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If You Make $100K a Year in This City, You Are Considered "Low Income"

San Francisco

“Low income” is a term that is often linked to the need for affordable housing. A low-income status means many people can receive help from the U.S. Department of Housing […]

26-Year Old Black Woman Entrepreneur Launches Low Cost Organic Grocery Store

Olympia Auset, founder of SUPRMARKT

26-year old Olympia Auset, a native of Los Angeles and a graduate of Howard University, grew tired of having to travel 2 hours by bus every time she wanted to […]

Exclusive Collection of African-American Party Invitations and Stationery Products Launches

Yolanda N. Ingram, CEO/Founder of Sweet Berry Lane

— Sweet Berry Lane is a cool online destination for African-American invitations and stationery products with unique designs and trends. — Holly Springs, NC — It is obvious how special […]

UMC - Urban Movie Channel Presents the Poignant and Powerful International Documentary, "The Man Who Mends Women"

The Man Who Mends Women

— Exclusive Premiere Friday, May 19, 2017 — May Highlights Also Include: #ThrowbackThursdays with Season 1 of Braxton Family Values; Military Drama Stand Down Soldier starring Jeryl Scott (The Walking […]

Mother and Teen Son Launch Movement to Help Black Families Create Generational Wealth Through Business Ownership and Personal Financial Success

Lavette and Yungche, mother/son founders of the Family Brand Movement

— In a nation where 49% of children are living in poverty, the family brand movement has been started to extract the true potential in family bonds — Nationwide — […]

From $0 to $500K: Black Business Experts Share How to Gain More Traffic, Sales and Profit at TSP Live Event

Black Business Experts at TSP Live

Atlanta, GA — When it comes to statistics about Black entrepreneurship, the numbers are often bittersweet. While entrepreneurship among African-Americans is rising faster than among all Americans, the revenue generated […]

Tony Nominated Broadway Actress Brenda Braxton Releases "The Little Black Book of Back Stage Etiquette"

Brenda Braxton, author of Little Black Book of Back Stage Etiquette

New York, NY — Tony nominated Broadway actress and entrepreneur Brenda Braxton, will celebrate the release of her first self-published title, The Little Black Book of Back Stage Etiquette with […]

Young Genius Brothers, 11 and 14 Years Old, Graduate from High School and College

Cannan and Carson Huey-You

Two genius brothers from Texas, Carson and Cannan Huey-You, have simultaneously graduated from high school and college. Carson, who is just 14 years old, just graduated from Texas Christian University […]

Independent Documentary "Black White & Blue" Critically Examines Race, Police Brutality and America's 2016 Presidential Election

Black White and Blue Documentary

Nationwide — Set for release in early 2018, independent documentary BLACK WHITE & BLUE is a critical examination of the role race and police violence played in the 2016 presidential […]

Black Israelis Are Twice as Likely to Be Arrested for Crimes They Didn’t Commit -- Young Ethiopian Immigrant Sitting in Israeli Prison without Trial

Rivka Yeshayhu, a Black Ethiopian Israeli

Nationwide — Rivka Yeshayhu is a 21-year old Ethiopian-Israeli, a dedicated daughter and sister who works hard to support her family. Rivka lost her father at a young age and […]

"Scholarship Mom" Shares Money-Saving Secrets In Her Book -- How To Send Your Kids To College For Free

Gwen Thomas, author of The Parent's Guide to Sending Your Kids to College

— “The Parent’s Smart Guide to Sending Your Kids to College Without Going Broke” — Washington, DC — It’s that time of year when millions of college-bound students and their […]

3-Day Event to Celebrate African-American Entrepreneurship and Raise Funds For a Museum That Will Honor Black Business Leaders

Fuller and Dudley Foundation event

Winston Salem, NC — The S.B. Fuller & Joe L. Dudley, Sr. Foundation, Inc. announces their 2nd annual 3-day weekend celebration that will take place in Winston Salem, NC on […]

Minority-Owned Firm Building Resilient Homes For New York Poospatuck Reservation Familiess Left Homeless by Superstorm Sandy

rebuilding_team_oden_development_homes

Nationwide — The New York Governors Office of Storm Recovery (GOSR) helped fund housing through the “New York Housing Recovery Program”. The Governors Office of Storm Recovery assists property owners […]

Rolling Out the Red Carpet For African American Women, and Building Something Massive Together (For Us and By Us!)

