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Relationship Expert Reveals 7 Reasons Why Many Successful Black Women Are Still Single

T.L. Adams, author of Get Rid of Your Stupid List

In her new book, ‘Get Rid of Your Stupid List!,’ author T.L. Adams shares dating tips Grand Prairie, TX — “Have you ever wondered why you are successful in every […]

Meet the 12-Year Old Boy Who Designs Bow Ties for Homeless Dogs

Darius Brown

Newark, NJ — Darius Brown, a 12-year old boy from Newark, New Jersey who was diagnosed with developmental delays, has created a profitable business through his hobby of creating bow ties. […]

Inventor/Author Gets Youth All Tied Up with His New Children’s Book, "How To Tie A Tie"

Al Crawford, author and inventor

Nationwide — Wow, how many folks out there watch YouTube videos to learn how to tie a necktie? Remember having an important event or social to attend and couldn’t find […]

Radio Personality With Distinctive Voice Re-Creates “Lion King” Videos in Hopes of Getting National Attention

Al Shaw, Miami radio personality and voice over talent

Miami, FL — Miami radio personality and voiceover talent, Al Shaw, has re-enacted the most iconic scenes from the new Disney movie, The Lion King. He re-recorded scenes for the […]

New Children's Book, "Gabe & His Green Thumb," is a Must-Read For Young Black Boys

Gabe and His Green Thumb by David Miller

Washington, DC — David Miller knows only eighteen percent of Black fourth graders read proficiently. Likewise, he’s aware that it’s increasingly difficult to find quality children’s books by authors of […]

Alelia Murphy, the Oldest Woman in the United States, Just Turned 114-Years Old

Alelia Murphy, oldest woman in the world

New York, NY — Alelia Murphy has been confirmed as the oldest living person in the United States. She just celebrated her 114th birthday on July 6th. She was honored […]

Black-Owned Family Brand Launches New Apparel Line That Promotes Wealth and Entrepreneurship

Black-owned Family Brand store apparel

Nationwide — The Family Brand Store™, started by Lavette Minn, aims to create stronger and productive families by encouraging them to build unique and productive family brands. Family brands created […]

Brianna Mason Becomes First Black Woman to be Crowned Miss Tennessee

Brianna Mason, Miss Tennessee

Knoxville, TN — Brianna Mason, a 23-year old Nashville native, has recently been crowned Miss Tennessee, making her the first ever Black woman to win the title since the competition […]

Mary J. Blige, Maxwell and More to Headline the 2019 Cincinnati Music Festival

Mary J. Blige and Maxwell at the Cincinnati Music Festival

Berrywise Enterprise Providing Competitive Pricing Prime seating and hotel accommodations are available and selling fast Cincinnati, OH — Premier ticket and hotel reseller, Berrywise Enterprise, is providing ticket and hotel […]

Meet the Bride Who Only Paid $3K for Her Wedding By Only Using Amazon

Ashley Hicks, Black bride spent $3K on her wedding

Raleigh, NC — Ashley Hicks got married this past June. While she wanted everything to be perfect on that special day, she and her husband knew they didn’t want to […]

15-Year Old Cori Gauff, the Youngest Player to Ever Play in Wimbledon, Just Beat Venus Williams

Cori Gauff

Nationwide — 15-year old Cori Gauff made history as the youngest tennis player to ever qualify in Wimbledon. She competed against one of her idols in the sport, Venus Williams, […]

International Author, Alyce Holmes, Releases New Black Romance Novel Collection

Alyce Holmes

Nationwide — International best-selling author and playwright, Alyce Holmes writes both mainstream and Afro-American novels of romance, mystery, betrayal, lust, greed and suspense. Ms. Holmes is a native New Yorker […]

Introducing One of the First Ever Anime-Style Comic Series With Black Characters

Boundless, anime style comic series

Nationwide — Robert, who goes by the pen name “Nexik,” has launched an original comic book series on Kickstarter called “Boundless”. It’s a series that is heavily inspired by anime […]

Young Siblings Sharing Emotional Moment at Kindergarten Graduation Warms Our Hearts

Derek and Charlee Smith hug during Kindergarten graduation

Fairfield County, CT — A photo showing a young boy embracing his little sister at a graduation has been recently making rounds on social media. The siblings’ parents, Aundrea and […]

Cab Calloway's Childhood Home in Baltimore to Be Demolished -- Fans and Activists Plan Rally!

