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So You Can Write Publications, LLC presents the Black Excellence Academic Scholarship Fund to assist students striving for greatness. - January 06, 2019 - So You Can Write Publications, LLC
Decision Delayed in Lawsuit - December 19, 2018 - Law Offices of Ann A. Hull, Inc.
Atlanta Award Program Honors the Achievement - December 13, 2018 - Thinkzilla PR & Consulting Group LLC
UC Santa Cruz Technology and Information Management student, Aitanna R. Parker has been selected as the 2018 ACREF / Ethel L. Payne Scholarship Awardee. The award will facilitate her travel to Nairobi, (Kenya) for the 2018 Kenya Diaspora Homecoming Convention (Dec. 19th through 21st). The scholarship honors the legacy of the "First Lady of the Black Press," Ethel L. Payne (1911 - 1991). - December 11, 2018 - The AFRICAN CONNECTIONS Research and Education Fund, Inc.
Star of Emmy-winning documentary “The Full Nelson,” Adiba Nelson, has joined forces with Jenée V. Giles, a former writer/story editor for Tyler Perry Studios, to develop and write the pilot for an animated series that spotlights children with disabilities as the protagonists. “ClaraBelle... - December 11, 2018 - Adiba Nelson
Outdoor Afro, a national non-profit whose mission is to create and inspire Black leadership in nature, just announced its newest board member, Ashley Williams, Senior Director, Global Marketing KEEN, Inc. (KEEN). KEEN and Williams have been long-standing supporters of Outdoor Afro.
Williams has spent... - December 11, 2018 - Outdoor Afro
Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan have received their 3rd nomination for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Could 3rd time be a charm? The band hopes so! - December 07, 2018 - Maiden Entertainment
Jillian Hishaw, Founder and Attorney, was recently interviewed by Julia Turshen, a writer of O Magazine about her work in advocating for small aging farmers and the personal reasons why she is committed to the work. - December 06, 2018 - Family Agriculture Resource Management Services (F.A.R.M.S.)
Maceo Smedley, the father of Maceo Smedley III, a young actor who has starred in hit shows such as Underground and Netflix’s All About the Washingtons, reveals his psychological trick that makes his children successful. Not only has he admitted to using this trick with his own children but admits... - December 05, 2018 - Maceo Smedley
"BLIP" is a New York hate crime story. White teens beat a young black law student into a coma then try to find him to finish him off. His friend, a retired NYPD Jewish detective, hunts the bad guys. New York blows up in a paroxysm of racial hate and vengeance. The cop falls in love with the kid’s sister. Hopeless! Unless . . . - November 28, 2018 - Idrian N. Resnick Publishing
After winning the election on November 6, 2018, Sherri Harris Allgood will become the first African American to hold the title of Mayor in Montgomery County. - November 17, 2018 - Sherri Harris Allgood
Denise Meridith is a former bureaucrat and current entrepreneur, author and public speaker. She has published over 1000 articles for newspapers and magazines. Her latest book, "The Year a Roof Rat Ate My Dishwasher: An Arizona Survival Guide for Entrepreneurs," is a humorous self-help tome for business people who live in, or are thinking of moving to, the fifth largest state in the U.S. - November 06, 2018 - Denise Meridith
Major Events and Exhibitions, including the last two days of Hamilton at the Performing Arts Center, launch of the AIA Fort Lauderdale Architectural Fair, Pierre-Auguste Renoir: Affinities and Distinctions, Remember to react: 60 years of collecting exhibit at the NSU Art Museum and More to Align with the Third Edition of Art Fort Lauderdale (January 24-27). - October 17, 2018 - Art Fort Lauderdale
African Leadership Bridge commemorate alumni and new projects during fall fundraiser; featuring African dancers, African music, African food and African speakers. Journey to Africa without leaving Austin, and support bright young leaders. - October 11, 2018 - African Leadership Bridge
Attorney Christina A. McKinnon, owner of McKINNON LEGAL, was selected as Chair of the Seventeenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission (JNC). McKinnon has been a member of the Seventeenth Circuit JNC since 2017. JNCs are a nonpartisan nine-member commission of lawyers and non-lawyers who locate, recruit,... - October 10, 2018 - McKINNON LEGAL
Belgium & Germany to screen Luis Iga's Latinx, award-winning slasher which is becoming a cult classic and breaking diversity barriers in Hollywood. - October 08, 2018 - REZINATE Entertainment, LLC
Riding high on the success of his new hit single “Open Your Mouth and Say Something", Brent Jones’ new CD& Songbook hits a stunning 12 Billboard charts including Billboard's prestigious Top 200 Albums chart.
