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Newly-Engaged Couple Killed In Wrong-Way Car Crash on Thanksgiving Day

Engaged couple killed in car accident in Tampa, Florida

Nationwide — Yvette Alexandre, 21, and her fiancé, 24-year-old LaShay Waiter sadly were killed in a tragic car accident on Thanksgiving day. The couple had only been engaged for one […]

How One Powerful Businesswoman is Fighting to End The Silent Terrorist: Cyber Rape

Darieth Chisolm

Imagine waking up one day to find nude pictures and videos of you online. Images that you weren’t aware existed, did not approve of and have no control of removing. […]

Congrats to Miss South Africa, But Here's Why Miss Jamaica Should Have Won the Miss Universe Title!

Miss Jamaica

Nationwide — Miss South Africa, 22-year old Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, was the winner of this year’s Miss Universe pageant, but many people feel that Miss Jamaica, 23-year old Davina Bennett, was […]

New Website Helps You Discover & Purchase Children’s Books With Black Characters

Author and Entrepreneur, Veronica N. Chapman

Nationwide — If you have ever struggled to find children’s books with Black representation, look no further! You can now find them in one place thanks to author and serial […]

New Relationship Docu-series titled, “Will You Marry Me?” Takes Facebook by Storm

Will You Marry Me? Docuseries

Baltimore, MD — Black love is celebrated in the new Facebook based docu-series “Will You Marry Me?” The series debuted November 23rd at 9:00 p.m. Within two days, more than […]

"A Purse With a Purpose" Initiative Pays Tribute to Women Veterans

Purse With a Purpose

Nationwide — What do you get when you put the leading retail store TJ Maxx, an award-winning nonprofit organization Jackets for Jobs (JFJ), and Michigan women veterans together? You get […]

Magazine Publisher Launches New Lifestyle Blog that Inspires Women of Color to Engage In Self-Care

Ola Jackson, founder of Onyx Woman Magazine and YourStylishWays.com

Nationwide — After 26 years of operating a communications business where she created a local 8-page professional development newsletter that later blossomed into a full-blown business and financial magazine called […]

The First Ever Nigerian Women Bobsled Team is Heading to the 2018 Winter Olympic Games

Nigerian women Bobsled team

Nationwide — Visa has announced the addition of three athletes who make up the Nigerian Women’s Bobsled Team to Team Visa, currently training to become the first ever African representatives, […]

This Refugee-Turned-Entrepreneur Owns 2 IHOP Restaurants, Her Own Soul Food Restaurant, and a $250 Million Real Estate Portfolio

Adena Bayoh, owner of 2 IHOPs in New Jersey

At age 13, Adenah Bayoh escaped the civil war in her native country of Liberia, immigrated to the United States and is now one of the most successful entrepreneurs in […]

Isabis Candles Promote Pride and Prosperity of Black Culture

Mia Artson, founder of Isabis Candles

— Environmentally Friendly Candles Inspire and Motivate While Infusing Aromatic Stimulation — Woodbridge, VA — Isabis scented soy candles are lighting a path of empowerment and inspiration. Featuring nine unique […]

Real Estate Mogul, Tiffany Curry, Named "Woman of the Year" at the 2017 Global Power Tour in Houston

Tiffany Curry

Houston, TX — Tiffany Curry has been named “Woman of the Year” at the 2017 Global Power Tour, a multi-city, multi-country, hands-on and engaging summit for women entrepreneurs focusing on […]

J.Crew Apologizes For Ad Featuring "All-Natural" Black Model With Uncombed Hair

Model Marihenny featured in a J Crew ad with uncombed hair

Nationwide — A recent ad from J. Crew that featured Black Dominican model, Marihenny Rivera, with unkempt hair was heavily criticized on Black Twitter. The comments were basically saying that […]

Chrisette Michele, Who Sang For Donald Trump's Inauguration, Just Released a Song Called 'Black Lives Matter'

Chrisette Michele

Nationwide — R&B singer Chrisette Michele was heavily criticized when she sang for Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration, and now the criticism continues with the release of her new single “Black […]

Tiffany Haddish Makes History With SNL Debut -- Becomes First Black Woman Standup Comedian to Ever Host the Show!

Tiffany Haddish

Nationwide — Comedian Tiffany Haddish is making headlines for her hilarious debut appearance on Saturday Night Live. She is reportedly the first Black woman standup comedian to ever host the […]

Trailblazing Real Estate Expert Melanie Gamble’s New Book Reveals the Great Recession’s Impact on Communities of Color

Melanie Gamble, author of Unintended Consequences

Nationwide — Home is where the heart is, but you have to use your head. That’s the simple, but sound advice from trailblazing real estate expert and broker Melanie Gamble, […]

17-Year Old Black CEO Launches New Program and Workshop Series to Help High School Students Reach Their Potential

Zandra Cunningham

— Zandra Beauty’s STEAM-based immersion program prepares high school students for business and boosts their interest in science, technology, engineering, art and math. — Nationwide — Zandra A. Cunningham, teen […]

Mom Charged With Hitting Her Daughter's Teacher With a Brick After School

Daishonta Williams, Pittsburgh mom who attacked daughter's teacher with a brick

Nationwide — 29-year old Daishonta Williams from Pittsburgh is being charged after she allegedly followed her daughter’s 4th grade teacher, hit her with a brick, dragged her out of her […]

Former DJ-Turned-Entrepreneur Finds Success With Her Homemade Peanut Butter and Jams (Music Jams, That is!)

