September 2, 2020

Ben Crump, Hip Hop Legend Chuck D., NBA Star Tracy McGrady And Others Support New Non-Profit Organization To Advance Blacks In Sports

Notable African-Americans and Social Justice Activists Rally Behind the Launch of ABIS NEW YORK, Sept. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Founder, Gary Charles, fosters partnership with high profile individuals to […]
September 2, 2020

HBO® and The Root Invite Rising Authors to Showcase Their Prose, With Writing Contest Inspired by the HBO Original Series Lovecraft Country

Winner Will Receive Prize of $5000, Story Published on The Root, and Writing Mentorship with HBO NEW YORK, Sept. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Today The Root, a G/O Media brand […]
September 2, 2020

Tina Knowles Lawson and Richard Lawson Announce WACO Theater Center’s Virtual Celebration

Presented by SheaMoisture Beyoncé Knowles-Carter, Jay-Z, Solange Knowles, Samuel L. Jackson, Kelly Rowland, Octavia Spencer, Tiffany Haddish, Star Jones, Cynthia Erivo, Angela Bassett, Issa Rae, Lena […]
September 1, 2020

Black Clergy And Urban League Join Minority Business Organizations In Support Of Philadelphia 76ers Plan For Penn’s Landing

Groups urge City and DRWC to support project’s plan to create tens of thousands of jobs and unprecedented economic opportunity for Black and Brown Communities PHILADELPHIA, Sept. […]
September 1, 2020

A.P. Randolph Pullman Porter Museum Receives COVID-19 Relief From Phi Beta Sigma

CHICAGO, Sept. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — On August 25, 2020 Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Great Lakes Region launched a COVID-19 relief effort to aid the National A. Philip Randolph Pullman Porter (NAPRPP) Museum. The […]
August 31, 2020

Ice Cube Collaborates With Iconic Artist And Activist, Shepard Fairey, To Create Logo For ‘A Contract with Black America’

August 31, 2020 | Vision Newspaper | As the Founder of OBEY clothing and illustrator behind President Obama’s famous ‘Hope’ portrait, Shepard Fairey and Ice Cube […]
August 28, 2020

MOTOWN/UMe CELEBRATES THE LEGACY OF MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. AND THE GREAT MARCH ON WASHINGTON FOR JOBS AND FREEDOM

THE MOMENTOUS PROTEST’S ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATED WITH LONG-UNSEEN FOOTAGE OF CORETTA SCOTT KING, AN EXCLUSIVE MARCH ON WASHINGTON PLAYLIST AND THE LAUNCH OF USE YOUR VOICE – […]
August 11, 2020

Joe Biden picks Jamaican American Kamala Harris as his Running Mate

August 11, 2020 | By Alwin Squire | Democratic Presidential Nominee  and former Vice President Joe Biden has chosen Kamala Harris as his running mate and […]
July 27, 2020

Civil Rights Icon John Lewis Crosses Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma Alabama For The Last Time

July 26, 2020 | By Alwin Squire | Civil Rights Icon John Lewis has taken his final ride across the infamous Edmund Pettus bridge in Selma […]
July 20, 2020

Pioneer Civil Rights Activist Passes

July 20, 2020 | By Hopeton O’Connor-Dennie | John Lewis 1940 to 2020 It is with a deep sense of sadness that we report the passing […]
July 7, 2020

Amy Cooper Criminally Charged

July 7, 2020 | By Hopeton O’Connor-Dennie | A white woman who has attracted local and international notoriety for falsely calling 911 reporting that age was […]
June 26, 2020

Terrell Owens: “I Experienced Racist Treatment From San Francisco 49ers Coaches”

NFL Hall of Famer Terrell Owens draws comparisons between his grandmother’s experiences in segregation-era Alabama to his time in San Francisco Owens speaks of “systemic racism” in an NFL defined by […]
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