Billboard Current Top Albums
Billboard Top Albums – Mkt Share... - September 25, 2018 - JDI Records
Singer, songwriter Katrina “Kat” Williams and her trio will entertain guests at the Day of the African Equestrian soirée on Saturday Evening, September 22nd at Harambee Farm in the Green Creek Township of North Carolina’s Polk County. The evening will benefit Africa focused charities. - September 21, 2018 - SportsQuest International, LLC
Luis Iga's award-winning slasher continues to garner acclaim, as the film scores six nominations. - September 18, 2018 - REZINATE Entertainment, LLC
From real estate investors to athletes, Avere Realty delivers top-notch, specialized services for SoCal buyers and sellers. - September 13, 2018 - Avere Global
In efforts to deter any further senseless loss of life, both gangs have placed value judgment on their cultural equity and joined forces. - September 12, 2018 - Crips LLC
The SHINE fashion show is an event that benefits the Chattanooga-based nonprofit, Love Without Reason. Get ready for an exciting night of Fashion, Food and Fun at the SHINE fashion show on Saturday evening, October 6, 2018 at 6PM. The Infinite Energy Center (6400 Sugarloaf Pkwy, Duluth, GA 30097) will be rocking with the Afro-Indian themed fashion show featuring designers from Atlanta to Africa. - September 12, 2018 - Love Without Reason
Aida Mariam is an exceptional results-driven leader. Her breadth and depth of experience spans public affairs, community organizing, campaign management, design thinking and community development.
Because of her strong leadership and management skills she has achieved the following results:
- Designed... - September 08, 2018 - Yardstick Management LLC
The tension a public school teacher experiences when faced by an influx of students from multiple countries can be enormous and has led one teacher to say, “enough is enough.”
Tamilla Palmer Perera, the creator of Champion English: How to Speak English Fast, said she was motivated to write... - September 04, 2018 - 12 Streams Encouragement Center
The celebration of African participation in the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games has been extended to a second day. A day of targeted activities has been added for Monday, September 17th in the Town of Tryon (North Carolina) - culminating with an evening of musical entertainment at the Rogers Park Amphitheater. Scheduled performers include Drea d'Nur, The Lemira Percussion Ensemble and Katrina "Kat" Williams. Beneficiaries include: Africare and the Focus on Africa Program at Merrill College. - August 29, 2018 - SportsQuest International, LLC
Building a reliable and trustworthy power and electric infrastructure and backup is vital for companies who wish to succeed in Africa. China's Orecco has recently added to this increased stability delivering a top-end Prefabricated Compact Substation to Ethiopia. - August 27, 2018 - Orecco Electric
Mass gospel outreach program to be accomplished as visioned by evangelist Ms. Jennifer Wilde’s vision of “One God – One Day – One Africa” (1GDA), unites many renowned ministries for May 2020 for the whole continent of Africa. - August 24, 2018 - One God - One Day - One Africa
In 2017, Author and Professional Dating Coach Alan Roger Currie was the very first African-American to speak at the 21 Convention in Orlando, Florida. This year, Currie will be joined by two other African-American speakers - Ed Latimore and Donovan Sharpe - for what has come to be known as the most popular weekend conference for married and unmarried (heterosexual) men in the world. - August 24, 2018 - Mode One Multimedia, Inc.
Black owned tech company will be the first to offer rideshare stock to the public with its $50 million dollar fundraising effort. - August 24, 2018 - SAFETRIP
Inspired by a story that was kept alive by her grandfather, A.L. Smith unravels the mystery surrounding the murder of Mrs. Mary Allen Booth, the wife of a prominent Shreveport business owner. Mrs. Booth's semi-frozen remains were discovered in Frierson, Louisiana near the home of Lemon Howard, a mentally disabled African-American youth. Howard is wrongfully accused of the crime and tragically spends 42 years in Louisiana's penal system. - August 22, 2018 - ALS Creations, LLC
50th Anniversary Miss Black America is crowned. The new titleholder is 28-year-old Ryann Richardson, a consumer technology exec who represented New York in the historic competition at Kansas City's Gem Theater. - August 21, 2018 - Miss Black America
Middletown Native Elsie V. Hightower Passed Away on August 9th Leaving Behind a Loving Family and Trailblazing Legacy - August 18, 2018 - Stephen L. Hightower
The book, "Lost In Tangles," not only addresses the concerns many people have when choosing to wear their hair in its natural state, it also goes against the grain and includes people outside of the natural hair community. It further attacks the unyielding status quo in the world of hair and more, and teaches that one can still "be true" to themselves even if they are not supporting a natural hairstyle. - August 17, 2018 - L.B. Hamilton
The following is a statement by the United Liberty Alliance in response to the current state in South Africa and the NSW legislative council resolution.
