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African American Online Marketer Reveals How to Host Successful, Profitable Events

Born Logic Allah teaching a course

Born Logic Allah, a successful entrepreneur and respected marketing expert, has launched a Masterclass on how to host and monetize events using Eventbrite. San Antonio, TX — Have you ever […]

First Black Woman-Owned Non-Emergency Transportation Company in New York Gives Back

Qadirah Rasheed, founder of MedSafe Transport

Nationwide — MedSafe Transport, Inc. is kicking off the holiday season with their second annual Thanksgiving charity feast, Wednesday, November 27, 2019 at noon. Taking place in Copiague, New York, […]

Shop Black Week Is Projected to Set Historical Numbers for Black-Owned Businesses

Shop Black Week

Nationwide — What started out as a campaign by several dozens determined organizations asking every American to support Black-owned businesses for a week has morphed into a world-wide movement.

Kidz Biz Book Series Plants Seed of Entrepreneurship in the Next Generation

Kidz Biz book series by Gwen Richardson

Houston, TX — Kidz Biz is a children’s book series created by Houston-based author and entrepreneur, Gwen Richardson. The objective of the series is to plant the seed of entrepreneurship […]

New Mobile Gaming App is One of the First Dedicated to Black Movie Trivia Nostalgia

Lamar Harris, founder of Black Movie Guess Quiz

Ohio Tech entrepreneur, Lamar Harris, creates Black Movie Guess Quiz app to celebrate Black success in film Cincinnati, OH — An Ohio tech entrepreneur has launched a new mobile gaming […]

New Book, “Urban Xcellence,” Celebrates Extraordinay Stories of Successful African Americans

Malcom X Bowser, author of Urban Xcellence

Nationwide — In his new book, Urban Xcellence: Unveiling Extraordinary Stories by Every People, author Malcom Bowser introduces a concept called “Urban Xcellence” that he and his father coined on […]

17-Year Old Makes History, Becomes Licensed Pilot Before Graduating High School

William Moore, Jr. - Black teen pilot

Clinton, MD — At the age of 17, William Moore, Jr. is a licensed private pilot. Even though he hasn’t graduated from high school yet, he is already ready to […]

Two of America's First Black Flight Attendants Reveal Their Stories of the Unfriendly Skies

Taking Flight by Linda McQueen and Bertha Tease

Nationwide — They were not the very first African American flight attendants in history, but Linda McQueen and Bertha Tease were certainly among the first ones. Their new book, Taking […]

Meet Coco & Lala, the First Black Women to Ever Host a Vegan and Plant-Based Radio Show

Coco & Lala

Minneapolis, MN — Coco & Lala – one vegetarian, one vegan – are the on-air radio personalities of the hottest vegan, vegetarian and plant-based radio show in the country called […]

Black Women Entrepreneurs to Purchase Fashion Fair Beauty Line From Johnson Publishing For $1.85 Million

Cheryl Mayberry McKissack and Desiree Glapion Rogers

By Taylor A. Sylvain, New Orleans Agenda New Orleans, LA — According to published reports, New Orleans native Desirée Glapion Rogers and her business partner, Cheryl Mayberry McKissack will purchase […]

Arizona Police Officer Violently Attacks Black Teen With No Arms or Legs

Pima County police officer attacking Black teens with no arms or legs

Tucson, AZ — A disturbing video of a Pima County police officer violently attacking 15-year old Immanuel Oloya, who has no arms or legs, has recently surfaced online and sparked […]

Student Uncovers Racist Chat Group Among Teachers at an Alabama High School

Parents and students upset

Ashford, AL — Parents and students from a high school in Alabama are furious after a racist chat group of teachers was discovered by a student. The teachers in the […]

Financial Empowerment Advocate, Rahkim Sabree, Releases New Book That Challenges Being “Financially Irresponsible”

Rahkim Sabree, author of Financially Irresponsible

Rahkim Sabree announces his new book on financial empowerment due for release on Amazon on December 2nd but available for pre-order now, where he discusses personal strategies, the mental and […]

