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Meet the Educator and Entrepreneur Who Helps Underserved Students Get to College and Graduate

Dr. Ezella McPherson

Nationwide — Through serving as an educator for over 20 years, Dr. Ezella McPherson has devoted her career to helping underserved students (e.g., Black, Indigenous People, Latinx, first-generation, low-income, students […]

New Publication Helps Young Black Americans Explore Career Paths in the Forest and Conservation Sector

Black Faces in Green Spaces bookcover

Nationwide — A new first-of-its-kind resource, Black Faces in Green Spaces: The Journeys of Black Professionals in Green Careers, has just been released by the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI), Project […]

Creative Black Teens Encouraged to Submit Artwork, Writings, Music to Expressions by Walgreens Challenge

Black student winner of Walgreens Expressions Challenge

Nationwide — Research shows that teens today care about lots of issues, from navigating high school to the global environment. However, mental health, specifically anxiety and depression, ranks highest––especially among […]

Creator of the First Ethiopian Superhero Expands His Children’s Book to More Languages and Formats

Beserat Debebe, creator of Jember

Nationwide — Open Hearts Big Dreams (OHBD) is launching a special collaboration with Etan Comics, the creator of the character Jember, the first Ethiopian superhero. The partnership makes the children’s […]

Retired Black Police Chief Debuts Short Film to Teach Safety & Survival During Police Encounters

Beverly BJ Council

Available Online for Free to Parents, Students, and Residents; with an Updated Version of “The Talk” Nationwide — A new online short film (pronounced Hashtag, Humans) #Huemans: A Guide to […]

Black Mom, Teen Daughter Make History With Cosmetic Products in 600 Stores and New Amazon Partnership

Danielle Pasha and Samiah

Nationwide — Danielle Pasha, and her 17-year-old daughter, Samiah, the founders of The Beat House Cosmetics, continue to make history. Over the past three years, they have signed a major […]

Best-Selling Black Author Writes Children’s Book to Help Black Kids Set Boundaries

B.M. Hardin, author of The No-No Book

“No! You can’t touch my hair! No! You can’t put your hand down there!” Nationwide — Best-selling author B.M. Hardin has written and released The No-No Book to help kids […]

Trip to Africa Inspires Black Activist to Write a Reality Fiction Book on the Global Water Crisis

Papi Kymone

Nationwide — It’s so easy to take water for granted until it’s gone. For author and activist Papi Kymone Freeman, the best approach to explain the global water crisis was […]

Nonprofit Gives Away Almost $20K in Scholarships to Black Students in STEM

Black scholarship recipients

Nationwide — Math with EEEs, Inc., a Black-owned non-profit dedicated to empowering African-American students through education and STEM scholarship opportunities, is sponsoring 10 students for the highly sought-after online coding […]

Black Entrepreneur Launches New Initiative to Support NYC High School Students as They Reach for Their Dreams

Kevin Benoit

Nationwide — Kevin Benoit, founder of Parlé Magazine, is proud to announce the launch of Parlé Endeavors, a New York city based 501(c)3 organization aiming to empower and support young […]

From $100 to $30 Million: Nigerian Immigrants Build Fastest Growing Black-Owned Creators Platform

Uyi and Faith Abraham

Nationwide — Uyi and Faith Abraham, a husband-and-wife team, are the founders of Vonza.com, a fast-growing software platform for creators and entrepreneurs to create and sell online courses. Uyi Abraham […]

Black Woman Creates First Ever 100% Dye and Fragrance-Free Products for Curly Hair

Angela Fields

Nationwide — Introducing CurlyCoilyTresses®, a new hair care line developed by Angela Fields, a woman who was inspired to research and create her own products after a painful chemical burn […]

Master’s Program for Black Scholars Invites Applicants for Inaugural Cohort

Booker T. Wade

WIT Offers Tuition-Free First Year for New Engineering Master’s Program for African American Students with Any Undergraduate Degree. Nationwide — Wade Institute of Technology (WIT), an experiential college that offers […]

