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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.

Graphic Novel Hero Revives Forlorn History and Rescues Forgotten Peoples

Badin and the Secret of the Saami

Evanston, IL — Author and illustrator Eric C. M. Basir releases a graphic novel project that is also a historical fiction masterpiece. Badin and the Secret of the Saami is […]

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 […]

Celebrity Chef Ryan Rondeno Launches New Collection of Spices Entitled ‘Ryan Rondeno Spice Collection’

Chef Ryan Rondeno

— A zesty new spice rub that will feature 3 flavors: Nola Creole, Citrus Herb, & Ancho Chile Barbeque — Los Angeles, CA — Celebrity Chef Ryan Rondeno launched his […]

2x Grammy Winning Arrested Development Brings Balance to Hip-Hop with New Single & Video "In 1 Day"

Arrested Development

Nationwide — Arrested Development (AD) are true trailblazers within music. They first blew people’s minds in 1991, championing hip-hop from the south while spreading a unique mixture of consciousness and […]

“We’ve Got Stories” is the Theme for the 2017 Girlfriends Getaway to Martha's Vineyard

Sister & Friends shopping

Nationwide — Sisters & Friends Getaway to Martha’s Vineyard’s 2017 theme is “We’ve Got Stories.” In addition to a fun week to relax, rejuvenate, laugh and reflect, storytelling sessions focus […]

Spike Lee Rocks Personal Advisory on CNN

Spike Lee on CNN wearing Personal Advisory

Atlanta, GA — Film sensation, Spike Lee, was seen on CNN wearing Personal Advisory’s Nina Simone t-shirt while weighing in on Colin Kaepernick, Muhammad Ali, and urging African American voters […]

Quinton Aaron and Marcus Henderson Star in "Halfway" -- Exclusively Premiering on UMC on Friday, April 21st

Halfway film to premiere on UMC

— April features also include romantic stage play “Ladies Book Club” and entertainment documentary “This is for Toronto” — Los Angeles, CA — An involving and smartly observed drama that […]

New Book, "The ABC's of African American Inventions," Helps Educate Children About Black History

The ABC's of African American Inventions

Nationwide — The ABC’s of African American Inventions is a recently released children’s book by Kenneth R. McClelland. This fun and informative book can be used for home schooling; in […]

Afrocentric Smart Phone Cases Combine Dashiki Prints and Traditional African Culture With Modern Technlogy

Derrick Iloenyosi, founder/CEO of Phonefit Collections

— Introducing Phonefit Collections – A Great Fit For Your Phone! — Lancaster, CA — A new fashion phone line called Phonefit Collections is excited to announce the launch of […]

Aspiring Music Producers Can Win $15K and Mentorship from Industry Expert DJ/ Producer Don Cannon

Don Cannon

— The Craft Syndicate by Dutch Masters program is hosting their 2nd annual competition. searching for innovators and encouraging creative entrepreneurship. — Nationwide — Craft Syndicate by Dutch Masters wants to give […]

White Girl, Black Doll -- 2-Year Old Shuts Down Cashier Who Questioned Her Choice

2-year old girl Sophia who prefers a Black doll

Nationwide — While in a Target store recently in South Carolina, Brandi Benner told her 2-year old daughter Sophia to pick out a prize for finishing her potty training. After […]

Tony Faine Presents "Scandalous Hair Tour" -- An All New 'Hair-larious' Stage Play Drama Coming to Theatres Near You!

Tony Faine Presents Scandalous Hair Tour

— Written by Lena Clayborn, co-produced & directed by Willie Latimore, and produced by Christian Dior Smith — Atlanta, GA — This all new hit stage ‘hair-larious’ drama features soul […]



Commemorative Obama Bottled Water Celebrates the Legacy of the First African American to Have Served as President

Obama Bottled Water

— Perfect for collectors of American history memorabilia — Nationwide — Barack Obama, the 44th President of the United States and the 1st African American to have served as President – […]

A College Dropout and a 4.0 College Grad Team Up to Create New App Called "Selfie Radar" That Fills in the Biggest Gap in Social Media

Jamal Wilson and Alexander Logan, founders of the Selfie Radar app

Nationwide — Jamal Wilson, a 25 year old from Palm Beach, Florida, had a vision to change the technology world in the biggest way possible. He dropped out of college […]

"No Love, No Charity: The Success of the 19th Child" Among the Most Highly-Covered Positive Non-Celeb Stories! -- Why No Movie Deal?

No Love, No Charity by Paul Lamar Hunter

Nationwide — Late in 2013, San Francisco Bay Area-based PR, et Cetera, Inc. president Toni Beckham issued a press release to introduce author Paul Lamar Hunter and his riveting and […]

Work For Wendy -- "The Wendy Williams Show" Is Hiring Interns for the Spring, Summer, and Fall

The Wendy Williams Show

New York, NY — The highly popular Wendy Williams Show is looking for qualified, organized and professional interns in the New York City area who want to gain experience in […]

Author/ Playwright C.J. Johnson's Newest Theatrical Production "Home" Tells a Powerful Story on How to Turn a Home From...