Black-Owned Law Firm Named Among Top 10 Law Firms by Attorney & Practice Magazine

Attorney Zulu Ali and his staff

Nationwide — The Law Office of Zulu Ali, a Black-owned law firm, has been named one of the Top 10 Law Firms in California in the areas of Criminal Defense […]

From Poverty to Prosperity, Black Professor Teaches Young Professionals How to Win After College

Dr. Joseph Reid

Nationwide — Finance expert, entrepreneur and speaker, Dr. Joseph Reid is teaching visionaries of all facets how to achieve “sustainable success” with the release of his new book, How to […]

Judge Offers to Hold Lawyer's 1-Year Old Baby While Swearing Her In

Judge holding baby while swearing in lawyer

Knoxville, TN — Judge Richard Dinkins, a Tennessee State judge, is being applauded for a now-viral video that shows him swearing in a new lawyer, Juliana Lamar, while holding and […]

Meet the Registered Nurse Who Says Every Hospital Employee Should Be Taking CBD Oil

Glennae Davis, founder of NAESVISION Health

Los Angeles, CA — Glennae E. Davis, a Registered Nurse, is pleased to announce the launch of NAESVISION Health. Davis specializes in workplace inequality and care of the African American […]

Founders of Black-Owned Fitness Company Acquire Popular Marketplace App

Founders of Fitnuss LLC

Nationwide — Gadsden, Alabama-based Fitinuss LLC has finalized an agreement to acquire the iOS app SWAP club from Atlanta-based startup ReKindness LLC. The company plans to expand beyond iOS functionality […]

From the Smithsonian to the Kitchen: African American Art is Transforming the Home Decor Business

Shades of Color home decor collection

Carson, CA — Just a few decades ago, Black art was hard to come by in mainstream markets. Artists were largely only viewed at African American museums and at niche […]

Police Officer Arrest Black Man Because He Was "Illegally" Eating on a Train Platform

Steve Foster, Black man arrested for eating

Oakland, CA — Steve Foster, an African American man from Concord, California was detained and put in handcuffs because he was “illegally” eating a sandwich on a Bay Area Rapid […]

Black-Owned CBD Startup Academy Celebrates First 100 Students Enrolled in It’s Program

Cory Holmes, founder of Holmes Organics

St. Louis, MO — As Cannabidiol (CBD) use becomes more mainstream, demand for these products continues to grow. With a projected value of $20 billion by 2024 in the U.S. […]

Black-Owned Watch Brand Backed By Richard Branson Launches New Line of Modular-Interchangeable Fashion Watches

Will Adoasi, founder of Vitae London watches, with Richard Branson

Nationwide — Vitae London watches, founded by Black entrepreneur Will Adoasi, is launching a new line of modular-interchangeable fashion watches on Kickstarter. The brand is backed by Richard Branson and Virgin […]

New Platform Makes Estate Planning Easy and Accessible to Everyone

African American man planning his estate

Nationwide — Gentreo™, the leader in elder care and estate planning, was created specifically to help consumers effortlessly create, store, and share wills and estate plans. They provide you with […]

Charges Dropped Against Black Teacher Who Punched White Student Who Called Him the N-Word

Marston Riley, teacher who punched student in the face

Maywood, CA — Marston Riley, a 64-year old Black teacher who was arrested on charges of child abuse after he punched a student who was yelling racial slurs at him, […]

First Annual Millionaire Mastermind Entrepreneur Summit to Empower Black Business Women

Entrepreneur Summit Awards

Summit to Honor Leading Entrepreneurs and Highlight Innovative Approaches and Best Practices for Aspiring Business Owners on December 16th Atlanta, GA — The Millionaire Mastermind Academy, a leading 501(c)(3) nonprofit […]

Atlanta Police Officer Resigns After Premiere of Police Brutality Docuseries Copwatch America Airs on BET

Jimmy Atchison, Black man killed by police

Project Features Internationally Recognized Attorney and Veteran Activist, Gerald A. Griggs Atlanta, GA — After the premiere of the highly anticipated docuseries Copwatch America aired on BET, the City of […]