Black Girl Powerhouse

Nationwide — The Black Girl Powerhouse campaign is the brainchild of national best-selling author and successful entrepreneur, Brenda Hampton. The resort-style commercial property is designed as a meeting place for […]

Desiree Peterkin Bell Announced as Featured Co-Author of New Book, "Women Who Inspire"

Desiree Peterkin Bell

— Contribution to focus on core belief “Purpose, Not Position” — Nationwide — Desiree Peterkin Bell, President and CEO of DPBell & Associates, is collaborating on a ground-breaking book, Women […]

NYU Appoints Lisa M. Coleman as Chief Diversity Officer

Lisa M. Coleman, Chief Diversity Officer at NYU

As NYU’s Inaugural CDO, Coleman to Lead Efforts to Improve Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Hiring, Admissions, and Culture New York, NY — New York University President Andrew Hamilton today […]

Whoopi Goldberg Launches Organic Medical Marijuana Products to Help Women Deal With Menstrual Cramps

Whoopi Goldberg's new line of medical marijuana products

Another positive use for medical marijuana has been targeted by actress and TV personality Whoopi Goldberg who recently launched a new cannabis line that is specifically designed to relieve painful […]

White Reporter Resigns After Calling Herself the N-Word

Valerie Hoff, Atlanta reporter

Atlanta, GA — Valerie Hoff, an Atlanta TV reporter and frequent CNN contributor, has resigned after using the N-word in a recent Twitter exchange. But she didn’t use the derogative […]

Orrin Hudson to Be Interviewed by Monica Pearson - Atlanta’s First African-American TV News Anchor (Who Stayed On-Air For 37 Years)

Monica Pearson and Orrin Hudson

Nationwide — Orrin “Checkmate” Hudson, founder of the Be Someone mentoring program based in Atlanta, GA, will be a guest on “The Monica Pearson Show,” KISS 104.1 FM, on Sunday, […]

What Happens When "12 Years a Slave" Meets "The Wizard of Oz?" -- You Get "Mulatto Girl Aggie, 13: Name on the Ledger"

Mulatto Girl Aggie 13 by Lakesa Cox

Nationwide — Imagine a teen from present day being transported back to the year 1816. Then imagine if that teen finds out she’s not only in the year 1816, but […]

Meet Jelani Aliyu -- The Genius Who Designed GM's Flagship Electric Vehicle, the Chevy Volt

Jelani Aliyu, designer of the Chevy Volt

As a child, Jelani Aliyu always loved cars and it was his dream to design cars when he grew up. Now, he is known around the world as the genius […]

14-Year Old Releases Her Third Book -- Aims to Inspire Other Youth to Read, and Be Successful in School, Life & Business

Esssynce Moore, teen author

Hillside, NJ — 8th Grade Middle School Chronicles: The Year That Changed Everything… is written by teen author, Essynce Moore.

Hundreds of Black Boys Say They Were "Modern Day Slaves" at a Recently Closed Reform School

Antoinette Harrell conducting child peonage research

Kentwood, LA — Antoinette Harrell is a genealogist, activist, and peonage detective who spent decades tracking down slavery in the deep south. The peonage research of Harrell led her to […]

Black Women Professionals, Leaders and Entrepreneurs to Be Empowered and Honored at Washington, DC Area Luncheon

Bold Brave and Beautiful Luncheon in DMV area

Nationwide — On Saturday, April 29, 2017, EPNET will host its 8th Annual Bold, Brave & Beautiful Women in Business Luncheon. The theme is “Women Not Built to Break,” and […]



Yes, Living in a Racially Segregated Area Can Increase Your Blood Pressure

Black women with nurse

A recent study reported in the May issue of JAMA Internal Medicine offered proof that segregated neighborhoods can affect health. The study focused on blood pressure among African-Americans, who suffer […]

PHEN To Hold 9th Annual Father’s Day Rally Against Prostate Cancer With Black Churches

Father's Day Rally Against Prostate Cancer

— Nationwide Events Will Recognize Survivors With Prayers and Support — Quincy, MA — In churches across the US, a portion of regular Father’s Day services will be devoted to […]

Black-Owned Construction Firm Awarded Contract to Replace Contaminated Water Lines in Flint, Michigan

Rhonda Grayer, Vice President of WT Construction

W.T. Stevens Construction, a Black-owned construction firm with about 25 employees, has been awarded a multi-million dollar service contract to replace more than 18,000 lead corroded pipes across the city […]

Nigerian American Artist Launches One of the First Ever African Art Galleries in Los Angeles

Olufemi Oyewole, founder of Afr-i-can contemporary art gallery in Los Angeles

— Afr-i-can Contemporary Art Opens Loft Gallery Space in Los Angeles’ Iconic American Cement Building — Los Angeles, CA — Afr-i-can Contemporary Art gallery, an informal and unconventional viewing experience, […]

Exciting Afro-Beat Music Video is Released By International Artist, Mezonic!

Dah Lehvo Girls

— Get ready to dance and feel good by the time you hit the play button on Mezonic’s “Dah LehVo”! — Charlotte, NC — The music video for the hit […]

15-Year Old Black Teen Entrepreneur Signs Licensing Deal With the NBA

Moziah Bridges, founder of Mo's Bows

Young entrepreneur Moziah “Mo” Bridges was just 12 years old when he appeared on ABC’s Shark Tank to promote his Memphis based company, Mo’s Bows, which manufactures handmade bow and […]

Best-Selling Novel, "Tryin' to Sleep in the Bed You Made," Celebrates 20th Anniversary in Grand Style at 25th National Conference of Go on Girl! Book Club

Books by Virginia DeBerry and Donna Grant

— New York Times Best-Selling Authors, Virginia DeBerry and Donna Grant, Will Lead All-Star Anniversary Performance in Chicago on June 3, 2017. — New York, NY — In celebration of […]