Cab and Blanche Calloway

Countdown to Demolition: Fans and family seek to preserve the Baltimore home of Blanche Calloway and Cab Calloway – the internationally renowned American jazz singer/songwriter whose childhood residence sits just […]

Black-Owned Company Finds Success Selling Natural Products For Men and Women With Bedroom Issues

Black couple

Nationwide — Live Natural, the company formally known as Alpha RX Plus which has successfully helped men control erectile dysfunction for 7 years, now has a new product on the […]

12-Year Old CEO and Her Mom Launch Subscription Box That Instills Confidence in Young Girls!

Alex and Patrice Hopkins, founders of Confident Girls

Kidpreneur Alex Hopkins and her mom, Patrice, have curated a box that delivers self love and serves as a launch pad for self-awareness and self-esteem programming for girls across the […]

Black Educator Launches STEAM Book Series For Middle Grade Students

Steam Chasers by Doresa A. Jennings

The STEAM Chasers, a powerful book series by Dr. Doresa A. Jennings, follows six characters as they discover contributions that Black Americans have made to our everyday lives through Science, Technology, […]

5 Famous Black Chefs You Should Know About

Black Chef

Nationwide — These famous black chefs are carving out a name for themselves in the hyper-competitive food world. They represent a wide variety of cooking and food styles.

“When They See Us” - A Tour De Force Illuminating Black Injustice in America

When They See Us

By Tolson Banner Nationwide — I didn’t want to take this ride. I knew film director Ava DuVernay would take me on a journey to destinations where new journeys begin […]

African American Debut Novelist Agnes Gomillion Confronts Racism in Visceral and Thrilling Near-Future Dystopia – the Record Keeper

The Record Keeper by Agenes Gomillion

Atlanta, GA, New York, NY, London, UK — Agnes Gomillion’s debut, The Record Keeper [Titan Books, June 18, 2019] is the first of a series of Afro-futuristic novels that trace […]

Twin Brother and Sister Co-Author Book on Love

Michael and Michelle Caple Taylor

Nationwide — Best selling author Michelle Caple Taylor and her twin brother Michael Caple announce the release of BitterSweet Love Chronicles Men’s Edition: The Good, Bad and uhm of Love. […]

Award-Winning Playwright to Debut “The Central Park Five” Opera Performance

Cast members of The Central Park Five Long Beach Opera performance

Featuring Music By Anthony Davis, and a Libretto by Richard Wesley The live performance will premiere on June 15 and June 22 at 7:30 pm, and June 23 at 2:30 […]

Author Re-Dedicates Science Fiction Novel to His Son Who Was Murdered

White Heat Best Novel dedicated to author's son

Changes to the novel were recommended by his son before his mysterious death Miami, FL — The captivating science-fiction novel White Heat Beast, authored by Steven Jennings, has been re-edited, […]

Jazz Vocalist Ellen Cooper Releases Beautiful Romantic Ballad, "So Much Joy"

Ellen Cooper's new single, So Much Joy

Los Angeles, CA — There is nothing sweeter than an artist and a debut song that’s time has come. Now, after years of building fervent followings in the U.S., Asia, […]

Real Men Cook to Celebrate 30-Year Father's Day Celebration of Spotlighting Black Men

Real Men Cook in Chicago

Barack Obama, Anthony Anderson, Rev. Jesse Jackson and John Lewis among past participants Nationwide — Real Men Cook, Chicago’s premiere urban Father’s Day charity event, marks its 30-year milestone this […]

