September 21, 2018

Spelman College Awarded $5.4 Million Grant from the Walton Family Foundation for Atlanta University Center Initiative to Increase Diversity in Museum Field

ATLANTA, Sept. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Spelman College announced today that it has received a $5.4 million grant from the Walton Family Foundation to establish the Atlanta University Center Collective for […]
September 20, 2018

The First Annual BedStuy Film Festival Comes to Brooklyn

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Sept. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The purpose of the BedStuy Film Festival (“BSFF”) is to provide a platform through which films from diverse perspectives can be showcased. […]
September 20, 2018

Before Wakanda, There Was Greenwood: Author KT Alozie Releases Books on “Black Wall Street”

Black Wall Street Books builds awareness of prosperous community and its demise through two new stories WASHINGTON, Sept. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Like many who watched Black Panther this […]
August 31, 2018

A Final Farewell To Aretha Franklin After Her Death To Pancreatic Cancer

Disease is Third Leading Cause of Cancer Death in United States; Expected to Become Second Leading Cause by 2020 MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif., Aug. 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Aretha Franklin’s […]
August 27, 2018

UPDATE – “A People’s Tribute to the Queen” Celebrating Aretha Franklin Will Be Held August 30 at Chene Park Detroit Amphitheatre

DETROIT, Aug. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — More than 40 performing artists will salute the life and legacy of the Queen of Soul Aretha Louise Franklin during “A People’s Tribute […]
August 22, 2018

TIDAL and MTN Announce Trailblazing Partnership Bringing Pioneering Music and Video Streaming Service to Millions of Customers Across Africa, Starting with Uganda

KAMPALA, Uganda, Aug. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Partnership kicks off in Uganda with three key activities Launch Press Conference on Wednesday 22nd August 2018 Artists Collaboration Conference on Thursday 27th September 2018 […]
August 21, 2018

Radio Host And Former Congressman Joe Walsh Announces Chicago Speaking Series “Black And White, Uncomfortable Conversations” With WVON Morning Show’s Maze Jackson

CHICAGO, Aug. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Today, nationally syndicated radio host Joe Walsh, announced a series of Chicago focused political discussions alongside Maze Jackson, host of Chicago’s WVON Morning Show. The four “Black and […]
August 21, 2018

Historian Writes First Comprehensive Biography of Tennis Legend and Civil Rights Icon Arthur Ashe

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Aug. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — While Arthur Ashegained fame for his brilliance on the tennis court, it was his commitment to advancing causes such as civil […]
August 17, 2018

AARP Mourns Aretha Franklin’s Passing

Shares Original Song “Stand Up For Yourself” Franklin Recorded in 2007 WASHINGTON, Aug. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Today AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins released a statement in reaction to the news […]
August 16, 2018

BronzeLens Film Festival 2018 Brings Diverse Films and Interactive Experiences Designed to Stimulate Ideation and Foster Collaborations to Atlanta

ATLANTA, Aug. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — BronzeLens Film Festival 2018 (BronzeLens) will present an interactive experience designed to stimulate ideation and foster collaborations over the course of five days, August […]
August 16, 2018

Civil Rights Leader Dr. Joseph E. Lowery Statement on the Passing of Aretha Franklin

Civil Rights Leader, Rev. Dr. Joseph E. Lowery< issued the following statement on the passing of Aretha Franklin: “I’m saddened to hear about the loss of […]
August 15, 2018

RUWA BRAID: Get This Hair For Your Next Vacation

MOONACHIE, N.J., Aug. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Braids have made the ultimate comeback this year and we are here for it! With media outlets like Cosmopolitan’s virtual channel “The […]