matters," "Africans Matter" and More

We Matter Social Awareness Apparel Line

– Entrepreneur/ author/ social activist Richard Jeanty has launched the “We Matter” movement to bring attention to injustice taking place in urban communities – Atlanta, GA — There’s a new […]

First Ever Monthly Subscription Box Curated to Teach Children About Black History and African Geography

Heritage Box For Black Children

– What if year-round we could impart our history to our children? We would raise a proud, self-aware and empowered generation! Heritage Box delivers such a tool for families. – […]

Breaking Down Beliefs of Racial Hierarchy

Dr. Gail Christopher

By Dr. Gail C. Christopher, America’s Wire Writers Group Washington, DC — Fifty years ago, the Civil Rights Movement led to a series of laws banning public discrimination. African Americans […]

20-Year Old Black College Student Helping Single Moms Keep Their Teens Off the Streets

57 Tips For Single Moms to Help Your Teen Get a Job

Columbus, OH — 20-year old Sherron Stevens has a solution to helping single moms get their teens a job, and keep them off the streets. He recently authored, Boy, Get […]

Top 101+ Scholarships and Internships For African American Students For 2016

Top 101 African American Internships and Scholarships

Nationwide — Students and parents looking for financial aid to help pay for college are rejoicing about the release of a new 67-page book entitled, Get That Money, Honey! Top […]

100+ Cities to Honor the 8th Annual Prostate Cancer Awareness Observance Day

Kevin Byrd speaking

– This year, the mayor and citizens of Santa Fe, New Mexico will be one of the newest cities joining the 8th Annual Brown Byrd Prostate Cancer Awareness Observance Day. […]

First Ever Black History Quote Bible: 100+ Amazing Quotes From Prominent African Americans

First-Ever Black History Quote Bible

Nationwide — Finding the best quotes from prominent African Americans is now easier than ever with the release of a new publication entitled, First Ever Black History Quote Bible: 100+ […]

One Woman is on a Mission to Revolutionize the "Buy Black Economics" Movement and Create 2 Million Jobs

Buy Black Economics

Nationwide — It has been said that necessity is the mother of invention. Thus, in an era where a sizable number of black people throughout the United States are being […]

Stacey Dash Slammed By Aunt Viv of "Fresh Prince of Bel Air" -- Says, "Slap The Little Bit of Black Off Her"

Janet Hubert and Stacey Dash

Nationwide — Actress Janet Hubert, who played Aunt Viv in the 90’s sitcom “Fresh Prince of Belair”, said in a HuffPost Live interview that Stacey Dash needs to get her […]

Jagged Edge Singer Reveals Why He Brutally Beat His Wife In Steve Harvey Interview

Kyle Norman of Jagged Edge With His Wife on the Steve Harvey Show

Nationwide — Kyle Norman, a member of the hit 90’s R&B group Jagged Edge, recently sat down with Steve Harvey to discuss why he brutally attacked his wife while they […]

"In My Early 30’s, My Doctor Told Me I Had Early Menopause and Could Never Have Children… But A Year Later I Got Pregnant"

Debra Peek-Haynes

By Debra Peek-Haynes Nationwide — Many of us take things for granted. I was guilty, too. Thinking that whenever I decided to have children it would happen, I decided to start […]

South African Mayor Creates Scholarship For Girls Who Pass "Virginity Test"

South African girls

Uthukela, South Africa — A mayor in South Africa is being both praised and criticized for awarding scholarships to 16 young women who have remained virgins. Dudu Mazibuko (a woman), […]

Stacey Dash Says, "Get Rid of Black History Month and BET" and "BET Lies to Black People"

Stacey Dash speaks out against BET

Nationwide — Actress and political commentator Stacey Dash is being criticized again for making comments that some say offend African American culture. First, she publicly stated that we should get […]

Mo’Nique Defends Her Decision To Have an Open Marriage -- Says, "It Was My Idea!"