Former School Custodian from Denver is Now the School Principal

Michael Atkins, former custodian turned school principal

Denver, CO — Michael Atkins, a former school custodian in Denver Colorado, has been recently promoted as the new principal of Stedman Elementary School. He plans to use his past […]

Largest Black-Owned Hair Company Launches New All-Inclusive Service That Changes the Way You Buy and Install Hair

Woman receiving Mayvenn Install

Mayvenn Install pays for your next hair appointment by offering customers the hair of their choice and a service for the price of one (hair, shampoo, condition, braid down, sew-in […]

AfricanAncestry.com to Host Historic Ancestral Reveal at Ghana’s ‘Door of No Return’ to Mark the 400-Year Anniversary of Africans to America

Gina Paige, co-founder and president of African Ancestry

Ancestry Pioneer Joins NAACP’s Jamestown to Jamestown Delegation and Ghana’s The Year of Return 2019 Washington, DC — Nearly four hundred years ago the first enslaved Africans were sold to […]

Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation Elects First Female Board President and Relocates to Philly from NYC

Taneshia Nash Laird, first woman board president of Rush Arts

Taneshia Nash Laird is the first woman to be board president for Rush Arts since it was founded 24 years ago Philadelphia, PA — Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation (Rush Arts) […]

Meet the African American Drag Racer Making History – And He Only Has One Arm!

Al Roberson, Drag Racer

Legendary Grudge Drag Racer Phenom, Al “Boogie” Roberson, Rules the Track as a Consistent Winner Nationwide — In case you haven’t heard, Al Roberson, known on the racetrack as “Al Boogie,” […]

Florida Man Fired After Taking a Bath in a Fast Food Restaurant's Kitchen Sink

Man taking bath in Wendy's restaurant sink

Milton, FL — A video of a man taking a bath in the kitchen sink of a Wendy’s restaurant in Florida has gone viral. Apparently, the man in the video […]

Black-Owned Company Redefines Family Reunions -- See Your Family Members Everyday on Your Walls!

James Oliver, founder of WeMontage

Solving the problem of not being able to regularly enjoy the coveted photos in Big Momma’s photo album. Atlanta, GA — WeMontage.com is an easy-to-use website that transforms memorable photos […]

BlackDoctor.org to Set Sail on Holland America With Their First-Ever Wellness Retreat at Sea

Black Doctor org logo

The Wellness Retreat is Entitled “Waves & Wellness” Cruisin’ to a Better You! Chicago, IL — BlackDoctor.org (BDO) announces their first ever collaborative wellness retreat at sea – The Waves […]

More Diversity Needed in Animations and Books for Children

Big Kid by Janice Robinson-Celeste

Nationwide — Successful Black Parenting magazine is diving into the world of animation and is featuring cartoons with original stories and some familiar rhymes for children, but there’s one catch, […]

300+ Neighbors Host Retirement Party For Mailman Who Worked the Same Route for 20 Years

Floyd Martin, retired mailman from Marrietta, Georgia

Marietta, GA —  Floyd Martin, a mailman since 1985 who has worked the same route in Marietta, Georgia for the last 20 years, is so well-loved by the people along his […]

3 Siblings Launch African American Animated Series Based on the Characters in Their Books

Fennell Siblings

Jiyah, Jace and Merl Fennell are not your typical siblings. Not only are they all published authors, but they have also just launched their very own African American animated series […]

5 Inspiring Young Adult Books with Black Main Characters

Angie Thomas, author of The Hate U Give

Nationwide — Representation in media is very important for teens and young adults. If you’re searching for an entrancing story, look no further than these five young adult books with […]

Best-Selling Author Makes History as the First to Write 40 African American Suspense and Thriller Novels

BM Hardin, author of Everybody Lies

Liar Liar! She’s on Fire… Literally! Nationwide — Best-selling African American suspense & thriller writer, B.M. Hardin announces the release of her 40th book titled: Everybody Lies.