Summit Aims to Correct Asian Beauty Supply Store Manager Beating and Choking a Female Black Customer

Beauty Supply Summit

Nationwide — Beauty Supply Institute, a training and consulting organization founded in 2007 by former business & economics professor and 3-time store owner Devin Robinson, is hosting its 1st Annual […]

First Ever Black-Owned Organic Ice Cream Chain Enjoying the Sweet Taste of Success

Mercy Kitomari, founder of Black-owned ice cream chain

Mercy Kitomari is the founder of Nelwas Gelato, a Black-owned organic ice cream chain. Based in Tanzania (East Africa), her company makes 30 different flavors of rich and creamy ice […]

Black Houston-Based Attorney Says She Has an Open Arms Policy

Attorney Annie Scott

Houston, TX — After Annie Scott became licensed as an attorney, her ambitions for law practice led her to the Prosecutor’s office. It was in her role as Cameron County’s […]

Top 7 Black-Owned Restaurants in New Orleans (The Best Gumbo, Jambalaya and More!)

Black-owned restaurant in New Orleans

New Orleans, Louisiana is known as one of the culinary capitals of the United states. Food served in this amazing city reflects the local Cajun, Creole, and French roots. Visitors […]

Black Relationship Expert (Who Has Been Married 3 Times) Says in New Book That "Marriage is a Trap in Disguise"

Papoo Outland, author of Marriage is a Trap in Disguise

— Author Papoo Outland challenges readers to think objectively and take pragmatic decisions and actions regarding marriage. — Nationwide — Author Papoo Outland announces the official launch and availability for […]

Trump Wants to End Reproductive Healthcare for Millions of Low Income Women

Trump with women supporters

Another healthcare benefit for millions of low-income women may soon be abolished. The legislation that will stop federal funding and end these programs is called H.J. Res 43, and it […]

Grand Opening of Santa Clara County's First African-Centered Community Health Clinic

Roots Community Health Center

— The grand opening ceremony will be on Thursday May 4th, 11am to 2pm — San Jose, CA — Members of the media are invited to attend the grand opening […]

Beyoncé Launches New Scholarship Program For Young Women

Beyonce Scholarship Program

Beyoncé Formation Scholars Program is open to young women who plan to attend one of four participating colleges and major in creative arts, music, literature or African-American studies. Four scholarships […]

At Age 11, He Built His Own Radio Station -- But Now, He's the CEO of His Own Tech Company

Kelvin Doe

How does a young man from a small town in Sierra Leone become the CEO of his own tech company? Kelvin Doe can tell you it’s all about using your […]

90's Rapper Chubb Rock is Fighting For Black People's Health

Chubb Rock

Chubb Rock (born Richard Simpson) is a NYC-based rapper who released several hip hop hit albums in the early 1990’s. But lately this rapper is focusing on a bigger concern, […]

Black People and Cancer -- Where You Were Born Can Increase (or Decrease) Your Risk

African American man with cancer at doctor's office

A new study on cancer among African Americans revealed that where African Americans were born makes a big difference in their risk for cancer. The new research showed that blacks […]

Black Entrepreneur Sells His Tech Firm for $20 Million

Darrekk Freeman, founder of Zycron

One of the largest Black-owned businesses in the nation just sold for a whopping $20 million. Zycron Inc., a customer-focused information technology services and solutions firm in Nashville, Tennessee, founded […]

Rolling Out Partners With Ad-Tech Partner, Digital Remedy, to Build Leading Digital Media Platform

Munson Steed, founder and CEO of Rolling Out

Atlanta, GA — Leading cross-platform media property, Rolling Out today announced a partnership with Digital Remedy to create Rolling Out Extend. The new Rolling Out Extend will add reach, enhanced […]

Woman From Mississippi Loses 230 Pounds By Simply Doing This!

Theresa S. Thames

Theresa S. Thames from Southern Mississippi weighed 280 pounds by the time she was 14 years old. By the time she was 33, she weighed 447 pounds. Yet she was […]

Black Writers Conference Promises To Help Authorpreneurs Write, Edit and Market Their Next Bestselling Book

Red Ink Conference

Nationwide — The Red Ink Conference: The Premier Conference for Authors & Editors will empower attendees to write, edit and market their next bestseller—at a fraction of the cost. Many […]

10-Year Old Raises $20K for His Invention That Prevents Child Hot Car Deaths

Bishop Curry, 11-year old inventor of Oasis

Bishop Curry is a 10-year old 5th grader from McKinney, Texas, and he’s also the inventor of a prototype device that is designed to prevent children from dying in hot […]

Author and Holistic Health Champion, Debra Peek-Haynes, Launches "First Ladies Healthy Cooking Contest" as Part of Her Heart2Heart Detroit Tour

Debra Peek-Haynes

— Sponsored by Meijer (Detroit) — Detroit, MI — Debra Peek-Haynes, author and holistic health champion, returns to Detroit’s faith-based community May 6, 2017 with a message of wellness and […]