Meet the Mom, Dad, and Two Daughters Providing Black Families With 6 and 7-Star Luxury Travel Experiences

Goring Family

Nationwide — Meet Glenn and Amanda Goring and their two daughters, Brooklyn and Lexington, the owners/operators of a successful luxury travel business called In-Style Travel. Mom and Dad book the […]

Toni Newman Hired to Direct NMAC's Coalition For Justice and Equality

Toni Newman

Nationwide — NMAC is launching the Coalition for Justice & Equality, a new division within the agency. The Coalition will build partnerships with other progressive-focused organizations in and out of […]

Private School Founded by HBCU Alumni Honors Black Boys and Men at Annual Community Awards Ceremony

Boys being honored Icon Prep

Nationwide — Icon Preparatory School (Icon Prep) is a Black-owned private school founded in Tampa, Florida in 2018 by FAMU alumni. After working in schools around the country, the founders […]

Black Journalist Launches Media Platform Named After Fredrick Douglass' Newspaper

Tay Lekyle

Online media platform 3D Northstar Freedom File was started by one passionate man, but is gaining traction and an ever-increasing following. Nationwide — Tay Lekyle has launched 3D Northstar Freedom […]

12-Year-Old Black Entrepreneur Awarded $25K Grant from Mayor of Tempe, Arizona

King Mauni, founder of We Kingz Bro

Nationwide — Meet King Mauni, the 12-year-old founder and CEO of We Kingz Bro, an inspirational apparel brand that empowers young men to build a life and future that they […]

Introducing the First Ever Encyclopedia Series For the African Diaspora in the New Millennium

The Melanoid Chronicles

Nationwide — Au’loni Media Group, LLC has launched The Melanoid Chronicles, the first-ever encyclopedia series for the African Diaspora in the New Millennium and the first to ever be created […]

One of the Food Industry’s Few Black CEOs Launches New Brand to Make Healthy Baking Easy and Raise Money For Underserved Communities

Mario West

Nationwide — Mario West, the founder and CEO of West Food Brands, is on a mission to cultivate sustainable food products, make nutritious desserts as delicious as possible, and diversify […]

ABC Ventures Salutes the Late Shirley Chisholm For Over 30 Years of Service as the National Spokesperson of America's Black Colleges

Shirley Chisholm

Nationwide — In addition to Education, Health, Wellness and the Environment are major concerns because of the many health disparities in Black America. Black America suffers from high disparities in […]

8-Year-Old Partners With Her Grandmother to Launch Black-Owned Skincare Brand for Kids

Cheryl Brown and her granddaughter, Skye

Nationwide — Meet Cheryl Brown and her 8-year-old granddaughter, Skye, the founders of Skye Monroe Skincare, a Black-owned brand that has been described as “the best natural skincare for kids […]

Black Mom Now Wows Fans, Officially as Pop Star Vallyre


Nationwide — The global pandemic has led many to consider creative endeavors, reevaluate their passions, and find new and different revenue sources. Valerie is a hardworking single mom of twin […]

28-Year-Old Makes History as the Third Black Female Captain For PSA Airlines

Antoinette Paris Hudson

Nationwide — Antoinette Paris-Hudson, a 28-year-old African American pilot, made history as the third Black female to become a Captain for PSA Airline. Most recently, she received a job offer […]

Black Poet Pens His 4th Book, "Perspective," That's Sure to Leave Readers Wanting More

Etrec J. White

Nationwide — After penning books boasting themes of love and life, Etrec J. White was inspired to write something bold, something edgy and urban, while staying true to the genre […]

Civil Rights Activist Essie Berry Calls Out CVS Pharmacy For Sexual Harassment and Assault

Essie Berry

Nationwide — Civil Rights Activist Essie Berry, the widow of the late Fred “ReRun” Berry from the 1970’s sitcom What’s Happening is stepping into the ring with CVS Pharmacy. She […]

Niagara Falls Art Exhibit Showcases Black Artists From Western New York

Niagara Falls Black Artist Exhibit

Nationwide — The Niagara Arts & Cultural Center is hosting its annual “Artist of Color,” opening on February 10-March 25, 2023. This year, African American Contemporary Artists will merge with […]