Master Black New York Artist Introduces His Exquisite Paintings to the Rest of the World’s Art Enthusiasts

Art by Abdul Badi

Brooklyn, NY — Exceptional Brooklyn, N.Y.-based artist, Abdul Badi is excited to introduce his delicate works of art – known as ‘The Art of ABDUL BADI’ – to the world’s […]

The Bebop Channel, the First TV Station Focused Solely on Jazz Culture, is Seeking NYC African American Content Submissions

Gregory Charles Royal in a scene from the show, Giant Steps

The BeBop Channel, the first TV station focused solely on jazz culture, is expanding programming to brand itself as the ‘Official Television Network of Harlem’. New York, NY — The […]

New Children’s Book Makes Black Boys “Proud”

King Khalid is Proud by Veronica N. Chapman

Boston, MA — Entrepreneur and author Veronica N. Chapman has published an inspirational and empowering children’s book titled King Khalid is PROUD whose captivating text and illustrations encourage creativity, intellectual curiosity, […]

Maryland's Newest Black-Owned Bed and Breakfast is an All-Inclusive Sanctuary of Luxury and Elegance

Wellspring Manor and Spa, a Black-owned Bed and Breakfast

Wellspring Manor & Spa Delivers a Memorable and Magical Experience Prince George County, MD — Just outside of Washington D.C., newly opened Wellspring Manor & Spa (www.wellspringmanor.com) is nestled in […]

The Best Black YouTubers Creating Content in 2019

BlackYouTuber

Nationwide — Since its founding in 2005, YouTube has dominated the social media world. The comprehensive video-sharing platform has revolutionized how we discover talented individuals – people who entertain and […]

Black Designer of Baby Products Introduces a New Fashionable, Handmade Baby Sleeper

Shambrica Washington, founder of Tiny Toes & Tiaras

The multi-use Nestie, a baby mat or bassinet, is beautifully made for nap time, sleep time, tummy time, co-sleeping, and floor play. Colorado Springs, CO — Tiny Toes and Tiaras, […]

CIEE Awards Full Scholarships to Diverse Cohort of Students for Summer Study Abroad Programs in Russia

St. Petersburg, Russia

Nationwide — As part of their efforts to expand access to study abroad to underrepresented groups, CIEE has awarded full scholarships for summer study abroad programs in Moscow or St. […]

EchoSlim in Demand After Producing Hit Reggae Single With Jamaica’s Koffee

EchoSlim

Nationwide — Miami / New York based DJ and producer, EchoSlim is reaping the rewards of hard work and persistence following Koffee’s “Rapture” EP shooting straight to number one on […]

This Music Trio -- Ages 9, 11 and 12 -- Are Making History as the Youngest Hip-Hop/Pop Group in the Country

The Royal Mix

Philly-Based Group, The Royal Mix, Have Dropped Their New Hit Single “What You Know” Philadelphia, PA — The Royal Mix, a Philadelphia based Hip-Pop performance group, consists of three talented […]

All Black Women Win Miss USA, Miss Teen USA and Miss America Titles For the First Time Ever

Cheslie Kryst, Miss USA; Kaliegh Garris, Miss Teen USA; and Nia Franklin, Miss America

Nationwide — For the first time in history, three of the most prestigious beauty pageants in the United States were dominated by Black women who reign in the same year. Cheslie […]

Three Major Events to Empower Black Writers, Authors and Speakers

Black authors, writers and speakers

Speakers Magazine Publisher Partners with NCWCFR, Black Speakers Network and SpeakerCon Detroit, MI — The May edition of Speakers Magazine has Dr. Abraham Shanklin, Jr. as the cover story. Dr. […]

Powerful Book For Young Black Boys Celebrates 25 Years With a Pledge to Get 1 Million New Readers

My Friend, My Hero by Jerald Levon Hoover

Nationwide — Jerald LeVon Hoover is the published author of a Young Adult (YA) title, one of a few books targeted toward young Black and Brown boys ages 12 and […]