CJ Johnson's inspirational play, Home

Nationwide — CJ Johnson is a dreamwalker living in her purpose of inspiring families, through her love of writing, to live more fruitful lives. She self-published three novels focused on […]

Innovative Company Releases New Line of Afro-Futuristic Hair Styling Products

Afro Futuristic Hair Styling Combs

Oakland, CA — Carbon-AR is a Black-owned product and media creator in Oakland, California that creates Afro-Futuristic Styling Combs. They are quickly expanding into becoming a producer of culturally relevant […]

Local Black-Owned Educational Game Company Bridging the Gap One Child at a Time

Black family playing Magnobrain game

Lexington, SC — Locally owned educational game company, Magnobrain, has announced the successful distribution of over 750 sets of their educational games to youth organizations in Miami Dade and Broward […]

Black Mermaid Wall Decals Give Parents Options For Decorating Their Children's Bedrooms

Black Mermaid Wall Decals

Nationwide — Cuties Like Me has recently launched a new product, Black Mermaid Wall Decals, exclusively on Amazon.com. This is the first time a young girl with dark skin can own […]

One of a Kind Children’s Adventure Book Series Helps Black Youth Understand Their Unique Roots

Quineka Ragsdale, author of the Demarcus Jones Book series

Nationwide — Haunted by headlines of slavery, Black on Black crime, and recent police shootings, the Demarcus Jones adventure book series is a breath of fresh air for Black youth. […]

Author and Illustrator, Wintrell Pittman, Releases the First of 10 Books in his "Children of the World" Series

Wintrell Pittman

Nationwide — Wintrell Pittman has published the first book in his series called Children of the World. Mr. Pittman is the author, illustrator and C.E.O. of W.R.P.’S Publications (2017). The […]

16-Year Old Rock & Soul Artist Nick Brodeur Signs With SoBe Entertainment -- Releases Debut Singles

Nick Brodeur

Nationwide — SoBe Entertainment, located in South Beach, Florida, recently signed Rock, Pop & Soul Artist, Nick Brodeur, to an entertainment and recording contract with the label.

Natural Hair the Movie is an Answer to Chris Rock's 'Good Hair'

Natural Hair the Movie

Dallas, TX — Grind Over Matter Films is currently in production on a new documentary film entitled Natural Hair the Movie. “People say to us, when we talk about our […]

Urban Professional Baseball League to Launch Four New Teams in the Spring of 2018

National Urban Professional Baseball League

Nationwide — The National Urban Professional Baseball League will be launching four new Urban Baseball League teams in the spring of 2018. The league is open to baseball players 17 […]

Muslims Make Wu Tang Movie in China to Get the World’s Attention

Cream Wu-Tang Movie in China

— Filmmaker Tsalta Baptiste Debuts Trailer for Film CREAM on YouTube — Shanghai, China — Widely known as “Chinese Tupac” or “The One Man BET in China” actor, screenplay writer […]

Dope All Black Orchestra Featured in New Migos and 2 Chainz Video "Deadz" to Perform at Center Stage Atlanta

Orchestra Noir

— Orchestra Noir puts on a highly exciting orchestra concert “Night at the Symphony” — Atlanta, GA — One of a kind all black orchestra, Orchestra Noir, is hosting a […]

"Misplaced Passion” Will Rock Your Heart and Soul with Poetry to Inspire Your Choices

Misplaced Passion by Ebony Brown

— Freele Spoken Poems Give Clever Anecdotes and Deep Metaphors, Creating a Unique Experience for Readers — Houston, TX — Ebony Brown will inspire readers to find their purpose with […]

Award-Winning Actress & Producer Tangi Miller Makes Her Directorial Debut at the Pan African Film Festival

Tangi Miller, Director of Diva Diaries film

Los Angeles, CA — Television, film actress and producer, Tangi Miller, makes her directorial debut with her new film, ‘Diva Diaries’, in which she also produces and co-stars, at the […]

Entertainment Industry Leaders Partner with MPAC to Cultivate Opportunities in Television in Houston

MPAC Daytime TV Panel

— MPAC welcomes representatives from WeTV, TVOne, Warner Bros. Worldwide Television, Will Packer Television, some of television’s most popular shows, along with local journalists and other major players for a […]

New App Celebrates Black Fraternity and Sorority Life -- Divine 9 Emojis, a 300+ Sticker Pack

Divine Emojis

Atlanta, GA — Sometimes words are not enough, and that’s why there are stickers. The Divine 9 Emojis app, released this week for iMessage, is a 300+ sticker pack capturing […]

Civil Rights Activist Essie Berry Says She Wants an Apology From Steve Harvey For Lying

Essie Berry and Steve Harvey

Nationwide — Essie Berry, civil rights activist and widow of Fred “ReRun” Berry from the 1970’s sitcom “What’s Happening”, is breaking her silence after nearly 3 years. Berry has been […]

Rising Stars and Icons to be Recognized at the American Black Film Institute’s 2017 Oscar Week Gala!

Angela Bassett

Hollywood, CA — Academy Award nominated actress, Angela Bassett, breakout HBO creator/executive producer and star of “Insecure” Issa Rae, will join Oscar-nominated director Barry Jenkins at The American Black Film […]

Iconic Television Actress T'Keyah Crystal Keymáh Joins Cast of Seeso's "There's... Johnny!"

T'Keyah Crystal Kemah

Los Angeles, CA — After making us laugh for so many years, iconic television actress T’Keyah Crystal Keymáh is gracing the small screen again in a starring role on Seeso’s […]

Philadelphia Poet Brings the Issue of Black Women and Depression to the Stage in Karen Moore’s Choreopoem "Poetik Blues: A Sistah’s Story"

Karen Moore

Nationwide — Karen Moore Enterprises with the Sistah Talk session sponsored by Urban Poetik Ministries Inc. is pleased to announce the launch of the Empowering Black Women Beyond the Blues […]

Dayton's Premier Book Expo Connects Authors and Book Lovers!

Dayton Book Expo

Dayton, OH — Authors from all across the nation will meet and greet hundreds of book lovers at the Eighth Annual Dayton Book Expo on Saturday, April 29, 2017. The […]