Rodney Reed, Innocent Black Man on Death Row, to Be Executed on November 20th Gets Extension

Rodney Reed on Death Row

Nationwide — Rodney Reed, a 51-year old man who was wrongfully convicted of a rape and murder that he did not commit, was scheduled to be executed on November 20th […]

Florida Sheriff Fired For Yanking 14-Year Old Black Girl's Head During Arrest

Sheriff Harry Reid who yaned Black girl's head

Orange County, FL — Harry Reid, a school police officer from Florida, has been fired for using excessive force while trying to arrest a student at Westridge Middle School. A […]

Black Police Officer Not Charged For Killing Woman Who Called Him the N-Word and Charged at Him With Scissors

Black police officer who killed white woman, Shannon Rupert

Bossier, LA — Police Officer Patrick Edmonds Jr., who is Black, fatally shot Shannon Rupert, a 45-year old white woman, in a Louisiana hotel after she threatened and tried to […]

Black Entrepreneur Creates First Ever Social Networking App to Bridge Wealth Gap

Darren Walker, founder BEAN NOW app

New Orleans, LA — BEAN Now, the social networking app designed to foster relationships and connect members of the African American community, has launched its free app for iOS and […]

Meet the First Black Woman to Ever Win the Miss Mississippi USA Pageant in 67 Years

Asya Branch

Nationwide — Asya Branch (@AsyaDanielle), the winner of Miss Mississippi 2018, has most recently won the Miss Mississippi USA pageant to become the first Black woman to ever win the […]

“Shop Black Week” Campaign to Boost Support For Black-Owned Businesses Will Be From November 22-29

Shop Black Week

Nationwide — As consumers across the U.S. gear up for holiday deals on sales merchandise, this Black Friday, a coalition urges buyers to make it a Shop Black Week. More […]

City in Wealthiest Black County Elects First Ever African American Mayor

Timothy Adams, first Black mayor of Bowie Maryland

Bowie, MD — Timothy Adams is making history as the first-ever Black mayor to be elected in Bowie, Maryland, a city in Prince George’s County, the wealthiest Black county in […]

HIV Positive Woman Denied Massage at Popular Spa, Files Lawsuit

Alecia Tramel, HIV-positive woman denied massage

Aventura, FL — Alecia Tramel, an African American woman from Florida, has filed a discrimination lawsuit against massage parlor chain Massage Envy after they allegedly refused to give her a […]

Mother Facing Charges For Improper Car Seat After 5-Year Old Dies in Car Accident

Costina Bullock, mother facing charges for improper car seat

Fayetteville, NC — Costina Bullock, a 28-year old woman from North Carolina, was arrested for child abuse charges after her 5-year old daughter died in a car accident because she […]

Film Stopped, Black Women Racially Profiled at Movie Theater During "Harriet" Screening

Movie theater

New Orleans, LA — A group of women who are members of an African-American women’s empowerment group called 504 Queens are disappointed after reportedly being racially profiled while watching Harriet […]

Meet the 16-Year Old Pilot Who Doesn't Even Have Her Driver's License Yet

Sydney Marie Flowers, 16-year old pilot

Cleveland, OH — At the age of 16, Sydney-Marie Flowers from Cleveland is already set to be a licensed private pilot this year. She already has her student pilot certificate, and […]

College Football Star Suspended For Accepting a Loan

Chase Young

Columbus, OH — Chase Young, Ohio State University’s star defensive end, has been suspended from playing because he allegedly violated an NCAA rule when he accepted a loan before last […]

What to Do When You Are Dealing With Anxiety

African American woman suffering from anxiety

Nationwide — Having and dealing with a lot of anxiety on a regular basis can be debilitating. It may cause you to perform poorly at work and make you struggle […]

Mom Arrested After Alcohol Detected in Her 3-Month Old Baby's Blood

Davonna Reed, Ohio mother arrested

Springfield Township, OH — Davonna Reed, a 32-year old mother from Ohio, has been arrested and is facing multiple charges including felony child abuse after her 3-month old daughter was […]