New Movement, Brothahood of Kings, Empowers Black Men to Assume their Royal Role

Coach Michael Taylor

The new movement was founded by Coach Michael Taylor and friends to provide support and motivation to all men of color to achieve greatness and take their rightful place in […]

Founder of Largest Black-Owned Cause Marketing Agency Proves Diversity is Good For Business

Jacqueline Moore, founder of CMRignite

Nationally recognized firm, CMRignite, has developed innovative campaigns for government, corporate and nonprofit clients for more than two decades. Nationwide — Diversity, equity and inclusion are good for business at […]

New Book Tells the Story of the Rise and Fall of a Young Black Singer's Career

Glory's Gift by Lou Halt

Nationwide — African American author Lou Holt’s new book Glory’s Gift is the touching story of Glory, a young girl with an angelic singing voice and the rise and fall […]

Black Educator Records New Song Called "I Am a Teacher" Based on His Book

Vincent Taylor

Nationwide — When teacher shortages are at an all-time high and it feels like there’s a huge departure from the profession, Vincent Taylor, an educator of 27 years, proudly states, […]

Inaugural Humor Mill Comedy Awards Delivers a Celebration of Laughter and Recognizes the Best in Urban Comedy

Humor Mill Comedy Awards

A Night of Entertainment and Nostalgia, The Humor Mill Comedy Awards Honors Icons, Legends, and Pioneers in Urban Comedy Nationwide — The inaugural Humor Mill Comedy Awards premiered their electrifying, […]

26-Year-Old Black Woman Builds $35K Tiny House in Her Backyard, Rents Out Main House

Precious C. Price

Nationwide — Precious Price, a 26-year-old African American woman from Atlanta, Georgia, went viral after she built a luxury tiny home in the backyard where she lives completely rent-free. To […]

Black Mom Furious at Daycare For Painting Children in Blackface

Courtney Politis

Nationwide — A daycare in Miami, Florida is being criticized for reportedly painting children in Blackface apparently in celebration of Black History Month. Courtney Politis, a local African American mom, […]

43-Year-Old Black Mom With 4 Kids Starts Medical School

Shamone Gore Panter

Nationwide — Shamone Gore Panter, a 43-year-old Black mother of four kids from Cleveland, Ohio, has started medical school, proving that it’s never too late to reach one’s goals.

37-Year-Old Makes History as the Youngest Ever Black Professor at University of Cambridge

Jason Arday

Nationwide — Jason Arday, a 37-year-old sociologist who was diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder and global development delay when he was a child, becomes the youngest Black professor at the […]

Apparel Brand For Black Women Celebrates 25 Years With New Pants Suit Collection and More

Black women wearing pant suits

Nationwide — WomenSuits, an apparel company that has been dressing professional Black woman for more than two decades is celebrating its 25th year in business with a new active wear […]

Tyler Perry Donates $2.75M to Cover Rising Property Taxes For Low-Income Senior Citizens

Tyler Perry

Nationwide — Filmmaker and actor Tyler Perry is once again giving back to his local community with a $2.75 million donation to help low-income seniors in Atlanta cover their property […]

Autumn Lockwood Makes History as First Black Woman to Coach in the Super Bowl

Autumn Lockwood

Nationwide — Autumn Lockwood, a 29-year-old Sports Conditioning Coach with the NFL’s Philadelphia Eagles, will make history as the first Black woman to ever coach in the Super Bowl.