Curlkit Launches First Natural Hair and Wellness Summit April 29th to May 2nd, 2019

Heather Cummings, founder of CurlKit

New York, NY — CurlKit Natural Hair and Wellness Virtual Summit is the first ever of its kind, launched by a leading subscription box in the natural hair arena; this […]

Alika Hope Becomes the First Black Woman to Be Crowned Ms. New England America

Alika Hope

Entrepreneur, educator, TV personality and singer to compete in national competition to be held in August 2019. Nationwide — Alika Hope, a resident of Connecticut, has been named Ms. New […]

Innovative Format is Key to Reaching and Educating African Americans About Prostate Cancer

Scene from Daddy's Boys stage play

The “Daddy’s Boys” stage play, produced by PHEN, draws 1,000+ national attendees per performance. Nationwide — The Prostate Health Education Network (PHEN) is currently debuting its Broadway-style stage play Daddy’s […]

Winner of Miss Teen USA 2019 Competition Makes Black Women With Natural Hair Proud

Kaleigh Garris, Miss Teen USA

Nationwide — Kaleigh Garris, an 18-year old Black woman, recently won the Miss Teen USA 2019 competition wherein she represented the state of Connecticut. The beauty queen was crowned while […]

Indie Film “Marvelous” Shines Big at the 2019 Charlotte Black Film Festival

Marvelous film

Nationwide — Atlanta-based father & daughter independent film directors, Khaeem Yisrael (Director) and Hadiya Yisrael (Director of Photography), took home 4 awards for Best Soundtrack, Best Feature film, Best Director […]

Once Homeless, This Entrepreneur is Now America's Favorite Black Luxury Fashion Designer!

Isaac Moore, luxury fashion designer

Houston, TX — Isaac & Moore Luxury Fashion, is the brainchild of entrepreneur Isaac Moore. The up and coming Black American luxury designer, who went from homelessness to becoming a […]

Celebrate the HBCU Experience With First Ever Black College Subscription Box

Peachi Williams, founder of HBCU Freshman Fun Box

Aventura, FL — Paying homage to the HBCU experience, Freshman Fun Box celebrates one year by adding the HBCU box to its roster. Capitalizing on their slogan “a hello from […]

Personal Manager, Lindsay Guion Joins MIQ Magazine as Managing Partner

Lindsay Guion, managing partner of GIQ Magazine

As the CEO and Global Chairman of Guion Partners, Lindsay Guion brings a unique perspective to the music industry. With a sophisticated understanding of various social platforms, Lindsay provides established […]

Black Inventor Creates Board Game That Teaches Children and Adults How to Start a Business

Elliott Eddie, founder of the Entrepreneur Board Game

Elliott Eddie, a serial entrepreneur, has finally invented the game that no one else has thought of Richmond, VA — Elliott Eddie, who has won over five state and two […]

The Shocking Truth About Easter -- What the Easter Bunny and Eggs Really Mean, and Why Many Choose Not To Celebrate

Truth About Easter

Nationwide — Easter is a very popular annual holiday celebrated by millions around the world every March or April. It is generally celebrated on a Sunday to commemorate the resurrection […]

HBCU Grad Returns with First Ever Adult Coloring Book Celebrating Black Colleges

Latoya Nicole, author of HBCU coloring book

The perfect graduation gift for her! Nationwide — Latoya Nicole, bestselling author and owner of Entrepreneurs Color Too, is back with the release of her newest edition Alma Mater and […]

Black Influence on the Music Industry Over the Decades

Aretha Franklin

Nationwide — There’s no denying that Black artists and musicians have contributed a lot to the music scene. Over the decades, numerous icons have come and gone, creating lasting impacts […]

Web Site Showcases Modern Afrocentric Apparel, Accessories and Home Decor

Chocolate Ancestor afrocentric apparel, accessories and home decor

Confidence in Culture, United in Style Atlanta, GA — Noticing a distinct need for more positive messages in a very hostile climate, Chocolate Ancestor, LLC was formed to add creative […]