Megan Gibson, founder of PB&Jams

PB&Jams is a Black-owned company in West Philadelphia, Pennsylvania whose founder, Megan Gibson, took an American favorite — peanut butter — and grew the idea into a successful business. Her […]

City of Charlotte, NC Welcomes Its First Ever Black Female Mayor

Vi Lyles, first Black mayor of Charlotte

Nationwide — Vi Lyles has just made history as the first Black woman mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina. She ran an aggressive campaign, and her victory was confirmed by local […]

Black Millennial Launches App to Discover & Review Black-Owned Businesses

Mandy Bowman, founder of Official Black Wall Street

Nationwide — The next generation digital platform, Official Black Wall Street, is making it even easier to find and support Black-owned businesses with the launch of their highly anticipated new […]

Jill Scott Files For Divorce, Saying It's "Unsafe" to Stay Together; Her Husband Responds Calling Her an "Evil Woman"

Jill Scott

Nationwide — After just one year of marriage, singer and actress Jill Scott has filed for divorce from her husband, Mike Dobson. According to TMZ, the 45-year old is citing […]

MUSC Cancer Researcher Elected into National Academy of Medicine

Chanita Hughes-Halbert

— Becomes first woman and first African-American from South Carolina selected for such an honor — Charleston, SC — Chanita A. Hughes-Halbert, Ph.D., has been elected into invited to join […]

African American Tech "Mompreneur" Launches Cryptocurrency $Guap to Grow Black-Owned Businesses

Tavonia Evans, founder of Guap

Nationwide — Technology veteran, visionnaire, and mompreneur Tavonia Evans has launched the very first ICO (Initial Coin Offering) for $Guap, a coin aimed at recycling wealth within the Black community. […]

From Executive Producer to Director -- She's Won 15 Emmys, and She's Not Even an Actress!

Fox 5 DC is making moves and Terri Tolliver is moving with them! This Washington, DC native is the station’s new Director of News Projects and Partnerships. Terri is a […]

Newly-Engaged Couple Killed In Wrong-Way Car Crash on Thanksgiving Day

Engaged couple killed in car accident in Tampa, Florida

Nationwide — Yvette Alexandre, 21, and her fiancé, 24-year-old LaShay Waiter sadly were killed in a tragic car accident on Thanksgiving day. The couple had only been engaged for one […]

How One Powerful Businesswoman is Fighting to End The Silent Terrorist: Cyber Rape

Darieth Chisolm

Imagine waking up one day to find nude pictures and videos of you online. Images that you weren’t aware existed, did not approve of and have no control of removing. […]

Congrats to Miss South Africa, But Here's Why Miss Jamaica Should Have Won the Miss Universe Title!

Miss Jamaica

Nationwide — Miss South Africa, 22-year old Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, was the winner of this year’s Miss Universe pageant, but many people feel that Miss Jamaica, 23-year old Davina Bennett, was […]

New Website Helps You Discover & Purchase Children’s Books With Black Characters

Author and Entrepreneur, Veronica N. Chapman

Nationwide — If you have ever struggled to find children’s books with Black representation, look no further! You can now find them in one place thanks to author and serial […]

New Relationship Docu-series titled, “Will You Marry Me?” Takes Facebook by Storm

Will You Marry Me? Docuseries

Baltimore, MD — Black love is celebrated in the new Facebook based docu-series “Will You Marry Me?” The series debuted November 23rd at 9:00 p.m. Within two days, more than […]

"A Purse With a Purpose" Initiative Pays Tribute to Women Veterans

Purse With a Purpose

Nationwide — What do you get when you put the leading retail store TJ Maxx, an award-winning nonprofit organization Jackets for Jobs (JFJ), and Michigan women veterans together? You get […]

Magazine Publisher Launches New Lifestyle Blog that Inspires Women of Color to Engage In Self-Care

Ola Jackson, founder of Onyx Woman Magazine and YourStylishWays.com

Nationwide — After 26 years of operating a communications business where she created a local 8-page professional development newsletter that later blossomed into a full-blown business and financial magazine called […]

The First Ever Nigerian Women Bobsled Team is Heading to the 2018 Winter Olympic Games

Nigerian women Bobsled team

Nationwide — Visa has announced the addition of three athletes who make up the Nigerian Women’s Bobsled Team to Team Visa, currently training to become the first ever African representatives, […]

This Refugee-Turned-Entrepreneur Owns 2 IHOP Restaurants, Her Own Soul Food Restaurant, and a $250 Million Real Estate Portfolio