"In a groundbreaking motion passed in the NSW Legislative Council in Australia, the crimes perpetrated against minorities by South Africa’s... - August 16, 2018 - United Liberty Alliance
Author Raykel Tolson Challenges African-American Women in Her Latest Novella. - August 16, 2018 - Raykel Tolson
Targeted Job Fairs, in partnership with the Midwest Black Family Reunion, hosts their annual All Professions Job Fair. - August 14, 2018 - Targeted Job Fairs
Riding high on the success of his new hit single “Open Your Mouth and Say Something!” rap superstar Childish Gambino has tapped gospel star Brent Jones to record vocals on his new album.
One of the biggest stars in the world, Childish Gambino is the musical alter ego of multi-talented actor,... - August 14, 2018 - JDI Records
Natural Cuties takes over the weekend helping to bring attention to natural hair, business acumen, and scholarships for young ladies over the 4th weekend in August. - August 09, 2018 - Natural Cuties
“More black women are taking a vow of celibacy until marriage,” states relationship blogger & author, Djuana Harvey. In her Facebook group of nearly 4,000 Single women, Djuana, 32, witnesses this phenomenon everyday. “More & more women are saying ‘no’ to swiping... - August 08, 2018 - Queens Arise Conference
KamerFEST Weekend Event Schedule Released. - August 08, 2018 - KamerFEST
Project 1619, Hampton, VA will be hosting the 11th Annual African Landing Day Commemoration Festival from August 24-25, 2018. The first enslaved Africans brought to English occupied North America were taken and sold at Point Comfort, present day Fort Monroe in Hampton, on August 25, 1619. The festival is a commemoration of their arrival and the subsequent beginning of chattel slavery, 400 years of social, economic, educational, political, and policing disparities. - August 01, 2018 - Project 1619
IL Palato Italiano Michelin Star Awarded Chef Filippo Sinisgalli joins famed celebrities including NBA legend Earvin "Magic" Johnson and Comedian George Lopez in support of their friend Cedric the Entertainer as he became the 2,640th star on the iconic Hollywood Walk of Fame for Live Performance. - July 26, 2018 - IL Palato Italiano
Soiree celebrating African athletes at FEI World Equestrian Games and fêting the continent's contributions to equestrianism will be held at Harambee Farm - Polk County, NC. Tickets available online via Brown Paper Tickets. - July 24, 2018 - SportsQuest International, LLC
The Company is happy to announce it has partnered with five additional counties in Kenya - Vihiga County, Kakamega County, Kisumu County, Migori County, and Kericho County - for the right to purchase from AmericaTowne a variety of infrastructure materials and equipment. - July 03, 2018 - AmericaTowne, Inc.
Some people are lucky if they find just one great love in their life, but for Baltimore native and former Minnesota Twins player, Gregory Branch, he was blessed enough to find two – baseball and his first love and wife, Dale Talley. And it’s this incredible love story that’s the focus... - July 03, 2018 - VOXXITY, LLC
Nigerian-American writer, Obi Nnanna Nwabugwu, in his book "War Effects," he tells the Biafran War story with a fresh, new perspective. - July 02, 2018 - Publiseer
10 year old Carsyn Coleman is one of the youngest competitors at the Hopes Classic - June 28, 2018 - Carsyn Coleman
On July 27-29, 2018, Spiritual Leaders such as Pastor Rich Villodas, Bishop George C. Searight, and Bishop Millicent Hunter join Bishop Dr. Barbara E. Austin Lucas to equip global leaders to mobilize, organize and build during Agape Fest: Love Made A Way. - June 26, 2018 - Women Organizing, Mobilizing & Building, Inc.
A clinical therapist’s new book looks at domestic violence among first-generation Nigerian women living in Southern California. Dog Ear Publishing has released the book, which is based on a study by Dr. Umo Ntekim. - June 22, 2018 - Dog Ear Publishing
The Virgin Islands has become the mecca of reggae music. An underground scene has risen to the top of the reggae recognition ladder; the likes of Midnite, who has captured the hearts of reggae lovers and the Rastafarian communities the world over; Akaeb Beka; Pressure Busspipe; Inner Vision; Desire; Nyiroah and ASHAMBI, just to name a few. There are many more on the rise in this reggae way of things. Pass Deh Love Virgin Islands Reggae Fest will showcase a variety of artist and talent. - June 15, 2018 - Pass Deh Love