Mo'Nique and Husband Sidney

Nationwide — Since 2006, actress and former talk show host Mo’Nique has been very open to the public about her open marriage with husband Sidney Hicks. But she says that […]

Professor Believes Black Lives Don’t Matter Because Some Civil Rights Leaders Got It Wrong

Professor Devin Robinson

Nationwide — Devin Robinson, a black business & economics professor, had strong words recently for the attendees of the Dallas Black Chamber of Commerce Annual State of the Union. He […]

19-Year Old Cashier Goes Viral For Being Patient With Elderly Woman

Gilbert Ishmael of Glendale Target

Indianapolis, IN — 19-year old Ishmael Gilbert had only been working at an Indianapolis area Target for just a few days, when his kindness and patience caught national attention and […]

New Book Released: "99 Amazing Black Woman-Owned Businesses You Should Support!"

99 Amazing Black Woman-Owned Businesses E-Book Cover

Nationwide — Federal government research has confirmed that African American women are the fastest growing group of entrepreneurs, and now a new directory of the top 99 Black woman-owned businesses has […]

5 Black Actors Who Should Have Been Nominated For Oscars

Black Actors With No Oscar Nominations

Nationwide — Although Cheryl Boone Issacs, the president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), is African American, the lack of diversity continues when it comes to […]

PurchaseBlack.com Debuts the First All Black Marketplace Mobile App

PurchaseBlack.com App

– E-commerce site creates mobile app to modernize the process of shopping Black owned businesses – Washington, DC — Available today from PurchaseBlack.com is a new retail mobile app developed […]

Nielsen Promotes Angela Talton to Chief Diversity Officer

Angela Talton, Nielsen, Chief Diversity Officer

New York, NY — Nielsen Holdings plc (NYSE: NLSN) announced that Angela Talton has been promoted to Chief Diversity Officer reporting to Chief Executive Officer Mitch Barns.

The Black Women Millionaires Mentor™ Teaches Black Women Entrepreneurs How to “Pimp Your Pain” into a Seven-Figure Business in Upcoming Tour

Venus Opal Reese

-– Dr. Venus Opal Reese will kick off a ten city business training tour from Jan. 21, 2016 to Sept. 8, 2016, traveling to Atlanta; Orlando, Fla.; Houston; New Jersey; […]

Black Tech Professionals on the West Coast to Meet For an Evening of Networking on Feb 18th

African American professional networking event

– Symantec and HBCUConnect.com to host VIP networking event for African American Professionals in the IT and technology industry in the Bay Area – Mountain View, CA — HBCUConnect.com, in partnership […]

Celebrity Conversationist Sierra Nicole Delves Deeper with Dirty Money's Kalenna in "The Chic Cave" -- Live in Atlanta

Chic Cave and Sierra Nicole Present Kalenna at Hookah Loft

Atlanta, GA — Hailed as the ‘Celebrity Conversationist’ and truth trailblazer of Atlanta, it is not often that you find a radio personality that has a heart for the people […]

Rev. Dr. Howard-John Wesley to Receive the 2016 NAACP Chairman’s Image Award on Friday, February 5th

Rev. Dr. Howard John Wesley

– Rev. Dr. Howard-John Wesley, the pastor of the historic Alfred Street Baptist Church in Alexandria, Virginia will receive the prestigious 2016 NAACP Chairman’s Image Award on Friday, February 5 […]

Planning a Much-Needed Getaway Trip With Your Girlfriends -- 3 Tips to Get Things Started

Sister Friends Getaway

By Connie Portis, Founder of Sisters & Friends Martha’s Vineyard Getaway Nationwide — What better time than now to say “this year, I am going to put myself at the […]

Urban Black Boy: "Father, Where Art Thou?"

Bernard Gassaway

By Bernard Gassaway, Ed.D. Nationwide — I can’t remember if any of my childhood friends had fathers. I can’t recall ever being exposed to the Boy Scouts or Little League […]

New Book "Hurt By Father Healed By God" Offers Hope and Healing For Abused Victims

Hurt By Father, Healed By God

Nationwide — Atlanta, Georgia-based, Winner At Life Publishers has released HURT BY MY FATHER, HEALED BY GOD, an anthology by C. Joyce Farrar-Rosemon. Joyce shares how victims became over-achievers in […]

Oakland Black Woman-Owned Organization Recognizes Urban Students For Perfect School Attendance – Gives Them $500 Each

Oakland Natives Give Back

– Oakland Natives Give Back (ONGB) Names Oakland Unified School District Winners of Month-long “Every Day Counts” Student Perfect Attendance Challenge – – Phase II of Challenge to Take Place […]

Los Angeles's Oldest African American Bar Association Celebrates Landmark Scholarship and Awards Gala Honoring...

