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Black Households Are Saving Money By Streaming Their TV Channels

Black family watching streaming TV

Nationwide — USAstreamsTV, a Black-owned company, is using technology to help break barriers that have limited many African Americans from having affordable access to live network channels. USA Today reports that […]

Vick Allen's Hot New Album "Untouchable" Hits Urban AC Airwaves

Untouchable by Vick Allen

Nationwide — Fresh off winning the 2019 National CD of the Year Award at the Jackson Music Awards, Vick Allen is back with a soulful new album that is already […]

John Hall and J.D. Smith Announce New Book, "100 Questions Black People Should Ask Themselves"

Book cover, and the authors, John Hall and J.D. Smith

African Americans have a number of challenges that threaten their existence. With this new book, people can begin to ask serious questions that will usher in a new age of […]

Ghanaian Princess Launches Historic Traditional African Return of the Royals Wedding in Denver, Colorado

Princess Asie Ocansey

Princess Asie Ocansey Honors the “Year of Return 2019” with Mass Traditional Homecoming Experience to Ghana Denver, CO — On September 28, 2018, His Excellency Ghana President Nana Addo Danquah […]

WBEZ Chicago and Comedy Central Collaborate on Groundbreaking New Podcast, ‘South Side Stories’

Southside Stories

Hosted by Bashir Salahuddin and Diallo Riddle, South Side Stories marks the first podcast collaboration between a public media organization and a cable television partner On the heels of Comedy […]

Orrin Hudson Inspired Students at This Year's Tom Joyner Family Reunion

Orrin Hudson and Tom Joyner

America’s favorite chess champion and youth motivator was a huge hit at this year’s event! Orlando, FL — One of the highlights at this year’s Allstate Tom Joyner Family Reunion […]

Why Athletes and Entertainers Like Jay-Z Can’t Solve Our Problems


By Terrence Amen Nationwide — The big controversy about Jay Z and the NFL is a perfect example of why we can’t rely on our athletes and entertainers to solve […]

Announcing TV Special Premiere of "Let's Talk Hair"

Talk show special engages Black women in their hair journeys, sharing stories, tips and news Los Angeles, CA — On the heels of film festival exposure and wins, indie production […]

Lewis T. Powell Featured on September Cover of The Boss Mann Magazine

Lewis T. Powell on the cover of Boss Man Magazine

Nationwide — Lewis T. Powell, the multifaceted actor, filmmaker, screenwriter and musician graces the September cover of The Boss Mann Magazine.

How to Choose Between a Black Cruise and a Traditional Cruise

African American couple on vacation cruise

Nationwide — If you search online, you’ll find a lot of black cruises to consider for your next vacation. Black cruises have been around for a long time and have […]

What Is Your Life in the Mirror? First-Time Author Releases Novel Based on Realistic Life Experiences

Mirrors of Life by Neal Owens

Nationwide — Within the pages of Neal Owen’s debut novel, Mirrors of Life ($14.95, paperback, 9781733150309; $4.99, ebook, 9781733150323), the author uses conversation, drama, family structure, romance, suspense and philosophy […]

Essence Magazine Started on Gloria Hendry’s Living Room Floor!

Glorida Hendry

Nationwide — Gloria Hendry is an American film and theatre actress, singer, producer, and writer. And yes Essence Magazine started on Gloria’s living room floor with Ed Bernard and Walter […]

Barber-Comedian Turned Entrepreneur Launches New Line of Black Men's Hair Grooming Products

Garrick Dixon's Hair Grooming Products For Men

Nationwide — Garrick Dixon just recently launched his Dixon’s 1737 Men’s Hair Grooming Products, and it has already taken Hollywood by storm. Notables such as Sean Kingston, David Banner, Tony […]

Rosa Parks to Be Honored With Her Very Own Barbie Doll

New Rosa Parks Barbie doll

Nationwide — Rosa Parks, known as the Mother of the Modern Civil Rights Movement, is being honored with a Barbie doll that resembles her. Children can now play with a […]

Luxury Women’s Wear Designer Beverley Olivacce to Showcase New Collection During NYFW 2019