Adena Bayoh, owner of 2 IHOPs in New Jersey

At age 13, Adenah Bayoh escaped the civil war in her native country of Liberia, immigrated to the United States and is now one of the most successful entrepreneurs in […]

Isabis Candles Promote Pride and Prosperity of Black Culture

Mia Artson, founder of Isabis Candles

— Environmentally Friendly Candles Inspire and Motivate While Infusing Aromatic Stimulation — Woodbridge, VA — Isabis scented soy candles are lighting a path of empowerment and inspiration. Featuring nine unique […]

Real Estate Mogul, Tiffany Curry, Named "Woman of the Year" at the 2017 Global Power Tour in Houston

Tiffany Curry

Houston, TX — Tiffany Curry has been named “Woman of the Year” at the 2017 Global Power Tour, a multi-city, multi-country, hands-on and engaging summit for women entrepreneurs focusing on […]

J.Crew Apologizes For Ad Featuring "All-Natural" Black Model With Uncombed Hair

Model Marihenny featured in a J Crew ad with uncombed hair

Nationwide — A recent ad from J. Crew that featured Black Dominican model, Marihenny Rivera, with unkempt hair was heavily criticized on Black Twitter. The comments were basically saying that […]

Chrisette Michele, Who Sang For Donald Trump's Inauguration, Just Released a Song Called 'Black Lives Matter'

Chrisette Michele

Nationwide — R&B singer Chrisette Michele was heavily criticized when she sang for Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration, and now the criticism continues with the release of her new single “Black […]

Tiffany Haddish Makes History With SNL Debut -- Becomes First Black Woman Standup Comedian to Ever Host the Show!

Tiffany Haddish

Nationwide — Comedian Tiffany Haddish is making headlines for her hilarious debut appearance on Saturday Night Live. She is reportedly the first Black woman standup comedian to ever host the […]

Trailblazing Real Estate Expert Melanie Gamble’s New Book Reveals the Great Recession’s Impact on Communities of Color

Melanie Gamble, author of Unintended Consequences

Nationwide — Home is where the heart is, but you have to use your head. That’s the simple, but sound advice from trailblazing real estate expert and broker Melanie Gamble, […]

17-Year Old Black CEO Launches New Program and Workshop Series to Help High School Students Reach Their Potential

Zandra Cunningham

— Zandra Beauty’s STEAM-based immersion program prepares high school students for business and boosts their interest in science, technology, engineering, art and math. — Nationwide — Zandra A. Cunningham, teen […]

Mom Charged With Hitting Her Daughter's Teacher With a Brick After School

Daishonta Williams, Pittsburgh mom who attacked daughter's teacher with a brick

Nationwide — 29-year old Daishonta Williams from Pittsburgh is being charged after she allegedly followed her daughter’s 4th grade teacher, hit her with a brick, dragged her out of her […]

Former DJ-Turned-Entrepreneur Finds Success With Her Homemade Peanut Butter and Jams (Music Jams, That is!)

Megan Gibson, founder of PB&Jams

PB&Jams is a Black-owned company in West Philadelphia, Pennsylvania whose founder, Megan Gibson, took an American favorite — peanut butter — and grew the idea into a successful business. Her […]

City of Charlotte, NC Welcomes Its First Ever Black Female Mayor

Vi Lyles, first Black mayor of Charlotte

Nationwide — Vi Lyles has just made history as the first Black woman mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina. She ran an aggressive campaign, and her victory was confirmed by local […]

Black Millennial Launches App to Discover & Review Black-Owned Businesses

Mandy Bowman, founder of Official Black Wall Street

Nationwide — The next generation digital platform, Official Black Wall Street, is making it even easier to find and support Black-owned businesses with the launch of their highly anticipated new […]

Jill Scott Files For Divorce, Saying It's "Unsafe" to Stay Together; Her Husband Responds Calling Her an "Evil Woman"

Jill Scott

Nationwide — After just one year of marriage, singer and actress Jill Scott has filed for divorce from her husband, Mike Dobson. According to TMZ, the 45-year old is citing […]

MUSC Cancer Researcher Elected into National Academy of Medicine

Chanita Hughes-Halbert

— Becomes first woman and first African-American from South Carolina selected for such an honor — Charleston, SC — Chanita A. Hughes-Halbert, Ph.D., has been elected into invited to join […]

African American Tech "Mompreneur" Launches Cryptocurrency $Guap to Grow Black-Owned Businesses

Tavonia Evans, founder of Guap

Nationwide — Technology veteran, visionnaire, and mompreneur Tavonia Evans has launched the very first ICO (Initial Coin Offering) for $Guap, a coin aimed at recycling wealth within the Black community. […]

From Executive Producer to Director -- She's Won 15 Emmys, and She's Not Even an Actress!

Fox 5 DC is making moves and Terri Tolliver is moving with them! This Washington, DC native is the station’s new Director of News Projects and Partnerships. Terri is a […]