Proud Dad Celebrates Son Who Became a Pilot After 11 Years of Studying

Delante Sykes

Nationwide — Delante Sykes, who wanted to become a pilot since he was 2 years old, has achieved his childhood dream after studying for 11 years. His proud dad is […]

Black Woman Awarded $1M After Oregon Gas Station Refused Her Service

Rose Wakefield

Nationwide — Rose Wakefield, a 63-year-old African American woman from Portland, Oregon, has been awarded $1 million after the jury found a gas station employee discriminated against her when he […]

Black Parents Whose 9-Month-Old Died at Florida Daycare Center Win $5M Settlement

Tayvon Tomlin

Nationwide — The parents of Tayvon Tomlin, a 9-month-old baby who died after he was found unresponsive at Lincoln-Marti daycare center in Miami, Florida, have reached a $5 million settlement […]

Black Mom of 3, Airline Worker From Alabama Killed After Being Sucked into Engine

Courtney Edwards

Nationwide — Courtney Edwards, a 34-year-old mother of three from Montgomery, Alabama, reportedly died after being sucked into the engine of a passenger plane while working at Montgomery Regional Airport.

Disabled Black Teen With No Use of His Arms Uses His Mouth to Draw

Lucas Mapheto

Nationwide — Lucas Mapheto, a disabled teenage boy from South Africa, is gaining global attention for his extraordinary talent of being able to draw amazing portraits using only his mouth.

Rapper Travis Scott Opens Applications For $1M in Emergency HBCU Scholarships

Travis Scott

Nationwide — Travis Scott’s Waymon Webster Scholarship Fund provides financial support to HBCU students in their senior year who are facing financial challenges to ensure they can graduate on schedule.

Single Black Mom Recovers After 7-Year-Old Son with Autism Wiped Out Her Bank Account

Kayla Howard with her sons

Nationwide — When Kayla Howard, a single mom of four sons from Phoenix, Arizona, found her bank account emptied after her 7-year-old son mistakenly made purchases on Roblox, people from […]

Black Woman Arrested for Shoplifting in Texas Had Never Been to Texas

Julie Hudson

Nationwide — Julie Hudson, a 31-year-old African American woman from Philadelphia who is currently a Ph.D. candidate, was arrested and jailed for a week after being mistakenly identified as a […]

Almost 100 Inmates in Wisconsin Prison Graduate From Milwaukee Area Technical College

Inmate graduates from Milwaukee technical college

Nationwide — In 2022, eleven inmates in the Wisconsin prison system earned a certificate in welding through the Second Chance program at Milwaukee Area Technical College. That makes a total […]

18-Year-Old Makes History as the Youngest Black Mayor Ever

Jaylen Smith

Nationwide — Meet Jaylen Smith, an 18-year-old college freshman, who became the youngest Black mayor in U.S. history after being elected mayor in the town of Earle, Arkansas.

Award Winning Couple and Best-Selling Authors Slated to Write, Produce and Direct Black Muslim Farmer Documentary

Rufus and Jenny Triplett

Nationwide — As the Black Farmer crisis looms and many farmers facing bankruptcy due to the government reneging on debt relief specifically for Black farmers passed as part of the […]

Police Confront 9-Year-Old Black Girl Spraying Lanternflies, White Neighbor Says He Was Scared

Bobbi Wilson and her mom

Nationwide — Bobbi Wilson, a 9-year-old Black girl from Caldwell, New Jersey, says she was traumatized after her neighbor, Gordon Lawshe, who is a former City Council member, called the […]

10-Year-Old Girl Name Miracle Helped Her Mom Deliver Baby at Home

Miracle Moore

Nationwide — Miracle Moore, a 10-year-old girl from Jennings, Missouri, is being hailed a hero for bravely helping her pregnant mother give birth to her baby sister at home.

Three Black American Friends Found Dead in Their Mexico City Airbnb

Three black friends who died in an Mexico City Airbnb

Nationwide — A Black male and two females who traveled to Mexico to celebrate the Day of the Dead were reportedly found dead in an Airbnb they rented. Authorities believe […]

Black Family Demands Answers After 8-Year-Old Boy Severely Burned at White Friend’s House

Jayceon Charles

Nationwide — The parents of Jayceon Charles, an 8-year-old boy who was severely burned at a friend’s house in Warren, Arkansas, are demanding answers as they claim that the investigation […]

Oldest Black Woman in South Carolina Turns 105 Years Old

Luttie Bell Hamm

Nationwide — Luttie Bell Hamm, an African American woman from St. Stephen, South Carolina, has recently turned 105 years old.