Beverley Olivacce models

New York, NY — Beverley Olivacce will be presenting her luxurious brand of women’s wear for women of all cultures in a can’t-miss runway fashion presentation. A champagne reception will […]

African American Marketing Agency Founders to Host VIP Event to Promote Tourism in Long Island, New York

Donyshia Boston-Hill and Shanoy Skeete

Le Diner En Blanc Long Island, The most sought-after dinner at a secret location returns for their 3rd edition September 15th Member Registration & Waitlist Open Now Long Island, NY […]

Longest Running Natural Hair Show to Host it's 25th Annual Conference in Philly

25th Annual Locks Conference

The 25th Annual International Locks Conference is loc’d on celebrating natural hair, cultural heritage, health, and family connections, and loaded with valuable information, resources, and goods and services. Nationwide — […]

9-Year Old and 6-Year Old Brothers Release Parenting Book Entitled “How To Deal With Kids: A Guide For Adults By A Kid”

Jojo and Miles Yawson, authors of How to Deal With Kids

Freeport, NY — “How should we deal with kids?” It is the million-dollar question that many parents, teachers, and other adults are asking. For generations and generations, we have had […]

Author Launches GoFundMe Campaign For New African American Female Superhero

Carla J. Lawson

Nationwide — Visual artist and author, Carla J. Lawson, has launched a GoFundMe campaign for the next African American female superhero, she announced through her publicist announced today.

The Late Jackie Wilson to Finally Receive a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

The Definitive Jackie Wilson

The Presentation of a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and release of a 50-song compilation album, “The Definitive Jackie Wilson,” coincides with the bereavement of Jackie Wilson’s Widow […]

New Novel Depicts How a 10-Year Old Boy Uses His Writing Skills to Escape the Ghetto

Jacob's Ghetto by Travis Peagler

Nationwide — In his new book Jacob’s Ghetto, author Travis Peagler tells the story of a young artistic African American boy who sets his sights on winning a lucrative writing […]

‘Love & Listings’ Star Samantha Barretto Talks Real Estate, Being Successful and Giving Back

Samantha Barretto

Nationwide — ‘Love & Listings’ star Samantha Barretto is all about giving back! The top real estate star with Douglas Elliman in Beverly Hills is also a popular television personality, […]

Denny's to Serve as Presenting Sponsor of the 2019 NCNW Hungry For Education HBCU Tour

Denny's Hungry For Education Tour

Denny’s to award $200,000 in scholarships to high school and college students throughout the United States Spartanburg, SC — As part of a national campaign to raise awareness about hunger […]

15-Year Old Teen Releases His 3rd Book to Motivate Children

Adom Appiah, teen author

Nationwide — Adom Appiah, a fifteen-year old student athlete and former Scripps National Spelling Bee participant, has written a third book to motivate children. The book, Kids Can Change the […]

Tito Jackson Steps Out on Vocals with New Single “One Way Street”

Tito Jackson, One Way Street

Continuing The Jackson Legacy Los Angeles, CA — Legendary guitarist, Tito Jackson, considered the quieter member of perhaps the greatest musical family in the history of music – The Jacksons, […]

High School Golf Team of All Black Players Become the First to Win State Championship

Charles R. Drew Varsity golf team

Atlanta, GA — The Charles R. Drew Public Charter School’s Varsity Boys Golf Team in Atlanta, which has all Black players and an all Black coaching staff, has recently won […]

Do You Miss Obama? Author Tells Stories of Women Inspired By Obama And His Legacy to Women

Pamela M. Jasper, author of The Obama Chicks

New York, NY — The Obama Chicks is a fresh cutting-edge anthology of sorts, soon to be released by author Pamela M. Jasper. Through 44 stories, the book highlights inspirational […]

Phillip Brandon Releases Powerful Affirmation Song/Video For Black Youth: “Chocolate Child”

Phillip Brandon

Los Angeles, CA — Times of arduous turmoil require songs of tremendous inspiration…especially for the young. Singer/ Songwriter/ Actor Phillip Brandon has written just such a much-needed work entitled “Chocolate […]

Single Black Seniors Network is Coming to a City Near You

Single Black Seniors

Nationwide — Single Black Seniors Network (SBSN) is proud to announce that it is expanding their network beyond the Chicagoland region. SBSN is a socialization network of like-minded seniors who […]