Man Who Burned Cross to Intimidate Black Family Gets 3 Years In Prison

Graham Williamson, man who burned cross to intimidate Black family

Seminary, MS — Graham Williamson, a 38-year old white man who was convicted of hate crime charges after burning a cross outside the home of an African-American family to intimidate […]

Family of Antwon Rose, Black Teen Killed By Pittsburgh Police, Settle Lawsuit For $2 Million

Antwon Rose, Black teen killed by Pittsburgh Police

East Pittsburgh, PA — The family of Antwon Rose II, the 17-year old Black teen who was shot and killed by former police officer Michael Rosfeld in June 2018, has received […]

Popular YouTuber Commits Suicide After Long Battle With Depression

Tai Couture

Nationwide — Tai Couture, a YouTube personality who was also a hairstylist and makeup artist, has sadly taken his own life after a long battle with depression. His family and […]

Florida High School Principal Arrested For Domestic Violence

Richard Jean, high school principal arrested

Southwest Ranches, FL — Richard Jean, a principal at Archbishop McCarthy High School in Florida, is facing a charge of domestic violence after he was involved in an alleged incident at […]

How to Seek Compensation in 2019

African American judge in a courtroom

Nationwide — If you have suffered injuries or loss as a result of someone’s negligence, you should pursue a claim to get compensation. To get compensation, you will have to […]

Police Still Searching For 10-Year Old Girl Who Disappeared in Baltimore Months Ago

Ailea Brown, missing girl from Baltimore

Reisterstown, MD — Ailea Brown, a 10-year old girl from Baltimore County, Maryland, suddenly went missing from her family’s home back in May. Sadly, five months have passed and police […]

How to Improve Your Nursing Career Through Specialization

African American nurse

Nationwide — To help you pass the boards, attend Valley Anesthesia so that you may better prepare for the exam and improve studying.

A Rewarding Occupation: The Best Careers for Helping Others

African American personal trainer

Nationwide — If you want a job that provides a great sense of satisfaction every working day, you might be best suited to a career helping others. Thankfully, there are […]

4 Reasons Why Black Entrepreneurs are Starting Storage and Warehousing Businesses

African American owner of a warehouse and storage business

Nationwide — As the population continues to rise exponentially, so does the need for personal and corporate storage. People will always need a place to store their belongings, and companies […]

New Debt Relief Program For Women Launches

Man helping woman in debt

Nationwide — A new program has been launched to assist women in the United States who are overwhelmed with debt. The program, Debt Help 4 Women, aims to help millions […]

Once Homeless Teacher Whose Mom Died From AIDS Wins Teacher of the Year Award

Lakeisha Brown, DC Teacher of the Year

Washington, DC — Meet Lakeisha Brown, a teacher at Lafayette Elementary School in the nation’s capital, who has been named D.C. Public Schools Teacher of the Year. She proved that […]

This 102-Year Old Woman Still Goes to the Gym Three Times a Week

Ida Wheeler, 102-year old Black woman at the gym

Sacramento, CA — At 102-years old, Ida Wheeler is still a very healthy, strong woman. Her secret? Going to the gym and pumping iron at least three times a week.

Charges Dropped Against Mother Seen Blowing Cigarette Smoke in 1-Month Old Baby's Face

Tybresha Sexton, mother who blew smoke in baby's face

Chattanooga, TN — Tybresha Sexton, a 24-year old mother who filmed herself exhaling cigarette smoke while holding her newborn baby, has had the charges against her dismissed.

Woman Who Falsely Stated Her Son Was Black on College Application Gets Three Weeks in Jail

Marjorie Klapper

Menlo Park, CA — Marjorie Klapper, a 51-year old mother from California who falsely claimed her son was Black to increase his chances of getting into a top college, was sentenced […]

At Just 22-Years Old, Simone Biles Has Set the Record for the Most Gymnastics Championship Medals

Simone Biles

Nationwide — Simone Biles, a 22-year old Olympic gymnast champion, made history in Stuttgart, Germany when she became the most decorated gymnast of all time.