Paulette Brown, President of the American Bar Association

– ABA President Paulette Brown Joins Social Activist & Media Personality Areva D. Martin in a Select Group of 2016 Langston Honorees Commemorating 40 years of Scholarship Awards – Los […]

Fathers Incorporated Will Host National Fatherhood Conference + Family Expo in Atlanta, GA at Turner Field: April 27-29, 2016

Fathers Incorporated Unplugged

Atlanta, GA — With over 11 years of service, Fathers Incorporated (FI) continues to provide the highest quality of training and professional development in the field of Responsible Fatherhood and […]

New Children's Book For Young Readers Promotes Health and Entrepreneurship

The Greene Family Farm by David Miller

Washington, DC  — David Miller, a writer, educator and social entrepreneur, has released The Greene Family Farm. The book is part of a series of books focused on providing parents […]

Solomon Jaye’s Highly Anticipated Debut Album "Ordinary Man" Now Available

Solomon Jaye's New CD, Ordinary Man

– Be Among the First to Hear the Incredible Solo Album of the Soulful Singer from Vocal Super Group “The Edge Effect” on iTunes, Google Play, CDBaby and More – […]

Black-Owned Herbal Products Company Conducting 25 Man Trial-Test For Men With Erectile Dysfunction

Black senior couple

Nationwide — African-American owned herbal products company Alpha RX Plus LLC., which offers a popular all-natural product for men with erectile dysfunction called Alpha RX Plus, is conducting a 25 […]

New Book "Contact Any Black Celebrity" Helps Entrepreneurs Pitch Their Ideas to the Right People

Contact Any Black Celebrity E-Book

Nationwide — Networking is everything, and now thanks to the release of a new book, you can now reach out to your favorite African American celebrities. The book is called […]

Life & Emotional Wellness Coach Cory George Releases New Problem Resolution Guide "Sit or Stand 2.0"

Cory George, author of Sit or Stand 2.0

Says, “Aim to Build Confidence and Understanding to Live Your Best Life” – Expert life & emotional wellness coach Cory George releases new self-awareness book entitled “Sit or Stand 2.0” […]

Howard University Alumni Club of Atlanta To Hold Annual Charter Day Dinner

Wayne Frederick, President of Howard University

– Alumni, Business, and Civic Leaders to Raise Scholarship Funds for Howard Students – Atlanta, GA — The Howard University Alumni Club of Atlanta (HUACA) will hold its annual Charter […]

Beautable.com: Premiere Online Store Offering Full Shopping Experience For People of Color Makes Its Debut

Beautable.com Web Site Snapshot

Nationwide — Beautable.com is a diverse and unique online retail store that appeals to the exquisite tastes of people of color recently made its debut. An eye-catching, magnetic, and easy-to-navigate […]

Author Aims to Mend the Hole in Black America’s Purse

Robert Gatewood, MBA, Author of Played In Full

Nationwide — If you’ve ever wondered why Black America, with its trillion dollars of spending power, can’t hang on to its money, then you are in the company of Robert […]

New Neckties Celebrate Black Love -- Featuring President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle

Obamas dancing neckties

Nationwide — Thanks to a newly designed necktie featuring President Obama and his wife Michelle dancing, love and unity can now be celebrated among African Americans in a fun and […]

Mom and Son Team Up to Launch Black-Owned National Bookkeeping Service For Small Businesses

Dela and Donnell Dantzler

– Bookkeeping services for small and mid-sized business now available nationally! – Oakland, CA — Mother and son, Lela and Donnell Dantzler, have launched BookCense Bookkeeping, which offers affordable bookkeeping […]

Princeton University Gearing Up to Host Sixth Summer Academy for Minority Teen Girls

At The Well Conference

New York, NY — For the sixth straight year, the At the Well Young Women’s Leadership Academy will be held on the campus of Princeton University in Princeton, New Jersey. […]

Black Wellness Advocate Kicks Off "Conversations" Tour in Oakland

Debra Peek-Haynes

– Kaiser Permanente to sponsor author’s February tour – Oakland, CA — Author and long-time holistic health champion Debra Peek-Haynes will take her message of better living through nutrition to […]