Hundreds of Black Designers and Innovators Are Applying For These 7 Job Openings

African AmerAfrican American creative designers and innovatorsican creative designers

Nationwide — African American designers and innovators have been excelling for years in fashion, art and software development. Many have been successful as entrepreneurs with their own business enterprises, while […]

Award-Winning Actress, Producer and Director Tangi Miller Hosts “Diva Talk” Premiering August 8th - Streaming on Fuzion Digital Media

Diva Talk With Tangi Miller

Atlanta, GA — Award-winning actress Tangi Miller has created a fresh new talk show, “Diva Talk,” powered by Fuzion Digital Media. Hosted by Miller, the weekly one-hour show includes celebrity […]

Award-Winning Author, Erica Pullen, Releases New Book to Empower Black Children

America's Most Wanted by Erica Pullen

Nationwide — Erica Pullen, award-winning and international children’s author, captivated fans with her first book Believing in Myself and has launched the release of her new book I Am America’s […]

This Year's Black Women in Music Festival Will Be a 5-Day Celebration of Culture and Empowerment During Labor Day Weekend

Black Women in Music Festival

Seattle, WA — Your wish is granted. Opportunity Network and Connect Fundraising Extravaganza. DuBerry Enterprises rolls out their grand opening, Labor Day Weekend, home of the Black Women in Music […]

Ford Fund Announces Two Finalists in the Men of Courage Cincinnati Barbershop Challenge

Men of Courage Cincinnati Barbershop Challenge

• Finalists selected to compete in the Men of Courage Cincinnati Barbershop Challenge • One winning barbershop will receive a grant of $10,000 • An additional $5,000 grant will be […]

First Black-Owned and Operated Marketplace is Coming to Miami

Overtown Marketplace Miami

Overtown Marketplace, the country’s first Black-owned and operated marketplace, is coming to one of Miami, Florida’s oldest and most historically significant neighborhoods. A soft launch event on August 17th is […]

HBCU Culture Weekend & Battle of the Bands to Kick Off August 23-24 at Sirrine Stadium in Greenville, SC

Frank Johnson, founder/ CEO of Kingdom Plug

The inaugural event, hosted by Kingdom Plug, will showcase the majesty, pride and artistry of some of the top collegiate marching bands in the southeast region. Greenville, SC — An […]

The Truth About Black People and Country Music — We Created It!

African Americans playing and dancing to country music

The global success of rapper Nas X’s hip hop country song “Old Town Road” should not be a surprise to anyone. According to “The True Origins of Country Music,” a […]

Shamiar Spann and the Dance Talk Network to Present “A Night Under the Stars” Charity Dance Competition

Shamia Spann and the Dance Talk Network

Atlanta, GA — On July 28, Shamiar Spann, Founder of the Dance Talk Network, will present the annual “A Night Under The Stars” charity dance competition. Taking place at The […]

The Ugly History of America's Racist Soft Drink Brands

Pepsi and Coca-Cola African American ads

The truth about the history of America’s favorite soft drinks, Coca-Cola and Pepsi, may shock you. Coca-Cola, for example, founded in the year 1892, was originally a product only intended […]

Best of Both Curls Event to Address Common Stereotypes and Misconceptions About Natural Hair

Best of Both Curls event

The event, to be held in Orlando, Florida, will feature a natural hair show, a skate party, and an opportunity to connect with vendors who sell Black-owned natural hair care […]

New York Poet/Photographer, James D. Sewell, Releases Controversial New Book of Photography and Poetry

James D. Sewell, photographer and author of I Love Supreme

“Dr. King dishonored on his grave (page 59)… the incomparable beauty of Black Women… stop and frisk… a photographic and poetic tribute to Miles Davis and Malcolm X… are just […]

Don Cheadle to Host Jazz Concert Commemorating South Africa's National Women's Day

Don Cheadle, host of Nonsemble jazz concert

The Nonsemble Presents [UP]Rising: An Afro-Future Her-Story Los Angeles, CA — On Sunday, August 11, 2019, Academy Award-winning actor Don Cheadle will take a step away from his prolific role […]

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. […]